UPDATE: The permanent and special exhibits at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum are open to the public. Our Research Room remains to closed to the public. We will continue to respond to written requests for records at email@example.com. Please check the Library and Museum's website for updates on our operating hours and status.
A Category 5, Hurricane Katrina was one of the deadliest hurricanes to hit the United States. Occurring between August 23 - 31, 2005, an estimated 1,833 peopled died in the hurricane and the flooding that followed. Millions of people were left homeless along the Gulf Coast and in New Orleans. Causing $125 billion in damage, it is the costliest hurricane on record tying with Hurricane Harvey in 2017.