Tuesday, September 06, 2005

Katrina vs Bbay

A forward I got on the Katrina aftermath comparing it to the recent Mumbai tragedy...dunno how much of this is true...

New Orleans vs. aamchi Mumbai

inches of rain in new orleans due to hurricane katrina... 18
inches of rain in mumbai (July 27th).... 37.1

population of new orleans... 484,674
population of mumbai.... 12,622,500

deaths in new orleans within 48 hours of katrina...100
deaths in mumbai within 48hours of rain.. 37.

number of people to be evacuated in new orleans... entire city..wohh
number of people evacuated in mumbai...10,000

Cases of shooting and violence in new orleans...Countless
Cases of shooting and violence in mumbai.. NONE

Time taken for US army to reach new orleans... 48hours
Time taken for Indian army and navy to reach mumbai...12hours

status 48hours later...new orleans is still waiting for relief, army
and electricty
status 48hours later..mumbai is back on its feet and is business is as

USA...world's most developed nation
India...third world country..

oopss...did i get the last fact wrong???

2 scribbles:

Blogger M a D a N says...

Good comparison. The spirit of India overwhelmed the spirit of America.

7:34 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous says...

But Bombay did not face 120 Mph winds Bombay is also not below the sea level
Bombay also does not have to worry about flooding because of a huge river like Mississipi

11:31 AM  

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