Katrina Victims in Limbo as FEMA Appeals Aid Order Last week, a federal judge ruled that FEMA violated the Constitution by making it too confusing for people uprooted by Hurricane Katrina to get housing aid. He called the process Kafkaesque.
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Katrina Victims in Limbo as FEMA Appeals Aid Order

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Katrina Victims in Limbo as FEMA Appeals Aid Order

Katrina Victims in Limbo as FEMA Appeals Aid Order

Katrina Victims in Limbo as FEMA Appeals Aid Order

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Last week, a federal judge ruled that FEMA violated the Constitution by making it too confusing for people uprooted by Hurricane Katrina to get housing aid. He called the process Kafkaesque.

The judge ordered FEMA to immediately begin paying rent for those who had been rejected for long-term help. But FEMA has appealed the ruling.