Military Convoy Brings Aid to New Orleans

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A young Hurricane Katrina survivor carries her food ration.

A young Hurricane Katrina survivor carries her food ration supplied by the National Guard near the New Orleans convention center. Reuters hide caption

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A military convoy rolls through flooded streets to bring food, supplies, and the National Guard to New Orleans and other parts of the Gulf Coast. But conditions remained desperate in many parts of the city.

Bush in New Orleans

After inspecting damage in the area, President Bush sought to reassure residents as he spoke on the tarmac of the New Orleans airport.

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President Bush, who toured the area Friday, spoke on the tarmac of the New Orleans airport to reassure residents of areas devastated by Hurricane Katrina that the federal government is committed to helping them.

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