UPDATED 3:30 PM
Braithewaite way more water than Katrina. Many homes underwater. Our affiliate, his church and the warehouse, are all currently fine on the other side of flood wall.
Reports as of 1:30 PM EST from Affiliates in:
Plaquemines Parrish: Impassible in the south, electric lines down, water rescues. Houses under 12 feet plus water. West Bank and East Bank middle now also evacuating. Have housing shelter/team housing available in upper East Bank.
Braithewaite: One of our main warehouse/housing facilities is in area where flooded. Awaiting word as soon as it is safe to travel whether it sustained flooding and/or damage.
Waveland: Storm surge and high tide pushed water up to tracks, nearly 2 miles inland, just a 1/4 mile from major partner church. 603 flooded. Still awaiting most heavy rain bands.
Houma: Sheltering in place. Trees down. Windows leaking. Shingles missing. So far so good.
Supplies Enroute. First Responders on Standby.
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