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Hurricane Harvey's Impact — And How It Compares To Other Storms - FiveThirtyEight

Hurricane Harvey, which dumped an estimated 27 trillion gallons of water on Texas and Louisiana, looks to be one of the most damaging natural disasters in U.S. history. Flooding continues to affect large areas of Houston, Beaumont and other areas of Texas.and more »

Trump told Hurricane Harvey survivors to 'have a good time' while visiting shelter - Business Insider

While visiting the Houston area on Saturday to meet with survivors of Hurricane Harvey, President Donald Trump told reporters that he is seeing "a lot of happiness," Talking Points Memo reported. "It's been really nice," Trump said of the visit. "It's ...and more »

New dangers lurk in Harvey's wake - Washington Post

PORT ARTHUR, Tex. — The water was leaving, at last. But, across Southeast Texas on Thursday, new dangers kept appearing in Hurricane Harvey's wake. In Crosby, northeast of Houston, loud “pops” were heard coming from a crippled chemical plant, ...and more »

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims September 3, 2017, as a National Day of Prayer for the Victims of Hurricane ... - The White House (blog)

Hurricane Harvey first made landfall as a Category 4 storm near Rockport, Texas, on the evening of August 25, 2017. The storm has since devastated communities in both Texas and Louisiana, claiming many lives, inflicting countless injuries, destroying ...and more »

Trump returns to Gulf Coast for test as 'comforter in chief' - CNN

Houston, Texas (CNN) President Donald Trump is getting a second chance at the post-natural disaster presidential visit, embracing the role of "comforter in chief" in a multi-stop tour of areas hard-hit by Harvey. Trump, joined by first lady Melania ...and more »

Trump hugs children, serves food in visit to victims of Harvey - AOL

HOUSTON, Sept 2 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump tried on the role of "comforter-in-chief" on Saturday, playing with children in an evacuation center and passing out food and supplies to those in need after Hurricane Harvey's assault on Houston.and more »

Trump Returns to Harvey-Hit Region, Says Recovery 'Done Very Efficiently' -

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump made his second trip to Texas Saturday, this time visiting hard-hit Houston to hug children at a relief distribution center, pass out hot dog and potato chip lunches, and continue his praise of ongoing recovery ...and more »

More Rescues, Some Residents Return After Harvey Devastation -

In the Texas city of Beaumont, where Harvey flooded the main pumping station and wells, officials handed out water and tried to help residents to get back on their feet Saturday. Beaumont, a city of about 118,000 east of storm-battered Houston, lost ...and more »

One Week After Harvey, Texas Residents Exhausted, Still Stranded - New York Times

HOUSTON — A week after Texas was slammed by Hurricane Harvey, this region was still engulfed in crisis on Saturday, with weary residents of Houston searching for ways to repair swamped homes and salvage possessions even as others faced new orders ...and more »

After Harvey's destruction, will a new and different Houston emerge? - Dallas News (blog)

In the end, Hurricane Harvey's most powerful weapon was the rain. For five days, the storm hovered over Houston and southeast Texas, dumping more than 50 inches of water in the state's most populated region. Inch by accumulated inch, more than 20 ...and more »