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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