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August 26, 2016
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More on the recovery from the historic flooding that swept through Louisiana.

President Obama Visits Louisiana (01:21) President Barack Obama flew into Baton Rouge on Tuesday to access the flood damage and talk with Louisiana residents. He told the media on Tuesday, “I need all Americans to stay focused on this. I want the people of Louisiana to know that you’re not alone on this.” SHARE


When Will Schools Open in Livingston Parish (06:28) Following the unprecedented flooding last week, thousands of parents, teachers and students are wondering when schools will open. Charlie Whinham reports. SHARE


When Will Schools Open in Ascension Parish (10:34) Following the unprecedented flooding last week, thousands of parents, teachers and students are wondering when schools will open. Kelly Spires reports. SHARE


When Will Schools Open in Private Schools (13:15) Following the unprecedented flooding last week, thousands of parents, teachers and students are wondering when schools will open. Paul Boger of Mississippi Public Broadcasting reports. SHARE


FEMA Assistance (16:57) Over 100,000 Louisiana residents have already filed for FEMA assistance. Some people are still living in FEMA shelters as they work on returning back to their homes. SHARE


BREC Steps Up with Extended Camps (19:30) With no school for thousands of children due to the flooding, the Baton Rouge Recreation Department (BREC) is setting up day camps for children that will help offer relief for parents as the flood has pushed the opening of East Baton Rouge Parish schools to September 7th. SHARE


Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré on Flood Recovery Efforts (21:37) Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré (US Army ret.) has been around many Louisiana disasters. The Southern University graduate gained national recognition during Hurricane Katrina recovery efforts and restoring calm to the city of New Orleans. SHARE




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