Harvey evacuees get fired after finding shelter in Dallas

Harvey evacuees get fired after finding shelter in Dallas

Evacuees who found shelter — and then jobs — in Dallas after fleeing Hurricane Harvey are again looking for work after getting fired this week. “Can you believe they fired me? They fired everybody. Two days on the job,” Gerwayne Williams, 29, said, wiping tears off his cheeks. The Beaumont native thought he’d hit a stroke of(…)

Texas governor says that the rebuilding of Houston will be a ‘multi-year project’

Texas governor says that the rebuilding of Houston will be a ‘multi-year project’

Houston’s recovery from Hurricane Harvey flooding will be a “multi-year project”, Texas Governor Greg Abbott has said. “This is going to be a massive, massive clean-up process,” he told the ABC News programme Good Morning America. President Donald Trump is to propose an initial $5.9bn (£4.56bn) for recovery efforts, but the Texas authorities say the(…)

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