Biden takes the oath of office administered by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. at the Capitol, January 20, 2021.

Biden is accelerating the governor’s call, as the state grapples with widespread problems in accessing water and more than 180.000 people without electricity.

President Joe Biden will declare a major disaster for Texas, preparing to pump millions of dollars into a disaster fund following snowstorms and ice storms which swept the country.

Millions of people have been without electricity or heating for most of the week.

In the US, about 60 people died in cold temperatures that paralyzed urban areas.

All the state’s plants are online again, but 166,229 remained without power on Friday at 14: 166,229 CST (20: 166,229 GMT), said Poweroutage.us, the US energy tracking company.

“any and all resources to assist and to accelerate the response at the local level”Greg Abbott

Texas Governor Greg Abbott said the state is “any and all resources to assist and to accelerate the response at the local level” adding:”any and all resources to assist and to accelerate the response at the local level

In a press release, Abbott says he and Texas lawmakers have already “have already begun the process to make sure that events like this, never again happen in Texas”

Officials there say they are working to ensure bottled water and electricity generators are quickly distributed to people in distress.

Joe Biden

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