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Texas authorities have estimated the damage from hurricane "Harvey"

Texas authorities have estimated the damage from hurricane

Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Sunday estimated damage from Hurricane Harvey at 150 billion to 180 billion dollars.

Katrina, as I recall, caused a (loss - ed.) to $ 120 billion, but if you look at the number of homes and businesses that is ("Harvey" - ed.) have caught on, I think it would cost substantially more than $ 120 billion, probably from 150 to 180 billion...

While President Donald Trump headed to Texas and Louisiana on his second trip to the storm-ravaged region, rescue workers were desperately searching flooded neighbourhoods across Texas for survivors stranded by Hurricane Harvey, one of the most destructive storms in American history that claimed at least 50 lives.

Brock Long, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), told CBS that Harvey should be a lesson to state officials that they needed to set aside reserve funds for their own emergency management departments. The US is on track to hit its debt limit by the end of the month unless Congress increases it.

But Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said his city was making progress on several fronts to recovery, resuming city services and helping get people into housing and out of emergency shelters.

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Microsoft says it is also working with nonprofit partners and organizations leading the relief efforts in Texas to understand the specific needs they have and standby to do more, not just in the short term, but also to assist these organizations in the long term while their relief efforts continue.

"This is a can-do city".

At least one high school, with 2,700 students, was unlikely to open for almost the entire school year, and the city was still evaluating some other school structures.

Almost 200,000 homes have been affected by flood damage and almost 12,600 homes were completely destroyed in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Reuters reported.

Many areas of Texas were still battling floodwaters from swollen rivers that were expected to remain for a week or more.


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