Tasks. 1. On map one and using an Oxford Atlas, shade the United Kingdom and the United States. On the map of the United States, shade the states of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. Make sure you label each of the shaded areas on your map. Your labels should be produced using a ruler. Finally, give your map a title. 2. Using the statements and map two, produce an annotated map to show the impacts of the disaster. Firstly, shade and label the states of shade the states of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. Make sure the labels are geographically correct in terms of location. For those, statements that aren’t geographically specific, classify them within the wider impacts box. 3. Look at the statements. Classify the statements according to the key on map two. Finally, give your map a title. 1. In New Orleans, Louisiana, rescue missions were called off because of looting and lawlessness. 6. A total of 1,836 people died, with 705 officially missing. 2. 1 million people were evacuated from New Orleans. 100,000 refused to go. 7. The forestry industry in Mississippi was devastated: 1.3 million acres of trees were lost, at a cost of $5 Billion. 3. 80% of New Orleans was submerged under 6ft of water. 4. Productive farm land was ruined by salt water. 5. President Bush was criticised for responding too slowly to the disaster. 8. In Gulfport, Mississippi, 100,000 people were left homeless. 9. The total damage of the hurricane was $105 billion (105,000,000,000) 11. The tidal surge caused significant coastal erosion in Mississippi 12. The area relies on tourists. Hotels and facilities were destroyed. 16. The habitats of pelicans and turtles were destroyed. 17. Flood waters containing toxic chemicals and raw sewage were pumped into the nearby lake, causing damage to wildlife. 13. Flooding damaged petrochemical plants, releasing toxic chemicals into the environment. 18. New Orleans is below sea level, and lies between the river and a lake. 14. The UK offered 350,000 army meals, but these were rejected due to laws on mad cow disease. 19. Aid was offered from around the world. 10. 10,000 national guard troops were sent to Louisiana and Mississippi to help communities and maintain law and order. 15. The hurricane brought nearly 30cm of rain in a few days. 20.There was a risk of water diseases across the area, as dead bodies could not be buried. Map 2. Title. Wider impacts. Economic. Environmenta l. Social. Political. Key. Map 1. Title.