Study: FEMA's Houston Flood Maps Outdated Long Before HarveyAccording to research, FEMA's flood plain maps for that area missed about 75 percent of the damages from Ike, Allison, and three other storms.
Abbott Encouraging County Leaders To Utilize Harvey Relief FundsThe Governor sent a letter to the County Judges of all counties listed on the Federal Disaster Declaration detailing the assistance available to the communities.
Puerto Rican Astronaut Gets Double Dose Of HurricanesSpace station astronaut Joe Acaba is getting a double dose of hurricanes, even while in orbit. Harvey flooded his home in Houston last month. Now, Maria has slammed into Puerto Rico, his family's homeland.
Don Henley, Lyle Lovett, Clint Black Plan Harvey BenefitThe trio announced a Nov. 28 show at Bass Hall in Fort Worth.
Immigrant Hurricane Victims Turn To Churches Amid FearFor many of them, the church was the safest place to seek relief after Harvey devastated Houston and left thousands of immigrants fearful of turning to the government for help amid fears they would get deported.
Dallas Hurricane Harvey Mega-Shelter Is ClosingAccording to the Red Cross, about 350 evacuees are still living there.
Hurricane Maria Lashes Dominica, Menaces Other IslandsHurricane Maria smashed into Dominica with catastrophic winds, leaving what one official described as "widespread devastation" from the monster storm now threatening Caribbean islands already ravaged by Hurricane Irma.
Evidence Of Spills At Toxic Site During Harvey FloodingThe U.S. government received reports of three spills at one of Houston's dirtiest Superfund toxic waste sites in the days after the drenching rains from Hurricane Harvey finally stopped.
Fort Worth Harvey Shelter Closes Its DoorsThree weeks after it first opened its doors to Hurricane Harvey victims, the Wilkerson-Greines Activity Center in Fort Worth is closing as a shelter.
Mourners Remember Texas Mom Who Died In Harvey FloodingServices have been held for a southeast Texas mother who died in Hurricane Harvey flooding but her 3-year-old daughter survived by clinging to the woman's body.
Costs From Major Natural Disasters Stressing State BudgetsA summer of natural catastrophes has exposed another peril in disaster-prone states: How to pay for the rescues, repairs and rebuilding.
Harvey Recovery Czar Faces Limits To 'Future-Proofing' TexasThe man tasked with overseeing Texas' Hurricane Harvey rebuilding efforts sees his job as "future-proofing" before the next disaster, but he isn't empowered on his own to reshape flood-prone Houston or the state's vulnerable coastline, which has been walloped by three major hurricanes since 2006.