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Over the weekend, Louisiana received over 20 inches of rain resulting in unprecedented statewide flooding. Louisiana’s Governor, John Bel Edwards reported that over 20,000 people were rescued from the flood waters...... 

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Disability Stakeholder Organizations Commemorate Hurricane Katrina 10th Anniversary
Washington, DC - The National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) and Portlight Strategies (Portlight), national disability stakeholder organizations, today issued the following statement commemorating the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

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Jessica Katz!

To celebrate her July birthday, our friend, Jessica Katz, is raising money for Portlight. Read all about her current storm chasing trip, how the funds she raises will be used, and wish Jessica a happy birthday by making a donation in her honor!

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