Narrative: Exhaustion Sets in For Flood Survivors as Relief Efforts Flag

Aug 9, 2016

Rachel Larratt describes the exhaustion of the October flood survivors who are still fighting to receive aid and support many months later.
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In the South Beltline and Gills Creek area of Columbia, many homes were extensively damaged by last October's flood. Rachel Larratt, a survivor turned volunteer from this area, reflects on the water rising in her own home, as well as the deflated spirits of other survivors who are still struggling to recover from the disaster.