Spring Break 2009
Hurric ane Katrina
Re lie f Trip
W eland, M
ew rleans, L ouisiana
P C ian, M
ass hrist ississippi
• $89.6 billion in damages; costliest hurricane
in the history of the United States.
• 20% of the local marshes were permanently
overrun by water.
• Damage from Katrina alone has been
estimated to include 850,791 homes.
• An estimated 600,000 pets were killed or left
without shelter as a result of Hurricane
Ms. Nancy is an active member of
the Southern Baptist Pass Christian
Church. She helped the Church
regain it’s stability after the storm.
Here she speaks of the current state
of affairs in Mississippi.
Yansen, a Katrina survivor, is a resident
of the Lower Ninth Ward who
evacuated with his siblings the day the
In the next clip, he tells us of his
experiences as a victim of the deadliest
storm our nation has seen.
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Brandon, a sophomore, speaks of what
service and this trip meant to him.
Christina, a sophomore, speaks of her
experiences as a participant and how
the trip has affected her.