Even as floodwaters have started receding in some places, experts warn that residents in Harvey-affected areas could still be exposed to numerous health threats, ranging from water contamination to mold to psychological distress.
Gov. Greg Abbott said Friday another special session of the Texas Legislature won't be necessary to deal with the response to Hurricane Harvey. The Legislature isn’t scheduled to meet again until January 2019.
Immigration enforcement and Border Patrol officials reiterated on Thursday that their agents are not conducting routine immigration operations during rescue efforts in Southeast Texas — despite rumors to the contrary.
The meteorological firm AccuWeather estimates the storm's impact on gross domestic product will be $190 billion – one percent of the U.S.'s current GDP – and more costly than Katrina and Sandy combined.
Northwest Houston suburbs like Cypress have exploded in population in recent years. Scientists say that's a big reason some neighborhoods here saw devastating floods last year and now from Hurricane Harvey.
Though school districts in the Houston area have postponed classes at least until next Tuesday, their buildings and employees are central to providing relief for people needing shelter during the Hurricane Harvey floods.
Hurricane Harvey's direct — and seemingly endless — hit on Southeast Texas has left a path of destruction and unprecedented flooding. Take a look at what the region's residents and first responders are facing.
As Tropical Storm Harvey continues to pummel an already devastated Houston, many residents are terrified that the dams on two of the region's massive reservoirs will fail. Here's why government officials say that is not going to happen.