How to Help Texans Recover From the Winter Disaster

How to Help Texans Recover From the Winter Disaster

storm resources texasBy now, most of the four million Texans who lost power during the extreme winter storm and subsequent blackouts have been able to turn the heat and lights back on. But roughly 200,000 are still shivering, and millions more have lost access to clean water. Even for those who’ve had all utilities restored, the recovery is just beginning. In the last week, one disaster has only led to the next: frozen water pipes burst and flooded homes; families attempting to keep warm suffered from carbon monoxide poisoning; store shelves went bare as people rushed to stock up on food and supplies; and those who let their pipes drip ran up water demand before citywide boil notices were put in place. Though temperatures will rise this…View Original Post

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