“It’s time for us to help everybody back,” said New Orleans mayor Mitch Landrieu. After Katrina, firefighters from New York and New Jersey lent a helping hand, so residents of New Orleans are sending both necessities and messages of hope to those impacted by Sandy. NBC’s Janet Shamlian reports.
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu declared a state of emergency in his city, warning residents to be prepared as the storm hurled toward hurricane status. NBC’s Gabe Gutierrez reports.
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal talks about Tropical Storm Isaac as New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu looks on during a news conference at City Hall in New Orleans, Louisiana, August 27, 2012. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman