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Dulac Recovery

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Dulac, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-03-27

Duration: 00:06:39

Subjects: Natural Disasters | Hurricane damage | DISASTER RELIEF | Hurricane recovery | Volunteers | United Methodist Committee on Relief | Rural areas | Hurricanes | Hurricane Katrina, 2005 | Hurricane Rita, 2005

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Producer
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Photographer
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Editor
  • Martin, Larry Interviewee
  • Parfait, Linus Interviewee
  • Percele, Juliana Interviewee
  • Wooley, Reagan Interviewee
  • Sizer, Monteic Interviewee
  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host

Description

This segment from the March 27, 2009, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s visit with Dulac residents Larry Martin, Linus Parfait, and Juliana Percele to see how they are rebuilding their homes and lives after the devastation of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005. Whinham also speaks to Reagan Wooley, a case worker from the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR), about rural communities being left behind, the importance of volunteers to the recovery effort, and the work that still needs to be done. He also interviews Dr. Monteic Sizer of the Louisiana Family Recovery Corps about the need to focus attention on rural communities in their recovery efforts. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford