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Louisiana Flooding

Louisiana Flood Victim Wins $1 Million Lottery In Ultimate Change Of Luck

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 10.14.2016 | Good News

Things have turned around for a Louisiana flood victim. James Lapeze, a 72-year-old man from the city of Central, recently won a $1 million Powerball...

Elizabeth Warren Is 'Past Sick And Tired' Of Republicans Who Only Help Their Own

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.29.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― If Republicans don’t want to help the constituents of Democratic lawmakers when they face catastrophe, why should Democrats rush to t...

Summer 2016 Was The 'Summer Of Floods'

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 09.23.2016 | Green

This summer was a devastating showcase of the powerful rains and floods Americans can expect to see more often as the planet warms. Floods were so ca...

One Of Louisiana's Littlest Flood Victims Gets Some Out Of The Blue Help

Sarah Pike | Posted 09.12.2016 | Impact
Sarah Pike

With trillions of gallons of rainfall, the horrific flooding in Louisiana displaced thousands. And while relief efforts continue, there have been a few moments filled with smiles.

Louisiana Stays Strong In The Face Of Tragedy

The Huffington Post | Jacques Morel | Posted 08.25.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


Boy Spends Birthday Delivering Pizza To Louisiana Flood Victims

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 08.30.2016 | Good News

Most 9-year-olds want to spend their birthdays playing laser tag or Pokémon Go. But Carson Boutte had bigger plans in mind. When asked how he wanted...

Frank Ocean Versus The Real Ocean

David Helvarg | Posted 08.23.2016 | Green
David Helvarg

Our increasingly urbanized celebrity-driven culture and corporate ratings-driven news media are reducing people's awareness of how essential the seas are to our economy, national security, and yes, survival.

Louisiana's 'Cajun Navy' Is A 100% Volunteer Group That's Helping Flood Victims

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 08.23.2016 | Impact

GONZALES, La. ― When the floodwaters began their rapid rise in southern Louisiana, residents fleeing to safety left with little more than the clothe...

WATCH: A 360° View of the Louisiana Floods

The Huffington Post | Ishita Singh | Posted 08.22.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


Tina Knowles Donates To Louisiana Flood Victims, Urges Others To Do The Same

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.22.2016 | Black Voices

As the city of Baton Rouge continues on its road to recovery following Aug. 12 floods, Texas native Tina Knowles is doing her part to help those effec...

Hurricane Katrina Survivors Relive Familiar Nightmare In Baton Rouge

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 08.20.2016 | Black Voices

BATON ROUGE, La. — When cataclysmic flooding in New Orleans swallowed her home and stole her belongings, Hurricane Katrina survivor Linda Chase left...

Even The Dead Have Been Displaced By Louisiana Flooding

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 08.19.2016 | Green

As if the site of floodwaters ripping through communities in southern Louisiana wasn’t eerie enough, the high waters have begun lifting graves from ...

Louisiana Kid Shares Sweet Moment With Police In Midst Of Devastation

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 08.18.2016 | Parents

In the midst of the devastating floods in Louisiana, a sweet viral moment is offering a beacon of hope. On Tuesday, the Baton Rouge Police Department ...

Louisiana Residents Show Devastating Floods Can't Destroy Their Resilience

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 08.18.2016 | Good News

As devastating floods wreak havoc across southern Louisiana, area residents shared stories with HuffPost about how they’re standing strong. Amid a ...

This Group Is Bringing Tampons And Pads To Evacuees In Louisiana

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 08.18.2016 | Impact

The unprecedented flooding in Louisiana has driven about 11,000 people to shelters ― and though residents are being kept safe, they may not have acc...

Why The Media Isn't Showing You Louisiana's Historic Flooding

Skye Cooley | Posted 08.18.2016 | Media
Skye Cooley

My younger brother, who as I write this is on his way to Baton Rouge to help flood victims, and I spent the better part of this last week doing two th...

Airbnb Allows Users In Louisiana To Offer Free Shelter To Evacuees

The Huffington Post | Sarah Grossman | Posted 08.18.2016 | Impact

In the wake of the historic floods in Louisiana that damaged 40,000 homes, Airbnb is making it a little easier for people in need to access free shelt...

Wendell Pierce On His ‘Private Pain’ Following The Loss Of Home In Louisiana Flooding

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.16.2016 | Black Voices

Last weekend’s devastating flood in Baton Rouge, Louisiana destroyed approximately 40,000 homes and has left eight people dead. Among those affected...

2016 Is Already A Year Of Historic U.S. Weather Events

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 08.17.2016 | Green

Just a little over halfway into 2016 and this year is shaping up to be another defined by extreme weather events exacerbated by climate change. As of ...

From Louisiana To North Dakota, The Climate Crisis Is Here

Bill McKibben | Posted 08.16.2016 | Green
Bill McKibben

There's no doubt what's causing this: crazy rainfall like this comes when you've heated the atmosphere, allowing it to hold more water vapor. And there's no doubt what's heating the atmosphere: it's the carbon and methane we're pouring into the atmosphere at such a breakneck pace.

Deadly Louisiana Floods Overwhelm Emergency Response Efforts

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 08.17.2016 | Politics

Deadly flooding in Louisiana is straining state emergency response efforts as officials and residents contend with floodwaters reaching areas that hav...

Louisiana Flooding Looks Like A Weather Horror Movie

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 08.18.2016 | Green

Deadly flooding in Louisiana over the weekend has inundated entire communities, forced residents to wade through waist-deep water and killed at least ...

Obama Issues Disaster Declaration For Flood-Ravaged Louisiana

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 08.15.2016 | Green

BATON ROUGE, La., Aug 14 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama issued a disaster declaration on Sunday for flood-ravaged Louisiana, where at least f...

Harrowing Video Shows Baton Rouge Woman, Dog Pulled From Sinking Car

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 08.14.2016 | Good News

Video was rolling when a team of rescuers courageously pulled a woman and her dog out of a sinking car with what seemed like seconds to spare. The dr...

'Unprecedented' Flooding In Louisiana Kills 3, Expected To Worsen

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 08.14.2016 | Green

By Bryn Stole BATON ROUGE, La. (Reuters) - Emergency crews in Louisiana have rescued more than 7,000 people stranded by historic flooding that has kil...