New Orleans Mayor: No More FEMA Trailers in City

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The contentious trailer park in the Algiers neighborhood of New Orleans i

The contentious trailer park in the Algiers neighborhood of New Orleans abuts single-family houses. Mayor Ray Nagin said FEMA went against the city's wishes by building it. Amy Walters, NPR hide caption

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The contentious trailer park in the Algiers neighborhood of New Orleans

The contentious trailer park in the Algiers neighborhood of New Orleans abuts single-family houses. Mayor Ray Nagin said FEMA went against the city's wishes by building it.

Amy Walters, NPR

New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin says he will no longer allow FEMA to put trailers in his city as temporary housing for residents displaced by hurricanes. He says he made the decision after some people from the federal agency mistreated residents of the Algiers neighborhood.

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