• As Power Returns in Parts of Texas, Hunger Remains

    8 days ago - By Food Tank

    Mutual aid organizations, food banks, and other community-based organizations are providing food and water to Texas residents impacted by blackouts and below-freezing temperatures.
    A devastating winter storm struck Texas, prompting the Electric Reliability Council of Texas , which manages the state's power grid, to institute rolling blackouts and avoid a total collapse of the system. All 254 Texas counties faced winter storm warnings and cities across the state saw the coldest night on record in decades .
    Millions of residents went without heat or electricity for days, and even while ERCOT...
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