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Flood Recovery Information
From this page, you will be able to access information on a variety of issues related to flood recovery.
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LaHouse Resource Center
A research-based showcase of solutions and educational programs to help you shape the future with homes that offer MORE benefits with LESS ....
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Termite Resistance
Use multiple methods to make your home resistant to damage from termites, especially Formosan subterranean termites, and other wood-destroying insects. Since basic controls and most state approved stand-alone treatments are not fool-proof, it’s wise to invest in a second line of defense or even a totally termite-resistant structure. Click here to find out how to make your home resistant to termites.
Flood Hazards in Louisiana
Louisiana floods - from excess rain and poor drainage; from overflow of rivers, streams and bayous; from drainage channels backing-up; from storm surge; from levee failures.
NFIP Claims and Levees: What you need to know
Flood Insurance and Levees
FEMA released a Levees Brochure during the Spring 2011 Floods, explaining NFIP coverage behind levees, for protective measures and the waiting period. This page is copied directly from that brochure and includes a PDF of the original document as an attachment.
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My House, My Home
Whenever you build, remodel or buy a home, you have the power of choice. Use this science-based guide to take control of your investment and enjoy a high-performance home that offers so much more than shelter and style alone.
Prepare an evacuation to-go kit for your child
(Distributed 08/29/08) Adults are urged to assemble a “grab-and-go” box of important papers in case of a hurricane evacuation. How about making a “to-go kit” for your child? Assembling a few treasured items can help your child in times of disaster, according to LSU AgCenter family development professor Dr. Rebecca White.
Manage post-hurricane stress
(Distributed 09/07/08) You probably can’t avoid the stress coming in the wake of Hurricane Gustav, but you can manage it, says LSU AgCenter family and consumer sciences specialist Becky White.
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Food Safety and You: The Dangers of Raw Pet Food Diets
As natural as raw pet food diets may seem, these diets have not been shown to be healthier for pets. In addition, they can pose significant risks to humans.
How does the fact that Louisiana floods affect you?
Flooding affects everyone in Louisiana, if for no other reason than the reality that management of flood risk and response to flood events consumes public resources (tax dollars).
Recovery & Assistance
This is a guide for flood and hurricane recovery information, including financial assistance.
Parents as Partners
As you and your child join the 4-H program, you’ll want to make the most of the experience. The success of your 4-H club and the kind of experience your child has depends greatly upon your parental involvement. 4-H has so much to offer your child through educational programs, contests and special events. Through active participation in 4-H, your child will develop skills that will last a lifetime.
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Wind-resistant Walls
Build for Wall Strength....
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Drain the Rain on the Plane
Create a continuous drainage plane to keep moisture moving away properly.
Dedicate a Room in Louisiana House
Charter Diamond, Platinum and Gold Key Contributors to LaHouse capital campaign may select and permanently dedicate a room or feature as an exclusive recognition opportunity (while available).
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Design for the Climate
In the Gulf Region, this means reducing summer heat gain....
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Tight Construction for a Continuous Air Barrier
Homes should create a continuous air barrier system that surrounds all conditioned space...
From Vision to Reality
News about LaHouse Ribbon Cutting, post-storm accomplishments and what's next.
LaHouse Location
Location & Directions - LaHouse Resource Center
LaHouse Resource Center is located at the southwest edge of the LSU campus in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. It is on Gourrier Lane, between Nicholson Drive and River Road, across from Alex Box Baseball Stadium and adjacent the LSU golf course.
LaHouse Location
Location - Louisiana House Home & Landscape Resource Center
LaHouse Resource Center is located at the southwest edge of the LSU campus in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. It is on Gourrier Lane, between Nicholson Drive and River Road, across from Alex Box Baseball Stadium and adjacent the LSU golf course.
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