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FEMA on-site in Maui, setting up recovery centers for survivors

Posted on AllSides August 17th, 2023
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As the wildfire emergency response continues in Hawaii, the White House says President Joe Biden remains in close contact with FEMA and the governor of Hawaii.

However, critics of the president’s response are frustrated, saying federal assistance is coming too slowly.

Biden and the first lady will visit Maui next Monday to meet with survivors and first responders. FEMA said the visit will “bring hope to the area.”

But it took days for the president just to comment on the fires that started over a week ago.

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