Monday, August 30, 2004


Hurricane Victim Seethes at ‘Token’ $1.69 FEMA Check

`Seeking the government’s help, the Punta Gorda resident after being put on hold for 2 1/2 hours got through to the Federal Emergency Management Agency and told his tale: a damaged roof, shattered windows and no electricity.

About a week later, a check from the U.S. Treasury came in the mail. [..]

The check’s value: $1.69.’

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