Coast Guard responds to flooding in Port Arthur, Texas

Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Hicks, assigned to Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team New Orleans, rescues a child in support of Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in Port Arthur, Texas, August 30, 2017. The Coast Guard partners with local emergency operation centers and established incident command post to manage search and rescue operations. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy by Maritime Safety and Security Team New Orleans/Released)

Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Hicks, assigned to Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team New Orleans, rescues a child in support of Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in Port Arthur, Texas, August 30, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy by MSST New Orleans)

HOUSTON – The Coast Guard, federal, state and local agencies are conducting search and rescue operations in support of Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in and around Port Arthur, Texas.

Coast Guard Flood Punt Teams, Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Teams, Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Port Arthur crews, and multiple Coast Guard aircraft crews are assisting people in distress.

The Incident Command Post at Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston remains active with recovery efforts.

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

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