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Hurricane Harvey


Hurricane Harvey's devastating flooding boosts insurance in Texas

July 30, 2018 1:32 pm

According to FEMA, Texas experienced a more than 18 per cent increase in flood insurance policies from July 2017 to the end of May, reversing a long-term declining trend.

Hurricane Harvey survivors feel grief, distress months later

January 07, 2018 7:20 am

In the small coastal town of Port Aransas, which experienced major destruction after Harvey made landfall nearby, psychologist Andrew Reichert said he began noticing a shift about a month ago in what was bringing people in.

Former US Presidents take stage at hurricane benefit concert

October 22, 2017 8:28 am

The effort by the three Democrats and two Republicans has raised over USD 31 million from 80,000 donors for the victims of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, George H.W. Bush's office said.

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma expected to dim U.S. jobs growth in short term

October 06, 2017 11:28 am

Economists estimate that the back-to-back storms, including Hurricane Maria which destroyed infrastructure in Puerto Rico last month, could shave at least six-tenths of a percentage point from third-quarter gross domestic product growth.

Hurricane Harvey: Indian-American couple donates USD 250,000 for disaster relief

September 25, 2017 9:01 am

The Indian-American community has united in its fund raising efforts to carryout relief and rehabilitation after the catastrophic damage caused by hurricane Harvey.

Oil and chemical spills from Hurricane Harvey big, but dwarfed by Katrina

September 16, 2017 8:16 am

Hurricane Katrina caused 190,000 barrels of oil spills along the Louisiana coastline, according to Donald Davis, the administrator of the Louisiana Applied Oil Spill Research and Development Program, who presented his findings to the EPA in 2006.

Hurricane Harvey's insured losses estimated to cost nearly $19 billion

September 15, 2017 11:54 pm

Hurricane Harvey: The nation's largest state insurance trade association estimates insured losses from Harvey at nearly $19 billion- and that doesn't count damage not covered by insurance.

Indian-Americans urged to raise USD 1 million Hurricane Harvey fund

September 09, 2017 12:34 pm

he three Indian oil companies with offices in Houston – GAIL, Oil India, and ONGC - had committed USD 10,000 each.

Hurricane Harvey: Donald Trump signs aid and debt bill over GOP objections

September 09, 2017 10:37 am

President Donald Trump signed the measure into law borrowing $15.3 billion in disaster aid for Florida as it prepares for the impact of Hurricane Irma and Texas picks up the pieces after the devastation of the Harvey storm.

Indian-Americans urged to raise funds for Harvey relief

September 09, 2017 9:47 am

Consul General of India (CGI) Anupam Ray urged the Indian-American community to coordinate large scale funding for the relief and reconstruction to support the historic storm's victims.


Hurricane Harvey: Poignant images of stranded pets reunited with their owners will tug at your heartstrings

September 02, 2017 7:14 pm

These pictures show rescue officials and people helping out stranded pets affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Hurricane Harvey devastates Houston, Lake Charles, see photos

September 02, 2017 2:01 pm

The White House has sought a whopping USD 14 billion for the Hurricane Harvey relief work in the aftermath of the trail of devastation left by the most destructive storms in American history that claimed at least 50 lives.

Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in pictures

August 29, 2017 9:57 pm

Hurricane Harvey is the strongest tropical hurricane to strike United States after the disastrous Category-5 Hurricane Wilma in Florida in 2005.