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Connect directly with Local Community Groups

It is imperative that FEMA listen and connect to local community groups in order to facilitate action in an emergency. The local groups know exactly where the most benefit can occur and are not politically motivated. Many times, the politics within and among local officials can prevent emergency assistance getting to the people who need it. FEMA should partner DIRECTLY with local community groups. An example is http://www.floodside.com ...more »

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Rail Safe-Harbor

Base-sites in local communities (e.g. Inexpensive warehouse design approximately the size of a Walgreens or CVS up to Wal-Mart size) that are multi-use, dual powerd by grid or a train engine and spread across the National Rail system to house, treat and/or evacuate populace on a temporary short term basis for a few days before, during or after a disaster event. FEMA heavy resources respond to each location within 6 hours ...more »

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