August 21, 2016

It Finally Dawns On Americans That Louisiana Needs Help

Yesterday, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards went on television to plead with the American public for more aid, mentioning that severe rains have already killed 13 people, destroyed 60,000 homes and have caused 100,000 people to register for federal assistance. Edwards explained, “this rain event didn’t have a name, so we have folks around the country who I think are just now realizing how significant it was.” It’s a harrowing sign of the times that natural disasters now require hashtags for better visibility. Because this disaster didn’t have a name, Red Cross donations have been lower than usual and few have contributed anything to the state’s relief. 

Good Links: Ways to help Louisiana

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