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UK Today News: President Obama To Mark Fifth Anniversary Of Hurricane Katrina In New Orleans And Discuss Oil Spill

Remembering Fifth Anniversary Of Hurricane Katrina – Barack Obama will be in the state of New Orleans, on Sunday to commemorate Hurricane Katrina’s fifth anniversary, in addition to reaffirming his cause in helping people affected by the Gulf oil spill 2010. Reports state that the President is scheduled to speak at 2:10 p.m. on 29th August, at Xavier University in New Orleans.

Hurricane Katrina

Flooding caused by Hurricane Katrina, that took place back in 2005 (Photo Credit: Loadstorm)

Reports state that the U.S President will be in Louisiana to mark the fifth anniversary, since New Orleans was struck by the devastating hurricane Katrina, which killed more than 1,600 people in 2005. Obama will also speak about his stand on coping and reconstructing the area after the nation’s worst ever oil spill this year.

Hurricane Katrina was one of the deadliest hurricanes of the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season and was considered to be the worst ever hurricane ever since the 1928 Okeechobee hurricane.

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