Katrina by the numbers: A snapshot of calamity, despair and some hope

Ten years ago, the storm came, the levees broke and the city of New Orleans plunged into chaos and despair. The numbers below paint a snapshot of one of the most calamitous episodes in U.S. history. The Lafon Nursing Home of the Holy Family in New Orleans was the scene of 19 deaths. (Robert Gauthier…