NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Ida has been downgrade to a tropical depression, but not before leaving a path of destruction along the Gulf Coast.
The storm slammed into Louisiana as a Category 4 hurricane on Sunday and has been blamed for at least four deaths.
More than 1 million homes and businesses were left without power, and officials say restoration could take three weeks in the hardest-hit areas.
The following organizations are working to help those on the ground.
- American Red Cross
- Greater New Orleans Foundation
- Imagine Water Works
- Mutual Aid Disaster Relief
- Project Hope
- Rebuilding Together
- Salvation Army
- Save the Children
- United Way of Southeast Louisiana
- World Central Kitchen
— Mutual Aid Disaster Relief (@MutualAidRelief) August 31, 2021
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