Cattle had to be driven through the waters of a flooded road and then trucked to higher ground on Aug. 16 in Sorrento, La. About a third of the flooding in the state last month occurred outside the local flood plain. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Outdated FEMA Flood Maps Don't Account For Climate Change

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Evacuees sleep in cots on Aug. 19 at the shelter set up at the River Center arena in Baton Rouge, La., as the area deals with the record flooding. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Louisiana Kids Return To School, A Bubble Of Normalcy After Massive Floods

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Hilton Pray, 82, holds one of thousands of his photographs that were damaged after an estimated 4-feet of water filled his home in Denham Springs, La. Collin Richie/Humans of the Water hide caption

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After Louisiana Floods, A Photographer Finds Resilience

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Cleanup crews roll through East Baton Rouge picking up debris from massive floods that ravaged the state last week. Ari Shapiro/NPR hide caption

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Cleanup Crews Roll Through Baton Rouge After Louisiana Flooding

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