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Hurricane Katrina and Fema
Failures of FEMA Reported in Major Media

Important Note:
As some of the links below to articles on Hurricane Katrina and FEMA failures no longer function, see this webpage for verbatim quotes from many of these articles.

FEMA refuses hundreds of personnel, dozens of vehicles - Chicago Tribune, 9/2/05,1,2011979.story

FEMA won't let Red Cross deliver food - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 9/3/05

FEMA fails to utilize Navy ship with 600-bed hospital on board - Chicago Tribune, 9/4/05,1,4144825.story

FEMA turns away state-of-the-art mobile hospital from Univ. of North Carolina - CNN, 9/5/05

FEMA won't accept Amtrak's help in evacuations - Financial Times, 9/5/05

FEMA rejects skills of firefighters, instructs them to hand out fliers - Salt Lake Tribune, 9/6/05

FEMA turns back Wal-Mart supply trucks - New York Times, 9/6/05

FEMA prevents Coast Guard from delivering diesel fuel - New York Times, 9/6/05

FEMA blocks 500-boat citizen flotilla from delivering aid - News Sentinel, 9/8/05

FEMA asks media not to take pictures of dead - Washington Post, 9/8/05

FEMA turns back German government plane loaded with 15 tons of food - Spiegel, 9/12/05,1518,374268,00.html

FEMA prevents MDs from treating dying people around them because not "federalized" - NY Times, 9/17/05

FEMA veteran states bosses ignored his critical warnings in days prior to hurricane - CNN, 9/18/05

FEMA diverts money for hurricane disaster study to future bridge options - CNN, 9/18/05

FEMA: "First Responders Urged Not To Respond" Unless Dispatched - FEMA's own website

Important Note:
As some of the links above to articles on Hurricane Katrina and FEMA failures no longer function, see this webpage for verbatim quotes from many of these articles.

More Resources

For a highly revealing personal account by two emergency medical personnel who were participating in a conference in New Orleans at the time of the hurricane, see their gripping story at this link. The mainstream media has largely avoided reporting devastating personal stories which reveal all that is being covered up. For more on how corporate ownership of the media blocks key stories like this, see

For those who are ready to go even deeper, first read FEMA's own description of its founding here. Then, learn the deeper aspects of FEMA's shady beginnings at Finally, for Online Journal's revealing analysis article "New Orleans: Dress rehearsal for lockdown of America" see this link.

For a little hard-hitting humor on the CBS website:

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