Hurricane Harvey is currently devastating southeastern Texas, including the city of Houston. Disastrous flooding, winds gusting up to 95 km/h, and even tornadoes have already caused billions of dollars in property damage, and have reportedly claimed at least 9 lives. Since Harvey made landfall at Rockport, Texas, in the early hours of August 26th, the Internet has become inundated with harrowing photos and stories from affected areas - stories of tragedy, rescue, community and generosity. We're bringing you the ones that are making headlines, and stirring hearts, worldwide.

If you would like to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey, Houston mayor Sylvester Turner has set up an emergency relief fund which can be found here.

Scroll down the see the storm that is being called "the worst disaster in Texas history" for yourself. Our thoughts are with all those touched by this event.

#1

A Furniture Store In Texas Is Providing Shelter And Food For Hurricane Victims

A Furniture Store In Texas Is Providing Shelter And Food For Hurricane Victims

gangbangkang Report

Hisseefit
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The owner 'mattress mac' has always helped his fellow people in troubling times. He's a good man.

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#2

A Dog Named Otis Is Walking Around Sinton Tx Carrying A Entire Bag Of Dog Food With Him

A Dog Named Otis Is Walking Around Sinton Tx Carrying A Entire Bag Of Dog Food With Him

Tiele Dockens Report

Judh Palcon Domo
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

This dog knows how to survive amidst the hurricane.

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#3

This Policeman Worked Countless Hours Helping Victims Of Hurricane Harvey Until He Passed Out From Exhaustion

This Policeman Worked Countless Hours Helping Victims Of Hurricane Harvey Until He Passed Out From Exhaustion

colby979 Report

#4

Dog Hanging On During Houston Flooding. She Was Rescued!

Dog Hanging On During Houston Flooding. She Was Rescued!

opplesandbanonos Report

#5

Texans Refuse To Leave Pets Behind As They Flee

Texans Refuse To Leave Pets Behind As They Flee

Reuters Report

#6

Floater Baby - Mother Who Was Waiting For Rescue During The Hurricane Shared A Picture Of Her Baby Floating In A Large Plastic Container

Floater Baby - Mother Who Was Waiting For Rescue During The Hurricane Shared A Picture Of Her Baby Floating In A Large Plastic Container

GallowBoob Report

#7

Joe Garcia Carries His Dog Heidi From His Flooded Home

Joe Garcia Carries His Dog Heidi From His Flooded Home

David J. Phillip Report

Hisseefit
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Good man taking his dog along. Hope they made it.

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#9

America 2017 In One Picture

America 2017 In One Picture

rangerman8 Report

Hisseefit
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The constables put in long hours as well. Thank you.

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#10

My Friends Out Rescuing People And Pets In Houston Today And Taking A Break For Donuts. Closed Unfortunately. Good People!

My Friends Out Rescuing People And Pets In Houston Today And Taking A Break For Donuts. Closed Unfortunately. Good People!

Cperies Report

Hisseefit
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The hurricane brought out the best in people. People taking neighbors in. Helping each other.

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#11

Getting Home After A 49,5 Hour Shift Working Hurricane Harvey

Getting Home After A 49,5 Hour Shift Working Hurricane Harvey

Patches_Mcgee Report

#12

A Rescue Helicopter Hovers In The Background As An Elderly Woman And Her Poodle Use An Air Mattress To Float Above Flood Waters From Tropical Storm Harvey While Waiting To Be Rescued From Scarsdale Boulevard In Houston, Texas

A Rescue Helicopter Hovers In The Background As An Elderly Woman And Her Poodle Use An Air Mattress To Float Above Flood Waters From Tropical Storm Harvey While Waiting To Be Rescued From Scarsdale Boulevard In Houston, Texas

REUTERS/Adrees Latif Report

#13

Steve Culver Cries With His Dog Otis As He Talks About What He Said Was The, ' Most Terrifying Event In His Life,' When Hurricane Harvey Blew In And Destroyed Most Of His Home While He And His Wife Took Shelter There

Steve Culver Cries With His Dog Otis As He Talks About What He Said Was The, ' Most Terrifying Event In His Life,' When Hurricane Harvey Blew In And Destroyed Most Of His Home While He And His Wife Took Shelter There

Joe Raedle Report

#14

Isiah Courtney Carries His Dog Bruce Through Flood Waters In Beaumont Place, Houston, Texas

Isiah Courtney Carries His Dog Bruce Through Flood Waters In Beaumont Place, Houston, Texas

REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman Report

#15

Harris County Sheriff's Office Deputy Carries Two Children To Safety

Harris County Sheriff's Office Deputy Carries Two Children To Safety

MasonJarsAndMixingBowls Report

Bobbi Newell
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

No, that's an official jacket. You can see the white lettering on the back. They're making sure people are getting out, and into shelters.

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#16

Alexendre Jorge Evacuates Ethan Colman, 4, From A Neighborhood Inundated By Floodwaters From Tropical Storm Harvey On Monday

Alexendre Jorge Evacuates Ethan Colman, 4, From A Neighborhood Inundated By Floodwaters From Tropical Storm Harvey On Monday

Charlie Riedel Report

#17

Texans Refuse To Leave Pets Behind As They Flee

Texans Refuse To Leave Pets Behind As They Flee

Reuters Report

Hisseefit
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Good people bringing the fur friends

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#18

Houston Police SWAT Officer Daryl Hudeck Carries Catherine Pham And Her 13-Month-Old Son Aiden After Rescuing Them From Their Home Surrounded By Floodwaters From Tropical Storm Harvey In Huston

Houston Police SWAT Officer Daryl Hudeck Carries Catherine Pham And Her 13-Month-Old Son Aiden After Rescuing Them From Their Home Surrounded By Floodwaters From Tropical Storm Harvey In Huston

David J. Phillip Report

Flora Polvado
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The faith of a child. He only knows security:) So glad they're safe

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#19

Seniors In La Vita Bella Nursing Home In Dickinson Texas Waiting To Be Rescued

Seniors In La Vita Bella Nursing Home In Dickinson Texas Waiting To Be Rescued

Trudy Lampson Report

#20

Doggo Keeps An Eye Out On The Flood. Been Stuck At Home Surrounded By Water For 2 Days Now In Friendswood Texas

Doggo Keeps An Eye Out On The Flood. Been Stuck At Home Surrounded By Water For 2 Days Now In Friendswood Texas

lemoncreamdream Report

#21

Sam Speights Tries To Hold Back Tears While Holding His Dogs And Surveying The Damage To His Home In The Wake Of Hurricane Harvey

Sam Speights Tries To Hold Back Tears While Holding His Dogs And Surveying The Damage To His Home In The Wake Of Hurricane Harvey

Eric Gay Report

#22

Shardea Harrison Looks At Her 3-week-old Baby, Sarai, As Dean Mize, Right, And Jason Legnon Use An Airboat To Rescue Them From Their Home In Houston

Shardea Harrison Looks At Her 3-week-old Baby, Sarai, As Dean Mize, Right, And Jason Legnon Use An Airboat To Rescue Them From Their Home In Houston

CNN Report

#23

Hurricane Harvey Is Pictured Off The Coast Of Texas

Hurricane Harvey Is Pictured Off The Coast Of Texas

NASA Report

#24

Intersection Along San Houston Pkwy. In Houston, Water About 17 Feet Deep

Intersection Along San Houston Pkwy. In Houston, Water About 17 Feet Deep

GuacamoleFanatic Report

#25

When U Flooded,and Don't Wanna Get Electrocuted, But Hopeful

When U Flooded,and Don't Wanna Get Electrocuted, But Hopeful

GalaxyhydroRoleadro Report

Lara B.
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Such a devastating situation and this woman still hasn't forgot to smile. Incredible!!!

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#26

People Make Their Way Down Partially Flooded Roads In Galveston, Texas

People Make Their Way Down Partially Flooded Roads In Galveston, Texas

Brendan Smialowski Report

#27

Lisa Rehr Holds Her Four-Year Old Son Maximus, After They Lost Their Home To Hurricane Harvey, As They Await To Be Evacuated With Their Belongings From Rockport

Lisa Rehr Holds Her Four-Year Old Son Maximus, After They Lost Their Home To Hurricane Harvey, As They Await To Be Evacuated With Their Belongings From Rockport

REUTERS/Adrees Latif Report

Hisseefit
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Sorry for your loss, but you have the most important possession.

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#28

Man Sits On Bench With His Dog During Hurricane Harvey

Man Sits On Bench With His Dog During Hurricane Harvey

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Charlene Brickey
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Now there's a picture. Looks like he's disgusted with the whole mess and just decided to just sit awhile. Hopefully he and his dog and family if he has one made it out okay.

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#29

24 Hour Difference In Houston From Harvey 2017

24 Hour Difference In Houston From Harvey 2017

caroleenarn Report

Malu Sin
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Wow! Even the buildings look totally different o_O

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#30

Jesus Rodriguez Rescues Gloria Garcia After Rain Flooded Pearland, In The Outskirts Of Houston

Jesus Rodriguez Rescues Gloria Garcia After Rain Flooded Pearland, In The Outskirts Of Houston

REUTERS/Adrees Latif Report

#31

My Friend Fishing From His Balcony In Houston

My Friend Fishing From His Balcony In Houston

YayRates Report

Hisseefit
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Making the most out of a bad situation I see.

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#32

Residents Use Boats To Evacuate Flood Waters Along Tidwell Road In East Houston, Texas

Residents Use Boats To Evacuate Flood Waters Along Tidwell Road In East Houston, Texas

REUTERS/Adrees Latif Report

#33

This Poor Dog Was Left Chained Without Any Hope To Escape

This Poor Dog Was Left Chained Without Any Hope To Escape

Ruaridh Connellan Report

Vivian
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Since someone´s taking the picture I hope he´s okay now.

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#34

Neighbors Used Their Personal Boats To Rescue Jane Rhodes In Friendswood, Texas

Neighbors Used Their Personal Boats To Rescue Jane Rhodes In Friendswood, Texas

Steve Gonzales Report

Mayzie B
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It's good to see that people are rescuing themselves, and others around them. They help as much as they can. It's a good way to keep their spirits up!

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#35

Barb Davis, 74. Is Helped To Dry Land After Being Rescued From Her Flooded Neighborhood After It Was Inundated With Rain Water, Remnants Of Hurricane Harvey

Barb Davis, 74. Is Helped To Dry Land After Being Rescued From Her Flooded Neighborhood After It Was Inundated With Rain Water, Remnants Of Hurricane Harvey

Scott Olson Report

therealpixie
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The expressions on both their faces is so sweet. I love the way he's grinning like she just cracked a good joke, and he's like "Whut?!"

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#36

People Walk Through Water To A Staging Area To Evacuate In Dickinson, Texas

People Walk Through Water To A Staging Area To Evacuate In Dickinson, Texas

REUTERS/Rick Wilking Report

#37

A Stranded Motorist Escapes Floodwaters On Interstate 225 In Houston, Texas

A Stranded Motorist Escapes Floodwaters On Interstate 225 In Houston, Texas

REUTERS/Nick Oxford Report

Hisseefit
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Being smart. Staying away from snakes, fire ants and who knows what else is in the water. Houston has bayous.

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#38

Wilford Martinez, Right, Is Rescued From His Flooded Car By Harris County Sheriff's Department Richard Wagner Along Interstate 610

Wilford Martinez, Right, Is Rescued From His Flooded Car By Harris County Sheriff's Department Richard Wagner Along Interstate 610

David J. Phillip Report

Hisseefit
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Wilford looks pretty happy that Richard came along.

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#39

Guy Saves His Bmw From The Harvey Flood Waters

Guy Saves His Bmw From The Harvey Flood Waters

Poopernikle Report

#40

A Texas National Guard Soldier Carries A Woman On His Back As They Conduct Rescue Operations In Flooded Areas Around Houston

A Texas National Guard Soldier Carries A Woman On His Back As They Conduct Rescue Operations In Flooded Areas Around Houston

Texas Military Department Report

Baked Panda
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

God bless all who are workingto save others

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#41

Julius Verret, 14, Floats In Street Flooding In Lake Charles

Julius Verret, 14, Floats In Street Flooding In Lake Charles

Gerald Herbert Report

Charlene Brickey
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Looks like he's having a great time but be careful of snakes, gators, fire ants, and bacteria from the water. You CAN GET HURT. God Bless he's safe.

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#42

A Flooded Graveyard In Pearland

A Flooded Graveyard In Pearland

Brendan Smialowski Report

#43

Cattle Are Stranded In A Flooded Pasture On Highway 71 In La Grange, Texas

Cattle Are Stranded In A Flooded Pasture On Highway 71 In La Grange, Texas

Jay Janner Report

Hisseefit
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Unfortunately fences stop pasture animals from getting to high ground.

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#44

People Are Rescued From Flood Waters From Hurricane Harvey On An Air Boat In Dickinson

People Are Rescued From Flood Waters From Hurricane Harvey On An Air Boat In Dickinson

Search Results Rick Wilking Report

Monty Is Fiennes
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Lovin the lady with the glasses.... There may be bad times but you can still enjoy the ride!!....

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#45

An Elderly Man Is Carried After Being Rescued In East Houston, Texas

An Elderly Man Is Carried After Being Rescued In East Houston, Texas

REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman Report

Margie Lazou
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

In ancient Greek mythology, a young man called Aeneas carried his father on his back, and his son to Italy, after Troy was his by a huge tidal wave. When he and other people with him got there, the founded a city, which eventually became Rome (after it was renamed by Remus).

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#46

Two Kayakers Try To Beat The Current Pushing Them Down An Overflowing Brays Bayou From Tropical Storm Harvey In Houston

Two Kayakers Try To Beat The Current Pushing Them Down An Overflowing Brays Bayou From Tropical Storm Harvey In Houston

Mark Mulligan Report

#47

Residents Wade Through Flood Waters From Tropical Storm Harvey In Beaumont Place

Residents Wade Through Flood Waters From Tropical Storm Harvey In Beaumont Place

Jonathan Bachman Report

Margie Lazou
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Another photo heading for an award this year.

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#48

A Cow Struggles To Keep Its Head Above Floodwaters Near Fulton

A Cow Struggles To Keep Its Head Above Floodwaters Near Fulton

REUTERS/Rick Wilking Report

Hisseefit
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It's sad that these animals get stuck because of fences.

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#49

Dusk In Houston’s Meyerland Area On Sunday Night

Dusk In Houston’s Meyerland Area On Sunday Night

Alyssa Schukar/The New York Times Report

#50

People Use An Inflated Mattress To Evacuate Their Homes

People Use An Inflated Mattress To Evacuate Their Homes

Joe Raedle Report

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#51

A Man Walks Through Floodwaters And Onto The Main Road After Surveying His Property

A Man Walks Through Floodwaters And Onto The Main Road After Surveying His Property

REUTERS/Adrees Latif Report

Hisseefit
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

That is a scary picture with all those power lines

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#52

People Evacuate A Neighborhood Inundated By Floodwaters From Tropical Storm Harvey On Monday

People Evacuate A Neighborhood Inundated By Floodwaters From Tropical Storm Harvey On Monday

Charlie Riedel Report

Vlad Horobet
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I just love the guy that it's almost neck deep into the water but he carries an umbrella. Can't get them curls wet, man.

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#53

People Push A Stalled Pickup To Through A Flooded Street In Houston

People Push A Stalled Pickup To Through A Flooded Street In Houston

Charlie Riedel Report

Charlene Brickey
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Why all the trouble, his right insurance will pay for it. Unless you don't have insurance???

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#54

My House In Meyerland During Harvey

My House In Meyerland During Harvey

mbk-- Report

#55

Melani Zurawski Cries While Inspecting Her Home In Port Aransas

Melani Zurawski Cries While Inspecting Her Home In Port Aransas

Nick Wagner Report

#56

A Person Walks Through A Flooded Street With A Dog

A Person Walks Through A Flooded Street With A Dog

Joe Raedle Report

Hisseefit
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Looks like a strong current. Hope they both made it.

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#57

Sterling Broughton Is Moved From A Rescue Boat Onto A Kayak In Dickenson, Texas

Sterling Broughton Is Moved From A Rescue Boat Onto A Kayak In Dickenson, Texas