Wednesday, September 17, 2008

FEMA Having Another "Brownie" Moment?

I keep hearing stories from my friends in Houston, TX about the slow and often chaotic response of FEMA to hurricane Ike. Apparently FEMA delivered several pods of ice for emergency distribution but failed to deliver refrigeration and the ice melted. The locations of the distribution points remains a mystery to most folks, and in general Houstonians are not very pleased.

According to a UPI press report:
"Harris County's two top officials say they knew something had to be done when thousands of hurricane victims went away empty-handed after waiting in line all day to receive food, water, ice and tarps to cover their damaged roofs."
The press would be all over this but the crash on Wall Street has dominated the media.

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