Battered by hurricanes, 90% of population leaves coastal town

By Daniel Walker | March 28, 2024

Thriving community

The town of Cameron, Louisiana has been devastated by a series of powerful hurricanes over the past two decades, most recently Laura and Delta in 2020. 

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via The Weather Channel

This has left the once thriving community of almost 2,000 people with under 200 residents currently. 

Numerous hurricanes

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Louisiana Public Broadcasting

The town of Cameron, Louisiana, has borne the brunt of numerous hurricanes, each leaving a profound imprint on the community. From Hurricane Laura's catastrophic landfall to the historical record of devastating storms, Cameron has endured a tumultuous history marked by destruction, resilience, and the enduring spirit of its residents.