Tales from Wilmaland

Dave Barry posts a reader’s comments


I’m not making this up.

I lost my roof in Wilma. Water poured through the entire upstairs and through first floor walls and ceilings on that side of the house. I was told that FEMA might be able to help with a tarp.

On Wednesday the 19th, I called the main FEMA number to see if I could get help with a tarp. A male answered the phone fairly promptly. I told him that I had lost my roof to Hurricane Wilma.

FEMA: Where are you?

Me: North Miami Beach.

FEMA: What state?

Me:(stunned): …Florida. …

FEMA: (after putting me on hold) We don’t have an order for that yet there.

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