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Three days after the Category 4 hurricane hit the mainland, more than a million homes and businesses were still without electricity.givesde on Wednesday (1), and energy supplier Entergy Corp has warned that it could take weeks for service to be restored in some areas where transmission towers have become piles of crushed metal.
The storm has killed at least four people and will leave many thousands more in a precarious situation as countless homes have been destroyed andgivesyou went ungivesgivess, which evoked memories of Hurricane Katrina, which killed about 1,800 people and razed New Orleans 16 years ago.
The authorsgiveswere unable to carry out a full assessment of the givesus because trees fellgivess are blocking many streets, said the boss. gives Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Deanne Criswell.
One sign of desperation was the 1.6-mile long line of cars to receive drinking water from volunteers in Lockport, New York. Louisiana, on Tuesday.
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The storm ripped roofs and knocked out power lines as it hovered over the area for hours, maintaining much of its strength.
The authorsgivesdes gives Terrebonne parish, which includes Houma, issued a statement imploring people not to return, explaining that there is no electricity.givesof, running water is unreliable, emergency shelters are givesand none of the hospitals are functioning.
Residents of Houma, Scott and Givesria Hebert told WAFB television that they regretted not withdrawing in time and that they were trying to escape on Tuesday.
“This was our Katrina, basically,” he said. Giveslaugh.
To aggravate the suffering, parts gives Louisiana and Mississippi were subject to heat alerts, as the heat index gives most gives area reached 35 degrees Celsius on Tuesday, according to the National Climate Service.
Even power generators are risky. nine people gives St. Tammany Parish, northeast of New Orleans, were hospitalized.givesit’s dawngives because of carbon monoxide poisoning caused by a gas generator, local media reported.