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Aug. 28, 2017

President Approves Emergency Declaration for Louisiana

President Donald J. Trump declared a state of emergency for Louisiana and ordered federal assistance to supplement state, tribal and local response efforts from conditions resulting from Tropical Storm Harvey.

Aug. 27, 2017

More Texas Guardsmen Deploy as Harvey Causes Catastrophic Flooding

Close to 3,000 Texas State Guard and Texas National Guardsmen have been called up to provide support following Hurricane Harvey, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said.

Aug. 25, 2017

Air Force Hurricane Hunters Track Harvey

Members of the Air Force Reserve’s 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron have been collecting data on Hurricane Harvey for days, contributing to the National Hurricane Center's ability to determine the storm's intensity and predict where it could go.

Aug. 25, 2017

Disaster Declared in Texas Following Hurricane Harvey

The declaration by President Donald J. Trump that a major disaster exists in Texas means federal aid will supplement state and local recovery efforts in six Houston-area counties affected by Hurricane Harvey. The declaration includes hurricane-related recovery costs from Aug. 23 onward.

Aug. 25, 2017

Texas Guard Mobilizes Ahead of Hurricane Harvey's Landfall

Hurricane Harvey made landfall near Corpus Christi, Texas, bringing fierce winds and heavy rain while hundreds of members of the Texas National Guard were positioned throughout the state to respond.

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