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Insight: Red Cross response to Sandy fails to meet expectations

Red Cross volunteers Jessica Elam and Gilbert Abney check on Rob Fragetti, who is attempting to salvage items with his neighbors in their destroyed homes, in this handout photo from the American Red Cross, in Staten Island, New York, in this November 6, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Talia Frenkel/American Red Cross/Handout/Files

Red Cross volunteers Jessica Elam and Gilbert Abney check on Rob Fragetti, who is attempting to salvage items with his neighbors in their destroyed homes, in this handout photo from the American Red Cross, in Staten Island, New York, in this November...more

Red Cross volunteers Jessica Elam and Gilbert Abney check on Rob Fragetti, who is attempting to salvage items with his neighbors in their destroyed homes, in this handout photo from the American Red Cross, in Staten Island, New York, in this November 6, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Talia Frenkel/American Red Cross/Handout/Files
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A victim of Hurricane Sandy receives a meal from an American Red Cross Disaster Relief truck during a nor'easter, also known as a northeaster storm, in the Red Hook Neighborhood of New York in this November 7, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Andrew Burton/Files

A victim of Hurricane Sandy receives a meal from an American Red Cross Disaster Relief truck during a nor'easter, also known as a northeaster storm, in the Red Hook Neighborhood of New York in this November 7, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Andrew...more

A victim of Hurricane Sandy receives a meal from an American Red Cross Disaster Relief truck during a nor'easter, also known as a northeaster storm, in the Red Hook Neighborhood of New York in this November 7, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Andrew Burton/Files
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Residents who returned to their homes damaged by Hurricane Sandy line up for a hot meal served from a red Cross vehicle on Samson Avenue in Seaside Heights, New Jersey in this November 12, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Tom Mihalek/Files

Residents who returned to their homes damaged by Hurricane Sandy line up for a hot meal served from a red Cross vehicle on Samson Avenue in Seaside Heights, New Jersey in this November 12, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Tom Mihalek/Files

Residents who returned to their homes damaged by Hurricane Sandy line up for a hot meal served from a red Cross vehicle on Samson Avenue in Seaside Heights, New Jersey in this November 12, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Tom Mihalek/Files
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American Red Cross volunteer Crystal Music feeds volunteers from Princeton Alliance Church, who are helping to clean houses after Hurricane Sandy, in Mystic Islands, New Jersey in this file November 10, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Tim Larsen/Governor's Office/Handout/Files

American Red Cross volunteer Crystal Music feeds volunteers from Princeton Alliance Church, who are helping to clean houses after Hurricane Sandy, in Mystic Islands, New Jersey in this file November 10, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Tim Larsen/Governor's...more

American Red Cross volunteer Crystal Music feeds volunteers from Princeton Alliance Church, who are helping to clean houses after Hurricane Sandy, in Mystic Islands, New Jersey in this file November 10, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Tim Larsen/Governor's Office/Handout/Files
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