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She’s Tasked with Emergency Planning at The Port of Corpus Christi; A Year after Harvey, Her Community Continues to Rebuild

Posted on · While Danielle Hale managed the emergency operations center at the Port of Corpus Christi during Hurricane Harvey, her family evacuated their Rockport home. A year later, she and her family continue to help Rockport rebuild, while the port continues to fine-tune its emergency preparedness plans.

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“It’s Our Form Of Apartheid”: How Galveston Stalled Public Housing Reconstruction In The 10 Years After Ike

Posted on · Hurricane Ike ravaged Galveston in 2008 and touched off a fierce battle over whether to rebuild the city's destroyed public housing. A decade later, less than half of it has been replaced. The prolonged saga offers a cautionary tale for Texas as it launches the long-term recovery process after Hurricane Harvey.

City of Houston

A Decade After Ike, Houston Still Hasn’t Spent Tens Of Millions It Got To Build Affordable Housing

Posted on · When the Houston Housing Authority tried to build in low-income neighborhoods, housing advocates and the feds blocked the projects. When they turned to wealthier areas, neighbors and politicians shot them down. Will anything change once federal money starts to flow after Hurricane Harvey?