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WASHINGTON– President Joe Biden and First Woman Jill Biden will take a trip to Houston on Friday to meet regional authorities following the winter season storms that eliminated more than 35 individuals and left millions without power and water.

While in Texas, the president will “go over the winter season storm relief efforts, development towards healing and the unbelievable durability revealed by the individuals of Houston and Texas,” stated press secretary Jen Psaki.

While power has actually been brought back for the majority of Texas homeowners, more than 9 million stay without water. The federal government has actually provided 9 million liters of water and helped with more than 200 water circulation websites, Psaki stated.

Biden will likewise check out a vaccine warehouse throughout the see. Vaccine administration ground to a stop in numerous parts of Texas throughout the storms and the White Home has stated it is dealing with the state to make it through the stockpile of vaccinations.

Biden stated a significant catastrophe for much of Texas over the weekend making federal financing offered to neighborhoods throughout the state, consisting of hard-hit Harris County, where Houston lies.

Biden had actually stated Friday that he would check out Texas quickly, however didn’t “wish to be a problem” as the area concentrated on catastrophe healing.

Image: Shannon Pettypiece Shannon Pettypiece

Shannon Pettypiece is the senior White Home press reporter for NBCNews.com.

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