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Mon Dec 3, 2018, 01:08 AM

Three Weeks Later, Still No FEMA Trailers Available for Camp Fire Survivors

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Three Weeks Later, Still No FEMA Trailers Available for Camp Fire Survivors

Three weeks after the start of the Camp Fire in Butte County, the deadliest, most destructive wildfire in modern California history, thousands of residents from the town of Paradise and surrounding communities ravaged by the blaze are still living in shelters and tents or staying with friends and relatives.

Although the Federal Emergency Management Agency has been providing hotel vouchers to those displaced by the fire, many survivors are frustrated that few longer-term solutions have been provided.

Since he fled his home three weeks ago, Ulis Gordon has been staying in a tent in an empty lot next to a Walmart in nearby Chico. The lot has turned into a makeshift refugee encampment, where dozens of tents housing displaced survivors have sprung up since the fire.

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Garcia [FEMA Spokesperson] says FEMA has more than 80 trailers ready to go, but that would barely begin to house the more than 2,000 people that need them.

The hotel vouchers FEMA has been offering are only good for up to 90 days. But the agency said that once the trailers become available, fire survivors could likely live in them for at least 18 months.


More at link. Of course Puerto Rico still doesn't have its infrastructure back, Floridians still don't have trailers either. Hell of a job FEMA!

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Stonepounder Monday OP
Beartracks Monday #1
joshdawg Monday #5
brush Monday #6
Beartracks Tuesday #10
The River Monday #2
murielm99 Monday #3
SergeStorms Monday #4
Just a Weirdo Monday #7
Achilleaze Monday #8
NotASurfer Monday #9

Response to Stonepounder (Original post)

Mon Dec 3, 2018, 01:11 AM

1. Heckuva job! Republican "government" at your service. n/ t

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Response to Beartracks (Reply #1)

Mon Dec 3, 2018, 03:56 AM

5. Well, gosh.

You mean thoughts and prayers are not enough? heavy

republicans have never learned how to govern..........and they never will.

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Response to joshdawg (Reply #5)

Mon Dec 3, 2018, 07:38 AM

6. They don't care, plus trump move millions from FEMA to ICE and the border...

gotta keep those brown kids in cages dontcha know.

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Response to joshdawg (Reply #5)

Tue Dec 4, 2018, 12:01 AM

10. To be fair, they don't want to govern. They want to rule. n/t

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Response to Stonepounder (Original post)

Mon Dec 3, 2018, 02:09 AM

2. What The Feds Aren't Doing

Local communities are.
All across NorCal local civic and fraternal groups, businesses and individuals are pitching in to help. dog bless California!

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Response to Stonepounder (Original post)

Mon Dec 3, 2018, 02:09 AM

3. Why help out a blue state,

hey, trump?

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Response to murielm99 (Reply #3)

Mon Dec 3, 2018, 03:43 AM

4. It will be interesting...

to see how long before aid starts reaching Alaska, being a red state. I wouldn't be surprised if Trump went to Fairbanks and threw paper towels to them! Of course Alaska will have to start to taking better care of their tectonic plates, keep them washed and stacked correctly so this doesn't happen again. Like they do in Scandinavian countries.

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Response to SergeStorms (Reply #4)

Mon Dec 3, 2018, 07:49 AM

7. Fairbanks? Yeah. Perfect

Let Trump talk to no one but Kodiak bears while the survivors clean up the infrastructure. Make sure Pence is in attendance.

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Response to Stonepounder (Original post)

Mon Dec 3, 2018, 08:28 AM

8. You are doing a sucky job, Dirty Donny* (R)

* aka republican Draft-Dodger-in-Chief

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Response to Stonepounder (Original post)

Mon Dec 3, 2018, 10:22 AM

9. Remember the gut reaction from Two Scoops

Because California no Federal aid

Evidently until they rake the forest to demonstrate fealty

California has a state prison in Oroville that I'm sure would volunteer to hold him awaiting trial if the federal facilities are full

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