A report from Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, where residents of New Orleans continue searching for shelter, emergency supplies and transportation. Then, a report from Houston as the first wave of New Orleans residents arrive seeking shelter in the Astrodome.

Federal Emergency Management Agency Director Mike Brown called the hurricane and its aftermath a disaster of catastrophic proportions and that FEMA will use all necessary resources to aid emergency relief efforts.

The mayor of New Orleans ordered a total evacuation and crews began moving refugees from the Superdome to the Astrodome in Houston, Texas. Officials estimate that one million people across the region are now homeless and it could take two…