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Excerpt from Oral History Interview with Renee Lee, December 19, 1999. Interview K-0284. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) See Entire Interview >>

Government bureaucracy interferes with the recovery effort

Renee Lee describes her frustration with the delays associated with trying to wring some help out of FEMA, which forced her to submit and resubmit forms when she needed food and clothing immediately. In contrast, the Red Cross provided two meals daily. Government bureaucracy, in her view, interfered with the relief and recovery effort.

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Oral History Interview with Renee Lee, December 19, 1999. Interview K-0284. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) in the Southern Oral History Program Collection, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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