Paul Heart checks the water level on the ground every time it rains. A lifelong resident of New Orleans, he is scared floodwaters like those of Hurricane Katrina will drown his beloved city again. If another hurricane approaches, he is leaving, never mind the deplorable conditions he and others experienced in evacuation shelters during hurricanes Gustav and Ike.
“Shreveport was bad,” said Ali Shabazz, a New Orleans resident. “They weren’t ready for us. We have been to the ...Continue Reading →