“Cajun Navy” Sails to Texas to Provide Rescue and Relief

Volunteers from Louisiana brought their makeshift flotilla to Texas to aid in search and rescue efforts, as well as helping to distribute supplies, food and much-needed relief to people caught in the recent devastation of Hurricane Harvey.

Starting with a 9-hour drive as a caravan from Baton Rouge, LA, the volunteers arrived in Humble, TX with bass boats, airboats, and other small motorized boats. After a training session with the sheriff’s department, the self-named “Cajun Navy” began searching for survivors, under the canopy of dark skies and driving rain.

Unfortunately, not everyone saw their efforts as helpful, as many of the Louisianan volunteers found themselves having to dodge bullets as they rescued both people and animals from the devastation.

The Cajun Navy, with little formal organization other than wanting to help, as given aid to other catastrophes such as Hurricane Katrina and the floods that devastated Louisiana in 2016.

 

Also aiding in the efforts is the National Guard and the US Navy.

 

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Please note that, according to the Cajun Navy’s Facebook page, they ask that you not make donations to them as their needs are currently met

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