Philip Adams walks through what remains of his living room and kitchen at his destroyed home in Lockport, Louisiana, on Monday, September 6.
Damage is seen on the roof of a New Orleans apartment complex on Sunday, September 5. Elderly residents were still living at the building with water-soaked carpets and no power, a week after Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana.
Shoppers buy supplies at a grocery store in New Orleans despite the power still being out on Thursday, September 2.
Cows are herded into a pen in Belle Chasse, Louisiana, on Thursday. “All of our neighbors’ cows are mixed up in this bunch, so we’re here rescuing them, getting them off the road and out of the water,” Chris Shivers said when asked why his group was herding the cows. “They’ve been standing in the water now for several days without anything to eat or drink, so they’re under a lot of stress and have seen a lot. The hurricane is a disaster, and these cows will probably never be the same.”
National Guard members unload ice at a distribution center in Montegut, Louisiana, on Thursday.
Unattended horses are seen during a storm in Belle Chasse on Thursday.
Tiffany Miller embraces her daughter Desilynn, left, and godchild Charleigh after the family returned to their destroyed home in Golden Meadow, Louisiana, on Wednesday, September 1.
The Maldonado family stands outside their damaged home in Barataria, Louisiana, on August 31. “I’ve lost everything in my trailer because of the hurricane,” said Fusto Maldonado when asked about the storm’s impact. “I’ve lost everything, my family has lost everything, and we’re now trying to find help. We all live in this area and now it’s all gone.”
A dead fish lies on a road in Leeville, Louisiana, on August 31.
A shrimper works to salvage his partially submerged boat in Golden Meadow on August 31.
A palm tree is bent in half in Galliano, Louisiana, on August 31.
People wait for a gas truck to arrive at a gas station in New Orleans on August 31.
Destroyed homes are surrounded by floodwaters near Point-aux-Chenes, Louisiana, on August 31.
Workers remove a tree that fell on a home in Houma, Louisiana.
What’s left of a home stands in Grand Isle on August 31.
Michael Wilson stands in the doorway of his flood-damaged home in Norco, Louisiana, on August 30.
Homes near Norco are surrounded by floodwaters on August 30.
A rain shower soaks evacuees in LaPlace, Louisiana, on August 30.
A damaged McDonald’s sign is seen in Raceland, Louisiana, on August 30.
A man rides a bicycle in front of a damaged building in Houma on August 30.
An oil slick is seen on top of floodwaters in Kraemer, Louisiana, on August 30.
Residents wave at a US Coast Guard helicopter while waiting to be rescued from their flooded home in LaPlace on August 30.
Theophilus Charles sits inside his damaged home in Houma on August 30.
A highway is flooded near LaPlace on August 30.
Residents are rescued from floodwaters in LaPlace on August 30.
A damaged historic building lies in ruins in New Orleans’ Central Business District on August 30.
A barge damages a bridge connecting Lafitte and Jean Lafitte, Louisiana, on August 30.
Marquita Jenkins stands in the ruins of her hair salon in LaPlace on August 30.
A destroyed car is seen after an apartment building burned overnight in Kenner, Louisiana.
A resident walks through floodwaters in LaPlace on August 30.
Siblings watch men assess damage outside a hotel in Houma on August 30.
A woman pushes a stroller past a boarded-up building in the French Quarter of New Orleans on August 30.
A downed tree lies on a house in New Orleans on August 30.
Members of the Louisiana National Guard help with recovery efforts in New Orleans on August 30.
A man looks up next to a section of roof that was ripped off a building in the French Quarter of New Orleans on August 30.
Lights from a TV broadcast illuminate an otherwise dark Bourbon Street in New Orleans on August 30.
Montegut Fire Chief Toby Henry walks back to his fire truck in the rain as firefighters cut through trees on the road in Bourg, Louisiana, on August 29.
Firefighters cut through downed trees on a road in Bourg on August 29.
Barges are seen docked on the Mississippi River as Hurricane Ida hit Destrehan, Louisiana, on August 29.
People walk through the French Quarter in New Orleans on August 29.
European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet took this photo of Hurricane Ida from the International Space Station on August 29.
People work inside the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s headquarters in Washington, DC, on August 29.
A cyclist wears a face mask while riding through the rain and high winds in New Orleans on August 29.
Firefighters look out the window of a shelter in Bourg on August 29.
Storm clouds pass over a cemetery in New Orleans on August 29.
LaKeisha Verdin holds her 3-month-old son, Kevin, as she walks onto the front porch where her family was watching weather updates on the local news in Houma.
A news crew reports from the edge of Lake Pontchartrain in New Orleans on August 29.
Wind blows Monroe Best’s hair and face mask in New Orleans.
New Orleans’ Bourbon Street is nearly empty on August 29.
A vehicle is abandoned in a flooded ditch next to a highway in Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi.
A man carrying his belongings walks past a sign outside the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans on August 29.
A wall of rain moves over downtown New Orleans on August 29.
The Boudreaux family sits on their front porch as they await the arrival of Hurricane Ida.
A man walks along the Mississippi River near the French Quarter in New Orleans early on August 29.
People stand in line at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport on August 28. Many residents were evacuating the area ahead of Hurricane Ida.
Crews reopen a flood gate to help trapped motorists who missed a closure deadline on August 28.
Keith Clark brings a rope to a friend to help tie down a houseboat before he evacuated Jean Lafitte on August 28.
Nikeia Washington holds her granddaughter, Halia Zenon, at a hotel in downtown Shreveport, Louisiana, where they evacuated ahead of the storm.
Larry Ackman, bottom, helps neighbor Mike Jackson, left, and his son Cody board up windows in Morgan City, Louisiana.
Traffic moves slowly August 28 along Interstate 10 West in Vinton, Louisiana.
A man drives a tractor through a flooded street in Guanimar, Cuba, on August 28. Before entering the Gulf, Ida made landfall twice over Cuba as a Category 1 hurricane.
US President Joe Biden speaks during a FEMA briefing on August 28. “This weekend is the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina,” Biden said, “and it’s a stark reminder that we have to do everything we can to prepare the people in the region to make sure we’re ready to respond.”
Clare and Joe Cermak work on putting storm shutters up on their home in Louisiana’s St. Charles Parish on August 28.
Highway traffic moves slowly near Kenner as many residents fled the Louisiana city.
Gregory Moore, left, helps fill sand bags as residents in Gulfport, Mississippi, prepared for the storm on August 28.
John Guenther unloads about 400 crab traps that he had to pull out of the water near his home in the eastern St. Bernard Parish on August 27.
Jennifer Tate fuels up a gas can August 27 in Pass Christian, Mississippi.
Workers stack bags of ice into a gas station freezer in Jefferson, Louisiana, on August 27.
A resident hammers the shutters of a 100-year-old house in New Orleans on August 27.