David Proeber Photography
A week after Hurricane Katrina damaged the primary bridge inking Biloxi, Mississippi to the
mainland, a state trooper surveys the buckled structure.
The Baptist church lost its first floor when the tidal
wave hit Gulfport, Mississippi.
Thousands line up for goverment aid at shelters in Biloxi, Mississippi.
Messages posted at emergency shelters attempt to reunite loved ones.
National guardsmen hand out cold drinks to those standing in lines at an emergency shelter.
Ice cubes became a survival commodity for many as power supplies were cut.
The owner of a historic Biloxi, Mississippi, house is devastated when she learns her home is
damaged beyond repair.
Hurricane victims attempt to salvage parts from a toilet to rebuild a bathroom in a house that
was not obliterated in the storm.
A Salvation Army volunteer sets up
an emergency kitchen.
A volunteer attempts to clean up a clothing donation point that had been ransacked by hurricane
A hurricane victim gathers toys from
a ransacked aid station.
A toy shark placed on a house's foundation wall was left to stand as a testament to the devastation left by the hurricane.
Confined to a wheelchair, a hurricane victim said he was trapped in water up to his jaw.
Those who chose to ride Hurrican Katrina out in New Orleans found alternative transportation as
gas stations remained closed for weeks.
A band of contractors began assessing how they would begin repairing New Orleans.
A victim of Hurricane Katrina attempts to call FEMA. Most who lost their homes said the phone lines
were always busy.