I’ve just received this email:
This message is being sent on behalf of Tammy and Candice S.:
>>> Please help….our parents are trapped in New Orleans.
>>> Marilyn Rosen and Fred Shuster (our parents) are
>>> canadian citizens and are located outside the River
>>> Walk Mall (close to the convention centre). They are
>>> with 40 other stranded people (British, Australians
>>> and Canadians). Please see pictures attached [edit: there were no pics attached]. PLEASE
>>> PLEASE PLEASE HELP THEM.
>>> Contact us (their three daughters)
(edit by TM: I have their number if anybody can help – please comment here and leave me an email where I can contact you)
>>>We are pleading with you to help us.
EDIT: Here’s a National Post story about them.