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US: Forum: Trump administration disaster request abandons the most vulnerable: young children (By U.S. Reps. Rosa DeLauro and Luis V. Gutiérrez)(Opinion)
New Haven Register – November 22, 2017
In Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Gulf States, our government’s response to recent hurricanes is failing-and young children, our most vulnerable citizens, are paying the price. On Friday, the Trump Administration submitted a request for supplemental disaster relief that does not include any funding for Head Start, Early Head Start, or the Social Services Block Grant, which is flexible funding that can be used to assist vulnerable populations, such as children.