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30,000 people expected in shelters after Harvey: FEMA

Monday, August 28, 2017 - 01:40

Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long says more than 30,000 people are expected to be placed temporarily in shelters after Hurricane Harvey made landfall over the weekend. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) U.S. emergency management officials said on Monday they were committed to getting federal resources to Texas as quickly as possible to help with the flooding caused by Tropical Storm Harvey, with more than 450,000 people likely to seek assistance. Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long said more than 30,000 people were expected to be placed temporarily in shelters after the storm made landfall over the weekend. A disaster declaration request from the Louisiana governor would also likely be expedited, he added.

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30,000 people expected in shelters after Harvey: FEMA

Monday, August 28, 2017 - 01:40