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Terrebonne Parish Flooded after Hurricane Ike

Louisiana: The State We're In

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Collection:LPB

Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Houma, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, Dulac, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2008-09-19

Duration: 00:06:28

Subjects: Hurricanes | Hurricane Gustav, 2008 | Natural Disasters | Disaster response and recovery | Hurricane Ike, 2008 | Hurricane damage | FLOODS | Flood damage

Contributors:

  • Sanford, Shauna Producer
  • Woods, Virnado Photographer
  • Crochet, Millie Interviewee
  • Singleton, Diane Interviewee
  • Guidry, Nancy Interviewee
  • Shepherd, Patricia Interviewee
  • Fry, Barry Interviewee
  • Mauldlin, Shannon Interviewee
  • Billiot, James Interviewee
  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host

Description

This segment from the September 19, 2008, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford visiting with residents in Houma and Dulac in Terrebonne Parish as they assess the damage to their homes caused by flooding from Hurricane Ike, less than two weeks after sustaining damage from Hurricane Gustav. In total, an estimated 15,000 homes were flooded in Terrebonne Parish after Hurricane Ike. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford