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Flood Recovery Update (2017)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-04-07

Duration: 00:06:38

Subjects: Floods, 2016 | Disaster response and recovery


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Spires, Kelly Producer
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Photographer


This segment from the April 7, 2017, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kelly Spires’ report on the start of the state’s program to deliver $1.6 billion in federal aid to victims of the March 2016 and August 2016 floods. Her report also touches on the Edwards Administration’s efforts to secure an additional $2 billion in flood aid. Spires interviews: Elizabeth Crisp, a reporter for The Advocate newspaper; Pat Forbes of the Office of Community Development; and Congressman Garret Graves. Host: Andre Moreau