For paycheck-to-paycheck workers, Hurricane Irma means financial disaster
Living paycheck-to-paycheck is bad enough. However, living in a tumultuous time with a hurricane beating down on you is even more cruel. Unfortunately, this situation gets worse when you have to live through Irma or Harvey. For people who have a hard time making ends meet, this situation is desperate. Click on the image below to see how these hurricanes will impact communities in Texas and Florida…
In a $53-a-night hotel near the Orange County jail, Beverly Burgess, her husband and 13-year-old asthmatic son weathered the disaster after the storm. Hurricane Irma left their Pine Hills apartment with no power for a week, and after two nights without air conditioning at home, she feared the heat and blossoming mold spores could send her only child to the emergency room, unable to breathe. “Now I’m spending money I don’t have,” she said on Day 4.
For paycheck-to-paycheck workers, Hurricane Irma means financial disaster – Orlando Sentinel