Texas takes 220,000 refugees but can't take much more

CBS News | Katrina Disaster Blog Sept. 3 | September 3, 2005 23:00:04: "HOUSTON (AP) The governor of Texas worries that his state may not be able to take many more evacuees from Hurricane Katrina. Governor Rick Perry says Texas is committed to doing everything it can to help, but wants to be sure it can provide the services needed, including medical care and education.

Perry says local officials 'are beginning to notify us that they are quickly approaching capacity.' Louisiana and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have been alerted. Texas has taken in over 220,000 evacuees, with more on the way."

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