Above photo by Jay Janner, Austin American Stateman
THANKSGIVING IN TENT CITY
30 people are still living in a tents at the Rockport Relief Camp on the Texas coast following displacement from Hurricane Harvey.
(The American Statesman)
RURAL RECOVERY STALLING IN FULTON
Mayor Jimmy Kendrick of Fulton, Texas offered a rural perspective on recovery efforts. The mayor claims that 67% of properties in the small town have been damaged as a result of Hurricane Harvey with many of the town’s 1,500 residents camping outside, doubling up or living in hotels as they navigate the red tape of receiving assistance dollars and insurance payments.