"No drinking water, no food, no shelter, no law and order...Where are the army and National Guard when you need them?" 3 September, 2005.
Reference Number: DCDL-0000161
The scene shows two men wading through waist-deep water in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina has struck the coasts of Louisiana and Mississippi. One of the men is carrying a small girl on his shoulders and the other a box and maybe a bedroll. The white man carrying the child wonders where the army and National Guard when you need them and the black man answers 'Iraq'. The reference is to the slow reactions and insufficient help being available after the Hurricane struck.
1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary) and Digital images, related to Thomas Scott, The Dominion Post (Newspaper), Hurricane Katrina, 2005, Hurricanes, Disaster relief, Disasters and Floods.
Scott, Thomas, 1947- :[Digital cartoons published from 27 July 2005 onwards in the Dominion Post. Includes a selection of digital cartoons from 2003-], Reference Number DC-Group-0025 (778 digitised items)
Extent: 1 digital cartoon(s)Jpeg image - Resolution 200 dpi; RGB (24 bit); Pixel dimensions 2540 x 1790. Single art work
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