New Orleans is a city in the southern part of the US. It is (18)_________ for its old-fashioned streets and buildings and jazz music. It used to (19)_________ millions of tourists every year. But all of this have changed in August of 2005.
A nasty hurricane named Katrina hit the southern part of the US. New Orleans suffered the most damage (20)_________ the storm. New Orleans is a city but built (21)_________ sea level, so it has levees-walls built to keep sea flowing into land. However, Katrina destroyed these levees and the city eventually is flooded.
More than 100 people were dead and the city was totally destroyed. Houses were gone, building were ruined, and cars were damaged. Experts (22)_________ that it will cost more than 26 billion dollars to rebuild the city.
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