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  1. Lots of folks in Louisiana DID NOT dodge the bullet. They are dealing with home loss, property damage, debris removal, damaged infrastructure, lack of transportation and services.
    Thousands of Lousiana residents are without electricity and may be for weeks yet.
    Find out more and help:
    Hurricane Gustav | United Houma Nation
    Publicly assisted evacuees in Jefferson begin arriving
    Thousands without power in Baton Rouge, heat-related injury and illness increase
    — Gustav knocked out all 14 of the transmission lines between Baton Rouge and New Orleans.Outages may linger on for days, and in some extreme cases, weeks. Transmission lines are the thick wiring that connects substations and neighborhoods to original power sources.
    — About 108,023 are without power in East Baton Rouge Parish. Entergy says that 90 percent of customers will have powerby Sept. 17, and everyone will have electricity by Sept. 24.– Gustav knocked out all 14 of the transmission lines between Baton Rouge and New Orleans. Outages may linger on for days, and in some extreme cases, weeks. Transmission lines are the thick wiring that connects substations and neighborhoods to original power sources.
    — About 108,023 are without power in East Baton Rouge Parish. Entergy says that 90 percent of customers will have power by Sept. 17, and everyone will have electricityby Sept. 24.

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