• Eugene Puryear

One Week On, Suffering from Hurricane Ida is Ongoing

Southern Louisiana got hit hard by Hurricane Ida, with hundreds of thousands of people still without power, and flood damage and wreckage widespread. Community organizations continue to be the primary source of aid for most people, rather than any local, state, or federal services. Meanwhile, there are clear ways of limiting the horrendous impact of these massive storms, but they consistently go underfunded. Charlotte Clarke, Executive Director of Common Ground Relief & environmental activist, gives us an on-the-ground look at both the problems and the solutions.