Aftermath: “This Could Easily Have Been A Street From A Rebel Invasion”

By Brian 

More than two weeks after Katrina hit, “it looks like I’m in the middle of a war zone” in the seventh ward of New Orleans, CNN’s Jeff Koinange blogs.

“Right now, the street is dry and resembles a disaster zone. There’s garbage everywhere and it smells. A lot of these houses will be condemned because the water was so high…Walking around there are scenes like this everywhere: Stagnant water, garbage all over, mice running around, snakes and vermin. If this isn’t taken care of in the coming days, there’s going to be a major problem.”

More: “We found a couple people still here, but for the most part this is a ghost town. This could easily have been a street from a rebel invasion.