The Invisible Flood

February 11, 2007 at 6:29 pm Leave a comment

In June 2006 New York State, in the United States, was hit by serious flooding. Homes were destroyed and roads were washed out. Residents in the area are still working to rebuild their lives. The pain and frustration of trying to reclaim your life after a disaster is detailed in a blog titled The Invisible Flood. Pam’s home was heavily damaged by flood-waters and she has been fighting through government bureaucracy ever since.

Stick around, I have stories to tell. I’ll tell you about the Red Cross worker telling me in her soft Southern drawl “It’s not Katrina honey!” as she turns me down for assistance. There’s one about getting my renewal bill for my flood insurance with the increase in rate, 3 weeks after this flood and they have yet to help me one bit now. Thanks so much NFIP!! I knew that $1,039 I paid you last year was really going to help me if our house flooded…..

So begins Pam’s blog as she chronicles the struggle she faces. It is an intimate, surprising, and passionate look into the aftermath of natural disaster.


Entry filed under: flood, politics, United States, water.

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