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Louisiana Flood Update: 60,000 Homes Damaged, 13 Dead; Caskets Unearthed From Cemeteries by Flood

As floodwaters began to recede in Louisiana Saturday after leaving at least 13 dead and damaging 60,000 homes, search parties are going door to door looking for survivors or bodies trapped by flooding even as more than 102,000 residents have registered for federal assistance.