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Dollars and fifty cents elaborate defense is built to protect New Orleans has passed their first major post-Katrina tax.
All but one -- be on the outskirts of the city held up as I -- pounded the area of heavy rating went.
My next guest is a director -- at the time to 2005 storm that devastated New Orleans.
Joining me now to discuss the response to -- in what we've learned since Katrina good morning Michael Brown it's great to have you with us.
Put -- -- good morning -- what do you make of the disaster response thus far.
Well our target figure true work pretty -- different but clearly group -- jungle the mayor and the governor respectively world.
-- -- -- -- -- Mr.
brown I apologize your breaking up actually continue let's see if we can catch a little -- better.
The -- yes carry on.
But I think I think the governor Jindal emotionally and -- really made a huge different.
In their leadership role play -- -- tropical storm that made -- -- trying to decision to let think there was a huge factor between this time in seven years ago.
What do you make -- -- cost so far earlier estimate said this is nowhere can be no -- near what Katrina cost the terms of damages.
What I think that's reasonable because.
This is -- early different store reduce -- unreal what people were personally to put the coincident cope with very.
-- -- -- Katrina or tropical storm trooper couldn't have been.
And foremost -- -- less damage.
I was surprised though given the American Media attention to store they'll restore that some government people look to be -- google.org.
Come on folks that we know aren't -- great -- about what needs to be done little -- what the current -- As far as you know have those seventy people being rescued are they -- safe living right now in.
Why do you think there was the delay.
And I think I think the problem is people or.
Or whatever reason about natural disaster dramatically could hoping that it happened the government will commit the -- -- -- of course we -- but certainly people -- -- Both were very broad refusing to repair the complexity of courage are reputed to have -- would put our lesson has not -- -- What kind of federal aid is out there -- -- -- FEMA coffers look like his best amino at this point.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- I think important Borchardt issue for folks to remember do well -- won't -- promoted to -- have been depleted needs to -- We're in such a horrible political condition that -- 3% of -- are able people.
You know you complemented -- Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal on his response to this he skipped RNC altogether to remain on the scene in.
He's pretty critical of the Obama administration because there's some.
Conjecture about who's gonna cover white in terms of the disaster expenses are yet to speed on any fat.
They have been bought Embarq is actually correct -- there shouldn't be any question because -- local girlish great forward.
They'll tell you give him through pictures pollution Perry bought it when you get him through because of the if the details of this particular facility the public control the support of our group for the literally shouldn't be an -- little.
Michael Brown a former director of FEMA thanks for your timing and your outlook your analysis on on -- appreciate it.
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