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This is try to prepare for worst case scenario bottom -- -- but would -- what should really be done.
-- -- commanders learned big lessons from a very big storm Michael Brown he's the former FEMA.
Director of the man at the Helm when Katrina hit land three years ago Michael you were saying that you know this is not us but does stormed -- toy around with because.
Unlike our focus on category would speed you're looking at something else what is.
What if the storm surge -- is the geography of the area.
You know I -- answers now deceased -- used to live just west of Galveston.
So it's been a lot of time down there -- Texas hurricane conference with her and other things in the end of my concern is that seawall.
The C Wallace is one of the oldest -- they're great.
But a storm surge of twenty or 25 feet in Galveston island is basically just -- -- Until that storm surge goes across an even -- or the correct kind of building code.
-- closures for the homes built -- still baffled with Clinton when that water goes through there can actually destroy those homes.
I saw that in southeast Asia during the -- and secretary Powell and I travel to Indonesia and -- all from those areas and you can see what.
If people understand the physics of water far what was one of the hardest element known to man.
And when it's moving along it's you know 1015 not finished twenty or 25 feet high the power of that water and literally just -- home toward.
All right -- the victims of the tsunami of course and so my limited knowledge to Dennis Michael but.
Is that it's a lot faster this will certainly be like this but but you're arguing debts we I'm sorry but you're arguing that.
The twenty foot 25 -- what it will waive a series -- loses its when it when -- five woods here's a way isn't going to be bad.
And play that out -- it.
After this you're gonna have a lot of water just -- hanging around.
We and we experienced that's why I think that Jack Collie and Steve McGraw.
Governor -- staff have a -- there -- spot on what they're doing.
We saw the same thing occurred during tropical storm Allison for five years ago and where not a hurricane but tropical storm move over you shouldn't just -- there.
And dumps tons of water was suddenly you have floodwaters all throughout the refineries.
You have floodwaters throughout the University of Houston and medical -- -- -- destroyed and -- if the effects of that water moving in and the destructive force of the water.
In the water just sits there.
And is it the continues to rain and rain and rain like the storm seems to be producing the immigrants the geographical size of the -- mutually important.
And this is sort of enhance the billions variety it's it's it's the president have to -- -- -- -- -- you know there -- a lot of people Michael -- does not heeding the warnings are -- and they -- The ones are really amazed -- the ones to do with kids Clinton -- as the night.
The official positions are gonna rescue.
We're not gonna deal -- that now maybe after all said and done.
Will will will will -- we invited but what is the in this position on this when they when people -- on rooftops if if if there seems to be seen.
After -- so what do you do.
As you as you know I get I get very passionate about this look Brett -- the day after 9/11.
-- 9/11 we what -- over 300 some firefighters.
These are men and women.
That despite the risks will do whatever they -- to rescue you to -- you.
We just thought -- you know over Labor Day weekend.
With the previous hurricane that.
Rescue helicopters tried to get out they tried to get even -- -- too hard and forced back.
So these rescuers these first responders are going to put their life in danger.
So -- wanna look at that camera and tell people who were stick your stay behind your being stupid.
In your being stupid because what you're doing is you're gonna cause a fire -- and urban search and rescue person some sort of rescue worker -- To put their lives at risk perhaps literally leave you for being stupid.
You're absolutely right I would just say well you know you're you know you're dumb ass is on -- world.
Michael thank you very much you know.
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