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Fri Aug 19, 2016, 09:09 AM

Louisiana flooding forces Katrina survivors out of their homes;

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Thousands of people across Louisiana were forced to leave their homes this week as feet of rain caused widespread flooding across the state.
The southern half of the state experienced the worst of the flooding with some areas receiving over 30 inches of rain in a two-day period. This accounts for nearly half of the rain that typically falls in an entire year in this part of the country.
This flooding has been so extensive that the Red Cross has called this event the "worst natural disaster to strike the United States since Superstorm Sandy."

"It's all gone again," Jeannique Branche, 34, of Baton Rouge told NOLA.com.
She survived Hurricane Katrina and relocated to Baton Rouge, where she lived in a second-story apartment.
"Now I've lost everything again," she said.
http://www.accuweather.com/en/features/trend/weekly_wrap_up_louisiana_flooding_katrina_survivors_evacuate_blue_cut_fire_california/59540012



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