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Louisiana Floods

Come Hell Or High Water: Louisiana’s Flood And The New Normal

Skye Cooley | Posted 08.25.2016 | Politics
Skye Cooley

The road to recovery across southeast Louisiana is going to be a long one, and on it are lessons for all working-class Americans. Louisiana’s road t...

WATCH: A 360° View of the Louisiana Floods

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


The Problem With Religion's Biased God

Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith | Posted 08.22.2016 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith

Every time there is a natural disaster I hold my breath, waiting for religious people to give their theological opinions - which in the long run are really no more than political ideology dressed in theological garb.

Displaced Louisiana Resident Critiques Scant National Media Coverage Of Floods

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 08.20.2016 | Black Voices

Amid historic rainfall and flooding in his town, Louisiana resident Cody Bourgeois was forced to evacuate his home, but quickly realized he left one o...

Louisiana Governor Doesn't Want Trump To Visit Just For A 'Photo-Op'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.19.2016 | Politics

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards (D) is fine with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump visiting his state in the aftermath of devastating flood...

Louisiana Couple Cooks Barbecue For Entire Shelter Of Flood Victims

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 08.18.2016 | Good News

Flood survivors in Baton Rouge were sure happy to meat this couple. Over the course of two days this week, Christian and Amanda Dornhorst spent $1,840...

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 ...

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...

In Lafitte, Louisiana, Hurricane Isaac Flooding Devastates a Family Fishing Town

Cherri Foytlin | Posted 11.06.2012 | Green
Cherri Foytlin

"We lost everything. My aunt over there, she is 97 years old. She don't know what she's going home to -- and we don't want to tell her."

Chris Kirkham

In Flood's Crosshairs, A Community Waits | Chris Kirkham | Posted 07.20.2011 | Green

BUTTE LA ROSE, LA. –- The evening chorus of bullfrogs, crickets and screech owls along the waterfront has seemed louder these last few nights. Th...

Chris Kirkham

Two Towns, Divided By A River, With Drastically Different Fates | Chris Kirkham | Posted 07.18.2011 | Green

VIDALIA, La. -- Traffic has been swift for weeks along the majestic steel bridge that connects this low-lying river town to its sister city across the...

Laura Gottesdiener

WATCH: As Louisiana Drowns, Texas Is Aflame | Laura Gottesdiener | Posted 07.17.2011 | Green

A battle raged in the backcountry of Western Texas last week. On one side: 35 volunteer firefighters from Brewster County. On the other: two w...

Laura Gottesdiener

Mississippi Flooding Reaching Historic Levels | Laura Gottesdiener | Posted 07.11.2011 | Green

In one of the worst cases of flooding since the Great Depression, the bulging, swollen Mississippi River is overflowing in record proportions, blanket...