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Significant steps toward recovery have been made in the two years since Hurricane Harvey made landfall, but the most expensive hurricane to strike Texas is still at the forefront of an annual tour organized by the Insurance Council of Texas.

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Two years ago this date, we were preparing for Hurricane Harvey to come ashore. We didn’t know where it would hit or how badly it would destroy our homes, businesses, communities and lives.

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Since Hurricane Harvey hit in 2017, the Victoria County Long-Term Recovery Group has received two grants from the American Red Cross to assist with recovery efforts in Victoria County, said Rick Villa, development coordinator for the group.

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Mustang Island State Park will reopen for overnight camping almost two years after storm damage from Hurricane Harvey delayed a project on the campgrounds, according to a Texas Parks and Wildlife news release.

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The Victoria County Long-Term Recovery Group will host a neighborhood meeting for Bloomington, Placedo and DaCosta residents still struggling with damages caused by Hurricane Harvey. The come-and-go meeting is 6-8 p.m. Thursday in the Legacy Room at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Bloomington.

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Members of the state House had a news conference in Rockport on Thursday to discuss the House’s efforts that led to the passage of significant Hurricane Harvey recovery and disaster preparedness legislation in the 86th Legislature.

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Community members still struggling to recuperate after Hurricane Harvey are invited to a come-and-go neighborhood meeting at Templo San Juan 3:16 at 304 E. Water St. from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

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AUSTIN – The Victoria Police Department is supporting legislation to strengthen penalties for looting during a disaster or in an evacuated area, citing the city’s increase in looting after Hurricane Harvey.

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The General Land Office is looking for a location in Victoria for a satellite office for the Homeowner Reimbursement Program. It will not be at the Victoria Public Library as indicated in an online calendar listing and in a story on Page A7 Friday. People needing to apply for the Hurricane H…

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Rebuild Texas Fund is committing $1.1 million to build a Victoria County Regional Disaster Response and Recovery Center designed to better prepare the Crossroads for its next disaster.

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Calhoun County ISD is vying for some of the $1 billion the federal government committed earlier this year to projects that would protect Texans from the next hurricane.

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An 82-year-old Yorktown woman wrote a letter to the Victoria County Long-Term Recovery Group after reading in the newspaper about how the group continues to help after Hurricane Harvey.

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