Trump to donate $1 million for Harvey flood relief operations: White House
02 September, 2017, 00:17 | Author: Kristen Ingram
Donald Trump will be donating $1 million to support the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in Texas, the president's press secretary announced Thursday.
Harvey's flood waters have heavily damaged tens of thousands of homes across Texas and killed at least 30 people.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders made the announcement at a briefing, saying he's calling on reporters to help decide which specific organization he will give to.
He's likely to get closer to the devastation zone Saturday when he returns to Texas, probably to the Houston area.
"That's a big number", Bossert said.
"It looks like around about 100,000 affected homes".
Bossert says more disaster money will be requested soon, but in the meantime, he says he is not anxious about funding. "What we'll do then is come back later for a second supplemental request when we have additional information that would make a more informed total for Congress to consider", he said.
Before Harvey began mangling Texas coastal communities, FEMA had $3.6 billion in disaster relief money available - but that will run out in September. AccuWeather president Joel Myers called Harvey a "1000 year storm" and said parts of Houston will be uninhabitable for weeks or months. Much larger future installments will be required but the initial package, to replenish Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster coffers through September 30, shouldn't be controversial.
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And hip-hop heavyweight Baby Bash, who is stuck in Houston amid the storm, adds, "It's, like, a biblical, historical flood". Experts said the aftermath of the catastrophic hurricane could equal the level of destruction of Katrina in 2005.
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