The effects of the disaster are estimated at more than $ 40 million.
Liquidation of consequences of hurricane “Harvey” is very costly for the American Treasury. As CNN reports, this was stated by the President of the United States Donald trump arrived in Austin (Texas), where he held a meeting with representatives of the local authorities and emergency services.
“Apparently, nothing was done in the history of our country so expensive,” said the President, speaking about the devastation caused by the storm and ensuing flood.
The restoration of the destroyed will take a long time, warned trump.
“The sad news is that you need a lot of time. That has not happened for a very long time. Didn’t see this water,” he said.
The white house will turn to Congress with proposals on financing of works on liquidation of consequences of “Harvey,” added trump.
“Harvey” has struck Texas on the evening of August 25. According to meteorologists, this is the most powerful storm in the US over the last 10 years. Known about the death of 10 people.
Experts previously estimated the damage from the disaster at $40 billion.
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