Nearly two months after Hurricane Harvey socked the Texas coastline, residents are still in the early stages of the costly and complicated clean up process.

Now, in one Houston suburb, residents hoping to receive aid to help relaunch their lives have to factor Middle East political tensions into their recovery efforts.

The city of Dickinson, Texas, located about 30 miles southeast of Houston, recently posted applications online for relief grants “from the funds that were generously donated to the Dickinson Harvey Relief Fund,” the city’s website says. The application, however, includes a provision requiring applicants to promise not to boycott Israel.

Read the article in the Brisbane Times (Washington Post).

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