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FEMAINFO.US is an informational site run by the victims, for the victims, of catastrophes. It is not affiliated in any way with any government agency. This site is intended to help victims receive the compensation they are entitled to and justice in the event they are mistreated.

FEMA relies upon federal employees and contractors to deliver it's services.

FEMA also administers the largest single line insurance program in the world and has significant relationships with the Property Insurance Industry.

NC property 9/18/04
175k in coverage.
NC property the next day.
NFIP adjuster allowed for 85k in damages and said, "The insured must justify the loss."

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"So you know as well as I do, that FEMA represents the best of the federal government. Like you, I've seen their work first-hand, in the field, in the aftermath of Hurricane Isabel and the California wildfires. Americans affected by these disasters were relieved to see FEMA employees on the scene."
Secretary Tom Ridge, Miami FL July 30, 2004
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Since Hurricane Isabel, FEMA has run into problems unlike anything in its 18 year history. In March 2004, the United States Senate directed FEMA to re-evaluate 24,000 Isabel claims, shorted by the cooperative FEMA/Insurance Industry Adjusters.

In April 2004, US Senator Barbara Mikulski called for the Inspector General to investigate.


In May, 2004 the Baltimore County Executive, and former Circuit Court judge called for the US Attorney to investigate.


In June 2004, President Bush signed into law a bill calling for the GAO to investigate and report its findings within a year.

 

On September 14, 2004 US Senator Barbara Mikulski, a US Senate Banking Committee staffer, and an aide for US Senator Sarbanes were provided documents regarding FEMA accounting issues.

 

On September 15, 2004 the public learned FEMA suspended its independent accounting review.

On October 14, 2004, in response to concerns over the US Attorney's Office, DHS Inspector General's Office and FEMA, US Senators call upon Attorney General John Ashcroft to take every appropriate action to address the matter. Click here to view Senate request.

Click here to view request for DOJ investigation and concerns over DHS intimidation. Click here to see sworn statement.

In addition, Senators Mikulski and Sarbanes asked Secretary Tom Ridge for his immediate assistance and personal oversight of the NFIP claims review process.

 

 

 


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