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Excerpt from Oral History Interview with Johnnie and Kathleen Bratten, January 15, 2000. Interview K-0508. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) See Entire Interview >>

Reliance on volunteer groups in the absence of help from FEMA

Kathleen Bratten describes the crowd of religious organizations who gave her and Johnnie money, appliances, and other help after the flooding. They rely on these groups because FEMA has not responded to requests for assistance.

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Oral History Interview with Johnnie and Kathleen Bratten, January 15, 2000. Interview K-0508. 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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