New Orleans: The Katrina Fridges (57 images)


Across almost every social strata, almost every level of damage from the flood, all of the citizens of New Orleans had one thing in common after the storm: the loss of their refrigerator. As power was knocked out across most of the city and it was impossible to return to the city to check on houses or apartments weeks after 80% of New Orleans was inundated by water, most fridges sat in their kitchens, baking in the sweltering August heat.

Upon returning, even those that did not...
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