Largest disaster ever for Red Cross

The Red Cross says this is the “largest recovery operation ever attempted” equivilent to “Hurricane Andrew, Sept. 11. and more.” St Tammany residents are freaking out on WWL TV’s forums. “Where do you start to get temporary housing and who pays the mortgage on a destroyed house? Most people can’t afford to pay for temporary housing and also their current mortgage.” I’m sure Jefferson Parish residents are just as upset at the lack of information. And those from New Orleans East are probably just depressed because they know their house is probably submerged. This was “the big one” that we kept getting warned about. Update: Newsweek reports that part of the 256th Brigade of the Louisiana National Guard is returning to the New Orleans area in eight days. “People back home constantly worry about us, Now we get the chance to worry about them.”

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