Hurricane Katrina Damage

Forrest County, MS


Heavy damage to a hotel in Hattiesburg. Note the collapsed brick wall.


Destroyed signs along the business strip just south of the Interstate 59-U.S. Highway 49 interchange in Hattiesbrug.

Roof peeled off of a business in Hattiesburg.

Destroyed and mangled billboard in Hattiesburg.

Heavily damaged hangar and flight service building at Chain Municipal Airport in Hattiesburg. All 8 of the hangars at Chain Airport were heavily damaged. is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.