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HysteryDiagnosis Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 10:05 PM
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Trailer Nation.... Nomad Nation... Third World Superpower....
Edited on Fri Sep-30-05 10:07 PM by 4MoronicYears
and then they wonder why...... You need something for your military to do?? Well then... here you go.


http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/20...

The task is enormous. Federal officials told Congress on Sept. 8 that as many as 1 million people were displaced by the storm and 450,000 families were homeless, figures that echo assumptions in a FEMA hurricane planning exercise last year.

In reality, the numbers are far more murky. FEMA now estimates that 300,000 families are homeless, and 200,000 will require government housing. But the manufactured housing industry says it will take six months to build 40,000 trailers. Of 600 trailer sites proposed so far, only 5 percent have ready access to water, sewer, power and other services.

On Tuesday, 22 days after Katrina smashed into the Gulf Coast, aides to Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco (D) asked FEMA to move as many as 50,000 people from shelters into hotels and motels for as many as 90 days. The stop-gap measure is needed to meet Bush's goal while officials debate how and where to establish trailer cities -- or other options for evacuees -- and who will pay for them, said Jerry Jones, state director of facilities and planning.

"We just don't have the time to develop new temporary housing communities," Jones said. "We need to get them out of these shelters. . . . We don't want to just warehouse our people."

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valerief Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 10:20 PM
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1. They're lowballing the Superdome violence
Now they're lowballing the impact to Southern LA victims. We knew they'd lowball the deaths when they got Kenyon to discard the bodies.

Nazi Germany made people disappear. That wasn't very long ago.
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