November 19, 2016
Louisiana, United States
Between August eighth to fifteenth, Louisiana was hit by a historic degree of rain inflicting flooding and catastrophic injury. As much as 70 % of the houses in Livingston Parish, the place Narconon Louisiana New Life Retreat is situated have been broken by the flood. Extra rain fell in Watson, Louisiana alone through the three days of the flood then Los Angeles, CA has had in 4 years.
Ryan Maue, a meteorologist for WeatherBell Analytics, computed that the no-name storm deposited the equal of seven.1 trillion gallons of water on Louisiana. “Sufficient water fell that it might fill Lake Pontchartrain about 4 instances,” he stated.
“Sufficient water fell that it might fill Lake Pontchartrain about 4 instances,”
Hurricane Katrina, by comparability, solely left behind about 2.3 trillion gallons of rainwater within the state.
Narconon Louisiana New Life Retreat had water injury in three of its 5 buildings on the campus. With the assistance of many, together with graduates and their households, in addition to the power’s employees, they have been capable of reopen mid-September. Donations to the power and by way of Paypal and GoFundMe totaled over $25,000 and helped gasoline the wanted supplies and renovations.
Narconon Louisiana had simply celebrated their tenth anniversary solely weeks earlier than the flooding. Acknowledged in two proclamations, the native Mayor of Baton Rouge proclaimed July 30, 2016 as Creating Drug-Free Lives Day in honor of Narconon Louisiana celebrating its tenth 12 months within the battle towards drug and alcohol abuse.
All the employees at Narconon Louisiana are devoted to persevering with their work to make a distinction in serving to those that want it.
The picturesque facility sits on a 13-acre oak tree-lined property in a rural group simply exterior of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. College students on the middle can chill out on picnic tables underneath gazebos or take pleasure in meals by the pool as they rehabilitate their lives. Working with employees on the Narconon program, they can create a brand new lifetime of which they are often proud.