Dramatic Photos Capture Heroism And Catastrophe In Houston

Residents use boats to evacuate from Tropical Storm Harvey along Tidwell Road in east Houston on Aug. 28. (Photo: Adrees Latif/Reuters)
Residents use boats to evacuate from Tropical Storm Harvey along Tidwell Road in east Houston on Aug. 28. (Photo: Adrees Latif/Reuters)

Houston continues to deal with record flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

Since Friday night when the hurricane first reached land, thousands have lost their homes and relocated to shelters in the area. Images from the past few days show destruction and rising waters.

See the latest images, including heroic rescues and families coming to terms with their losses of homes and property from the flooding, below.

A volunteer carries a woman whose home was affected by severe flooding in north Houston.
A volunteer carries a woman whose home was affected by severe flooding in north Houston.
People take shelter at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. 
People take shelter at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. 
Mark Ocosta and his baby, Aubrey, shelter at the George R. Brown Convention Center.
Mark Ocosta and his baby, Aubrey, shelter at the George R. Brown Convention Center.
People walk to a Harris County Sheriff's Office air boat while escaping a flooded neighborhood in Houston.
People walk to a Harris County Sheriff's Office air boat while escaping a flooded neighborhood in Houston.
Police and volunteers rescue residents flooded by the San Jacinto river in Kingwood, Texas. 
Police and volunteers rescue residents flooded by the San Jacinto river in Kingwood, Texas. 
Glenda Montelongeo, Richard Martinez and his two sons are helped out of a boat after being rescued near Tidwell Road and Toll road 8 in Houston. 
Glenda Montelongeo, Richard Martinez and his two sons are helped out of a boat after being rescued near Tidwell Road and Toll road 8 in Houston. 
Volunteer Dustin Langley, who lives two hours north of Houston and came down with a friend to volunteer, helps a family to escape their flooded apartment in Kingwood. 
Volunteer Dustin Langley, who lives two hours north of Houston and came down with a friend to volunteer, helps a family to escape their flooded apartment in Kingwood. 
People are rescued from a flooded neighborhood in Houston. 
People are rescued from a flooded neighborhood in Houston. 
A Texas flag hangs from a home surrounded by floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey in The Woodlands.
A Texas flag hangs from a home surrounded by floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey in The Woodlands.
Residents embrace after being rescued from the floodwaters of tropical storm Harvey in east Houston on Aug. 28.
Residents embrace after being rescued from the floodwaters of tropical storm Harvey in east Houston on Aug. 28.
A Coast Guard helicopter hoists a wheelchair onboard after lifting a person to safety in Houston.
A Coast Guard helicopter hoists a wheelchair onboard after lifting a person to safety in Houston.
A Shell gas station is under water at the intersection of Wallisville and Uvalde in Houston.
A Shell gas station is under water at the intersection of Wallisville and Uvalde in Houston.
Laquanta Edwards holds her 1-year-old daughter Ladaja, right, and 9-month-old son LaDarius after they arrived to high ground by boat in east Houston.
Laquanta Edwards holds her 1-year-old daughter Ladaja, right, and 9-month-old son LaDarius after they arrived to high ground by boat in east Houston.
Residents use boats to evacuate in east Houston.
Residents use boats to evacuate in east Houston.
A policeman carries a young girl as her family follows after they fled their home in east Houston. 
A policeman carries a young girl as her family follows after they fled their home in east Houston. 
A house and vehicles stand in floodwaters in Spring, Texas. 
A house and vehicles stand in floodwaters in Spring, Texas. 
Shardea Harrison looks at her 3-week-old baby, Sarai, being held by Dean Mize as he and Jason Legnon use his airboat to rescue them from their home after the area was inundated with flooding in Houston.
Shardea Harrison looks at her 3-week-old baby, Sarai, being held by Dean Mize as he and Jason Legnon use his airboat to rescue them from their home after the area was inundated with flooding in Houston.
Dean Mize, left, and Jason Legnon carry a person to an airboat as they rescue people from their homes in Houston. 
Dean Mize, left, and Jason Legnon carry a person to an airboat as they rescue people from their homes in Houston. 
A truck driver walks past an abandoned truck while checking the depth of an underpass in Houston. 
A truck driver walks past an abandoned truck while checking the depth of an underpass in Houston. 
A person, followed by a dog, walks through a flooded street in Houston.
A person, followed by a dog, walks through a flooded street in Houston.
In this handout provided by the Army National Guard, a Texas National Guardsman carries a resident from her flooded home in Houston.
In this handout provided by the Army National Guard, a Texas National Guardsman carries a resident from her flooded home in Houston.
Naomi Coto carries Simba on her shoulders as they evacuate their home in Houston. 
Naomi Coto carries Simba on her shoulders as they evacuate their home in Houston. 
A resident of Bayou on the Bend watches the first floor flood as the Buffalo Bayou continues to rise in Houston. 
A resident of Bayou on the Bend watches the first floor flood as the Buffalo Bayou continues to rise in Houston. 
People wait to be rescued from their flooded homes in Houston. 
People wait to be rescued from their flooded homes in Houston. 
People walk down a flooded street in Houston. 
People walk down a flooded street in Houston. 
People wait on a flooded street in Houston. 
People wait on a flooded street in Houston. 
A man helps children across a flooded street in Houston. 
A man helps children across a flooded street in Houston. 
Groups of people walk down a flooded street in Houston. 
Groups of people walk down a flooded street in Houston. 

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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 on in Rockport.
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 on in Rockport.
Ofelia Castro leads her grandchildren across a flooded street as they continue an hours long trek from their flooded house in the Edgewood area of South Houston to a relatives apartment miles away.
Ofelia Castro leads her grandchildren across a flooded street as they continue an hours long trek from their flooded house in the Edgewood area of South Houston to a relatives apartment miles away.
Aaron Tobias who said he lost everything stands in what is left of his home in Rockport. Mr. Tobias said he was able to get his wife and kids out before the storm arrived but he stayed there and rode it out. 
Aaron Tobias who said he lost everything stands in what is left of his home in Rockport. Mr. Tobias said he was able to get his wife and kids out before the storm arrived but he stayed there and rode it out. 
Damaged boats in a multi-level storage facility are seen in Rockport.
Damaged boats in a multi-level storage facility are seen in Rockport.
People gather supplies out of destroyed homes to take back to a shelter near City-By-The Sea, Texas.
People gather supplies out of destroyed homes to take back to a shelter near City-By-The Sea, Texas.
A destroyed laundromat is seen in Rockport.
A destroyed laundromat is seen in Rockport.
A destroyed apartment complex is seen on Aug. 26, 2017, after Hurricane Harvey passed through Rockport, Texas.
A destroyed apartment complex is seen on Aug. 26, 2017, after Hurricane Harvey passed through Rockport, Texas.
Donna Raney is helped out of the window by Lee Guerrero and Daisy Graham in Rockport.
Donna Raney is helped out of the window by Lee Guerrero and Daisy Graham in Rockport.
Valerie Brown walks through a flooded area after leaving her apartment in Rockport.
Valerie Brown walks through a flooded area after leaving her apartment in Rockport.
Charlie Company of the 4th Assault Amphibious Battalion, Marine Forces Reserve arrive at the Central Mall in Port Arthur, TX on Thursday night after running rescue missions in the hardest hit areas of town throughout the day.
Charlie Company of the 4th Assault Amphibious Battalion, Marine Forces Reserve arrive at the Central Mall in Port Arthur, TX on Thursday night after running rescue missions in the hardest hit areas of town throughout the day.
A Rockport firefighter goes door to door on a search and rescue mission as he looks for people who may need help.
A Rockport firefighter goes door to door on a search and rescue mission as he looks for people who may need help.
Rescue personnel help Hersey Kirk as she is airlifted into a rescue helicopter.
Rescue personnel help Hersey Kirk as she is airlifted into a rescue helicopter.
Jacque McKay walks through the apartment complex where she lives in Rockport.
Jacque McKay walks through the apartment complex where she lives in Rockport.
A damaged home is seen after Hurricane Harvey in Rockport. 
A damaged home is seen after Hurricane Harvey in Rockport. 
Damage is seen to a shopping center in Victoria, north and farther inland than Rockport.
Damage is seen to a shopping center in Victoria, north and farther inland than Rockport.
Damage is seen at a business near Rockport
Damage is seen at a business near Rockport
A damaged mobile home in Victoria.
A damaged mobile home in Victoria.
Damage to a hotel in Victoria.
Damage to a hotel in Victoria.
A business is damaged in Victoria. 
A business is damaged in Victoria. 
A light plane sits upside done at Rockport Airport. 
A light plane sits upside done at Rockport Airport. 
A sunken boat at Rockport Harbor. 
A sunken boat at Rockport Harbor. 
Destroyed houses in Rockport. 
Destroyed houses in Rockport. 
Light medium tactical vehicle's (LMTV) make their way through floodwaters near Bridge City in Texas.
Light medium tactical vehicle's (LMTV) make their way through floodwaters near Bridge City in Texas.
A car lies abandoned in Rockport. 
A car lies abandoned in Rockport. 
A police officer checks for survivors among destroyed houses in Rockport.
A police officer checks for survivors among destroyed houses in Rockport.
A gas station in Victoria.
A gas station in Victoria.
Damage to homes is seen near Rockport
Damage to homes is seen near Rockport
A sign on a Holiday Inn hotel in Victoria.
A sign on a Holiday Inn hotel in Victoria.
A burnt-out house that caught fire after Hurricane Harvey hit Corpus Christi.
A burnt-out house that caught fire after Hurricane Harvey hit Corpus Christi.
A house suffers roof damage in Corpus Christi. 
A house suffers roof damage in Corpus Christi. 

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