Chamblee, GA, August 25, 2016 – The Post Reports – Residents from in and around the Chamblee area responded to a call for donations to aid victims of the recent Louisiana floods. Law enforcement agencies throughout Georgia are partnering to help the flood ravaged community of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
“I think this is an historic event and I am excited to really show what Georgia Governor Nathan Deal talks about as being ‘One Georgia.,'” said Clarence Cox, National Vice President of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE).
According to Louisiana news sources, more than 100,000 people were affected in the state, from losing their homes to the flood and displaced until flood waters recede. Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards said 40,000 homes were damaged to varying degrees and some 30,000 people were rescued from their homes.
The donations collected in Chamblee will be made part of a convoy of supplies headed to Louisiana.