Social effects of hurricane Katrina in the Gulf region
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... PAPER ON SOCIAL EFFECTS OF HURRICANE KATRINA IN THE GULF REGION Research suggests Hurricane Katrina negatively impacted the Gulf region because it led to loss of lives, civil disturbances, and property damages. However, due to the political context in which the natural disaster struck, which included the second administration of the Bush presidency and the ongoing wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, the impact of the event on America’s name and reputation internationally was increased with negative consequences. The reason for this is in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, in the unilateral vision of the Bush administration, the United States was able to act without restraint from international governing...