Firefighters Help Distribute Aid in Hurricane-Stricken Houma, Louisiana

Firefighters from Georgia helped distribute aid in Houma, Louisiana, on September 6, as the region continued its recovery following Hurricane Ida’s devastating landfall the week before.

This footage by Shane Shifflett offers a glimpse into the realities faced by many in the city, with demountable homes shown severely damaged or destroyed and debris strewn across lawns. A firefighter from Peachtree City Fire Rescue can be seen handing out bottled water to residents.

Local authorities reported widespread damage to electrical infrastructure and a boil water advisory remained in place as of Monday. Credit: Shane Shifflett via Storyful

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