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Photos: Devastating Destruction Of Harvey In Texas, Louisiana

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Rescuers in Houston were overwhelmed with calls for help Sunday and Monday after Harvey — a Category 4 hurricane that has lingered and changed into a tropical storm — brought devastating floods to the Texas city, affecting thousands of residents. Relief efforts continue and at least two people are dead.

Flood victims wait to unload from the back of a heavy duty truck after being evacuated from their homes as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise on Monday in Houston. (David J. Phillip/AP)
Flood victims wait to unload from the back of a heavy duty truck after being evacuated from their homes as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise on Monday in Houston. (David J. Phillip/AP)
Evacuees waits to be bused to safety after being evacuated from their homes as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise on Monday in Houston. (David J. Phillip/AP)
Evacuees waits to be bused to safety after being evacuated from their homes as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise on Monday in Houston. (David J. Phillip/AP)
Rescue boats fill a flooded street as flood victims are evacuated on Monday in Houston. (David J. Phillip/AP)
Rescue boats fill a flooded street as flood victims are evacuated on Monday in Houston. (David J. Phillip/AP)
Sgt. Chad Watts, of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, holds Madelyn Nguyen, 2, after he rescued her and her family by boat from floodwaters of Harvey on Monday in Houston. (Gerald Herbert/AP)
Sgt. Chad Watts, of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, holds Madelyn Nguyen, 2, after he rescued her and her family by boat from floodwaters of Harvey on Monday in Houston. (Gerald Herbert/AP)
Members of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and the Houston Fire Department rescue residents from floodwaters on Monday in Houston. (Gerald Herbert/AP)
Members of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and the Houston Fire Department rescue residents from floodwaters on Monday in Houston. (Gerald Herbert/AP)
Sam Speights exits a window of his home that was destroyed in the wake of Harvey on Monday in Rockport, Texas. (Eric Gay/AP)
Sam Speights exits a window of his home that was destroyed in the wake of Harvey on Monday in Rockport, Texas. (Eric Gay/AP)
Tina Cross puts on a jacket as her dog Mitzy sits on her lap while being evacuated as floodwaters rise Monday in Spring, Texas. (David J. Phillip/AP)
Tina Cross puts on a jacket as her dog Mitzy sits on her lap while being evacuated as floodwaters rise Monday in Spring, Texas. (David J. Phillip/AP)
Conception Casa, center, and his friend Jose Martinez, right, check on Rhonda Worthington after her car became stuck in rising floodwaters from Harvey in Houston on Monday. The two men were evacuating their home that had become flooded when they encountered Worthington's car floating off the road. (LM Otero/AP)
Conception Casa, center, and his friend Jose Martinez, right, check on Rhonda Worthington after her car became stuck in rising floodwaters from Harvey in Houston on Monday. The two men were evacuating their home that had become flooded when they encountered Worthington's car floating off the road. (LM Otero/AP)
People evacuate a neighborhood inundated by floodwaters from Harvey on Monday in Houston. (Charlie Riedel/AP)
People evacuate a neighborhood inundated by floodwaters from Harvey on Monday in Houston. (Charlie Riedel/AP)
Sam Speights tries to hold back tears while holding his dogs and surveying the damage to his home in the wake of Hurricane Harvey on Sunday in Rockport, Texas. Speights tried to stay in his home during the storm but had to move to other shelter after his home lost its roof and back wall. (Eric Gay/AP)
Sam Speights tries to hold back tears while holding his dogs and surveying the damage to his home in the wake of Hurricane Harvey on Sunday in Rockport, Texas. Speights tried to stay in his home during the storm but had to move to other shelter after his home lost its roof and back wall. (Eric Gay/AP)
A child makes his way through floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey while checking on neighbors at his apartment complex in Houston on Sunday. (LM Otero/AP)
A child makes his way through floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey while checking on neighbors at his apartment complex in Houston on Sunday. (LM Otero/AP)
Jayveon Murphy, 10, makes is way through floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey to check on a neighbor at his apartment complex in Houston on Sunday. (LM Otero/AP)
Jayveon Murphy, 10, makes is way through floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey to check on a neighbor at his apartment complex in Houston on Sunday. (LM Otero/AP)
Evacuees wade down a flooded section of Interstate 610 as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise on Sunday in Houston. (David J. Phillip/AP)
Evacuees wade down a flooded section of Interstate 610 as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise on Sunday in Houston. (David J. Phillip/AP)
People push a stalled pickup through a flooded street in Houston, after Tropical Storm Harvey dumped heavy rains on Sunday. (Charlie Riedel/AP)
People push a stalled pickup through a flooded street in Houston, after Tropical Storm Harvey dumped heavy rains on Sunday. (Charlie Riedel/AP)
Miguel Juarez, right, offers free water to passing vehicles Sunday in Rockport, Texas. Juarez and others from the Texas Rio Grande Valley created a make-shift aid station for in need following Hurricane Harvey. (Eric Gay/AP)
Miguel Juarez, right, offers free water to passing vehicles Sunday in Rockport, Texas. Juarez and others from the Texas Rio Grande Valley created a make-shift aid station for in need following Hurricane Harvey. (Eric Gay/AP)
Residents pick through needed items at a make-shift aid station on Sunday in Rockport, Texas. A group from the Texas Rio Grande Valley created station for those in need following Hurricane Harvey. (Eric Gay/AP)
Residents pick through needed items at a make-shift aid station on Sunday in Rockport, Texas. A group from the Texas Rio Grande Valley created station for those in need following Hurricane Harvey. (Eric Gay/AP)
Boats that sunk in the wake of Hurricane Harvey are surrounded by floating debris on Sunday in Rockport, Texas. (Eric Gay/AP)
Boats that sunk in the wake of Hurricane Harvey are surrounded by floating debris on Sunday in Rockport, Texas. (Eric Gay/AP)
Two men check out damage to a boat storage facility caused by the effects of Hurricane Harvey on Sunday in Rockport, Texas. (Eric Gay/AP)
Two men check out damage to a boat storage facility caused by the effects of Hurricane Harvey on Sunday in Rockport, Texas. (Eric Gay/AP)
After helping the driver of the submerged truck get to safety, a man floats on the freeway flooded by Tropical Storm Harvey on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, near downtown Houston. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
After helping the driver of the submerged truck get to safety, a man floats on the freeway flooded by Tropical Storm Harvey on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, near downtown Houston. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
A man floats past a stalled car submerged on a flooded freeway. (Charlie Riedel/AP)
A man floats past a stalled car submerged on a flooded freeway. (Charlie Riedel/AP)
Wilford Martinez, right, waits to be rescued by Harris County Sheriff's Department Richard Wagner after his car got stuck in floodwaters in Houston. (David J. Phillip/AP)
Wilford Martinez, right, waits to be rescued by Harris County Sheriff's Department Richard Wagner after his car got stuck in floodwaters in Houston. (David J. Phillip/AP)
Wilford Martinez, right, is rescued from his flooded car by Harris County Sheriff's Department Richard Wagner along Interstate 610. (David J. Phillip/AP)
Wilford Martinez, right, is rescued from his flooded car by Harris County Sheriff's Department Richard Wagner along Interstate 610. (David J. Phillip/AP)
Wilford Martinez, bottom, grabs the median as he is rescued from his flooded car along Interstate 610 in floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Sunday in Houston. (David J. Phillip/AP)
Wilford Martinez, bottom, grabs the median as he is rescued from his flooded car along Interstate 610 in floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Sunday in Houston. (David J. Phillip/AP)
Houston Police SWAT officer Daryl Hudeck carries Catherine Pham and her 13-month-old son Aiden after rescuing them from their home Sunday. (David J. Phillip/AP)
Houston Police SWAT officer Daryl Hudeck carries Catherine Pham and her 13-month-old son Aiden after rescuing them from their home Sunday. (David J. Phillip/AP)
Residents are evacuated from their homes on Sunday in Houston. (David J. Phillip/AP)
Residents are evacuated from their homes on Sunday in Houston. (David J. Phillip/AP)
A car is submerged on a freeway flooded by Tropical Storm Harvey near downtown Houston. (Charlie Riedel/AP)
A car is submerged on a freeway flooded by Tropical Storm Harvey near downtown Houston. (Charlie Riedel/AP)
President Trump, First Lady Melania Trump and their son Barron Trump, 11, walk across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington on Sunday, following their return after spending the weekend at nearby Camp David, Md. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)
President Trump, First Lady Melania Trump and their son Barron Trump, 11, walk across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington on Sunday, following their return after spending the weekend at nearby Camp David, Md. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)
A coast guard helicopter searches a flooded neighborhood in Houston. (Charlie Riedel/AP)
A coast guard helicopter searches a flooded neighborhood in Houston. (Charlie Riedel/AP)
A man carries a child across a flooded street in Houston after Tropical Storm Harvey dumped heavy rains on northeast Texas on Sunday. (Charlie Riedel/AP)
A man carries a child across a flooded street in Houston after Tropical Storm Harvey dumped heavy rains on northeast Texas on Sunday. (Charlie Riedel/AP)
Hillary Lebeb walks along the seawall in Galveston, Texas as Hurricane Harvey intensified in the Gulf of Mexico on Friday. (David J. Phillip/AP)
Hillary Lebeb walks along the seawall in Galveston, Texas as Hurricane Harvey intensified in the Gulf of Mexico on Friday. (David J. Phillip/AP)
Julius Verret, 14, floats in street flooding in Lake Charles, La., as the city is receiving heavy rains from Tropical Storm Harvey on Sunday. The storm came ashore on the Texas Gulf Coast as a category four hurricane. (Gerald Herbert/AP)
Julius Verret, 14, floats in street flooding in Lake Charles, La., as the city is receiving heavy rains from Tropical Storm Harvey on Sunday. The storm came ashore on the Texas Gulf Coast as a category four hurricane. (Gerald Herbert/AP)

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