The area is devastated. It takes time I heard a lady on TV today say why isn't the military doing anything? It really is simple they are. The rest are standing by waiting for orders. Usually there are too many volunteers. The water has to be stopped first then some thing has to be done with the homeless. It is a mess.
Engineers like to solve problems. If there are no problems handily available, they will create their own." Scott Adams
"We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them."
Originally posted by Diceman I saw they were going to lower jersey barriers in place along with 1,000lb sand bags.
At sea level, that town is underwater, I'm thinking why did they build a town right next to the ocean under sea level anyway? Only other place I know of like that is Holland.
I remember hearing a segment on N.P.R.,a few years ago , about how devistating it would be if the levee broke in New Orleans .
I'm just remembering that now .
Just heard on end of his show, it is a 3 hr special airing at 8:00 Eastern time on Larry King show. Also heard that many states are sending National Guard Units to help down there. Things will get worse when hunger and idleness sets in. What a tragedy.
Our company is going to send some refrigerated trucks with ice. The guys at work are setting up a fund at one of the banks for donations. Well put together other projects for the disaster as soon as we get them coordinated.