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Mexican aid workers cross US border to help Hurricane Harvey victims

September 7, 2017 4:00 am
Mexican aid workers cross US border to help Hurricane Harvey victims

Red Cross workers from Mexico arrive at the George R. Brown Convention Center which has been a shelter for evacuees from Hurricane Harvey, in Houston on September 2, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Mexicans aid workers are crossing the US border to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Red Cross volunteers, […]

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Mexican aid workers cross US border to help Hurricane Harvey victims

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Mexican aid workers cross US border to help Hurricane Harvey victims

Red Cross workers from Mexico arrive at the George R. Brown Convention Center which has been a shelter for evacuees from Hurricane Harvey, in Houston on September 2, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Mexicans aid workers are crossing the US border to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Red Cross volunteers, […]

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Harvey death toll reaches 60 as thousands remain displaced

September 5, 2017 6:33 am
Harvey death toll reaches 60 as thousands remain displaced

Workers repair a section of Union Pacific railroad tracks that were washed away by flooding during hurricane and tropical storm Harvey on September 4, 2017 in Crosby, Texas. (Photos by AFP) The number of deaths attributed to Hurricane Harvey, which recently hit the US Gulf coast, has reached at least […]

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US Hurricane Harvey recovery cost estimated at $180bn: Texas Government

September 4, 2017 2:25 pm
US Hurricane Harvey recovery cost estimated at $180bn: Texas Government

Members of the Cypress Creek Christian Church take communion during Sunday services being held at Basel’s Gymnastics after their church was severely damaged from flooding during Hurricane Harvey on September 3, 2017 in Spring, Texas. (Photos by AFP) Up to $180 billion is needed for the relief efforts in the […]

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Harvey floods second-most costly disaster in US history

September 3, 2017 6:20 pm
Harvey floods second-most costly disaster in US history

Experts say Hurricane Harvey could be America’s second-costliest natural disaster after Hurricane Katrina that struck in 2005. Speculations are growing that the economic toll from Hurricane Harvey could soon make it the second-costliest natural disaster in US history, trailing only the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The price […]

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US President Donald Trump seeks $7.8 billion for Harvey storm recovery

September 2, 2017 10:30 pm
US President Donald Trump seeks $7.8 billion for Harvey storm recovery

Residents recover from damage to their homes caused by the Harvey Hurricane on September 1, 2017 in Humble, Texas. (Getty Images) The administration of US President Donald Trump has asked Congress for nearly $8 billion dollars for Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts as Trump prepares to travel to the US Gulf […]

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US President Donald Trump brings back ‘small hands’ joke amid Harvey: Fox News Video

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US President Donald Trump brings back ‘small hands’ joke amid Harvey: Fox News Video

President Trump helps volunteers hand out meals during a visit with flood survivors at a relief center in Houston on September 3, 2017. A video has been broadcast on Fox News, showing US President Donald Trump reminding hurricane victims of his “small hands” joke from the 2016 presidential campaign. The […]

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US President Donald Trump won’t donate $1 million of personal fortune to Harvey relief fund

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US President Donald  Trump won’t donate $1 million of personal fortune to Harvey relief fund

US President Donald Trump gives remarks during an appearance at the Loren Cook Company on August 30, 2017 in Springfield Missouri. (Photo by AFP) A writer who has known Donald Trump for three decades believes there is “no way” the US president will follow through on his pledge to donate […]

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US mosques open doors to Hurricane Harvey victims

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US mosques open doors to Hurricane Harvey victims

Members of the Brand Lane Islamic Center in Stafford, Texas set dinner table for dislaced families from Hurricane Harvey on August 31, 2017. Several mosques in the US city of Houston in Texas have opened their doors to those displaced by Hurricane Harvey, providing supplies and shelter to Americans, despite […]

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‘America is grieving,’ US President Donald Trump offers condolences over Harvey for 1st time

August 30, 2017 10:30 pm
‘America is grieving,’ US President Donald Trump offers condolences over Harvey for 1st time

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump walk to board Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, on August 29, 2017 en route to Texas to view the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey. (Photos by AFP) US President Donald Trump has for the first time offered […]

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Venezuela offered $5 million aid for Hurricane Harvey victims

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Venezuela offered $5 million aid for Hurricane Harvey victims

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza (Photo by AFP) Venezuela has offered $5 million in aid to the victims of Hurricane Harvey in the United States despite the deteriorating relationship between Caracas and Washington. Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said on state television on Wednesday that Venezuela’s US-based oil subsidiary Citgo, a unit of […]

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Hurricane Harvey kills 30 people in US, set to make another landfall

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Hurricane Harvey kills 30 people in US, set to make another landfall

Jason Vargas carries belongings on his back as he evacuates his home after severe flooding following Hurricane Harvey in north Houston on August 29, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by AFP) Hurricane Harvey has so far claimed the lives of at least 30 people in the United States with reports […]

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US National Guard Bureau ready to dispatch 30,000 military troops over Harvey

August 29, 2017 10:30 pm
US National Guard Bureau ready to dispatch 30,000 military troops over Harvey

The US National Guard Bureau says it is ready to dispatch 30,000 more troops to face Harvey if necessary as thousands of people are forced out of their homes and others remain stranded over the storm. Air Force Major General James Witham said Wednesday that the Defense Department was raising […]

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Levee breaches due to Harvey at Houston suburb forcing evacuation

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Levee breaches due to Harvey at Houston suburb forcing evacuation

Residents are evacuated from their homes after severe flooding following Hurricane Harvey in north Houston on August 29, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by AFP) A levee along the Brazos River south of Houston breached on Tuesday due to heavy rains from Tropical Storm Harvey, forcing officials to call for […]

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Floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey brings death, destruction to Houston as flood waters rise

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Floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey brings death, destruction to Houston as flood waters rise

Floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey, which has already killed at least seven people in Texas and was expected to drive tens of thousands from their homes, are likely to rise, officials warned on Monday, as heavy rain continued to pound the US Gulf Coast. National Guard troops, police officers, rescue […]

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