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Houston gets $1.8M to become more resilient post-Harvey


August 30, 2018

HOUSTON (AP) — Amid its ongoing recovery from Hurricane Harvey, the city of Houston announced Wednesday it's been accepted to become a member of a global initiative designed to help cities become more resilient to events like natural disasters, as well as to socio-economic challenges faced by urban areas.

Mayor Sylvester Turner said Houston has been accepted into the New York-based Rockefeller Foundation's 100 Resilient Cities program.

The program offers financial and logistical support to member cities to help them develop proactive plans to deal with shocks and stresses from both natura...

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