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September 05, 2005
From DavidNYC at Daily Kos, a list in progress of FEMA-related headlines . All of them are for real. None are satirical.
FEMA won't accept Amtrak's help in evacuations
FEMA turns away experienced firefighters
FEMA turns back Wal-Mart supply trucks
FEMA prevents Coast Guard from delivering diesel fuel
FEMA won't let Red Cross deliver food
FEMA bars morticians from entering New Orleans
FEMA blocks 500-boat citizen flotilla from delivering aid
FEMA fails to utilize Navy ship with 600-bed hospital on board
FEMA to Chicago: Send just one truck
FEMA turns away generators
... and last but not least, FEMA: "First Responders Urged Not To Respond"
Posted by Chris Clarke at September 5, 2005 07:29 PM
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FEMA: Failing Every Mission AbsolutelyPosted by: Miguel Alondra at September 5, 2005 08:59 PM
And please don't forget FEMA going out Saturday and cutting the emergency communication lines at Jefferson Parish, an action to which the sheriff responded by, after fixing them, posting armed guards to protect them.Posted by: Idyllopus at September 6, 2005 03:02 AM