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Market Basket announces that they are accepting non-perishable food, water and non-food necessities for Louisiana flood victims at all 34 stores in Texas and Louisiana.

The collection drive started Wednesday, Aug. 17 in all Market Basket stores and will continue through Saturday, Sept. 3, at which time donations collected will be shipped to relief agencies for immediate distribution.

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U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake

Coast Guard crews rescued about 200 people, assisted nearly 3,000 people in distress and rescued 26 pets as of Aug. 15 from flooded areas of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Aug. 16, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced that a total of 20 parishes have been declared a major disaster by the federal government.

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John Werner and Adam Nichols from the Reaud, Morgan & Quinn Law Firm

Hundreds of homes underwater. Hundreds of graves unearthed. Thousands of people affected.

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LSC-O flood damage (Photo by Brian Babin)

Receding floodwaters have allowed Lamar State College – Orange personnel to do a preliminary assessment of damage to the campus.  Both the Wilson Building and the Green Avenue Building were flooded.  Water reached a depth of 10 inches in the Green Avenue Building and 3 inches in the Wilson Building. Both buildings will need drywall repair and flooring replacement.

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Eastbound and westbound lanes of I-10 near the Texas-Louisiana that were closed due to flooding have reopened, Texas Department of Transportation spokesperson Sarah Dupre announced in a news release March 18.

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CommunityBank building with CommunityBank and Red Cross logos

CommunityBank of Texas is teaming up with the American Red Cross to help those who have been forced from their homes by floodwaters. Beginning Monday, March 21, CommunityBank of Texas customers and community members can leave donations at any Southeast Texas banking center, and the donations will go directly to the Red Cross relief efforts in surrounding communities.

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With a high chance of rain forecast for the area, City of Beaumont Emergency Management would like to remind you to stay informed and prepare for the possibility of flooding in low-lying areas. Share these tips with friends and family!

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Texas and Oklahoma are feeling the devastating effects of weeks of heavy rain, tornadoes and flooding, and the American Red Cross is there, helping people in the Lone Star State get back on their feet.

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Flooded Village Creek

Acting Big Thicket National Preserve Superintendent Edward Comeau announced on Tuesday, May 26, that due to significant storm activity and record-setting rains in the region, many of the hiking trails and paddling trails throughout the preserve are completely inaccessible and will be closed for approximately a week to ten days.

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