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Val Reis Park in Louisiana

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St. Bernard Parish, La., May 25, 2011 -- Levee breaks during Hurricane Katrina sent some 10-feet of floodwaters into Val Riess Park, destroying much of the infrastructure of the 33-acre facility in Chalmette. The Federal Emergency Management Agency approved the restoration and enhancements to the park as an Improved Project, providing over $11.5 million in funding for the work. Lillie Long/FEMA
St. Bernard Parish, La., May 25, 2011 -- Levee breaks during Hurricane Katrina sent some 10-feet of floodwaters into Val Riess Park, destroying much of the infrastructure of the 33-acre facility in Chalmette. The Federal Emergency Management Agency approved the restoration and enhancements to the park as an Improved Project, providing over $11.5 million in funding for the work. Lillie Long/FEMA - Location: St. Bernard Parish, LA
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