Coast Guard pulls people from rooftops in Hurricane Harvey aftermath

Coast Guard Air Station Houston responds to search and rescue requests after Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas, Aug. 27, 2017. The Coast Guard is working closely with all local and state emergency operation centers and has established incident command posts to manage Coast Guard storm operations. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Johanna Strickland.

Coast Guard Air Station Houston responds to search and rescue requests after Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas, Aug. 27, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Johanna Strickland.

Houston – U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Houston works to rescue victims in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey on Sunday.

The Coast Guard is working closely with all local and state emergency operation centers to manage Coast Guard storm operations.

“The Coast Guard will continue to provide search and rescue capabilities and assess the damage done by Hurricane Harvey,” said Capt. Tony Hahn, commander, Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi. “In the midst of this catastrophic event, the teamwork between all federal, state, and local agencies has been amazing and the resilience and spirit of the Coastal Bend is inspirational.”

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For imagery and video of Hurricane Harvey response, please visit the CoastGuardNews.com Flickr page.


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