11.4 billion dollars
how much money did Texas as a whole suffer from hurricane Ike?
2 billion dollars
how much money in damages did galveston on its own suffer?
16 million dollars
how much money did Ike cost Houston?
they requested Congress help after all the costs of emergency evacuation
what did the mayors of Houston and galveston request to Congress?
houses were flooded, buildings toppled from wind, and many people were missing
what were some of the damages caused by Ike the day after the storm hit?
over the next few weeks, who was sent to search fro survivors?
what was found washed up on land?
many people lost homes and jobs
what caused a blow to Galveston's economy?