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US President Joe Biden approves major disaster declaration for Texas – ABC News

Joe Biden is mulling over a trip to Texas but says he doesn’t want to distract from recovery efforts, while weekend temperatures between 10–15 Celsius have been…



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US President Joe Biden has approved a major disaster declaration for Texas after it suffered widespread power blackouts and water shortages during a deadly deep freeze.
Key points:

  • More than 195,000 homes remain without power
  • US President Joe Biden had already declared states of emergency in Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana
  • A federal agency has sent generators and supplies, including fuel, water, blankets and ready-to-eat meals to affected areas

Millions of residents in the United States’ biggest oil…

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