Hurricane Harvey is currently devastating southeastern Texas, including the city of Houston. Disastrous flooding, winds gusting up to 95 km/h, and even tornadoes have already caused billions of dollars in property damage, and have reportedly claimed at least 9 lives. Since Harvey made landfall at Rockport, Texas, in the early hours of August 26th, the Internet has become inundated with harrowing photos and stories from affected areas – stories of tragedy, rescue, community and generosity. We’re bringing you the ones that are making headlines, and stirring hearts, worldwide.
If you would like to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey, Houston mayor Sylvester Turner has set up an emergency relief fund which can be found here.
Scroll down the see the storm that is being called “the worst disaster in Texas history” for yourself. Our thoughts are with all those touched by this event.
#1 A Furniture Store In Texas Is Providing Shelter And Food For Hurricane Victims
#2 A Dog Named Otis Is Walking Around Sinton Tx Carrying A Entire Bag Of Dog Food With Him
#3 This Policeman Worked Countless Hours Helping Victims Of Hurricane Harvey Until He Passed Out From Exhaustion
#4 Dog Hanging On During Houston Flooding. She Was Rescued!
#5 Joe Garcia Carries His Dog Heidi From His Flooded Home