How New Orleans Has Changed

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Two years after Katrina, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the levees are back to pre-hurricane strength. Here's a look at the levee system protecting New Orleans and where people are living since the devastation in 2005.

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TIME graphic by Feilding Cage, Joe Lertola, Jackson Dykman and Kristina Dell
SOURCES: Greater New Orleans Community Data, Army Corps of Engineers, National Science Foundation, U.S. Geological Survey, Dean Whitman, Ph.D., Florida International University, New Orleans Regional Transit Authority, New Orleans Metro Association of Realtors, ESRI 2005 and 2007 Demographic Data