Three more killed in mexico flash floods
Aftermath of hurricane Juan, June 19, 2017. US Geological Survey. (NASA Image)
The Texas Flood Forecast Center estimates that the storm has made landfall about 20 miles off the coast of the state, with at least 20 deaths reported, according 파라오 카지노to the Austin American-Statesman.
Rescue efforts by the Army National Guard continued.
“The National Guard has been deployed to Houston, which provides essential logistical and medical support for our state,” Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday. “We will continue to assist Texas in any way we can.”
The Texas Army National Guard began its operations in Texas shortly before the massive hurricane hit the country. About 20,000 men and women from the service슬롯 머신 already are assigned to help in the Texas governor’s office, office of the lieutenant governor, Department of Public Safety, Department of the Air Force and other agencies.
The Army has a presence throughout the state.
“Our soldiers will assist with any need and will be able to respond with whatever resources are necessary,” Capt. Jay S. Ponder, the commandant of the Army National Guard, said in a press release announcing the deployment.
He said additional Army National Guard personnel will also help Texas families that have lost their homes due to the storm and its aftermath.
The Red Cross, with the support of local volunteers, is helping to aid the victims and provide relief.
A relief center is set up at the San Jacinto National Wildlife Refuge near El Paso, Texas. (Reuters)
Families and first responders from around the U.S. and the world are reaching out to the victims’ friends and rel시흥출장샵atives, as well as to the Red Cross. More than a million people are still without power, the Washington Post reported.
Texas also has one of the nation’s largest flood insurance pools for those who might need help in finding a home, with up to $1 million for a disaster for individuals who don’t qualify for federal grants. The pool was opened up to flood victims in June to help with temporary housing.
The National Weather Service predicted that a hurricane with Category 4 strength and sustained winds of 100 mph would hit the western U.S. today. That is the category most commonly used in Texas for severe weather.
Fisherman Andrew Peeve, a marine biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, said on Wednesday that the storm has caused a “significant change in the population of fish alon