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Tractors sit in the water in the rain off Airline Hwy in Sorrento, La., during Ascension Parish flooding and cleanup on Thurssday August 18, 2016.

Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG

Twenty parishes in Louisiana have received federal disaster declarations following historic flooding across the southern part of the state this week.

Here's a breakdown of where things stood as of Thursday, according to figures provided by Gov. John Bel Edwards, FEMA and the American Red Cross:

  • 80,000+: Louisianans registered for FEMA assistance to date.
  • $3.7 million: Disaster assistance claims approved so far.
  • 4,070: People who stayed in shelters overnight Wednesday as a result of the flood.
  • 30,000+: People rescued from the flood by law enforcement, the National Guard and Good Samaritans.
  • 1,400: Pets rescued.
  • 40,000: Homes that have been impacted so far.
  • 1,100: FEMA personnel on the ground
  • 650,000: Liters of water FEMA, Department of Defense provided to state.
  • 812,000: Meals FEMA, Department of Defense provided to state.
  • 1.5M: Meals and snacks the Red Cross expects to dispense.
  • $30M: Red Cross' expected cost for relief efforts.
  • 17,000: National Flood Insurance policy claims filed for flood loss.
  • 3,650: Louisiana National Guard members deployed
  • 114: AmeriCorps members deployed to assist Red Cross.
  • 8,077: Power outages that remain.

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