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Excerpt from Oral History Interview with Billy Ray Hall, January 20, 2000. Interview K-0509. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) See Entire Interview >>

Hurricane Floyd as a learning experience

Hall discusses everything he and other North Carolinians learned from their lack of preparedness for Hurricane Floyd. He learned about the path of hurricanes, methods of aid delivery, and the need for a substantial Rainy Day Fund, which had only $326 million to contribute to a six billion dollar disaster. Hall thinks North Carolina will deal better with the next disaster.

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Oral History Interview with Billy Ray Hall, January 20, 2000. Interview K-0509. 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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