Flood 2016

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    The LSU AgCenter has an array of information about recovering from the multiple problems caused by a hurricanes, floods, storms, extended power outages and other stressful, dangerous events. Dangers include disease from insects and other pests, and illness from contaminated flood waters.  http://www.lsuagcenter.com/
    Among the many services provided by the St. Vincent de Paul Society are emergency financial assistance, emergency transportation and disaster relief and victim services. This website allows users to search for local councils offering assistance.
    FloodHelpLouisiana.com is signing up contractors and connecting them with those who need help.  It is a good resource if you are looking for a contractor.  Please remember, there are many unscrupulous people always trying to take advantage of a disaster.  If it sounds too good to be true – IT IS!!  Reputable companies are always willing to provide references, are licensed and insured, members of trade organizations and the Better Business Bureau, have other qualifications to prove their trustworthiness, and stand behind their work.  Do not be a victim twice!
    Excellent article on restoring flooded furniture:  http://disaster.ifas.ufl.edu/pdfs/chap05/d05-22.pdf
    General helpful information after flood: http://help.225batonrouge.com/