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Hurricane Katrina Photo Gallery

The calm before the storm

It was business as usually before Hurricane Katrina made landfall and devastated the City of New Orleans.

Photos provided by: The Louisiana SPCA

 

The devastation realized

Upon arrival to Japonica St., it was quickly realized that the shelter that so many once called home was beyond repair.

Photos provided by: The Louisiana SPCA

Lamar Dixon

The temporary home for hundreds of people and thousands of animals in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.

Photos provided by: The Louisiana SPCA

The search begins

Once back in New Orleans, an immediate search and rescue effort began.

Photos provided by: The Louisiana SPCA

Volunteer turned staff member

Eric Durcinka was one of the hundreds of volunteers that responded to the cries of New Orleans, now he calls this city home.

Photos provided by: Eric Durcinka

A flooded city is flooded with volunteers

The Michigan Humane Society was one of the numerous organizations that sent staff to help with rescue efforts.

Photos provided by: The Michigan Humane Society

The Oregon Humane Society lends us a hand

There is no doubt that we would not have been able to save as many without the help of so many.

Photos provided by: Rene Pizzo

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