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BrianKelly’sBlog – FEMA Whistleblower: “A Dark Culture Has Grown Behind Closed Doors. It’s Time To Open Them.” – 28 August 2013

brian-kelly27s-blogFEMA whistleblower: “A dark culture has grown behind closed doors. It’s time to open them.”
August 27, 2013

When Super Storm Sandy struck, on October 29, 2012, I was on my third United Nations contract, working in their press office. The subways started running again; the gas lines went away, and I went back to work and proofread the UN press release about Sandy. I graduated college the same week as the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004. The image of the sea swallowing whole towns haunted me, and I contacted every aid agency I could think of to offer my body to the recovery. Everyone told me to stay away, that the best people to help would be the locals. I never imagined such a large natural disaster would strike my city, but when it did, I wanted to be one of those locals helping. Continue reading