After Irene, FEMA facing a disaster of its own — funding

Aug 30, 2011 | News & Views, What's New

By Ed O’Keefe

Now that the big hurricane is behind us — three days for Irene and six years for Katrina — the Federal Emergency Management Agency is running out of money and finds itself operating in a new political and fiscal climate that may be as treacherous as some of the disasters to which it must respond.