Response to the hurricane

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    • US government criticised for slow response
      • The media managed to arrive before any proper aid did
      • Had to ask the EU for help
        • They provided food rations, water, and blankets
    • Major traffic build ups trying to get out of town
      • People were eventually evacuated, however the poor were left behind
        • There was not the fuel or transport available to evacuate the who town anyway
    • The coast guard rescued 33,000 people
    • Many countries donated money in new orleans


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