I'm telling you though, if there's no flooding, the city will be fine. This can't be any worse than cleaning up after Mardi Gras.
He turned the corner onto Canal Street and it looked like a flea market. People breaking into every store, going to the neutral gound (median) and trading and selling everything.
The police are looting. This has been confirmed by several independent sources. Some of the looting might be "legitimate" in as much as that word has any meaning in this context. They have broken into ATMs and safes: confirmed.
Crime is absolutely rampant: rapes, murders, rape-murder combinations.
Dead bodies everywhere: convention center, down camp street, all over.
Dear Tenants, We at Hertz Investment Group sincerely hope that you and your loved ones survived Hurricane Katrina safely and with a minimum of loss. We also hope that the coming period of recovery goes smoothly for you.
Just some of the quotes from interdictor, an ex-Special Forces guy who chose to stay behind in New Orleans during Katrina.