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    2017 QC’s relief efforts for Hurricane Harvey victims

    On August 17th, 2017, Hurricane Harvey was the first major hurricane to cause catastrophic flooding, torrential winds, and high winds over eastern Texas. Hurricane Harvey was the first destructive Atlantic hurricane to make landfall in the U.S. since Hurricane Wilma in 2005. In over a 4-day time period, many areas in Texas received a disastrous 40 inches of rain, which resulted in hundreds of thousands of homes being flooded, 30,000 displaced persons, and more than 17,000 human rescues. Hurricane Harvey was labeled as a Category 4 hurricane, and brought about several episodes of destruction throughout the country. It reached a tropical storm status on August 17th as it developed on…