Fertilizer plant explosion levels several blocks of small Texas town

Frustration Mounts in West Over Painfully Slow Distribution of Aid

By DallasNews.com
|  Monday, Jan 6, 2014  |  Updated 10:20 AM CDT
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 Frustration Mounts Over West Aid Distribution

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The remains of an apartment complex and a destroyed car lies in ruins next to the fertilizer plant that exploded on April 18, 2013 in West, Texas. (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

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Residents of West desperate for cash to rebuild their lives have seen a foundation overseeing disaster relief collect about $3.6 million in donations from across the country. But less than 20 percent of that has been paid out, according to The Dallas Morning News.

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