Federal aid sent to areas hit by 1938 hurricane
F.R. ORDERS AID 10 STRICKEN AREA WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 URl-President URl-President URl-President Roosevelt today personally personally issued orders to all Federal agencies to give every possible assistance to flood and hurricane stricken areas in New York and New England. The Chief Executive called upon the Army, Navy Coast Guard and the Civilian Conservation Corps. WPA and Red Cross to furnish their full facilities to aid in relieving distress distress in stricken areas. Even before his orders were issued the Coast Guard had 2500 of its XXfl men in the stricken area and the Red Cross was mobilizing its disaster relief forces. The Works Progress Administration was in action action and had promised additional additional aid.