Skip to comments.FEMA teams told to 'sightsee' as Sandy victims suffered
Posted on 12/06/2012 3:32:59 PM PST by Doogle
Hurry up and wait.
Thats what first responders were left to do after being deployed by FEMA to assist in the storm-ravaged areas in the initial days after superstorm Sandy, FoxNews.com has learned. A FEMA worker who spoke to FoxNews.com described a chaotic scene at New Jersey's Fort Dix, where emergency workers arrived as the storm bore down on the Atlantic Coast. The worker said officials at the staging area were unprepared and told the incoming responders there was nothing for them to do for nearly four days.
They told us to hurry, hurry, hurry," the worker, who works at the agency's headquarters in Washington and volunteered to deploy for the storm recovery effort. "We rushed to Fort Dix, only to find out that our liaison didnt even know we were coming.
The regional coordinator even said to us, I dont know why you were rushed here because we dont need you,' said the worker, who spoke out of frustration with the lack of planning and coordination following the devastating storm.
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Barack 0bama doesn’t care about white people!
He doesn’t care about black, brown, yellow, red, or purple people either.
If you want all this to go away, don't make more than $250K per year and don't get damaged by a natural disaster.
FEMA was completely reformed after Katrina. Now FEMA needs to be completely reformed after Sandy. At some point you would think it would sink into the mush-filled skulls of the public that the FedMob can’t manage anything. It can’t.
Sure would have been nice if this FEMA worker would have told this story before the election....
But the idiots in those states rushed right out to vote for him. I don’t wanna hearing any griping from them.
They are there to manage the emergency not solve any problems.
They do seem to manage to make bad situations worse.
But it's common knowledge that FEMA is much-better run under Obama than Bush.
Hence the goal of the MSM to never report on these problems.
>> BUSH’S FAULT
No lessons learned. The arrogance of Leftism.
The media is pretending all of the FEMA failures under Obama never happened. Hence, those who aren't finding the news for themselves buy the storyline that FEMA is doing great now.
I can accept that as a reason for wide spread ignorance but I will no longer consider it an excuse.
Hey Chip. Isn’t FEMA funded by taxpayer money? Then they better damn well go in there and solve some problems the right way. I do suspect FEMA was not set up to help.
Those days are gone.
FEMA is now a self-serving bureaucracy that commits little of its own resources but acts as the conduit for the resources of others.
That’s what we call the hook; then you are done for.
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