Sept. 1: When most people were heading out of Katrina's path, a pair of weather photographers were going in. They talked with "Today" show host Matt Lauer.
Video - Jan. 31
Bush's address holds high interest
Jan. 31: NBC's Ron Allen reports from New Orleans where residents there will be paying close attention to President Bush's State of the Union address tonight.
Video - Jan. 24
Government forewarned of Katrina
Jan. 24: Lawmakers blasted the Bush administration for failing to heed a hurricane document prepared a year before Katrina slammed into the Gulf Coast. NBC's Chip Reid reports.
Video - Jan.19
New Orleans offers new governing plan
Jan. 19: Many blame bad city government for New Orleans’ failed levees and poor emergency response. As NBC's Martin Savidge reports, the city has unveiled a 20-step program to fix the problem.
Video - Jan.18
Town regrets rebuilding after hurricane
Jan. 18: As New Orleans moves forward with a plan to give displaced homeowners a chance to decide whether their neighborhoods stay or go, some in a North Carolina town regret their earlier decision to rebuild. NBC’s Ron Mott reports.
Video - Jan.17
Nagin retreats from 'chocolate' comments
Jan. 17: Mayor Ray Nagin is backing off his comments Tuesday that a rebuilt New Orleans should be 'chocolate.' NBC's Martin Savidge reports.
Video - Jan.13
Few see Bush's positive spin on New Orleans
Jan. 13: President Bush tried to put an upbeat spin on the rebuilding efforts in New Orleans, but as NBC's Martin Savage reports, the city is hardly back from the brink.
Video - Jan. 9
New Orleans to unveil rebuilding plan
Jan. 9: The mayor of New Orleans is set to unveil a long-term strategy for rebuilding the hurricane-devastated city. NBC's Martin Savidge reports.
Video - Jan. 5
Colleges open in New Orleans
Jan. 5: Most colleges and universities in New Orleans are gearing up to welcome back students. NBC’s Ron Mott reports.
Video - Jan. 4
New Orleans college opens
Jan. 4: Students at Dillard University return to New Orleans to begin classes, but as NBC’s Ron Mott reports, Katrina has changed things quite a bite.
Video - Dec. 28
Tourists look at ravaged New Orleans
Dec. 28: Before Hurricane Katrina, people visited New Orleans to eat good food, hear music and have fun. Now, after the storm, crowds are coming to see the devastation. NBC's Ron Mott reports.
Video - Dec. 21
Small businesses suffer after Katrina
Dec. 21: Of the thousands of Katrina-damaged small businesses that have applied for government assistance, very few have received money. NBC's Kerry Sanders reports.
Video - Dec. 19
Katrina teaches lessons on race, class
Dec. 19: Hurricane Katrina taught the nation a lot about race and class. The storm left lots of poor and mostly black people homeless. Where does that leave us? NBC's Bob Faw examines.
Video - Dec. 16
Tale of two New Orleans
Dec 16: Mayor Ray Nagin is fielding complaints from angry Katrina victims while making plans for Mardi Gras. NBC's Kerry Sanders reports.
Video - Dec. 14
Heated Katrina hearing
Dec. 14: GOP lawmakers challenged Louisiana Gov. Blanco about why New Orleans' mandatory evacuation was not ordered until the morning before Katrina hit. NBC's Chip Reid reports.
Video - Dec. 13
Levees built as designed
Dec. 13: A preliminary investigation of the failed New Orleans levee system shows that it was built as designed. NBC's Kerry Sanders reports.
Video - Dec. 12
Bush: 'Do not call me a racist'
Dec 12: NBC's Brian Williams asks President Bush about Hurricane Katrina, the federal response to the storm and rebuilding the devastated Gulf Coast area.
Video - Dec. 9
Katrina survivors wait for FEMA trailers
Dec. 9: Hundreds of Louisiana hurricane victims apply for FEMA trailers daily, but as NBC’s Kerry Sanders reports, less the half of the 25,000 homes promised by the government are up and running.
Video - Dec. 8
Tulane announces layoffs
Dec 8: Tulane University, devastated by Hurricane Katrina, announced massive layoffs and other steps that its president says are the only way to stay in business. NBC's Kerry Sanders reports.
Video - Dec. 5
Louisiana releases Katrina documents
Dec. 5: Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco's office released 100,000 pages of documents that highlight the extent of the chaos after Hurricane Katrina. NBC's Kerry Sanders reports.
Video - Nov. 30
Town staggered after Katrina
Nov. 30: Three months after Hurricane Katrina, a Mississippi town is still a desolate tableau, with block after block of debris and obliterated homes and businesses. NBC's Mark Potter reports.
Video - Nov. 23
Free Katrina houses remain empty
Nov. 23: Fannie Mae offered 1,500 homes rent-free for Katrina evacuees for a year and a half. But FEMA has not placed a single family in the homes: Why not? NBC's Lisa Myers investigates.
Video - Nov. 22
Anger, frustration in New Orleans
Nov. 22: Three months after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans has no official plan to rebuild, no outline for what rebuilding will cost, and there's talk of whether the city should be rebuilt at all. NBC's Martin Savidge reports.
Video - Nov. 21
Katrina families face stay-or-go question
Nov. 21: With the three-month grace period from creditors ending soon, New Orleans family's bills will be due and they must ask themselves if can they afford to stay. NBC's Mike Taibbi reports.
Video - Nov. 18
Rebuilding after Rita
Nov. 18: Hurricane-ravaged Cameron Parish, La. will look different when it is rebuilt. KPLC-TV’s Laila Morcos reports.
Video - Nov. 17
Fallout from FEMA's hotel deadline
Nov 17: As the impact of the FEMA hotel deadline sinks in with Hurricane Katrina evacuees, government officials offered no plan to move thousands of people out of hotels across America. NBC's Janet Shamlian reports.
Video - Nov. 15
State to take over New Orleans schools
Nov. 15: NBC's Mike Taibbi reports from New Orleans where the Louisiana House and Senate voted to approve a proposal for the state to take over the city’s schools.
Video - Nov. 11
Katrina report card
Nov. 11: It’s been nearly three months since Hurricane Katrina ravaged New Orleans. With the initial shock and numbness having worn off, how is the city progressing? NBC’s Mike Taibbi reports.
Video - Nov. 8
Levees failure probe begins
Nov. 8: Louisiana prosecutors are looking into what caused the levees around New Orleans to fail when Hurricane Katrina made landfall. NBC’s Mike Taibbi reports.
Video - Nov. 6
Rebuilding in the red
Nov. 6: In Louisiana, thousands remain homeless, jobs are scarce, and levees and floodwalls needs to be redesigned. But this state with big rebuilding needs faces a nearly $1 billion deficit. NBC’s Rom Mott reports.
Video - Nov. 5
Forced out by storm, landlords
Nov. 5: Many Katrina survivors are losing their apartments because they haven't paid their rent. NBC's Ron Mott reports.
Video - Nov. 3
South Florida slow to recover
Nov. 3: It has been more than a week since Hurricane Wilma tore through Florida and thousands of residents' lives are still upside down. NBC's Mark Potter reports.
Video - Oct. 28
Aid reaching Fla. hurricane victims
Oct. 28: Supplies and power are now coming to residents of Florida trying to recover from the Hurricane Wilma's devastation. NBC's Michele Kosinski reports.
Video - Oct. 27
Bush visits Florida's hurricane zone
Oct. 27: President Bush promised a robust response to Hurricane Wilma, offering reassurance to victims who are angry that supplies have been slow in coming. NBC's Michelle Kosinski reports.
Video - Oct. 26
Anger over slow Wilma relief
Oct. 26: Many Floridians are struggling to find food, water, ice and gas on the third day of recovery from Hurricane Wilma. NBC's Michelle Kosinski reports.
Video - Oct. 25
Oct. 25: Hurricane Wilma came and went across Florida with remarkable speed, leaving devastating damage in her wake. NBC's Kerry Sanders reports.
Video - Oct. 24
Wilma whips Florida
Oct. 24: Hurricane Wilma roared ashore in southwest Florida, packing winds of 125 miles per hour, toppling huge trees and knocking down traffic lights. NBC’s Kerry Sanders reports.
Video - Oct. 20
Housing key to New Orleans revival
Oct. 20: New Orleans' mayor acknowledged what critics have asserted for weeks: that tourism can't be resuscitated without a place for workers to live. NBC's Carl Quintanilla reports.
Video - Oct. 11
Bush tours Gulf Coast
Oct. 11: President Bush says a spirit of rebuilding is taking hold on the Gulf Coast that will lead to "new cities and new hope." NBC's Carl Quintanilla reports.
Video - Oct. 10
Police taped punching 64-year-old man
Oct. 10: Three New Orleans police officers pleaded not guilty to battery charges and were suspended without pay over the videotaped arrest of a man accused of public intoxication. NBC’s Carl Quintanilla reports.
Video - Oct. 8
Oct. 8: In the aftermath of the Gulf Coast hurricanes, NBC News has been taking a hard look at lapses by government officials at the federal, state and local levels. NBC's Lisa Myers focuses today on the performance of Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco.
Video - Oct. 6
FEMA to reassess contracts
Oct. 6: Federal Emergency Management Agency chief David Paulison said that contracts for hurricane recovery efforts that were handed out with little or no competition will be rebid. NBC's Martin Savidge reports.
Video - Oct. 5
Post-Katrina real estate hot
Oct. 5: With housing in short supply after Hurricane Katrina, the real estate market is suddenly red hot. Some fear the impact on longtime residents and on communities. NBC's Mark Potter reports.
Video - Oct. 4
Katrina-devastated town feels forgotten
Oct. 4: There is frustration in hurricane-ravaged Waveland, Miss., a town where residents believe everyone has forgotten about them and the whole coast of Mississippi. NBC's Campbell Brown reports.
Video - Oct. 3
Evacuees wait for promised homes
Oct. 3: Many hurricane evacuees continue to wait for homes they say the federal government promised them. They would like to know what's taking so long. NBC's Rehema Ellis reports.
Video - Oct. 1
Big Easy owes big debt to citizen lifesavers
Oct. 1: A rag-tag group of Hurricane Katrina survivors rescued tens of thousands of people in the days after the monster storm battered New Orleans. NBC's Martin Savidge reports.
Video - Sept. 30
Returning residents disheartened
Sept. 30: New Orleans reopened to many residents Friday, but what they saw — mud, mildew and mold — gave them little hope of sticking around. NBC's Martin Savidge reports.
Video - Sept. 29
Officers investigated in Katrina stealing
Sept. 29: The New Orleans Police Department has launched an investigation into charges that officers took part in the city's “stealing” spree that took place after the storm. NBC’s Martin Savidge reports.
Video - Sept. 28
Normalcy comes slowly in hurricane zone
Sept. 28: One month after Hurricane Katrina hit, the slow process of trying to get back to normal continues. NBC's Martin Savidge reports.
Video - Sept. 27
Ex-FEMA chief points finger
Sept. 27: Testifying in front of a congressional panel, ex-FEMA Director Michael Brown offered no apologies and mostly blamed others for the Hurricane Katrina disaster. NBC’s Lisa Myers reports.
Video - Sept. 26
Evacuees defy warnings, return home
Sept. 26: Evacuees from Houston to Louisiana are returning, in some cases defying authorities; warnings. NBC's Lester Holt reports from Port Arthur, Texas.
Video - Sept. 25
Damage in Beaumont
Sept. 25: MSNBC.com's Bob Sullivan discusses uprooted trees and other fresh destruction in the Beaumont, Texas, area.
Video - Sept. 24
Galveston hit hard
Sept. 24: Galveston was the scene of this nation's deadliest hurricane a century ago, a storm killed at least 6,000 people. Rita hit hardest elsewhere but the historic city was not spared. NBC's Ron Allen reports.
Video - Sept. 23
Sept. 23: Among those most likely to feel Rita’s wrath are the people in Beaumont, Texas. Matt Lauer reports from Beaumont, after a day on the road from Galveston and he spoke with Beaumont's mayor, Guy Goodson.
Video - Sept. 22
Rita makes 'Big Easy' queasy
Sept. 22: New Orleans is under a tropical storm warning from Hurricane Rita. And as NBC's Kevin Tibbles reports, neither the levees nor the people can take it.
Video - Sept. 21
Animations shows storm's destruction
Sept: 21: A computer animation shows what could happen to Galveston, Texas if it is hit by a category 4 storm, and Gov. Perry says the message to residents is clear: get out. MSNBC-TV's Amy Robach reports.
Video - Sept. 20
Mayor defends change of plans
Sept. 20: As Hurricane Rita enters the Gulf of Mexico, the mayor of New Orleans defends the change of plans to reopen the city to residents and businesses. NBC’s Kevin Tibbles reports.
Video - Sept. 19
Where is Rita headed?
Sept. 19: Weather Plus meteorologist Bill Karins talks to NBC's Brian Williams about Tropical Storm Rita and traces the storm's possible track.
Video - Sept. 18
Mixed returns in New Orleans
Sept. 18: While some residents were allowed to return to Katrina-battered New Orleans on Sunday, nearly a million more remain scattered across the country. NBC’s Mark Mullen reports.
Video - Sept. 17
Cleaning up in New Orleans
Sept. 17: Business owners in New Orleans are re-entering parts of the city to begin the long task of recovering from Hurricane Katrina's devastation. NBC's Michelle Hoffland reports.
Video - Sept. 16
Sept. 16: ‘We mourn with those who mourn,” says President Bush, during the National Day of Prayer and Remembrance service for victims of Hurricane Katrina.
Video - Sept. 15
French Quarter to reopen soon
Sept. 15: In a big step toward restoring flood-battered New Orleans, the mayor announced plans to reopen some of the city's most vibrant neighborhoods. NBC's Kevin Tibbles reports.
Video - Sept. 14
Louisiana dead toll climbs
Sept. 14: The death toll in Louisiana has climbed to 423 as recovery teams continue to do the grisly job of pulling bodies out of attics, basements and mud. NBC's Martin Savidge reports.
Video - Sept. 13
Bush says Katrina mistakes his responsibility
Sept. 13: President Bush admits mistakes in handling Hurricane Katrina, saying the storm exposed serious problems in the government's response capability. NBC's David Gregory reports.
Video - Sept. 12
First look at hardest-hit neighborhood
Sept. 12: NBC's Tom Costello flew into the hardest-hit parts of New Orleans with the National Guard, getting the very first look at neighborhoods that were completely submerged.
Video - Sept. 11: Katrina recovery
Fierce political storm brewing
Sept. 11: President Bush is on his third trip to Louisiana since the storm, but NBC's Mark Mullen reports that Bush is now facing his lowest approval rating ever.
Video - Sept. 10: Hunting for bodies
First day on the job
Sept. 10: Saturday was the first full day on the job for Coast Guard Vice Admiral Thad Allen, the man tasked with heading federal hurricane relief efforts after FEMA Director Mike Brown was recalled to Washington. NBC's Mark Mullen reports.
Video - Sept. 9: Fallout at FEMA
FEMA director sent home
Sept. 9: The Bush administration dumped Federal Emergency Management Director Michael Brown as commander of Hurricane Katrina relief operations. NBC's David Gregory reports.
Video - Sept. 8: Politics and aid
Leaving New Orleans
Sept. 8: NBC's Campbell Brown reports on those who refused to leave or couldn't leave the devastated city of New Orleans.
Video - Sept. 7: Reluctant evacuees
Sept. 7: Most of the remaining people in New Orleans have had enough, but some are still reluctant to leave. NBC's Campbell Brown reports on the mandatory evacuation of the city.
Video - Sept. 6: Disaster Relief
Floodwaters a health concern
Sept. 6: As the water slowly begins to recede in New Orleans, what's in the water is a concern, as health officials confirm it's full of E. coli, oil and gas. NBC's Martin Savidge reports.
Video - Sept. 5: Cleaning up
Aerial tour of damage
Sept. 5: A rescue helicopter pilot describes the scene during a recent flight above New Orleans.
Video - Sept. 4: RESCUE & RECOVERY
Rescues continue in New Orleans
Sept. 4: The city has turned into a ghost town, except for helicopters searching for stranded residents. NBC's Don Teague reports.
Video - Sept. 3: Relief & survival
Scramble to survive
Sept. 3: The race to flee the steaming and putrid convention center in New Orleans continued on Saturday, with weary survivors scrambling to get aboard any bus or chopper out of town. NBC's Martin Savidge reports.
Video - Sept. 2: Waiting & fuming
Video - Sept. 1: Chaos & Desperation
Video - Aug. 31: 'Years to recover'