The Diva does not recall any prior experience with numbers this high. From NOLA.com, 85 percent of Louisiana’s population in recovery from natural disasters. An excerpt:
Here’s a sobering statistic: 85 percent of Louisiana’s population, in 56 out of 64 parishes, is in recovery of some sort from natural disasters since March. That was part of the data poured out Thursday (Feb. 23) to the state Senate Select Committee on Women and Children.