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NewsForge: Despite Frustrations, Katrina Volunteers Keep Trying

Sep 12, 2005, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Barr)

"As expected, there are fewer volunteers to help with computer usage and computer-related issues at the Austin Convention Center during the normal business week than on the weekends. This morning, for example, I couldn't move down the line of public Internet access stations more than a few feet at a time without being asked if I could help someone with something.

"It was another day of frustrations, mixed with one or two successes. The FEMA Web site crashed at least a dozen times as I was trying to register storm victims..."

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