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Hurricane victims call sex hotline after FEMA mistakenly tweets wrong number

Discussion in 'International Politics' started by Darth Marr, Sep 23, 2017.

  1. Darth Marr

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    http://wgntv.com/2017/09/22/hurrica...ne-after-fema-mistakenly-tweets-wrong-number/

    Several Hurricane Irma victims called a 1-800 number for help and were offered phone sex instead of hurricane relief assistance.

    The Miami Herald reported that the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Region 4 office accidentally tweeted the number Wednesday, which offered assistance to people dealing with damaged roofs.

    The number was supposed to be a “1-888” number, not a “1-800” number.

    “Welcome to America’s hottest talk line. Guys, hot ladies are waiting to talk to you. Press ‘1’ to connect, free, now,” said the recording of the 1-800 number.

    The original tweet has since been deleted and reposted with the right number.


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    #FL: If your roof was damaged due to Hurricane #Irma, Operation Blue Roof may be able to help: 1-888-ROOF-BLU or http://www.saj.usace.army.mil/blueroof/

    12:44 AM - Sep 21, 2017


    Irma was an extremely powerful and catastrophic Cape Verde-type hurricane, the strongest observed in the Atlantic since Wilma in 2005 in terms of maximum sustained winds.

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    i can imagine one of the conversations...

    After calling hotline : "It's really blowing out there. Really hard. Everything is just getting so wet here. I really need someone to give me a hand. Do you have some one can come over?"
     

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