The Aftermath of Ida

Image Courtesy: Eric Gay/AP

IF

over a million residents of Louisiana and Mississippi are without power

THEN

the death toll as a result of Hurricane Ida will undoubtedly rise…

BECAUSE

this hurricane is stronger than Hurricane Katrina. All eight transmission lines feeding the city were knocked out, and utility company Entergy said it could take days just to assess the damage. Meanwhile, 9-1-1 was not working in New Orleans and other parishes, but even though it was restored, operators will undoubtedly be overwhelmed.

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