Some folks (like my friends) are fortunate enough to have friends and family (like me) who have opened their homes to them. But there are probably many more who don't.
One thing you have to understand about gulf coast folks. Most are not going to leave the area once they get back. They will begin cleaning and/or
rebuilding their homes. Business will try to reopen and work towards life as usual. Although homeless and unemployed, without food, water and
electricity, many people will not give up. That's just the way they are.