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Study: FEMA Trailers Unhealthy for Katrina Survivors

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Study: FEMA Trailers Unhealthy for Katrina Survivors

Study: FEMA Trailers Unhealthy for Katrina Survivors

Study: FEMA Trailers Unhealthy for Katrina Survivors

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A new study suggests that long-term living in mobile homes supplied by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) threatens the physical and mental health of many survivors of Hurricane Katrina.

Dr. Lynn Lawry of the International Medical Corps, the lead author of the study, talks with Madeleine Brand about the findings.