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See how flood victims are struggling to cope in Texas after the hurricane's devastating landfall

Civilians patrol for stranded residents in Katy, Texas.

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National Guard personnel head out for an evacuation mission from their staging area, a Buc-ee's convenience store in Katy, Texas.

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Samaritans help push a boat with evacuees to high ground during a rain storm in Houston, August 28.

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Galindo family members relax at the George R Brown Convention Center in Houston after living inside a car since Saturday.

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People wait to check into a shelter in the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston.

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Flood victims move pets at a shelter in the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston.

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A view of damage in the wake of Hurricane Harvey in Corpus Christi, Texas.

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People and rescue boats line a street in Houston.

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Neighbors used their personal boats to rescue Jane Rhodes in Friendswood, Texas.

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Police block traffic following closure of the I-10 freeway leading into Houston.

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An elderly woman and her poodle float above flood waters while waiting to be rescued in Houston.

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A car is submerged on a freeway near downtown Houston.

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A helicopter lifts a person during evacuation of Houston's Meyerland area.

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Searchers patrol the upscale River Oaks neighborhood of Houston for stranded residents.

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People are rescued from flood waters in Dickinson, Texas.

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Rescue workers and civilians wait for help in Houston.

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Wilford Martinez, right, is rescued from his flooded car by Harris County Sheriff's Department Richard Wagner along Interstate 610.

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Texas National Guard soldiers aid residents in heavily flooded areas of Houston.

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Residents fleeing the flooded Meyerland area walk onto an I-610 overpass for help.

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Flooded downtown is seen in Houston, Texas.

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Two kayakers struggle in in floodwaters in Houston, Texas. Rescuers answered hundreds of calls for help.

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A stranded motorist escapes post-Hurricane Harvey floodwaters in Houston, Texas.

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People make their way down partially flooded roads in Galveston, Texas.

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Shelves at an Austin-area grocery are empty after owners secured essential items for rationing.

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People stand on a sinking boat awaiting rescue from a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter near Port Aransas, Texas August 26.

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Hurricane Harvey damage is seen in Bayside, Texas.

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Aaron Tobias stands in what is left of his home in Rockport, Texas.

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Barbara Koster stands on her front door as she surveys her property in Rockport, Texas.

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Julie holds her dog Pee-wee as they wait to be evacuated to Austin from Rockport, Texas.

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Lee Guerrero tries to kick open a door of an apartment after hearing his friends say they were hiding in the shower stall in Rockport.

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Dead cows killed in Hurricane Harvey lie on highway 35 near Fulton, Texas.

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Antonio Barron, left, and his girlfriend, Melissa Rocha, run in a street during heavy rain in Palacios, Texas.

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