WEB VIDEO: Prioritizing Disaster Recovery, Ensuring Community Resilience

June 14, 2019 | Press Release | Legislative

The Office of Governor Greg Abbott today released a web video highlighting disaster relief and preparedness legislation that was signed yesterday in Houston, Texas. The assortment of bills address outstanding needs of relief for those impacted by Hurricane Harvey, and will help prepare Texas for future natural disasters. 

"Hurricane Harvey was the most devastating natural disaster in our state’s history, and I am grateful to the legislature for stepping up and delivering not only for its victims, but the entire state of Texas,” said Governor Abbott. “This important set of bills will not only provide greater relief to those affected by disasters in Texas, but also help prepare our state's capabilities to anticipate and mitigate the impact of future disasters."