IN BEELD. Katrina’s spoor van vernieling

(FILES) This August 31, 2005 file photo shows fallen trees as they litter the area outside New Orleans, Louisiana, where houses are submerged to the roof by floodwaters in this photo, shot from Air Force One as former US President George W. Bush flew over the city to survey the damage left by Hurricane Katrina. Ten Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina swept buildings off their foundations and deluged nearly all of New Orleans with floodwaters which rose so fast some people drowned in their homes. Those who made it to their rooftops or the relative safety of dry land waited days to be rescued as the Big Easy descended into chaos. Today, colorful homes on stilts have replaced many of the rotting hulks left behind after the low-lying coastal city in the southern United States was finally drained. AFP PHOTO/Jim WATSON

Tien jaar geleden werd de Amerikaanse kuststad New Orleans verwoest door orkaan Katrina. Enkele beelden van de vernieling van toen. 

(FILES) This August 29, 2005 file photo shows emergency personnel as they rescue residents from submerged houses in New Orleans, after Hurricane Katrina made landfall.  Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina swept buildings off their foundations and deluged nearly all of New Orleans with floodwaters which rose so fast some people drowned in their homes. Those who made it to their rooftops or the relative safety of dry land waited days to be rescued as the Big Easy descended into chaos. Today, colorful homes on stilts have replaced many of the rotting hulks left behind after the low-lying coastal city in the southern United States was finally drained.     AFP PHOTO/James NIELSEN
AFP PHOTO/James NIELSEN
(FILES) - A file picture taken on  August 30, 2005, residents walk along a road after being rescued by boat from the flood waters in New Orleans, Louisiana. Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina swept buildings off their foundations and deluged nearly all of New Orleans with floodwaters which rose so fast some people drowned in their homes. Those who made it to their rooftops or the relative safety of dry land waited days to be rescued as the Big Easy descended into chaos. Today, colorful homes on stilts have replaced many of the rotting hulks left behind after the low-lying coastal city in the southern United States was finally drained. Brass bands are once again marching through the bustling French Quarter, pulling dancing locals and tourists in their wake.  AFP PHOTO/James NIELSEN
AFP PHOTO/James NIELSEN
(FILES) - A file picture taken on  August 29, 2005, debris is scattered across Canal street in the French quarter of New Orleans, as Hurricane Katrina makes landfall.  Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina swept buildings off their foundations and deluged nearly all of New Orleans with floodwaters which rose so fast some people drowned in their homes. Those who made it to their rooftops or the relative safety of dry land waited days to be rescued as the Big Easy descended into chaos. Today, colorful homes on stilts have replaced many of the rotting hulks left behind after the low-lying coastal city in the southern United States was finally drained. Brass bands are once again marching through the bustling French Quarter, pulling dancing locals and tourists in their wake. AFP PHOTO/James NIELSEN
AFP PHOTO/James NIELSEN
(FILES) - A file picture taken on  August 30, 2005, a man walks amid the destruction in Biloxi, Mississppi, after Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast.  Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina swept buildings off their foundations and deluged nearly all of New Orleans with floodwaters which rose so fast some people drowned in their homes. Those who made it to their rooftops or the relative safety of dry land waited days to be rescued as the Big Easy descended into chaos. Today, colorful homes on stilts have replaced many of the rotting hulks left behind after the low-lying coastal city in the southern United States was finally drained. AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM
AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM
(FILES) - A file picture taken on  August 29, 2005, cars damaged from falling debris stand in the French Quarter of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina made landfall near the Louisiana metropolis.  Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina swept buildings off their foundations and deluged nearly all of New Orleans with floodwaters which rose so fast some people drowned in their homes. Those who made it to their rooftops or the relative safety of dry land waited days to be rescued as the Big Easy descended into chaos. Today, colorful homes on stilts have replaced many of the rotting hulks left behind after the low-lying coastal city in the southern United States was finally drained.  AFP PHOTO/James NIELSEN
AFP PHOTO/James NIELSEN
TO GO WITH AFP STORY US-STORM-KATRINA-AMFOOT-NFL-SAINTS (FILES)Residents wade through a flooded street in New Orleans, in this August 29, 2005 file photo, after hurricane Katrina made landfall. In a city rebuilding from disaster - amid a national recession – the New Orleans Saints’ winning streak is giving long-suffering residents something to cheer about.The Saints are 13-0 -- the best record in the team’s 42-year history – and legitimate contenders for a first-ever Super Bowl berth. AFP PHOTO / James NIELSEN
AFP PHOTO / James NIELSEN
(FILES) - A file picture taken on  August 28, 2005, five year-old Tynajah Hunter (R) and her sister, seven year-old Rojoneique Hunter (2nd -R) wait in line with their family and other New Orleans area residents seeking refuge at the Superdome, which has been set up as an emergency hurricane shelter, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina swept buildings off their foundations and deluged nearly all of New Orleans with floodwaters which rose so fast some people drowned in their homes. Those who made it to their rooftops or the relative safety of dry land waited days to be rescued as the Big Easy descended into chaos. Today, colorful homes on stilts have replaced many of the rotting hulks left behind after the low-lying coastal city in the southern United States was finally drained. AFP / James NIELSEN
AFP / James NIELSEN
(FILES) - A file picture taken on  August 31, 2005, residents attempt to escape flood waters in New Orleans, Louisiana, in aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina swept buildings off their foundations and deluged nearly all of New Orleans with floodwaters which rose so fast some people drowned in their homes. Those who made it to their rooftops or the relative safety of dry land waited days to be rescued as the Big Easy descended into chaos. Today, colorful homes on stilts have replaced many of the rotting hulks left behind after the low-lying coastal city in the southern United States was finally drained. Brass bands are once again marching through the bustling French Quarter, pulling dancing locals and tourists in their wake.   AFP PHOTO/James NIELSEN
AFP PHOTO/James NIELSEN
(FILES) - A file picture taken on  September 1, 2005, a man lays his head on a shopping cart across from the Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina swept buildings off their foundations and deluged nearly all of New Orleans with floodwaters which rose so fast some people drowned in their homes. Those who made it to their rooftops or the relative safety of dry land waited days to be rescued as the Big Easy descended into chaos. Today, colorful homes on stilts have replaced many of the rotting hulks left behind after the low-lying coastal city in the southern United States was finally drained. Brass bands are once again marching through the bustling French Quarter, pulling dancing locals and tourists in their wake. AFP PHOTO /James NIELSEN
AFP PHOTO /James NIELSEN
(FILES) This September 1, 2005 file photo shows the body of a victim of Hurricane Katrina as it floats in floodwaters in New Orleans, Louisiana. Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina swept buildings off their foundations and deluged nearly all of New Orleans with floodwaters which rose so fast some people drowned in their homes. Those who made it to their rooftops or the relative safety of dry land waited days to be rescued as the Big Easy descended into chaos. Today, colorful homes on stilts have replaced many of the rotting hulks left behind after the low-lying coastal city in the southern United States was finally drained. AFP PHOTO/JAMES NIELSEN
AFP PHOTO/JAMES NIELSEN
(FILES) - A file picture taken on  August 30, 2005, a small child is rescued from heavy flood waters 30 August 2005 in New Orleans, Louisiana, following Hurricane Katrina. Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina swept buildings off their foundations and deluged nearly all of New Orleans with floodwaters which rose so fast some people drowned in their homes. Those who made it to their rooftops or the relative safety of dry land waited days to be rescued as the Big Easy descended into chaos. Today, colorful homes on stilts have replaced many of the rotting hulks left behind after the low-lying coastal city in the southern United States was finally drained.  AFP PHOTO / James NIELSEN
AFP PHOTO / James NIELSEN
(FILES) - A file picture taken on  August 31, 2005, a lone women sits in the middle of Bourbon Street in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Louisiana, in aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina swept buildings off their foundations and deluged nearly all of New Orleans with floodwaters which rose so fast some people drowned in their homes. Those who made it to their rooftops or the relative safety of dry land waited days to be rescued as the Big Easy descended into chaos. Today, colorful homes on stilts have replaced many of the rotting hulks left behind after the low-lying coastal city in the southern United States was finally drained.    AFP PHOTO/James NIELSEN
AFP PHOTO/James NIELSEN
(FILES) This September 1, 2005 file photo shows a baby carried above the crowd as people wait to leave the Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana.  Ten years ago, my New Orleans hotel shook like a speeding freight train. Hurricane Katrina's deadly winds tore up roofs, yanked trees from the ground, and pushed towering walls of seawater miles past the coast. I am still haunted by what I saw as the Big Easy collapsed into chaos.  AFP PHOTO/James NIELSEN
AFP PHOTO/James NIELSEN
(FILES) This September 1, 2005 file photo shows New Orleans residents as they wait to be rescued from the floodwaters of Hurricane Katrina.  Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina's deadly winds tore up roofs, yanked trees from the ground, and pushed towering walls of seawater miles past the coast. AFP PHOTO/POOL/DAVID J. PHILLIP
AFP PHOTO/POOL/DAVID J. PHILLIP
(FILES) This September 1, 2005 file photo shows a  soldier as he carries a baby as people wait to leave the Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana.  Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina's deadly winds tore up roofs, yanked trees from the ground, and pushed towering walls of seawater miles past the coast. AFP PHOTO/James NIELSEN
AFP PHOTO/James NIELSEN