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It's important that we look at the cost of these events and that we look on the horizon a little bit about what's next. So as we look into it, these are estimates at this point but it looks like round about 100,000 affected homes. Now, that's a big number.
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We're gonna have 100,000 affected homes, all with different degrees of insurance, some with flood insurance, some under-insured, some uninsured. I will have to address those on a case by case basis as we move forward but I wanna put a scope and magnitude on this. We're also gonna have damage to publicly owned infrastructure.
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And so what we will do, as an administration, is put together a responsible request for Congress, a preparations request. We'll make that request shortly. We'll make that request based on the information that we have now. And what we'll do then is come back later for a second supplemental request when we have additional information that would make a more informed total for Congress to consider.
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>> I had a chance to speak directly with the President earlier, he'll pledge probably $1 million of his own personal money to help the people of both Texas and Louisiana.>> He's not