At the New Orleans’ Superdome stadium, refugees describe piles of faeces, knee-high, after the toilets overflowed and people were forced to relieve themselves on staircases.
At least seven bodies are scattered outside the city’s convention centre.
“I don’t treat my dog like that,” 47-year-old Daniel Edwards said as he pointed at a woman who lay dead in her wheelchair outside the convention centre.
At the Superdome there were two reports of rape, one involving a child, while police at the convention centre said there had been similar reported incidents.
“We pee on the floor. We are like animals,” 25-year-old Taffany Smith told the Los Angeles Times, cradling her three-week-old son in the Superdome stadium…