Volunteer rescue boats make their way into a flooded subdivision to rescue stranded residents as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Spring, Texas. (AP/David J. Phillip)
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With Natural Disasters On The Rise, Volunteers Are Stepping In Where FEMA Falls Short

Where the government fails, ordinary Americans are stepping in to look out for one another, a model that is proving increasingly effective.