Some families hit hard by Tropical Storm Harvey are choosing to stay in their flooded homes. We take you along a rescue mission in a community in southeast Houston, where some also choose to leave.
Many trying to escape the flooding are taking animals aboard the boats and high-water vehicles they use to get to dry ground.
Texans with boats are patrolling neighborhoods around Houston and bringing residents stranded by flooding to safety.
A picture of residents partly submerged at an assisted-living center in Dickinson, Tex., prompted an outcry on social media.
Calling Hurricane Harvey a “landmark event for Texas” and with more rain to come, the FEMA administrator urged Americans to do what they can to help rescue efforts.