- Posted June 29, 2010 by
Greater New Orleans, Louisiana
This iReport is part of an assignment:
Track the oil disaster
- nsaidi, CNN iReport producer
In the face of one of the nation's worst man made disasters -- the Deep Horizon oil spill -- these nonprofit angels, workers and affected fisher families fight to keep prospects and morale up.
1) Kerry is a sixth family generation fisherman waiting for aid. He's focusing on making it through the day and tomorrow.
2) This young girl waited with her Vietnamese fishing family for aid.
3) Natalie Jayroe runs Second Harvest of Greater New Orleans, which has already provided 200,000 meals to affected families.
4) These workers were cleaning and preparing oil booms at Breton Sound Marina.
5) Tony Martinez runs Beton Sound Marina, staging ground for oil booms. The marina employed eight before Deep Horizon, now it holds 1400 workers.
6) Colleen D'Aquin, Gordon Wadge & Helen Smith of Catholic Charities, one of the most active charities helping fishing families.
7) Vietnamese fishing families wait for aid.
8) American fishing families wait for aid.
9) Jill Foster, May Yu and Dan Morrison discuss Citizen Effect's hopes to benefit the Gulf's fishing communities.
10) The SBA Disaster team on Grand Isle seeks to help local businesses.