Puerto Rican Hurricane Evacuees Get Deadlines and Obstructions, Not Long-Term Help, From FEMA

Puerto Rican Hurricane Evacuees Get Deadlines and Obstructions, Not Long-Term Help, From FEMA

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Last night at midnight was the initial deadline for FEMA to kick out Puerto Rican hurricane evacuees from their emergency housing, though a federal judge has now extended the timeline to midnight Tuesday—48 hours longer. While this is an important win, it is not at all sufficient for the needs of the evacuees—and it highlights FEMA's lack of planning for long term. Dr. Adriana Garriga-López, associate professor and chair of the anthropology and sociology department at Kalamazoo College, joins ... See More

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