How many would have been saved if FEMA had been run by a competent professional instead of a member of the frat boy club? Sure, even now FEMA is making stupid decisions, but it's like bailing water after you've hit the iceberg; no matter how you do it, there's going to be a disaster.
"In the past few days, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has ordered searchers not to break into homes. They are supposed to look in through a window and knock on the door. If no one cries out for help, they are supposed to move on. If they see a body, they are supposed to log the address and move on.
The morticians will remove the deceased later.
But Fell broke the rules and ordered his men to bash open the door, launching a series of events that would save a man's life ..."