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Still going: FEMA continues efforts to assist fire victims from 2020

FEMA's request for cadaver pouches follows warnings at the White House of coronavirus death tolls surpassing 100,000.
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Federal Emergency Management Agency

Year two of the rebuilding process is well underway, as the region recovers from the destructive fires of September 2020.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, is just one of many agencies, government and not, working to get people back into housing they can afford.

FEMA has already set up manufactured homes--"FEMA trailers"--at several sites in fire zones.

More remains to be done, and we get an update from Paul Corah, based in the Oregon FEMA office.

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