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Lower Lafourche: The Coastal Frontline (2022)

La Veillée



Genre: Newsmagazine, French

Place Covered: Cut Off, Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2022-11-10

Duration: 00:13:00

Subjects: French language | Hurricane Ida, 2021 | Hurricane recovery | COASTAL EROSION


  • LeBlanc, Drake Host
  • Orgeron, Caitlin Host
  • Danos, Ruby Interviewee
  • Danos, Raymond Interviewee
  • Curole, Windell Interviewee


This episode of the series “La Veillee” from November 10, 2022, features Drake LeBlanc and Caitlin Orgeron of Tele-Louisiane reporting on the recovery efforts in Lafourche Parish one year after Hurricane Ida. They interview Ruby Danos and Raymond Danos, lifelong residents of Cut Off. In the studio, Orgeron interviews Windell Curole, the general director of the South Lafource Levee District. He discusses the impact of Hurricane Ida in Lafourche Parish and the effectiveness of their levee.