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Hurricane Laura slams Gulf Coast

Destroyed planes lie damaged around a Southland Field hanger in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura in Sulphur, Louisiana, August 27, 2020.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Destroyed planes lie damaged around a Southland Field hanger in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura in Sulphur, Louisiana, August 27, 2020.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Destroyed planes lie damaged around a Southland Field hanger in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura in Sulphur, Louisiana, August 27, 2020.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Homes and trees are seen destroyed in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura near Hackberry, Louisiana, August 27, 2020. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Homes and trees are seen destroyed in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura near Hackberry, Louisiana, August 27, 2020. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Homes and trees are seen destroyed in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura near Hackberry, Louisiana, August 27, 2020. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Mary Beth Darscheid walks past a fallen tree near her house after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Mary Beth Darscheid walks past a fallen tree near her house after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Mary Beth Darscheid walks past a fallen tree near her house after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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The Southland Field airport is seen damaged in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura in Sulphur, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

The Southland Field airport is seen damaged in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura in Sulphur, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

The Southland Field airport is seen damaged in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura in Sulphur, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A damaged structure is pictured after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

A damaged structure is pictured after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

A damaged structure is pictured after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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Eboney Gale, of Lake Charles, whose trailer was destroyed by Hurricane Laura, waits with family members for her brother to arrive outside the Sheraton hotel where they have sought shelter in New Orleans, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn

Eboney Gale, of Lake Charles, whose trailer was destroyed by Hurricane Laura, waits with family members for her brother to arrive outside the Sheraton hotel where they have sought shelter in New Orleans, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn

Eboney Gale, of Lake Charles, whose trailer was destroyed by Hurricane Laura, waits with family members for her brother to arrive outside the Sheraton hotel where they have sought shelter in New Orleans, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn
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Homes lie destroyed and immersed in water in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura near Hackberry, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Homes lie destroyed and immersed in water in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura near Hackberry, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Homes lie destroyed and immersed in water in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura near Hackberry, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Mary Beth Darscheid surveys the damage at her house after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Mary Beth Darscheid surveys the damage at her house after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Mary Beth Darscheid surveys the damage at her house after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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Lonnie Gatte returns to find his destroyed residence in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura in Sulphur, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Lonnie Gatte returns to find his destroyed residence in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura in Sulphur, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Lonnie Gatte returns to find his destroyed residence in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura in Sulphur, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Donnie Rogers sits at the entrance to his house after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Donnie Rogers sits at the entrance to his house after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Donnie Rogers sits at the entrance to his house after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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Debris hangs from the remains of a tree after Hurricane Laura passed through in Mamou, Louisiana, August 27.   REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Debris hangs from the remains of a tree after Hurricane Laura passed through in Mamou, Louisiana, August 27.   REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Debris hangs from the remains of a tree after Hurricane Laura passed through in Mamou, Louisiana, August 27.   REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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Teri Goleman sorts through her belongings in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura in Sulphur, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Teri Goleman sorts through her belongings in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura in Sulphur, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Teri Goleman sorts through her belongings in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura in Sulphur, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A building's roof lies in the torn branches of a nearby tree after Hurricane Laura passed through Orange, Texas, August 27. REUTERS/Julio-Cesar Chavez

A building's roof lies in the torn branches of a nearby tree after Hurricane Laura passed through Orange, Texas, August 27. REUTERS/Julio-Cesar Chavez

A building's roof lies in the torn branches of a nearby tree after Hurricane Laura passed through Orange, Texas, August 27. REUTERS/Julio-Cesar Chavez
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People drive their car through a flooded street after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

People drive their car through a flooded street after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

People drive their car through a flooded street after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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Ahmed Nawaz looks through the damage to his store after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Ahmed Nawaz looks through the damage to his store after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Ahmed Nawaz looks through the damage to his store after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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A view of damaged power lines after Hurricane Laura passed through Starks, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Ernest Scheyder

A view of damaged power lines after Hurricane Laura passed through Starks, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Ernest Scheyder

A view of damaged power lines after Hurricane Laura passed through Starks, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Ernest Scheyder
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Abdul Malik secures a friend's store that was damaged after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Abdul Malik secures a friend's store that was damaged after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Abdul Malik secures a friend's store that was damaged after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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A view shows a destroyed restaurant and a helicopter flying by after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

A view shows a destroyed restaurant and a helicopter flying by after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

A view shows a destroyed restaurant and a helicopter flying by after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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Gerald Leblanc stands in front of a house that was damaged after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Gerald Leblanc stands in front of a house that was damaged after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Gerald Leblanc stands in front of a house that was damaged after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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A man walks past fallen electrical lines to get to his residence in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura in Sulphur, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A man walks past fallen electrical lines to get to his residence in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura in Sulphur, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A man walks past fallen electrical lines to get to his residence in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura in Sulphur, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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The facade of a building is seen damaged after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27.   REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

The facade of a building is seen damaged after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

The facade of a building is seen damaged after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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Lonnie Gatte and Teri Golema kiss after returning to their residence, a 40-foot camping trailer, to find it completely destroyed in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura in Sulphur, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Lonnie Gatte and Teri Golema kiss after returning to their residence, a 40-foot camping trailer, to find it completely destroyed in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura in Sulphur, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Lonnie Gatte and Teri Golema kiss after returning to their residence, a 40-foot camping trailer, to find it completely destroyed in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura in Sulphur, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Plumes of smoke rise into the sky from a chemical plant fire in a damaged area after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Plumes of smoke rise into the sky from a chemical plant fire in a damaged area after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Plumes of smoke rise into the sky from a chemical plant fire in a damaged area after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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Downed power lines are seen on Highway 90 after Hurricane Laura passed through Iowa, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Downed power lines are seen on Highway 90 after Hurricane Laura passed through Iowa, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Downed power lines are seen on Highway 90 after Hurricane Laura passed through Iowa, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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A stuffed bear stands amid debris inside a damaged building after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

A stuffed bear stands amid debris inside a damaged building after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

A stuffed bear stands amid debris inside a damaged building after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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A member of the National Guard secures the area after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

A member of the National Guard secures the area after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

A member of the National Guard secures the area after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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Smoke rises over Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27.  
 HURRICANETRACK.COM via REUTERS

Smoke rises over Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. HURRICANETRACK.COM via REUTERS

Smoke rises over Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. HURRICANETRACK.COM via REUTERS
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Soldiers secure the area after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Soldiers secure the area after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Soldiers secure the area after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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The driver of an overturned 18 wheeler truck exits his vehicle after police arrival to the scene in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura along I-10 in Vinton, Texas, August 27. Both the driver and a passenger suffered minor injuries but survived. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

The driver of an overturned 18 wheeler truck exits his vehicle after police arrival to the scene in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura along I-10 in Vinton, Texas, August 27. Both the driver and a passenger suffered minor injuries but survived....more

The driver of an overturned 18 wheeler truck exits his vehicle after police arrival to the scene in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura along I-10 in Vinton, Texas, August 27. Both the driver and a passenger suffered minor injuries but survived. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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The facade of a building is seen damaged after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27.  
 REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

The facade of a building is seen damaged after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

The facade of a building is seen damaged after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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A McDonald's sign is seen damaged after Hurricane Laura passed through Iowa, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage  

A McDonald's sign is seen damaged after Hurricane Laura passed through Iowa, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage  

A McDonald's sign is seen damaged after Hurricane Laura passed through Iowa, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage  
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An overturned semi-trailer is seen in a field after Hurricane Laura passed through Welsh, Louisiana, August 27.  
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An overturned semi-trailer is seen in a field after Hurricane Laura passed through Welsh, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

An overturned semi-trailer is seen in a field after Hurricane Laura passed through Welsh, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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A view of the damaged area after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27.  REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

A view of the damaged area after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

A view of the damaged area after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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A view of the damaged area after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

A view of the damaged area after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

A view of the damaged area after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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The facade of a building is seen damaged after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27.  
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The facade of a building is seen damaged after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

The facade of a building is seen damaged after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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Emergency personnel arrive to survey the aftermath of Hurricane Laura in Sulphur, Louisiana, August 27.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Emergency personnel arrive to survey the aftermath of Hurricane Laura in Sulphur, Louisiana, August 27.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Emergency personnel arrive to survey the aftermath of Hurricane Laura in Sulphur, Louisiana, August 27.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Soldiers secure the area after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Soldiers secure the area after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Soldiers secure the area after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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A building is seen damaged after Hurricane Laura passed through Iowa, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

A building is seen damaged after Hurricane Laura passed through Iowa, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

A building is seen damaged after Hurricane Laura passed through Iowa, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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A local resident Houise Babineaux, 59, who recently was injured after stepping on a clam shell, sits in the back of a pick up truck while awaiting to return to his residence in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura in Sulphur, Louisiana, August 27.    REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A local resident Houise Babineaux, 59, who recently was injured after stepping on a clam shell, sits in the back of a pick up truck while awaiting to return to his residence in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura in Sulphur, Louisiana, August 27.  ...more

A local resident Houise Babineaux, 59, who recently was injured after stepping on a clam shell, sits in the back of a pick up truck while awaiting to return to his residence in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura in Sulphur, Louisiana, August 27.   REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A police car is seen next to a flooded underpass after Hurricane Laura passed through Lafayette, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

A police car is seen next to a flooded underpass after Hurricane Laura passed through Lafayette, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

A police car is seen next to a flooded underpass after Hurricane Laura passed through Lafayette, Louisiana, August 27. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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Local resident Garry Glass, 70, cuts branches to clear the way into his neighborhood in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura in Sulphur, Louisiana, August 27.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Local resident Garry Glass, 70, cuts branches to clear the way into his neighborhood in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura in Sulphur, Louisiana, August 27.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Local resident Garry Glass, 70, cuts branches to clear the way into his neighborhood in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura in Sulphur, Louisiana, August 27.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Structures near Vermilion Bay are seen in waters brought by Hurricane Laura as it approaches Abbeville, Louisiana, August 26.    REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn

Structures near Vermilion Bay are seen in waters brought by Hurricane Laura as it approaches Abbeville, Louisiana, August 26.  REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn

Structures near Vermilion Bay are seen in waters brought by Hurricane Laura as it approaches Abbeville, Louisiana, August 26.  REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn
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A car near Vermilion Bay is seen partially submerged in waters brought by Hurricane Laura approaching Abbeville, Louisiana, August 26.  REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn

A car near Vermilion Bay is seen partially submerged in waters brought by Hurricane Laura approaching Abbeville, Louisiana, August 26.  REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn

A car near Vermilion Bay is seen partially submerged in waters brought by Hurricane Laura approaching Abbeville, Louisiana, August 26.  REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn
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A sign referencing the coronavirus and Hurricane Laura is seen in Galveston, Texas, August 26. REUTERS/Julio-Cesar Chavez

A sign referencing the coronavirus and Hurricane Laura is seen in Galveston, Texas, August 26. REUTERS/Julio-Cesar Chavez

A sign referencing the coronavirus and Hurricane Laura is seen in Galveston, Texas, August 26. REUTERS/Julio-Cesar Chavez
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Roger Taylor stands outside his garage as his family sits inside as Hurricane Laura approaches the gulf coast in Abbeville, Louisiana, August 26.  REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn  

Roger Taylor stands outside his garage as his family sits inside as Hurricane Laura approaches the gulf coast in Abbeville, Louisiana, August 26.  REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn  

Roger Taylor stands outside his garage as his family sits inside as Hurricane Laura approaches the gulf coast in Abbeville, Louisiana, August 26.  REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn  
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Cousins Cali Chase, 8, and Sawyer Cook, 8, play in the surf ahead of Hurricane Laura in Galveston, Texas, August 26. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Cousins Cali Chase, 8, and Sawyer Cook, 8, play in the surf ahead of Hurricane Laura in Galveston, Texas, August 26. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Cousins Cali Chase, 8, and Sawyer Cook, 8, play in the surf ahead of Hurricane Laura in Galveston, Texas, August 26. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Residents fill sandbags at St. Raymond Church, provided by Mayor LaToya Cantrell and the local government, in New Orleans, Louisiana, August 25. REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn

Residents fill sandbags at St. Raymond Church, provided by Mayor LaToya Cantrell and the local government, in New Orleans, Louisiana, August 25. REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn

Residents fill sandbags at St. Raymond Church, provided by Mayor LaToya Cantrell and the local government, in New Orleans, Louisiana, August 25. REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn
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Trung Nguyen boards up his brother’s convenience store Food Etc in Abbeville, Louisiana, U.S., as Hurricane Laura approaches, August 26.  REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn  

Trung Nguyen boards up his brother’s convenience store Food Etc in Abbeville, Louisiana, U.S., as Hurricane Laura approaches, August 26.  REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn  

Trung Nguyen boards up his brother’s convenience store Food Etc in Abbeville, Louisiana, U.S., as Hurricane Laura approaches, August 26.  REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn  
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Galveston resident Charlotte, 12, photographs her two-year-old beagle Sunny who reacts to high wind in Galveston, Texas, August 26. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Galveston resident Charlotte, 12, photographs her two-year-old beagle Sunny who reacts to high wind in Galveston, Texas, August 26. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Galveston resident Charlotte, 12, photographs her two-year-old beagle Sunny who reacts to high wind in Galveston, Texas, August 26. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A resident carries sandbags at St. Raymond Church, provided by Mayor LaToya Cantrell and the local government, in New Orleans, Louisiana, August 25. REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn

A resident carries sandbags at St. Raymond Church, provided by Mayor LaToya Cantrell and the local government, in New Orleans, Louisiana, August 25. REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn

A resident carries sandbags at St. Raymond Church, provided by Mayor LaToya Cantrell and the local government, in New Orleans, Louisiana, August 25. REUTERS/Kathleen Flynn
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Pieces of debris that have been tossed into water-soaked fields and a broken tree limb are seen after Hurricane Laura passed through Mamou, Louisiana, U.S., August 27, 2020.   REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Pieces of debris that have been tossed into water-soaked fields and a broken tree limb are seen after Hurricane Laura passed through Mamou, Louisiana, U.S., August 27, 2020. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Pieces of debris that have been tossed into water-soaked fields and a broken tree limb are seen after Hurricane Laura passed through Mamou, Louisiana, U.S., August 27, 2020. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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A view shows a destroyed Confederate statue in front of a courthouse after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, U.S., August 27, 2020. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

A view shows a destroyed Confederate statue in front of a courthouse after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, U.S., August 27, 2020. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

A view shows a destroyed Confederate statue in front of a courthouse after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, U.S., August 27, 2020. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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Ahmed Nawaz inspects a damaged building after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, U.S. August 27, 2020. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Ahmed Nawaz inspects a damaged building after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, U.S. August 27, 2020. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Ahmed Nawaz inspects a damaged building after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, U.S. August 27, 2020. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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A man walks on a road in a damaged area after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, U.S. August 27, 2020. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

A man walks on a road in a damaged area after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, U.S. August 27, 2020. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

A man walks on a road in a damaged area after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, Louisiana, U.S. August 27, 2020. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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A local resident Clint Pippen holds his dog Barkley as he walks past power lines to get to his residence in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura in Sulphur, Louisiana, U.S., August 27, 2020.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A local resident Clint Pippen holds his dog Barkley as he walks past power lines to get to his residence in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura in Sulphur, Louisiana, U.S., August 27, 2020. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A local resident Clint Pippen holds his dog Barkley as he walks past power lines to get to his residence in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura in Sulphur, Louisiana, U.S., August 27, 2020. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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