People Helping People As Louisiana Communities Left Without Power & Water After Ida Pummels The State
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Joe Valiente, director of emergency management for Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, talks with Rachel Maddow about the dire conditions in southern Louisiana in the wake of Hurricane Ida where flooding and the lack of electricity and all the things that come with it have made some areas uninhabitable, in the video published on Sep. 1, 2021, “‘Seek Shelter In Another State’: Parts Of Louisiana Uninhabitable After Hurricane Ida“, below:
People are still desperately looking for their loved ones after Ida blasted ashore in Louisiana this week as a Category 4 hurricane, destroying buildings and leaving more than a million people without power. “CBS This Morning” Lead National Correspondent David Begnaud tagged along with the Sheriff’s Department in hard-hit LaPlace, where some residents had to be rescued from their debris-filled homes, in the video published on Sep. 1, 2021, “Louisiana communities left reeling without power and water after Ida pummels state“, below:
Recovery efforts from the destruction of tropical storm Ida are underway in Louisiana. NBC’s Sam Brock reports on the latest, in the video published on Sep. 1, 2021, “Catastrophic Damage Across Louisiana As Recovery Begins“, below:
People have been dropping off food and neighbors have been cooking food to help each other in the aftermath of Ida, in the video published on Sep. 1, 2021, “People helping people: Louisiana neighbors cook for one another in Ida aftermath“, below:
Louisiana’s Jefferson Parish has been particularly hard hit by Hurricane Ida. John Yang speaks with Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng, who had been out surveying the damage. She said first responders still haven’t reached one barrier island town in her parish, where residents are in dire need, in the video published on Aug. 31, 2021, “‘I can’t take care of you’: Louisiana’s Jefferson Parish struggles with rescue resources“, below:
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