those markets, people are going
to be just flat out without income.”
steps for farmers affected by Hurricane Katrina"
Read the Farmers
Legal Action Group (FLAG) talking points on
disaster assistance for farmers.
Family Farm Coalition The NFFC represents
family farm and rural groups in 30 states in seeking
to build viable, sustainable rural communities.
NFFC has re-activated its Credit Task Force and
will be working to make sure that the federal
disaster assistance meets the needs of family
farmers - and push for legislative fixes to existing
America Oxfam is a long-time collaborator
with NFFC and the Federation of Southern Cooperatives,
working with many projects to benefit sustainable
rural development and related ag policy.
(Rural Advancement Foundation International USA.
(RAFI and its partners plan to travel the South
helping farmers and others recreate businesses
and apply for financial assistance to see them
through these tough times.
is organizing a massive housing effort to shelter
displaced hurricane victims.