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Hundreds of seniors evacuated in New Orleans after 5 found dead in Ida’s wake

NBC News

By Tim Stelloh – September 7, 2021

Conditions at multiple New Orleans senior centers where five people were found dead and hundreds more were evacuated after Hurricane Ida were “unacceptable,” Mayor LaToya Cantrell said Monday.

The deaths, announced in a statement Sunday by city officials, were discovered at eight senior apartment complexes during post-hurricane “wellness checks.”

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