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Thank goodness they got the % people out. To gio Benitez in morning, Texas, with the latest on the flooding and conditions at those endometriosis centers. Good morning, gio. Reporter: George, good morning to you. Rescuers are still coming in with boats trying to get people out of that flood zone. But now in Beaumont, there’s a new concern, the water supply has been knocked out. People can be without water for days. In southeast Texas widespread flooding inundating thousands near and along the coast. A local judge issuing an urgent warning, quote, get out or die. The images frightening. Up side this nursing home beds surrounded by that murky water. Residents in wheelchairs hoisted onto boats. Patients in critical condition choppered out. People at emotional breaking points. I waded through the water and somebody gave me a ride on the boat. Just break my heart. Reporter: Some seeking shelter in the now flooded civic center. Inside the civic center, they got people all in the bleachers. They got mattresses on top of chairs. People on top of tables. Water is coming in from every angle. Reporter: Others stranded inside this bowling alley. Everybody come here and pick people up and bring them to a better place, thank you. Reporter: Port Arthur’s mayor Derrick Freeman reassuring his people even though his own home was flooded with four feet of water. I know one thing, it’s not going to defeat us. If you call 911 and we haven’t gotten there yet, we will. Reporter: Families left with nothing. How are you feeling right now? Scared. I don’t know which way to go, losing everything. No clothe, nothing. Just what I got on. That’s it. Reporter: Thousands relying on the generosity of strangers. A fleet of civilians on boths jumping in to help out. So this is what we’re seeing of the private boats, people with private boats are coming out here and they are getting these people out of those homes, out of that flood. A group calling themselves the rescue rangers coming from as far away as Oregon with their personal vessels. In the midst of it “All the light we cannot see” I could think of is just the unity to know it didn’t matter what race, religion we was, we all come together in unity to make sure these people are safe. Reporter: And as for that water supply in Beaumont, it turns out that officials can’t even start fixing it until the floodwaters recede and, robin, they just have no idea how long…

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