Tuesday, September 06, 2005

New Orleans vs. Mumbai

Got this via email.

Cant stop from making this comparison.. New Orleans vs. Mumbai

Inches of rain in New Orleans due to hurricane Katrina... 18
Inches of rain in Mumbai (July 27th).... 37.1

Population of New Orleans... 484,674
Population of Mumbai....  12,622,500

Deaths in Mew Orleans within 48 hours of Katrina...100
Deaths in Mumbai within 48hours of rain..  37.

Number of people to be evacuated in New Orleans... entire
Number of people evacuated in Mumbai...10,000

Cases of shooting and violence in New Orleans...Countless
Cases of shooting and violence in Mumbai.. NONE

Time taken for US army to reach New Orleans.. 48hours
Time taken for Indian army and navy to reach Mumbai...12hours

Status 48hours later...New Orleans is still waiting for relief,
army and electricity
Status 48hours later..Mumbai is back on its feet and is business
is as usual

USA...World's most developed nation
India...Third world country..
Oopss...did I get the last fact wrong???