An elderly disabled woman and her family were among hundreds of people in and around Houston rescued from the floodwaters left by Hurricane Harvey.
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Volunteers out in force in the flooded roads of Spring, Texas to help rescue residents stranded in their homes after Hurricane Harvey.(Aug. 23)
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The city of Houston is working on opening another “major” shelter for people fleeing flooding from Harvey as the George S. Brown Convention Center reaches capacity. Many evacuees say they left with just the clothes on their backs. (Aug. 28)
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Volunteers out in force in the flooded roads of Spring, Texas to help rescue residents stranded in their homes after Hurricane Harvey. (Aug. 28)
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Video shows a family being rescued from their flooded home in League City, Texas after Hurricane Harvey.
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Horses are seen among Harvey rescue volunteers in Houston, Texas.
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Per Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards’ request, President Donald Trump has issued a federal emergency declaration for Louisiana as Harvey dumps heavy bands of rain on the state. (Aug. 28)
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KHOU Reporter Brandi Smith flagged down Harris County Sheriff deputies to help save a man who got his big rig stuck in 10 feet of water. Her voice cracked as she stayed on the air and documented every step of his rescue.
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Rain continues to fall in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey Monday, forcing a mandatory evacuation for parts of Sugar Land, Texas. A voluntary order has been issued for other parts of the city south-west of Houston. (Aug. 28)