The impact of Hurricane Harvey

The Houston Chronicle published some astounding numbers as officials begin to assess the scope of the storms damage.

According to the Chronicle, 

"6,044: Number of single-family homes destroyed in Texas

770: Homes destroyed in Harris County

82,422: Homes damaged in Texas

41,159: Homes damaged in Harris County

$179.68 million: Damage to public property in 84 local jurisdictions

$38.2 million: Damage to public property in Harris County

14,000: Number of Texas National Guard troops deployed

24,000: Number to be deployed by late next week

34,575: Approximate number of evacuees in shelters statewide

27,417: Approximate number in shelters in Greater Houston area"

This is just the beginning. The profound long lasting legacy of Harvey is still to be determined on the region.

More numbers can be reviewed HERE!

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