Louisiana Residents Assess Flood Damage, Salvage Belongings
Residents return home to begin recovery efforts, but forecasts predict more rain in the coming days.
Tommy Gallagher retrieves items from his flooded home on Aug. 17, in Sorrento, Louisiana. Last week Louisiana was overwhelmed with flood water causing at least twelve deaths and thousands of homes damaged by the flood waters.
David McNeely and Jason Schexnayder walk through a flooded street as an early morning fog blankets the area on Aug. 17, in Sorrento, Louisiana.
Chickens avoid a flooded coop in a neighborhood inundated with flood waters, in Sorrento.
Leigh Babin and her husband T.J. Babin bring items they recovered from their flooded home to shore along with a statue of the Virgin Mary that they found in the flood waters, in Sorrento.
Sunny Singh walks through his brother's flooded Best Stop store, in Sorrento.
Mud covered belongings remain on the floor of a home after water receded in Denham Springs.
Travis Guedry and his dog Ziggy glide through floodwaters keeping an eye out for people in need in Sorrento.
A casket floats into the gravestones of a flooded cemetery in Sorrento.
Wade Houston cleans out his mother's home after flooding in Denham Springs.
Cory Brignac drives past a home that is surrounded by flood waters in Sorrento.