Tuesday, May 29, 2018

May 29, 2018. ‘People just give up’: Low-income hurricane victims slam federal relief programs. POLITICO

As the 2018 Hurricane season begins this is a MUST READ for everyone in low income, Black, Brown, and disenfranchised communities with the U.S. and globally.

CDS.  CEO BEMA International


https://www.politico.com/story/2018/05/29/houston-hurricane-harvey-fema-597912


‘People just give up’: Low-income hurricane victims slam federal relief programs



POLITICS ARTICLE

‘People just give up’: Low-income hurricane victims slam federal relief programs

05/29/18 05:08 AM EDT

...bureaucratic disaster-response system built up over decades that experts nearly universally agree is failing to provide critical support to low-income, minority communities when catastrophe strikes. “People just give up,” said Keith Downey, president of a local organization called Kashmere Gardens Super Neighborhood, which has been helping local residents recover. A POLITICO investigation found that...

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