Friday, 23 February 2018
| 'We've been forgotten': Hurricane Harvey and the long path to recovery

Added: 11.02.2018 11:00 | 1 views | 0 comments


Nearly six months after the storm, residents of a Texas town face red tape, long waits and ‘a gigantic housing crisis’
As Hurricane Harvey howled through the night and the roof and walls of their island home collapsed from the pressure of 130mph winds, the immediate task for Melani Zurawski and Tim Yoke was survival.
The couple climbed to the attic of their rental home and tied themselves together with ripped-up sheets. As they lay down, Yoke steeled for the end and Zurawski clutched a marker pen, ready to scrawl her social security number on her arm to make it easier for rescuers to identify her body.

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