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NO KATRINA TALLY

The tally from hurricane katrina is being suppressed and will take time know.
The death toll appears alot like a presidential pre-election poll. You do the calculation and get one number and a quite different number is
reported by the media.
DEFENSE: ITS NOT MY JOB
DEFENSE: ITS NOT MY JOB
KATRINA DEATH COUNT APPEARS TO BE QUITE HIGH:

No one knows how many were killed by Hurricane Katrina's floods and how many more succumbed waiting to be rescued. But the bodies are everywhere: hidden in attics, floating among the ruined city, crumpled on wheelchairs, abandoned on highways.

And the dying goes on at the convention center and an airport triage center, where bodies were kept in a refrigerated truck.

Gov. Kathleen Blanco said Saturday that she expected the death toll to reach the thousands. And Craig Vanderwagen, rear admiral of the U.S. Public Health Service, said one morgue alone, at a St. Gabriel prison, expected 1,000 to 2,000 bodies.


 link to www.wthr.com

THE MORBID DETAILS APPEARS TO BE SUPRESSED:

 http://www.wanttoknow.info/050911hurricanekatrinacoverup

When U.S. officials asked the news media not to take pictures of those killed by Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath, they were censoring a key part of the disaster story, free-speech watchdogs said yesterday. The move by the Federal Emergency Management Agency is in line with the Bush administration's ban on images of flag-draped U.S. military coffins.............

Note: Death tolls were reported prominently on a daily basis after the Asian tsunami, so why are the media and government so reluctant to give figures on the number dead in this catastrophe?

U.S. agency blocks photos of New Orleans dead

Governor expects high death toll
Allen G. Breed, Associated Press





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IT APPEARS THE TOLL IS RISING BUT KNOW ONE IS REPORTING A TALLY

 http://www2.dailynews.com/news/ci_2999833

NEW ORLEANS - The last bedraggled refugees were rescued from the Superdome on Saturday and the convention center was all but cleared, leaving the heart of New Orleans to the dead and dying, the elderly and frail stranded too many days without food, water or medical care.
No one knows how many were killed by Hurricane Katrina's floods and how many more succumbed waiting to be rescued. But the bodies are everywhere: hidden in attics, floating among the ruined city, crumpled on wheelchairs, abandoned on highways.

The last refugees at the Superdome and the convention center climbed aboard buses Saturday bound for shelters, but the dying goes on.

Gov. Kathleen Blanco said Saturday that she expected the death toll to reach the thousands. And Craig Vanderwagen, rear admiral of the U.S. Public Health Service, said one morgue alone, at a St. Gabriel prison, expected 1,000 to 2,000 bodies.