days of Persistent tropical storm-strength rains from Hurricane Harvey have drenched the greater Houston area in what many experts are already calling the worst U.S. flood in history. Below, our collected coverage of the ongoing event and what you can do to help.

In This Feature:

In Heavily Flooded West Houston, a Neighborhood Comes Together to Save Itself

Nottingham Forest proves the value of community in the face of devastation.

09/14/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Opinion: Hurricane Harvey Was and Still Is a Catastrophe

"Go to Kingwood, west Houston, northeast Houston, Alief, Katy, Richmond and elsewhere where people's entire lives are sitting in a pile of rubble by the curb."

09/08/2017 By Melissa Law

What Will Happen to the New Buffalo Bayou?

The status of the Cistern, the trails and the other destinations, post-Harvey.

09/12/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Donate to These Local Houston Charities

These Houston-based charities know the people they're helping.

08/29/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Operation Reunite Is Bringing Pets, Fosters and Families Together After Harvey

How a Texas-wide organization is linking up pets with vets in the wake of Harvey

09/12/2017 By Laura Furr Mericas

Kieu Hoang Donates $5 Million to Hurricane Harvey Relief in Houston

The Californian billionaire and Vietnamese immigrant holds Houston close to his heart.

09/11/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Second Servings Takes Over Feeding Harvey Victims at Midtown Kitchen Collective

Combatting food waste and wrapping up operations are the latest concerns.

09/12/2017 By Alice Levitt

Flood Waters and Unanswered Questions Remain for Frustrated Memorial Residents

"What’s going to happen with all of these properties? Is FEMA going to condemn them?"

09/08/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Volunteer Efforts Across Houston Hampered by Traffic

Recovery efforts have been stymied by traffic, with months' worth of work still ahead.

09/06/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

What To Do Before Throwing Out Your Ruined Furniture

The task of recording and compiling all your losses can be physically and emotionally overwhelming. Here's some experienced advice on how to get through it.

08/30/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

The Monster That Won't Die: A Hurricane Harvey Diary

This wan't her first hurricane, but it was her worst.

09/11/2017 By Harriet Riley

LAUNCH Is Getting In on the Harvey T-Shirt Game

Plus 11 new Houston designers and makers to check out inside downtown's most interesting pop-up shop.

09/20/2017 By Nandi Howard

Harvey by the Numbers—So Far

The damages from flooding are still adding up, but here's how Harvey breaks down right now.

09/01/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Flood Waters Could Continue to Cover Memorial for Weeks

"There's hope for the neighborhood—we will be all right."

09/02/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Houston Gospel Choir Goes from Harvey Shelter to Tonight Show

Jimmy Fallon picked an inspiring way to announce a major Harvey donation.

09/06/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Sweet Treats for Harvey Relief

Who said donations can't be delicious?

09/08/2017 By Julia Davila

The Best Cleaning Products for the Giant Mess That Is Houston

When it comes to flooded homes, Mr. Clean and other grocery store cleaning products don't cut it.

09/01/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Stories from the Storm: Kayakers Greg Buckles and Lauren Neely

The photos were everywhere. But what really happened?

09/06/2017 By Brittanie Shey

Shop With Heart for Harvey: Local Jewelry and Accessories

Get inspired by all the local designers and shops who want to do their part to make a difference.

09/06/2017 By Julia Davila

Wear Your Big Houston Heart On Your Tee

It's just a little way to show your Houston pride while helping the relief efforts.

08/31/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

The #BayouWeddingAlbum and an Object Lesson in How to Save Your Waterlogged Photos

Move aside, Hurricane Harvey. There's (almost) nothing a paper towel can't fix.

09/06/2017 By Morgan Kinney

In Photos: First Responders in Memorial

These good Samaritans came from all over Texas and Oklahoma to help Memorial residents after Harvey.

09/13/2017 Photography by Jeff Balke

Brothers Produce Is Keeping Restaurants and Shelters Stocked

One of Houston's largest food distributors is "running at 110 percent" to feed everyone who needs it.

09/01/2017 By Alice Levitt

Is Food Supply a Problem for Restaurants After Harvey?

With travel still tenuous, not every eatery is getting the food it needs.

09/01/2017 By Alice Levitt

Small Efforts Across the City Make a Huge Difference

The power of social media is allowing Houstonians to make an immediate impact in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

08/31/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

How One Houston Couple Is Spreading the Good News of Hurricane Harvey

The “Hope for Harvey” Instagram account is the pick-me-up Houston needs right now.

08/31/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Huge Houston Institutions Are Stepping Up with Hurricane Harvey Donations

From Whataburger to Beyoncé, Texas legends are pledging their own money to help Houston recover.

08/30/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Waugh Bat Colony Didn't Escape Harvey

How did they fare? What about the mosquitoes? A Cajun Navy for bats?

08/30/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Elizabeth McIngvale Hosts a Hurricane Harvey Survivors Support Group

The family that keeps giving back to Houston is now offering a mental health resource.

09/12/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Now's the Time to Start Helping Out, Houston

Our city's human needs will not be diminished—thankfully, neither will our city's indomitable human spirit.

08/29/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Heroes of Hurricane Harvey

"Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping."

08/27/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Updated: What's Harvey's Initial Damage to Houston Performing Arts?

The Theater District sustained damage, while smaller, outlying companies were luckier.

08/29/2017 By Morgan Kinney

With Harvey Heading Away, Downtown Is Drying Out

The heart of Houston is cleaning itself up and preparing to house more hurricane victims.

08/30/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Houston Restaurants Are Starting to Re-Open

How to keep track of which local restaurants are serving after Harvey.

08/29/2017 By Alice Levitt

Early Contenders for Harvey's Biggest Villains

...other than Harvey himself, of course.

08/28/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Harvey, Day 4: Where We Are Now

The rain has slowed, but it's not over yet.

08/29/2017 By Nicki Koetting

In Photos: Scenes from the Heights During Harvey

Flood waters have started receding in some areas.

08/28/2017 Photography by Brian Kennedy

Video: Historic Flooding Hits Houston

Our reporters are covering Hurricane Harvey's floods from all corners of the soaked city.

08/27/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

This Is How You Can Help Others (and Yourself) After Harvey

The floodwaters are still rising, but it's past time to start thinking about recovery.

08/28/2017 By Morgan Kinney

The Ballad of the Hurricane Coca-Cola To-Go Cup

Or why patronizing your local businesses is its own important donation.

08/30/2017 By Alice Levitt

This Is What Hunkering Down Looks Like

Houston's weekend, as told through gifs.

08/28/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

You Must See This Houston Man Catch a Fish in His House

Why go out looking for food when it can swim into your kitchen?

08/28/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Now, the Astros Are Cheering for You

Even a team known for its heroics knows who the real heroes are: Houstonians.

08/28/2017 By Scott Vogel

In Photos: Harvey's Rains Cause Devastating Floods in Houston

We'll be updating this post as Harvey continues to pound the region in what officials are calling an "unprecedented" disaster.

08/27/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian With Katharine Shilcutt

Yes, Floating Fire Ant Nests Are a Real Thing

The little flotillas of fire ants are just one danger posed by flood waters.

08/27/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Harvey: Where We Are Now

Much of the city is underwater, and Houstonians are rallying to help.

08/28/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Houston Braces Itself for Harvey

Houstonians are clearing out the shelves at H-E-B and battening down the hatches.

08/24/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Want to Help People Rebuild Their Lives After Harvey? TXRX Will Teach You How

During the new Make-A-Thons, anyone can donate their time to help fabricate and build furniture for Houston residents who lost everything in the storm.

09/15/2017 By Brittanie Shey