President Barack Obama on Thursday signed an emergency relief bill to help victims of the Harvey flood and flood damage.
The bill, which was signed by Obama at the White House, directs $1.1 billion for disaster relief efforts.
The money would be earmarked for Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida.
Obama also signed an extension of a program that provides money to states and localities for storm water management projects.
The measure extends a $200 million disaster aid grant for flood and stormwater management projects and $200,000 for a new National Flood Insurance Program program that covers the costs of flood-related property damage.
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The measure also includes $2 billion for the National Flood Risk Management Program, which provides assistance for communities impacted by extreme weather and flooding, and $3.2 billion to support the recovery and restoration of communities affected in natural disasters.
The president also signed a $1 billion package to support emergency relief efforts, including $1 million for disaster-relief efforts.
The administration is also extending the Flood Insurance Assistance Program for flood victims.
The package also includes an extension for the Flood Disaster Assistance Program and provides $300 million for the Disaster Relief Fund, which has been the main source of disaster relief since the storm.