REFUGE at the
Orleans after Hurricane Katrina
Monday, 29 Aug 2005 5AM
First big food, water
and rescue presence judging by photo dates:
Friday, 2 September
Based on the photo datelines I see,
the first organized military relief
came to New Orleans' Superdome on Friday, 2 Sept 2005.
3 Sept -- more trash and more waiting to get out of New Orleans'
Sunlight pierces the wind-damaged roof, right.
Waiting for evacuation at the Superdome.
President said an hour ago that the Gulf Coast looks like
it has been obliterated by a weapon. It has.
Indifference is a weapon of mass destruction."
--Dennis Kucinich, U.S. Congressman
The wait for evacuation at the Superdome is over for these two corpses.
friends, is why we need to pay attention to government policies,
not political personalities, and to know whereon we vote. It is about
New Orleans is in Deep Water
When no help arrived,
people were told
to leave the Superdome by foot and go north to higher ground on
Or perhaps people in the Superdome decided by themselves to
leave. Or perhaps it was people from the Convention Center, who
were ignored completely for days. People were told that buses
would come down the I-10 highway to get them, or
perhaps they were not told. Police blocked their exit from the
concrete highway ramps out of fear northern suburbs would be looted, or
perhaps they did not. I cannot tell you. I can only show
you pictures of the corpses.
litter Interstate 10 in Louisiana.
(left) I-10 9 September. The red spray paint arrow signifies that
the trash in the trash bag is a human body.
(right) I-10 10 Sept. Corpse in body bag on overpass.
I-10 9 September. Blue
quilt covers corpse under overpass.
Superdome, 10Sept05, Day 13.
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