Livestream: A conversation on the federal response to Hurricane Harvey

After Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas coast and poured historic amounts of rain over Houston and a wide swath of the state, hundreds of thousands of homes were damaged or destroyed. In the year since, displaced Texans have turned to federal agencies, insurance entities and nonprofits for help rebuilding their lives. Where does the recovery stand and what are the long-term plans for getting neighborhoods and towns back on their feet?

Join The Texas Tribune for a conversation about the federal response to Hurricane Harvey one year after the storm made landfall in Texas, moderated by the Tribune’s urban affairs reporter, Brandon Formby.

Panelists include:

  • George P. Bush, Texas land commissioner
  • Traci Brasher, recovery division director for FEMA Region 6
  • Marvin Odum, chief recovery officer for the city of Houston
  • Beth Van Duyne, regional administrator for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development



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