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Lake Charles Mayor Nic Hunter (2021)




Genre: Speech

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-10-20

Duration: 00:26:23

Subjects: Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Disaster response and recovery | Hurricane Laura, 2020 | Hurricane Delta, 2020


  • Hunter, Nic Speaker


This episode of the series “Newsmakers” features a speech by Lake Charles Mayor Nic Hunter before a meeting of the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on October 20, 2021. He discusses: Lake Charles being hit by four federally declared natural disasters in the past 14 months, Hurricane Laura, Hurricane Delta, a winter storm, and a 1000-year-flood; waiting 400 days after Hurricane Laura for supplemental disaster aid from the federal government; housing as their greatest need; and their long-term recovery. He also answers questions from the audience.