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Federal Government Continues Response to Hurricane Harvey

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and its federal partners continue to mobilize personnel and resources to support state, local and tribal efforts throughout Texas and Louisiana. More than 21,000 federal staff are deployed in support of Tropical Storm Harvey response.

While rescue efforts continue in many areas, recovery efforts are beginning for many communities. As of August 31, 2017:

  • More than 33,800 people sought refuge in more than 240 Red Cross and partner shelters in Texas. Six ...
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