US Gulf Coast Copes With Aftermath Of Hurricane Isaac


The family cat, which they have renamed Isaac, walks as Martinez... News PhotoAccidents and Disasters,Extreme Weather,Family,Flood,Group Of Objects,Horizontal,People,Plaquemines Parish,Tropical Storm Isaac,USA,WalkingPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesBRAITHWAITE, LA - SEPTEMBER 03: The family cat, which they have renamed Isaac, walks as Martinez family members salvage items from their flooded home in Plaquemines Parish on September 3, 2012 in Braithwaite, Louisiana. Melanie Martinez, along with her husband and her mother, was forced to ride out the storm in the home when their car broke down. The house quickly flooded and they were rescued by a neighbor who was able to break into their attic to save them. They only were able to rescue Isaac today who survived six days without food at the flooded home. This is the fifth home Martinez has had destroyed due to hurricanes in Louisiana. Damage totals from the hurricane could top $2 billion more than 125,000 customers are still without power six days after the storm made landfall. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)