CNBC's Kate Rogers breaks down the numbers on Hurricane Katrina and what economists are saying is different about Hurricane Harvey.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the housing impact on mortgages from Hurricane Harvey compared to Hurricane Katrina.
I think a lot of the focus has to be on the flood protection system, says Scott Cowen, former Tulane University president, talking about the enormous process of rebuilding a major city after a catastrophic event and steps to take to prevent it from occurring again.
Don Peebles, Peebles Corporation CEO and chairman, discusses rebuilding after natural disasters like Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Katrina.
Walter Isaacson, The Aspen Institute CEO, talks about dealing with mega-storms, the emergency response to Hurricane Harvey versus Hurricane Katrina, and why the political capacity is not as good as it was twelve years ago.
Among the events that happened on this day in history, in 2005 Hurricane Katrina slams into the Gulf Coast.
Mark Misczak, former FEMA deputy director, discusses the response from Hurricane Harvey putting the Texas region in a better position than the response to Hurricane Katrina.
Lt. Gen. Russel Honore, Committee of Joint Task Force Katrina commander, discusses the need for evacuation from certain parts of the Texas region before Hurricane Harvey made landfall.
The Insurance Information Institute says Harvey could match Katrina’s $15B price tag. We have the details on the insurer impact of this storm.