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Hurricane Katrina hit landfall on August 29th, 2005. It was the costliest natural disaster in the history of the United States. Katrina caused severe destruction along the Gulf coast from central Florida to Texas with the largest number of casualties occurring in New Orleans, Louisiana. 10 years on, much has improved but there are still parts of Louisiana in the process of recovery.

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Aftermath Photos Show Widespread Destruction After Tornado Tears Through Northern Illinois

At least two people are dead and nearly a dozen others injured after a tornado touched down in northern Illinois on Thursday evening. Dozens of homes were damaged, at least one school remains closed and two animals were killed at a local zoo.

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