City of Pharr responds to major flooding event

Mayor applauds city, community efforts

The City of Pharr was impacted by recent extreme rainfall that inundated the entire Rio Grande Valley. This event did not discriminate – residents and families from across South Texas suffered devastation and property loss due to hours of relentless downpour and rising floodwaters from an overwhelmed regional drainage system. Homes, vehicles, and businesses flooded, roads were impassable, drainage canals overflowed, and many families were displaced. Through it all, the city responded swiftly, some of it consisted of working around-the-clock to assist residents, drain the floodwaters, help those who were trapped in their homes, and assisted in coordinating shelter for those who had nowhere to go.

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