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2,000 rescued in Texas

Search teams saved nearly 2,000 people Sunday after Hurricane Ike passed through Houston, leaving millions without power, Reuters reported.

A weeklong curfew has been placed on the city, where floodwater and downed power lines cover the streets.

Many people had made it to safety by boarding buses, unaware of where they were going.

“I don't know what I'll be coming back to. I have nothing,? Arma Eaglin, 52, told Yahoo News through AP reporters. “I’m confused. I don’t know what to do.?

1,984 people were rescued. It was the largest search-and-rescue effort in Texas history, including “more than 50 helicopters, 1,500 searchers and teams from federal, state and local agencies,? Yahoo News reported.

After being rescued, evacuees were brought to shelters around the state, awaiting news of when they could return to their homes.