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Jefferson Parrish Residents Without Power Or Water Days After Hurricane Ida Hit Louisiana

Floodwater surrounds a house on Sept. 01, 2021 in Jean Lafitte, Louisiana. (Brandon Bell/Getty Images)
Floodwater surrounds a house on Sept. 01, 2021 in Jean Lafitte, Louisiana. (Brandon Bell/Getty Images)

Days after Hurricane Ida hit Louisiana, residents of Jefferson Parrish remain trapped in their homes without power, gas or running water. The parish, which is south of New Orleans, has been hit hardest by the hurricane.

Here & Now‘s Scott Tong talks with Councilman Deano Bonano, former Jefferson Parish homeland security and emergency preparedness director, about what residents are facing.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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