Disaster Tourism - 0646599

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An introduction to Disaster Tourism. Specifically, Its impact on New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.

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Disaster Tourism - 0646599

  1. 1. Disaster Tourism New Orleans 0646599
  2. 2. New Orleans Pre-Katrina
  3. 3. New Orleans Post-Katrina
  4. 4. Disaster Tourism • The act of travelling to a disaster area as a matter of curiosity
  5. 5. Positives • Raises awareness • Increases amount of volunteers • Source of income for local citizens
  6. 6. Negatives • Takes advantage of people’s misery • Interferes with relief efforts • Money can be spent elsewhere
  7. 7. Post-Katrina Population 2007 40% Returned Abroad 60%
  8. 8. Homeless Population of New Orleans 14000 12000 10000 Homeless 8000 People 6000 4000 2000 0 2004 2005 2006 2007 Year
  9. 9. References Information: www.Graylineneworleans.com/katrina www.Nationalgeographic.com www.Bbc.co.uk www.Grief-tourism.com Images: www.nationalgeographic.org www.bbc.co.uk
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