West Wendover Drive is just one block in the city of Baton Rouge out of the estimated 92,000 households statewide affected by the August 2016 flood.

A year after the flood, many of the residents of West Wendover are back. But FEMA trailers remain in the front yards of four homes, a few new neighbors have bought houses from people too discouraged to return, and some gutted houses look otherwise untouched and unoccupied.

Here's a close look at how individual homes on the block are doing. Click on the interactive below to explore more information:


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Advocate reporters David Mitchell and Steve Hardy compiled the information in this report. Staff photos by Patrick Dennis. Video by Kailey Broussard.

Want to see the newspaper version of the interactive graphic above? Click here:

Wendover newspaper graphic teaser image

The above image is a sample of newspaper version of the Wendover Drive flood recovery infographic, appearing in The Advocate, Sunday, Aug. 6. Click here to view the full PDF.

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