With the city of Houston in need of any help it can get after the destruction Hurricane Harvey left behind, rapper Z-Ro has released a new song titled "Houston 2Gether".
President Donald Trump is promising billions to help Texas rebuild from Harvey, but his Republican allies in the House are looking at cutting nearly $1 billion from disaster accounts to help finance the president's border wall.
"FEMA should continue to receive the budgetary support it needs to respond to disaster such as Harvey".
Cash donations allow organizations that are already on the ground and providing assistance to use the funds to meet the most critical developing needs.
Fema also warned that residents were being targeted by scams.
Z-Ro made the announcement on Instagram, posting a snippet of the record and writing the caption, "All proceeds donated to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund. Thank you for your help in our time of need!" "With money in hand, they have that flexibility".
It has put many members of the Texas delegation in the awkward position of advocating for funding after having voted against Sandy relief packages. People in Missouri have jobs to go to.
With FEMA saying an estimated 450,000 people are possibly eligible for federal flood assistance, those affected can also go to DisasterAssistance.gov where they can apply online to seek help.
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Those who do have the time and want to volunteer are being urged by the State of Texas not to self-deploy.
"Brave first responders have rescued those stranded in drowning cars and rising water", he said.
Meanwhile, the White House has said that it will ask the US Congress for emergency funding to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey.
Thousands of people have been rescued from the floodwaters, and more than 32,000 people are being housed in emergency shelters.
According to the National VOAD, conditions may not be conducive to volunteers entering the impacted zone, and individuals may find themselves turned away by law enforcement. 75 of the office's 250 employees are either working in the call center or have been deployed to Texas.
"Indirect losses and total macroeconomic effects are expected to increase this estimate", the report said, "as well as damage in neighbouring Louisiana and further inland as rainfall-induced flooding occurs". "When we look across Texas and Louisiana, we see the American spirit of service embodied by countless men and women".
"FEMA is very focused right now on life safety, lifesaving activities, getting people to a safe place". People have never seen anything quite like this. In nearby coastal cities, particularly Rockport, TX, workers searched flattened homes and flooded streets in search of missing citizens.
Venus Williams continued her US Open campaign when the American beat Greek Maria Sakkari 6-3 6-4 to advance to the fourth round. Schwartzman will take on either France's Lucas Pouille or Kazakh Mikhail Kukushkin for a quarter-final spot.
Around 200 firefighters were sent out to battle the flames, with 11 later sent to the hospital to be treated for minor injuries. Several fourth-floor windows overlooking the intersection blew out around 7:45 p.m., raining glass over the street.
A man faces a felony charge after at least four puppies were injured earlier this week, according to local authorities. The animals will be up for adoption after their wounds have healed, hopefully in a few weeks.
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The Red Cross also reportedly mismanaged efforts in Haiti after the 2010 quake devastated the already struggling island. You can also make a donation to your local Salvation Army unit, and note "Hurricane" on the memo line of your check.
Most of that work will be handled during normal weekend maintenance periods and should not disrupt service levels, he said. The work included track and switch replacement. "Dropped 1,000 tons of ballast and poured 176 yards of concrete".
AgustaWestland has been accused of paying a kickback to a former chief of Indian Air Force to bag a contract for 16 VVIP choppers. Tyagi is the first former service chief in India's military history to be arrested or chargesheeted for corruption.
This new rule really changes everything about this part of the season, now over 1,000 players will become available at once. Undoubtedly, there will be some game-time decisions and the starters will likely watch most of the action from the bench.
Trump to donate $1 million to flood relief: White House
A senior House Republican, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the deliberations were private, disclosed the approach. House GOP leaders have signaled they are aiming to act fast on Harvey aid and a vote is likely next week.
A Postal Stamp on Pawan Kalyan
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Korea threatens S. Korean reporters over book review
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Governor, CM greet people on Eid-Ud-Zuha
Traditionally, the starting date of this festival depends on the sighting of the new crescent moon. Meanwhile, Muslims across the nation offered prayers in the early hours of the holy day.
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Juvenile arrested in connection with Bedford teen's death
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