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American house of Commons makes 8 billion free for damage hurricane Harvey

American house of Commons makes 8 billion free for damage hurricane Harvey

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The U.s. House of Representatives has about 8 billion dollars (over 6.7 billion euro) cleared for emergency aid for victims of hurricane Harvey in Texas and for restoration.

The Senate there will still be a decision on need to take. President Donald Trump had the Congress to the nearly $ 8 billion in emergency asked.

Harvey was at the end of last month, the heaviest hurricane that Texas in half a century struck and caused enormous damage, with at least sixty dead. Especially in and around the city of Houston were great destructions caused, as a result of flooding.

The damage from hurricane Harvey is estimated at 150 to 180 billion dollars. That’s more than hurricane Katrina, which in 2005 managed in New Orleans. The government came up with 125 billion over the bridge for the reconstruction.

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