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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

Rep. Gene Green’s Statement on Recovery Efforts from Harvey

August 28, 2017
Press Release
HOUSTON, TX — Today, Representative Gene Green (D-TX) released the following statement after speaking with federal and state officials on the need for additional resources in response to Hurricane Harvey:
“Many of our communities in Houston and Harris County have been badly hit by Harvey’s historic rains. Harvey’s wrath has brought out the best in our city, seen through the tireless work of our local first responders and countless Houstonians who are helping neighbors during our time of need.
Earlier today, I was given assurances from federal and state officials that additional help is on its way, including more National Guard and urban rescue units, and FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers that will provide wrap-around recovery services in our community for victims once rescue operations have completed. Our local, state, and federal partners are committed to ensuring that our communities fully recover and are made whole.”