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Schumer Needs to Step-up Game before FEMA's next Temper Tantrum

If we have to wait years and beg our reluctant elected officials for sanity every time FEMA’s misguided Disaster Assistance Recoupment Offensive comes to town, then doesn’t that mean that neither Congress or the federal agencies are doing the job they were hired to do? 39 more words

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NY Senators v. FEMA - Too Little, Too Late (FEMA goes home fat and happy)

It is heartening to see that Senator Gillibrand is finally taking an interest in the well-documented, systemic, and widespread agency negligence which has caused the Sandy Recovery to linger in limbo. 249 more words

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Effects on FEMA of a DHS Shutdown - Comments by Fugate

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Shannon K. Wagner reblogged this on Fixing FEMA and commented:

Unfortunately, the Sandy Recovery has gone on for so long that this would not be the first government shutdown for these folks to experience. Heck, even the Katrina Recovery is continuing, though nowadays that ongoing story doesn't get much mention in the news.

Major Criticism of FEMA Spending by DHS OIG

The Diva does not usually do breaking news flashes, but a couple of fresh emails from the DHS Office of Inspector General regarding financial matters at FEMA probably are of special interest to this audience. 299 more words

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Shannon K. Wagner reblogged this on Fixing FEMA and commented:

Even FEMA's internal oversight reports show the agency is not doing a good job. This is only one example - I've written before on similar poor results shown in FEMA's reports in the areas of disability discrimination and agency management.

FEMA and H. Sandy- updates

Nov. 1, USNews&World Report. FEMA Can Deal With Disasters in a Way States Can’t.

Kathleen Tierney’s comments on the NY Time blog re Do We Really Need FEMA? 457 more words

Hurricane Sandy

Shannon K. Wagner reblogged this on Fixing FEMA and commented:

From 2012...

City of Boston Struggling to Get Disaster Declaration from FEMA

From an editorial in the Boston Globe: FEMA should recognize that Mass. needs help this winter. Here is the essence of the problem:

FEMA tends to provide relief for major, individual disasters, not the cumulative effects of smaller consecutive ones.

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Getting active

Folks, I know this sounds obvious, but part of getting active and fighting the NY Rising oppression is to let your thoughts be known to those who represent you.                                                                                                                                                           84 more words

Shannon K. Wagner reblogged this on Fixing FEMA and commented:

It's more than just being the squeaky wheel who is getting the grease - being persistent in demanding elected officials act in the best interest of their constituents is the responsible thing to do!