New Orleans, UNITED STATES
A police car is submerged in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina hit the area.
A police car is submerged in New Orleans East August 31, 2005 after Hurricane Katrina hit the area. Authorities struggled on Wednesday to evacuate thousands of people from hurricane-battered New Orleans as food and water grew scarce and looters raided stores, while U.S. President George W. Bush said it would take years to recover from the devastation. Pictures of the Year 2005 BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE REUTERS/Rick Wilking RTW/CN