Congressman Al Green's Statement on Hurricane Harvey

Aug 27, 2017

Congressman Al Green’s Statement on Hurricane Harvey

HOUSTON, TX -- Congressman Al Green (D-TX) released the following statement on Hurricane Harvey: 

“On Friday, Harris and Fort Bend counties began to deal with the effects of this severe hurricane which has brought unprecedented flooding and tornado damages. We are now three days into this weather event. First responders, emergency personnel, the National Guard, and the Coast Guard are working around the clock. We sincerely thank them for their tireless efforts.

“The dire situation posed by Hurricane Harvey continues to be life-threatening, and all residents of Harris County and  Fort Bend County should continue to heed the warnings of local officials and emergency personnel.
“My staff and I will remain in close contact with local, state, and federal officials to keep everyone informed as we continue to endure this dangerous storm. I would like to personally thank all the public servants and medical professionals in advance who will be helping those in need in the days, weeks, and months to come.

“I am inspired by the people in our communities who have put themselves at risk to meet the needs of their neighbors. We are in this together. I ask that everyone please be safe.”


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