Thus far Tuesday, in Louisiana, hundreds of thousands of businesses and apartments still lack power and above half of the gas stations in 2 main regions were out of fuel even after 9 days of Hurricane Ida that has destroyed the state, collapsing electric lines, and vandalizing apartments.
Continuing recovery indications were also ramping up when inhabitants without power have reduced from the threatening figure of more than one million. Moreover, there were also recovery signs present that demonstrated hundreds of thousands of Americans have restored their water.
At the same time, the health regulators of the state stated that they are canceling the licenses of around 7 nursing homes that left a storeroom where 7 people lost their lives due to the worst situation after hurricane Ida.
The difference in electricity restoration between New Orleans and other communities is significant. In New Orleans, around 3/4 of the whole city had restored power. On the other side, nearly all inhabitants were still living without electricity.
The House’s second-top Republican who resides in the destroyed city of Houma in Terrebonne Parish, Rep. Tanner Magee, described that he is convinced his area is being financially cheated in favor of New Orleans. He added that it is very irritating to me.
Most of the hospitals in the region are closed
He further explained that water was entering once again in his region, most of the medical centers in the area kept closed and the parish was extremely looking for temporary refuge for the first responders.
The CEO and president of the state’s dominant and largest hospital system (Ochsner Health), Warne Thomas, said that it would be some time before 2 branches of Ochsner hospitals (one in Lafourche Parish and the other in Terrebonne Parish) completely resume. He continued that emergency rooms in both Ochsner hospitals were operational.
On Tuesday, Carnival Cruise Line stated that it is going to keep one of the cruises, Carnival Glory, stopped in New Orleans through eighteen September to offer as a residential place for first responders.
John Bel Edwards, Governor of Louisiana, described that there is a terrible lot of work to be done. Kim Bass (who resides in St. John the Baptist Parish) explained that the Louisiana heat, in the absence of power, is the toughest thing to manage. Furthermore, Bass said that so people may have water for one minute, then they may not have water for the incoming two days.