Hurricane Harvey

 

 

Modesta Humbhreys, 71, points to her trailer in the floodwaters of Matagorda, TX on Friday, September 1, 2017.

 

Modesta Humbhreys, 71, looks out to her trailer in the floodwaters of Matagorda, TX on Friday, September 1, 2017.

 

Modesta Humbhreys, 71, plays with her dog and its new puppies on the porch of her friend’s home where she is staying until the floodwater recedes, in Matagorda, TX on Friday, September 1, 2017.

 

Volunteers use boats to rescue people and animals, take people to their homes to retrieve things like medicine and infant needs, and check on people who refuse to leave the area in subdivisions off Barker Cypress Road between the Barker and Addicks reservoirs in Houston, TX on Thursday, August 31. 2017.

 

A vehicle is mostly submerged along Barker Cypress Road between the Barker and Addicks reservoirs in Houston, TX on Thursday, August 31. 2017.
Justin Davis wades through floodwater to retrieve his documents so he can file insurance claims in a subdivision off Barker Cypress Road between the Barker and Addicks reservoirs in Houston, TX on Thursday, August 31. 2017.

 

Justin Davis rides in a truck after wading home through waist-deep water to retrieve his documents so he can file insurance claims in a subdivision off Barker Cypress Road between the Barker and Addicks reservoirs in Houston, TX on Thursday, August 31. 2017. He’s having to pay out of pocket for the hotel, rental car and meals for his family and is hoping FEMA will reimburse them for damages. He told his family “when we come out on the other end, we’re gonna have a hell of a story to tell.”

 

David Crouch approaches a porch where a deer appears to be stranded in a subdivision off Barker Cypress Road between the Barker and Addicks reservoirs in Houston, TX on Thursday, August 31. 2017. The deer fled before Crouch could reach it.

 

Adam Morris assists Wiley Driskell and Heide Driskell after they went to their partially flooded home to retrieve their belongings in a subdivision off Barker Cypress Road between the Barker and Addicks reservoirs in Houston, TX on Thursday, August 31. 2017.

 

A white flag, used to signal a need for help, is displayed in a subdivision off Barker Cypress Road between the Barker and Addicks reservoirs in Houston, TX on Thursday, August 31. 2017.

 

Jennifer McArver carries food through floodwater on the way back to her apartment in a subdivision off Barker Cypress Road between the Barker and Addicks reservoirs in Houston, TX on Thursday, August 31. 2017. She walked miles to the H.E.B. to get healthy food because her debut as a professional bodybuilder is just 11 days away. Her apartment is not on the first floor, and she still has electricity, so she stayed in her home instead of evacuating so she could continue to prepare for her competition.

 

A partially submerged car and flood damaged home in a subdivision off Barker Cypress Road between the Barker and Addicks reservoirs in Houston, TX on Thursday, August 31. 2017.

 

David Couch leans against a 5‑ton 6×6 truck in a subdivision off Barker Cypress Road between the Barker and Addicks reservoirs in Houston, TX on Thursday, August 31. 2017. The truck, nicknamed “The Punisher” by its previous owner, was purchased by Couch’s brothers-in-law, Brad and Adam Morris, for the purpose of helping people in Houston after hurricane Harvey. Brad, Adam and David spent two days driving the truck through flooded areas assisting and rescuing people.

 

Tanya Hernandez (right) and her sister-in-law, Virginia Alameda, from Bay City, TX sit in the gymnasium at B.F. Terry High School in Rosenberg, TX on Wednesday, August 30, 2017.

 

Lennox St. Bernard plays rummy with himself at B.F. Terry High School in Rosenberg, TX on Wednesday, August 30, 2017.

 

Phil and Marie Stark and their dog Jeeter-Mae sit on the air mattress where they have been sleeping in the locker room at George Junior High School in Rosenberg, TX on Wednesday, August 30, 2017.

 

Kids in the Hernandez family play on the air mattress where they have been sleeping the past few days in the gymnasium at B.F. Terry High School in Rosenberg, TX on Wednesday, August 30, 2017.

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