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Hurricane Harvey: Trump assures quick action to provide relief funding

29 Agosto 2017, 08:47 | Fidele Alvizo

Hurricane Harvey: Trump assures quick action to provide relief funding

At least 3.6 million bpd of refining capacity are offline in Texas and Louisiana. File

"We are one American family", Trump said Monday, eager to present himself as a unifying figure in the face of natural disaster - after leading for seven months a White House plagued by controversy, much of it self-generated.

Garcia said he floated out a tub of his belongings, then went back in to get his dog.

"If we wanted to call an evacuation, we wouldn't even know where to call it", Emmett said, "cause we don't know where the rain's going to fall and which watersheds are going to be affected. Thousands rescued", Trump tweeted on Sunday.

Beyonce's mother, Tina Knowles Lawson, who is from Galveston, Texas, shared images of news coverage of the storm and directed followers to donate to Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner's Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund.

President Donald Trump is sending a message of support to people of Texas and Louisiana suffering from historic rain and flooding from Hurricane Harvey. He told reporters, "This is a life safety, life sustaining mission".

Trump is expected to visit the region beginning Tuesday. Trump's May budget recommendation included cuts for some of the agency's disaster mitigation programs. But they can also be a political minefield if frustrated and exhausted residents judge the government's response to be inadequate. During a press conference Monday afternoon, Trump promised Texans would receive federal funding for rebuilding efforts, and also mentioned he may revisit the state again on Saturday.

"Isolated storm totals may reach 50 inches over the upper Texas coast, including the Houston/Galveston metropolitan area", the National Hurricane Center says.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott said he will deploy an additional 1,000 National Guard troops for rescue missions.

In an Instagram photo shared Sunday, an image of the singer onstage with the Texas state flag included text that said, "Texas you are in my prayers".

The administration acknowledges, however, that recovery from a storm of this magnitude will take both money and time.

"Before today, the state had already made multiple water rescues from helicopters from dropped lines, and we are prepared to continue that process", Abbott said on CNN's "State of the Union" program.

In a separate interview with Houston's KTRH radio, Pence counseled patience.

"As in past deployments, we trust they will do great good in bringing relief by those impacted by Hurricane Harvey", he said. "This is going to go really, very, very quickly".

Texas is home to 5.6 million barrels of refining capacity per day, and Louisiana has 3.3 million barrels.



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