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USA. Louisiana. New Orleans. Orleans Parish. 9th Ward area. The 9th Ward used to be the living place of the black (afro-american) community . Aftermath of hurricane Katrina. A house has been destroyed by the floods, like most of the houses of the area.The area is empty and all its inhabitants have left the town. The people could no longer and ever live again in the houses because of the destructions due to the floods and the water. The entire area needs to be bulldozed before any new construction can be built. Pollution and contaminated land. Household waste. Destruction of the urban american way of life. © 2005 Didier Ruef