Hurricane Harvey: Flooding to continue in Houston

The Trump administration is asking Congress for nearly $8bn as an initial down payment for victims of Tropical Storm Harvey. The White House says it will request additional funding later this month.

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    The Trump administration is asking Congress for nearly $8bn as an initial down payment for victims of Tropical Storm Harvey.

    The White House says it will request additional funding later this month.

    Meanwhile, more Houston residents were allowed to return to their homes on Friday, to begin the emotional and difficult task of trying to assess Harvey's damage.

    Al Jazeera's Shihab Rattansi reports from Port Arthur.


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