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FEMA Changes Policy That Disproportionately Affected Black Homeowners

FEMA is making changes to a policy that has disproportionately affected Black homeowners in the South who didn’t have documentation like deeds to show proof of ownership. They will now be able to receive aid after a disaster.

Here & Now’s Tonya Mosley talks with Chauncia Willis, co-founder and chief executive officer of the Institute for Diversity and Inclusion in Emergency Management.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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