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The flooding in Texas and Louisiana is catastrophic, with potentially hundreds of thousands of victims. And the difficulties are not likely to recede with the waters. Mold and structural damage to homes will be an issue, just as it was in Katrina. And, according to Prime Insurance Agency, only 15-20% of the homeowners in the affected areas have flood insurance.
Law enforcement has been working tirelessly to rescue those affected by the floods - even cattle:
Biggest need? Cash.
As always, Arizonans are ready to step up to the plate with donations and volunteer efforts.
Right now, these non-profit organizations need cash more than anything else. If you would like to help, and follow the recovery efforts, here are links to several well-known organizations. (BTW, the Arizona Red Cross has already sent 23 disaster workers to the area. Water is being taken to the victims and evacuation shelters are set up and organized.)
Red Cross: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Donate
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