________ You have a large population, its right on the water, there’s no buffer between Miami and the gulf. What scares me the most about Miami is the number of people in structures that are sitting right on the water… Like Biloxi, if you get a tidal surge with 30 feet of water, it would just about destroy most of that south eastern coast of Miami. Anderson Cooper 360° is in New Orleans tonight, as Tropical Storm Gustav barrels toward the Gulf of Mexico, expected to reach Category 3. Reisner AC360° Digital Producer The Hurricane season has picked up this past week, with one storm headed for the Gulf Coast, and another on course to become the 8th named storm of the year.New Orleans has about 60 miles of land between it and the gulf, so it was somewhat protected by the marshland, and the terrain leading up to the city. The other thing that scares me about Miami is the people in Florida are very hard headed. The reason they don’t, is due to the fact that they see a lot of storms come through their state. ' Hey it's just another storm.' If you do a mandatory evacuation of Florida, the best you’re going to get is 50 percent of the people evacuating. We'll look at whether New Orleans is ready, after being devastated by Hurricane Katrina exactly three years ago today. General Honoré was known best for serving as commander of ‘Joint Task Force Katrina.’ He was responsible for coordinating military relief efforts for Hurricane Katrina-affected areas across the Gulf Coast.Diddy tapped out on his "Brother Love" shtick QUICK ...
________ In a way I think the government is better prepared. Government can do all they want to prepare, but if people don’t prepare themselves, it doesn’t mean much.
I know they’ve invested in more; the levees have been reinforced and reshaped. If you're dealing with 200,000 to 300,000 people as was the case in New Orleans, there’s only so much government can do to prepare.
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Anderson discussed the National Guard deployment and other security measures with retired Lieutenant General Russell Honoré.
We talked about other cities that if faced by a hurricane, could be decimated.
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We'll look at whether New Orleans is ready, after being devastated by Hurricane Katrina exactly three years ago today. General Honoré was known best for serving as commander of ‘Joint Task Force Katrina.’ He was responsible for coordinating military relief efforts for Hurricane Katrina-affected areas across the Gulf Coast.
Now retired, he spends much of his time in the region, and works to prepare families for future natural disasters.
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