The White House's request for almost $8 billion in emergency storm aid - made in a letter late Friday to House Speaker Paul Ryan - was $2 billion more than what the White House was expected to request, suggesting a rapid rise in needed funding as the scale of the disaster becomes clear. Per Politico, he estimated the ultimate cost at about $180 billion total.
"It's going to take years for us to be able to overcome this challenge", Abbott said.
Officials said at least 75 schools in Houston suffered severe or extensive water damage, or more than 25 percent of all those in the district.
Almost 200,000 homes have suffered flood damage and about 12,600 were destroyed, the Texas Department of Public Safety said on Saturday. In Beaumont, about 85 miles (140 km) east of Houston, officials were trying to fix a flood-damaged pumping station that caused the city of about 120,000 people to lose drinking water for days.
"Hurricane Katrina made landfall in August 2005 as a Category 3 storm with 127 miles per hour winds between Grand Isle, La., and the mouth of the Mississippi River", according to CNN. Harvey, which first came ashore on August 25, is the most powerful hurricane to hit Texas in 50 years.
While the storms pounding the Pacific coast of Southeast Asia, called Typhoons, are equally ferocious as the Atlantic hurricanes, data provided by reinsurer Munich Re indicates that less people and businesses have their property insured there.
In addition to Northland Capital reporting its target price, a total of 1 firm has issued a report on the stock. Out of 7 Wall Street analysts rating FMC Tech, 3 give it "Buy", 1 "Sell" rating, while 3 recommend "Hold".
Ren Guoqiang told reporters Thursday that all parties should exercise restraint and avoid words and actions that escalate tension. Ren said it's China's position that "military means can not be an option for resolving this issue".
Locally, prices across the Greater Toronto Area may hit between $1.329 and $1.339 per litre on September 2. Now there is no indication the refineries have been damaged by the hurricane or resulting flooding.
He made 30 appearances in Liga action last season with Valencia, playing convincingly enough to attract a number of teams. As such and with time pressing, Sakho is set to undergo a medical with Crystal Palace this evening.
A House Republican aide said that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has sufficient disaster relief funding for now. In 2012, for example, a majority of Republicans voted against sending aid to NY and New Jersey after Superstorm Sandy.
Assessing his 12 months in command of the USA -led coalition, Townsend said more tough fighting remains but signs are positive. In June, Russia reported Baghdadi was probably killed in a airstrike, but the US said it couldn't confirm that report.
At least 38 people have been killed as a result of the devastating floods and that number was climbing as water receded. He's likely to get closer to the devastation zone Saturday when he returns to Texas, probably to the Houston area.
Merkel challenger attacks her on migrants in TV debate
However, Mrs Merkel returned to the issue later on in the debate, making a u-turn by promising to end the negotiations. Schulz largely backed the move, saying only that it should have been better coordinated with other European countries.
No. 4 USC rallies late to beat Western Michigan
The Western Michigan Broncos stuck around all game long with a strong running game, showcasing their experience offensive line. USC LB Cameron Smith missed the first half, serving a one-half suspension due to a targeting penalty in January's Rose Bowl.
Wilton Speight throws pick-six to Duke Dawson
The Wolverines should be at least a touchdown favorite in each of their next five games before heading to Happy Valley in October. The first was a tipped pass from Kekoa Crawford that he should have caught, but the second interception was ugly.
Teenage sensation Mbappe joins PSG on loan
That is already being born out in increased revenue through merchandising, in particular, with PSG shirts being sold out. The only way PSG will not be obliged to buy Mbappe next summer is if they are relegated from Ligue 1, sources said.
GDP growth hits 3 Year low 5.7% in Q1
India's GDP slowed to 5.7% in the April-June quarter from 7.9% in the corresponding period previous year . Demonetisation did not have any impact on demand, as shortage of cash declined from February.
BRICS summit is of great significance: Chinese diplomat
Even beyond the region, they are vying in Africa and Latin America "for the leadership of the developing world", Chaulia said. Other four members of the group apprehend that inviting new members would undermine original BRICS goals.