The small bayou towns along the extreme Southwest coast of Louisiana suffered the worst from Rita. Cameron was virtually destroyed by a massive storm surge estimated to be 15-20 feet. The following are pictures of the effects from Rita around Cameron.
President Bush flies over the Cameron area on September 27, viewing the damage.
More than 2 months after Rita, there are few signs of recovery in the Cameron area.
The Cameron Public Library is completely destroyed, with nothing remaining but the concrete slab.
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