Also in this playlist...
This transcript is automatically generated
-- thanks very much let's get to.
Point Pleasant New Jersey now very hard hit beachfront community and the mayor is on the line with this William Schroeder mr.
mayor thank you -- you people.
Our all -- up pretty good it's stressful because the lack of electricity and of course that affect the ability to purchase food gasoline in -- you're gonna.
Three days and what kind of progress are you saying.
Well what we've seen as the water receded and people -- -- allowed get back -- -- set their own image.
We have gotten information from -- -- -- contact number and so we're we're moving along.
What's the thinking on on when your people might might be able to get settled again businesses opening schools back in session.
Well aren't that bad is -- of course based on the electricity but our best bet is -- -- on Monday.
People probably will not -- back in their houses for.
A -- there's so a month.
The flooding was expensive and that the Capitol Hill almost -- admire that is -- everything.
It's gonna cause them to -- through most of their first or belongings out.
Yeah I -- that scene repeated in.
In New Orleans and it is absolutely no fun that I've winner people going to be able to come in in assess.
Well we got word today from the governor's office for a contact number for people to file that -- using the telephone number 800 number.
Once once I guess they filed with that and they'll probably give be given some sort of an located belated start they can debris out of out.
You know mr.
mayor I I remember about a month after the storm Katrina on the Mississippi coast speaking with the mayor of a small town down there where.
For a mile -- everything was just rubble.
And and he started cellmate are problems now -- mental.
Walking around in this living in this not being able to make progress the way the way we want to and that a lot of people had some severe psychological problems I just wonder if that something that's on the mind yet.
Well our biggest fear right now is people are gonna become anxious when it comes to getting things that was ordered to their lives.
And the -- -- -- -- them to get some sort of order.
The -- that that the pressure has -- is that it because this is their life.
It certainly is mr.
mayor were thinking about it's let us know what you mean what -- what do you need down their real quickly before we go.
Well wolf make all the difference in the world because.
We have -- we can't -- any pollute the air by gasoline.
And we can't eat our home.
We had -- we have good water.
We need to -- -- where we're open the got about 10% of the Arab.
Lit up again and we're hoping that they make great progress that they normally do -- That's well that's what we need.
-- we are to mr.
mayor William Schroeder the mayor of Point Pleasant down the shore in New Jersey sir thank you all the best.
Thank you very --
Filter by section