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Engineering and Construction
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Hurricane Katrina Author’s Name Institutional Affiliation Abstract There have been various calamities that have stricken many nations across the world over the past decades; one of the most recent is the Hurricane Katrina that hit America in Gulf of Mexico region, resulting in major losses including numerous casualties.
The construction of levees was a good idea, but the poor design was a total mess as it provided an avenue for human destruction. Engineers have professional codes that have been set and for good deliveries in duties, these codes should be adhered to. The public should also be educated on any technological activity, so as to enhance their safety. Keywords: Hurricane, Ethics, Safety, Engineers, Levees, Construction, Project In the year 2005, one of the major calamities to have ever hit the world dawned in some regions of America in the form of Hurricane Katrina. The most affected region was the south coast of Mexico in the cities of Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana. The effects were much alarming as thousands of people lost their lives, properties destroyed, and infrastructure brought down leaving people in a more devastating position. This caught the attention of the government; the accidents had become routine but in this case, the authority could no longer sit back and watch. The government instead appointed a group of Engineers from the army to carry out intensive investigation and recommendations. ...
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