Post Ida: World Central Kitchen & Volunteers Help With Unbearable Conditions
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Nearly a week after Ida arrived, hundreds of thousands in Louisiana still without power.
“Quite frankly, it’s more than a lot of people can bear.” The Governor of Louisiana warned that severe weather could hit the state soon following the destruction caused by Hurricane Ida, in the video published on Sep. 5, 2021, “Louisiana Could Experience More Extreme Weather While Recovering From Hurricane Ida“, below:
A week after Ida slammed the Gulf Coast, many in New Orleans are still without power. To make matters worse, more bad weather is predicted in the near future. Jessi Mitchell reports, in the video published on Sep. 5, 2021, “Much of New Orleans is still without power a week after Hurricane Ida“, below:
Elwyn Lopez reports from La Place, Louisiana, where hundreds of thousands of people are still without running water and power nearly a week after Hurricane Ida made landfall in the state, in the video published on Sep. 3, 2021, “Hundreds of thousands remain without power in Louisiana after Ida |GMA“, below:.
CNBC’s Valerie Castro joins The News with Shepard Smith to report on World Central Kitchen and other volunteer efforts to keep people fed in New Orleans following the devastation wrought by Hurricane Ida, in the video published on Sep. 3, 2021, “Volunteers come to New Orleans to feed folks after Hurricane Ida“, below:
Brooklyn Borough President and Democratic nominee for New York City mayor, Eric Adams, joined Stephanie Ruhle to discuss what he’s seeing on the ground in his city after Hurricane Ida slammed the region, killing at least 40 people in the Northeast. “I’m saying right now to New York City and America, it’s time to transform ourselves to deal with the real threat in our environment, and we must have one solution that is going to solve a multitude of problems,” he says, in the video published on Sep. 3, 2021, “Eric Adams: New York City Damage From Ida Is ‘Really Alarming’“, below:
Yasmin Vossoughian reports from Manville, N.J., says “we are seeing complete and utter destruction” after Hurricane Ida caused historic flooding, in the video published on Sep. 3, 2021, “‘Complete And Utter Destruction’ In N.J. Following Historic Flooding“, below:
Relief and recovery efforts continue in the wake of flooding in the Northeast.. Mayor J. Christian Bollwage of Elizabeth, NJ, joins Joe Fryer, in the video published on Sep. 3, 2021, “Mayor of Elizabeth, New Jersey On Ida Flooding Aftermath, Death Toll“, below:
Safety experts explain what to do if you find yourself trapped in your vehicle during a flash flood and how to escape safely, in the video published on Sep. 3, 2021, “How to escape from car trapped in flood waters | GMA“, below:
Hundreds of thousands in Southeast Louisiana are still facing a lack of power, water, and gasoline three days after Hurricane Ida struck the area. President Joe Biden is expected to visit Friday. Overall, more than a million are without power. There were at least seven storm-related deaths across three states. Newshour’s community reporter based in New Orleans, Roby Chavez, begins our coverage, in the video published on Sep. 1, 2021, “Some Louisiana parishes may be without power for months“, below:
CEO Nate Mook discusses WCK’s relief efforts in New Orleans as the state recovers from Hurricane Ida, in the video published on Sep. 1, 2021, “World Central Kitchen brings hurricane relief to New Orleans“, below:
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:
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Gathered, written, and posted by Windermere Sun-Susan Sun Nunamaker More about the community at www.WindermereSun.com
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