Houston is no stranger to flooding rains. In fact, most alumni of McGovern Medical School, when asked if they remember the flood, would answer, “which one?”
But Harvey was different.
911 calls in the first 15 hours of the storm
wind gusts in Port Aransas
The city is still healing. Structurally. Emotionally.
Due to past remediation efforts, the medical school’s buildings were spared major damage. Ride-out teams protected the school, and executive leadership made the call day after day to keep faculty, staff, and students out of harm’s way.
of rain – just east of Houston in Chambers County
1 trillion gallons
over 4 days
homes damaged in Harris County
numbers of UTHealth faculty, staff, residents, and students coming to the rescue