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Tag Archives: Emergency Prepardness

Quotation

Everything that we had hoped wouldn’t happen but was forecasted is happening. We have a catastrophic, life-threatening flood event taking place over southeastern Texas, including the Houston metropolitan area. It’s bad now and it’s getting worse.

Harvey brings catastrophic floods to Houston; at least five reported dead (The New York Times)