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FEMA Offers Money to Leave Trailers

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FEMA Offers Money to Leave Trailers

Katrina & Beyond

FEMA Offers Money to Leave Trailers

FEMA Offers Money to Leave Trailers

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency will offer victims of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita who are still living in government trailers up to $4,000 to help them find permanent housing.

Amanda Spake, journalist and Katrina Media Fellow at the Open Society Institute, explains how the plan works and considers how effective it's likely to be.