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President Biden To Survey Ida Storm Damage In Queens And Manville, New Jersey

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- President Biden will travel to New York City and New Jersey next week to survey the damage from the remnants of Hurricane Ida, the White House said Saturday.

Biden will travel to Queens and Manville, New Jersey on Tuesday, CBS News reported, after visiting Louisiana, which was battered by the hurricane.

The storm killed 13 people in New York City. Most victims were stuck in flooded basement apartments in Queens.

In Manville, several flooded homes and a banquet hall exploded due to gas leaks. The areas were inaccessible to fire crews because of severe flooding.

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Manville's emergency management director estimated at least 100 homes in the community are uninhabitable.

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