Hurricane Michael: death toll rises to 13 as rescuers search for survivors
5 days after storm, large swath of Panhandle suffering
For those without much, Hurricane Michael creates hardship
“I don’t have anybody but me, and I’ve lost everything I’ve had,” Little said. “I get enough just to pay my bills. I have $3 a month leftover.”
But she, unlike some others, has a place to stay. She doesn’t have enough savings to replace the home she’s lost and is hoping insurance covers it, but she’s bracing for a long wait. In the meantime, she with family.
“We’re lucky that we at least have a place to stay,” said her daughter-in-law, Pam Rudd, 50. “There are people walking up and down the road with backpacks and no place to go.”