Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement agents have currently rescued a total of 2,324 people and 464 animals to date due to the flooding in Louisiana. Agents rescued a total of 1,833 people from 6 a.m. on Aug. 13 till 5 a.m. on Aug. 14.
Agents began search and rescue missions around 4 a.m. on Aug. 12 and have ran search and rescue missions around the clock ever since. The following are the rescues by parish since 4 a.m. on Aug. 12 till 5 a.m. on Aug. 14.
Tangipahoa - 261 people and 91 animals
Washington - 3 people
Livingston - 116 people and 40 animals
St. Helena - 25 people
East Baton Rouge - 927 people and 177 animals
Iberia - 41 people and 3 animals
Lafayette - 791 people and 109 animals
East Feliciana - 49 people and 5 animals
West Feliciana - 2 people
Vermilion - 65 people and 23 animals
Acadia - 22 people and 2 animals
St. Landry - 22 people and 14 animals
Search and rescue operations are still ongoing and the number of people and animals rescued will rise over the course of the day into Aug. 15. Agents will also remain on alert and be ready for further search and rescue activities until the flood waters recede.