PBS NewsHour

Louisiana's Jefferson Parish struggles with rescue resources

Clip: 08/31/2021 | 4m 31s | Video has closed captioning.

Louisiana's Jefferson Parish has been particularly hard hit by Hurricane Ida. John Yang speaks with Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng, who had been out surveying the damage. She said first responders still haven't reached one barrier island town in her parish, where residents are in dire need.

Aired: 08/31/21

Rating: NR

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