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Hurricane Katrina / Evacuee Housing / Debit Cards #805452

FNC Evening News for Saturday, Sep 10, 2005
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(Studio: Laurie Dhue) Report introduced.

(Houston: Alicia Acuna) The status of Hurricane Katrina evacuees at the Houston Astrodome featured; details given about the effort to relocate those displaced by the storm to permanent housing.

(Studio: Laurie Dhue) Report introduced.

(Washington: Steve Centanni) The confusion surrounding FEMA’s debit card program featured; details given about the 2000 dollar cards, which are designed to be handed out to Katrina evacuees in Texas.

(Studio: Laurie Dhue) Reports of the misuse of the FEMA debit cards and Katrina’s impact on farmers noted.

(Baton Rouge: Molly Henneberg) The church-sponsored “Carnival of Hope” in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, for children displaced by the storm featured; scenes shown. [Mother Lakisha GILBERT†- comments.]

Dhue, Laurie;
Acuna, Alicia;
Centanni, Steve;
Henneberg, Molly

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