The other option is an alphabetized list of all (hundreds, perhaps thousands) the URLs crawled.So while the site undoubtedly contains extremely valuable information, ferreting it out is hardly intuitive.Cell on Wheels, a mobile cell service, was not properly deployed.Text messaging on cell phones however, worked remarkably well.This collection contains more than 25 million searchable documents and, in the words of the archive, “will be preserved by Internet Archive with access to historians, researchers, scholars and the general public.” Sites are categorized into News Sites, Personal Sites, Relief Sites, and Government Sites on the home page, but this is a bit confusing, since the pictured links only take the user to the site pictured, not a list of relevant categorized links.The archive also hosts a search engine, but a search for “pets” yielded only one relevant result out of the ten on the first page of results.
Some of the most vulnerable communication tools, such as cell phone towers and radio antennas, depend on aboveground structures.
The New Orleans Police Department’s system was largely inoperative for 3 days following the hurricane.
These failures left many key emergency response personnel with no way of communicating with one another during a time when coordination of rescue efforts was most important.
The horrific consequences of Hurricane Katrina are too numerous to quote here and have been reported consistently in the press.
These consequences include record numbers of deaths, injuries, refugees, and expenses as well as a city of approximately 1,300,000 million people that will need to be almost entirely rebuilt.