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With Flooded Homes, Louisianans Wonder Where They'll End Up

Soldiers from the Louisiana National Guard's 2228th Military Police Company headquarters in Alexandria set up cots inside of the Baton Rouge River Center August 15, 2016.
Spc. Garrett L. Dipuma
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U.S. Army National Guard
Soldiers from the Louisiana National Guard's 2228th Military Police Company headquarters in Alexandria set up cots inside of the Baton Rouge River Center August 15, 2016.

The cleanup continues after record floods devastated Louisiana. Relief organizations are on the ground in, trying to help thousands of victims of the floods that devastated Baton Rouge. But some in a downtown shelter say it is not enough. Mallory Falk of WWNO found out that many are renters, and some would like to leave the area altogether.Louisiana Flood Victims Wonder Where They'll Go Next

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Mallory Falk was WWNO's first Education Reporter. Her four-part series on school closures received an Edward R. Murrow award. Prior to joining WWNO, Mallory worked as Communications Director for the youth leadership non-profit Kids Rethink New Orleans Schools. She fell in love with audio storytelling as a Middlebury College Narrative Journalism Fellow and studied radio production at the Transom Story Workshop.