President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump returned to Texas Saturday to meet with victims whose lives have been upended by Hurricane Harvey and offer their support to the volunteers and officials leading recovery efforts. The Trumps and members of the president’s Cabinet visited the emergency shelter at Houston’s NRG Stadium in Houston where they… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: September 3rd, 2017 | Author: admin | Filed under: Donald Trump, News | Tags: Houston, Hurricane Harvey, news, President Donald Trump, Texas | Comments Off on Trump Brings Compassion and Warmth to Flood-Ravaged Texas
Freeholder Director Lillian Burry Encourages Monmouth County Residents To Support Hurricane Harvey Victims
Monmouth County Freeholder Director Lillian G. Burry issued the following statement today encouraging residents of Monmouth County to support the residents of Texas and Louisiana who are suffering from the impact of Hurricane Harvey:
“On behalf of Board of Chosen Freeholders, I offer our heartfelt sympathies to the residents of Houston and the numerous surrounding communities who are suffering in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.
Just five short years ago, Superstorm Sandy ravaged our beautiful Monmouth County shoreline, thrusting our residents into a battle against Mother Nature and a complex and burdensome Federal aid and flood insurance system. Our communities are resilient and through hard work and perseverance our Jersey Shore has come back better than ever. Read the rest of this entry »Posted: August 30th, 2017 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Freeholder Director Lillian Burry, Houston, Hurricane Harvey, Louisiana, Monmouth County News, Superstorm Sandy, Texas | Comments Off on Freeholder Director Lillian Burry Encourages Monmouth County Residents To Support Hurricane Harvey Victims
As Hurricane Harvey continues to wreak havoc in Texas, several individuals and organizations have come forth to help the survivors. The hurricane caused calamitous flooding in Houston over the weekend after storming the southeast coast of Texas. Several online campaigns have been started to make sure that timely help can reach the survivors. American TV actor… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: August 28th, 2017 | Author: admin | Filed under: New Jersey | Tags: Crowd Funding, Hurricane Harvey, news, Texas, Tropical Storm Harvey | 3 Comments »
TRENTON — A day after a New Jersey Office of Emergency Management task force declared it was “ready to answer the call” to support Tropical Storm Harvey recovery efforts in Texas, Gov. Chris Christie declared Sunday night the unit is heading to the storm-tattered state. “As Americans, we come together during times of crisis,” Christie said… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: August 28th, 2017 | Author: admin | Filed under: Emergency Management, News | Tags: Hurricane Harvey, New Jersey, NJ Office of Emergency Management, Texas, Tropical Storm Harvey | Comments Off on How N.J. is helping Harvey flood victims in Texas