UPDATE 11-Rescuers in trucks, helicopters save Texans trapped by Harvey floods - Reuters Africa

PORT ARTHUR, Texas, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Soldiers and police in helicopters and special high-water trucks on Thursday rescued thousands of Texans stranded by floodwater from Hurricane Harvey, which killed dozens of people as it drenched the Gulf Coast ...

Louisiana sheriffs join state effort to rescue stranded residents in Port Arthur, other flooded Texas cities - The Advocate

Volunteers assist police in making welfare checks on flooded homes, Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Dickinson, Texas, in the wake of Tropical Storm Harvey. Floodwaters reached the rooflines of single-story homes Monday and people could be heard pleading for ...

Though safe, many in Port Arthur remain in need - The Port Arthur News

For those stuck in the Port Arthur floods, there is little to do but wait. While hundreds remain stranded on rooftops and in homes, hundreds more wait in hotels. Some, fearing the worst on Tuesday, planned ahead and booked rooms on higher ground ...

Louisianans come to the aid of Texas disaster victims - WWL First News

Louisianans who want to help with the Harvey relief efforts both in Texas and Louisiana can find ways to give at VolunteerLouisiana.gov. Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser says thousands have already signed up to give their time and resources to those in need.