Flooding damage estimate from GOHSEP

Thursday, May 26, 2011 - 3:38pm

BATON ROUGE,LA (GOHSEP) - State agencies continue their efforts to fight and prepare for flooding in communities across Louisiana. Updates from individual agencies are below.

The Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness completed a field survey of several flood-affected parishes, reporting on Thursday that at least 1,230 structures in 13 parishes have been affected by floodwaters. This includes 24 commercial structures and 1,204 residential structures, including camps. The by-parish figures for flood-affected structures are below. These are preliminary and will be updated as conditions change.

Avoyelles - 25 structures;
Concordia - 203 structures;
East Carroll - 30 structures;
Iberia - 8 structures;
Iberville - 205 structures;
LaSalle - 50 structures;
Madison - 77 structures;
Pointe Coupee - 352 structures;
St. Landry - 3 structures;
St. Martin - 35 structures;
St. Mary - 6 structures;
Tensas - 74 structures;
West Feliciana - 162 structures.
 

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