#HurricaneHarvey: Twitter Posts Show DoD, USCG Rescue Efforts

Hurricane Harvey has caused major devastation across southeast Texas since it struck the coast early Saturday morning. Houston, the country’s fourth largest city, is underwater as rains continue to pour down, also threatening parts of Louisiana.

National Guardsmen from several states are assisting federal and local agencies, with support from the Coast Guard and additional Defense Department personnel and assets.

Below are some of the most captivating Twitter posts we’ve found from our brave service members helping those in need.

If you’re in Texas or Louisiana and need help, call 911 or your local Coast Guard Command Center. Do NOT report your information on social media sites.

If you’re in Houston, here are the Sector Command Center numbers:


You can find more safety tips and information at FEMA.gov/hurricane-harvey.

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