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ID:

456

Date:

2007-08-22

Headline:

FEMA to release personal data about people who applied for help

Reporter's name:

Tyler Treadway

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

Yes

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

TCPalm.com (Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers)

City:

Fort Pierce, FL

Summary:

Several Florida newspapers used FOIA to demand data about recipients of federal disaster relief from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA; now part of the Department of Homeland Security). A federal appeals court ruled that the agency must release address information - but not names - in response to the FOIA requests.

Keywords:

FEMA, hurricane, Frances, Jeanne, aid

URL:

http://www.tcpalm.com/news/2007/aug/22/no-headline-22tfema/


Agencies:

FEMA

States:

FL

Categories:

natural disaster


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