Research

It begins

August came and I heard about the floods in Baton Rouge. I found out that a few of my friends who moved to Baton rouge from Hurricane Katrina lost their house the second time. It is hard for me to explain what they went through the second time. Personally, I still can’t explain clearly my experience with Hurricane Katrina.

…over 20 inches of rain fell in less than 72 hours around Baton Rouge. Rainfall rates peaked at six inches per hour. A flood warning remains in effect for the rivers around Baton Rouge. Washington post

Was there any warning for this, not really. I mean they had warnings of heavy rain and flood warnings, but no one expected it to be this bad.

Sea levels are rising, New Orleans, a city below sea level will be one of the cities to go in the future. Will this happen 10 years from now? 20 years? Can New Orleans survive another category 5 hurricane? These were some of the questions, that I started to ask myself and started to fill out my blank canvas.

I started to fill out my blank canvas, with thesis topics: Emergency Services, Future of New Orleans, Medicine during emergencies, sea level rising, boats….