More than a week after Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, Houston is shifting to recovery mode and surveying the damage. The Federal Emergency Management Administration has already granted $83 million in aid to survivors of the storm, including funding for housing…
For Houston's undocumented immigrant community, some 600,000 people, Hurricane Harvey has turned anxiety about immigration raids and deportations into a visceral fear to seek shelter. In addition, many who have been impacted by the storm are unable to qualify for…
By Julia Griffin
As Harvey’s rains push northwards into Kentucky and the nation's northeast corridor, new photos reveal the extent of flooding the record-breaking storm left behind in the Houston region.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
The Trump proposal, which is being finalized pending White House consultations with key Republicans, is likely to be just a fraction of an eventual Harvey recovery package that could rival the $100-billion-plus in taxpayer-financed help for victims of 2005's Hurricane…
By PBS NewsHour
In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Houston is facing catastrophic housing loss and the dangers of damaged chemical plants. As the waters begin to recede, rescue crews are going door-to-door, hoping they won't discover more bodies, while evacuees began to…
The outpouring of help in Houston has been enormous, including from a group of restaurateurs and chefs who got together to supply food for hurricane victims and first responders. Miles O’Brien learns more from Tomeka Weatherspoon of Houston Public Media.
For the first time, a new study gives us a sense of how much property damage these natural habitats can prevent during severe storms like Hurricane Harvey.
By PBS NewsHour
The record-setting flood has forced tens of thousands from their homes and into shelters. P.J. Tobia joins Miles O’Brien from Houston to report what he heard from those displaced in Houston.
The Houston health care system is under strain from the fallout from Hurricane Harvey. Aside from those who have been injured, patients with chronic diseases still need their life-saving treatments. Miles O’Brien talks to Tomeka Weatherspoon of Houston Public Media.
After five days of record rain, the Houston area finally saw sunlight again, but the danger and rescue operations are far from over. Meanwhile, the storm made landfall again near Cameron, Louisiana, dropping more rain on the border region of…
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