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2016 Flood Recovery Update (2018)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2018-08-03

Duration: 00:05:29

Subjects: Floods, 2016 | Disaster response and recovery | Louisiana. Division of Administration. Office of Community Development | Restore Louisiana Task Force


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Forbes, Pat Interviewee


This segment from the August 3, 2018, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s in-studio interview with Pat Forbes, the executive director of the Louisiana Office of Community Development. He discusses the ongoing recovery efforts for the 2016 floods, including: the Restore Louisiana Task Force increasing the reimbursement rate from 50% to 100%; the status of the duplication of benefits issue impacting flood victims who received SBA loans; and the upcoming application deadline.