On liquidation of consequences of hurricane «Harvey» may need more than $125 billion – the Governor of Texas

Texas may need more than $125 billion to overcome the consequences of the hurricane «Harvey». About it on August 30 at a press conference said the state Governor, Greg Abbott, according to Reuters.

He compared the situation with the devastation of New Orleans by hurricane Katrina in 2005, for elimination of consequences from which the government has allocated $125 billion.

According to Abbott, the recovery from «Harvey» will require more money because of the scale of the disaster.

«Harvey» has struck Texas on the evening of August 25. According to meteorologists, this is the most powerful storm in the US over the last 10 years. The storm killed at least 30 people, injured about 6.8 million Experts previously estimated the damage from the disaster at $40 billion.

According to the President of the United States Donald trump, «nothing had cost the country so dear».

On August 30, the storm reached Louisiana.




On liquidation of consequences of hurricane «Harvey» may need more than $125 billion – the Governor of Texas 31.08.2017

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