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Tornado - Pratt City, Ala. , July 17, 2011 -- Debris removal underway near Cherry Avenue in Pratt City. Nearly 90 days after a series of tornados struck Pratt City and much of Alabama on April 27, many homes are still in need of demolition and/or repair. FEMA is working with the state of Alabama, local governments and volunteer agencies to help disaster survivors recover and rebuild. Photo by Christopher Mardorf /  FEMA.

Tornado - Pratt City, Ala. , July 17, 2011 -- Debris removal underway ...

The original database describes this as: Title: 90 days after tornados strike Pratt City, Alabama Production Date: 07/17/2011 Caption: Pratt City, Ala. , July 17, 2011 -- Debris removal underway near Cherry ... more

Tornado - Pleasant Grove, Ala. , May 1, 2011 -- Disaster survivors are left with heavily damaged residences after a series of tornadoes destroyed homes in the areas of rural Northeastern Alabama. President Obama signed Alabama's Major Disaster Declaration and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

Tornado - Pleasant Grove, Ala. , May 1, 2011 -- Disaster survivors are...

The original database describes this as: Title: Photograph by Adam Dubrowa taken on 05/01/2011 in Alabama Production Date: 05/01/2011 Caption: Pleasant Grove, Ala. , May 1, 2011 -- Disaster survivors are lef... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Birmingham, Ala. , May 1, 2011 -- A Red Cross Disaster Relief truck provides meals to residents and workers at the Pratt City deadly April tornado site. The Red Cross and FEMA are partners in providing emergency services to disaster survivors.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Birmingham, Ala. , May 1, 2011 -- A Red Cross...

The original database describes this as: Title: Red Cross Disaster Relief Truck at Alabama Tornado Site Production Date: 05/01/2011 Caption: Birmingham, Ala. , May 1, 2011 -- A Red Cross Disaster Relief truc... more

Tornado - Pratt City, Ala. , July 17, 2011 -- Nearly 90 days after a series of tornados struck Pratt City and much of Alabama on April 27, many homes are still in need of demolition and/or repair. FEMA is working with the state of Alabama, local governments and volunteer agencies to help disaster survivors recover and rebuild. Photo by Christopher Mardorf /  FEMA.

Tornado - Pratt City, Ala. , July 17, 2011 -- Nearly 90 days after a s...

The original database describes this as: Title: 90 days after tornados strike Pratt City, Alabama Production Date: 07/17/2011 Caption: Pratt City, Ala. , July 17, 2011 -- Nearly 90 days after a series of tor... more

Tornado - Pratt City, Ala. , July 17, 2011 -- Nearly 90 days after a series of tornados struck Pratt City and much of Alabama on April 27, many homes are still in need of demolition and/or repair. FEMA is working with the state of Alabama, local governments and volunteer agencies to help disaster survivors recover and rebuild. Photo by Christopher Mardorf /  FEMA.

Tornado - Pratt City, Ala. , July 17, 2011 -- Nearly 90 days after a s...

The original database describes this as: Title: 90 days after tornados strike Pratt City, Alabama Production Date: 07/17/2011 Caption: Pratt City, Ala. , July 17, 2011 -- Nearly 90 days after a series of tor... more

Tornado - Pratt City, Ala. , July 17, 2011 -- Portion of Southbrook Apartments on Cherry Avenue destroyed by a tornado that struck Pratt City on April 27. Nearly 90 days after a series of tornados struck Pratt City and much of Alabama, many homes are still in need of demolition and/or repair. FEMA is working with the state of Alabama, local governments and volunteer agencies to help disaster survivors recover and rebuild. Photo by Christopher Mardorf /  FEMA.

Tornado - Pratt City, Ala. , July 17, 2011 -- Portion of Southbrook Ap...

The original database describes this as: Title: 90 days after tornados strike Pratt City, Alabama Production Date: 07/17/2011 Caption: Pratt City, Ala. , July 17, 2011 -- Portion of Southbrook Apartments on ... more

Tornado - Pratt City, Ala. , July 17, 2011 -- Home crushed by tree after a tornado strikes Pratt City. Nearly 90 days after a series of tornados struck Pratt City and much of Alabama on April 27, many homes are still in need of demolition and/or repair. FEMA is working with the state of Alabama, local governments and volunteer agencies to help disaster survivors recover and rebuild. Photo by Christopher Mardorf /  FEMA.

Tornado - Pratt City, Ala. , July 17, 2011 -- Home crushed by tree aft...

The original database describes this as: Title: 90 days after tornados strike Pratt City, Alabama Production Date: 07/17/2011 Caption: Pratt City, Ala. , July 17, 2011 -- Home crushed by tree after a tornado... more

Tornado - Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 -- Alabama National Guard Military Police guard the heavily damaged neighborhoods to prevent looting and enforce a curfew. As cleanup efforts move forward, state health officials said the greatest impact is now the emotional, especially for the youngest survivors; simply driving past the enormous destruction each day, hearing stories of survival has a great toll on the disaster survivors. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

Tornado - Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 -- Alabama National Guard Milita...

The original database describes this as: Title: Alabama National Guard secures the disaster perimeter. Production Date: 05/04/2011 Caption: Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 -- Alabama National Guard Military Poli... more

Tornado - Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 -- Concord, AL, May 4, 2011- Volunteers from the Concord Baptist Church fold donated clothing for distribution to the disaster survivors in the community. The effects of the April 27th tornado outbreak that struck Alabama, has a staggering 238 lives lost; approximately 18,000 homes lost, and insurance estimates at 2 to 4 billion. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

Tornado - Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 -- Concord, AL, May 4, 2011- Vol...

The original database describes this as: Title: Volunteers sort donation at a community center Production Date: 05/04/2011 Caption: Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 -- Concord, AL, May 4, 2011- Volunteers from th... more

Tornado - Tuscaloosa, Ala. , May 6, 2011 -- High above the catastrophic damage wrought by an F5 tornado, an operational electronic billboard flashes important assistance information to Tuscaloosa, Alabama survivors. FEMA/Mike Moore

Tornado - Tuscaloosa, Ala. , May 6, 2011 -- High above the catastrophi...

The original database describes this as: Title: Electronic billboard flashes registration information to disaster survivors in Tuscaloosa Production Date: 05/06/2011 Caption: Tuscaloosa, Ala. , May 6, 2011 -... more

Tornado - Jasper, Ala. , July 9, 2011 -- Housing Expo (held in the gymnasium of Walker High School) to assist disaster survivors recover from the destruction of the tornadoes that struck Alabama on April 27, 2011. FEMA Information Technology specialist Walter Corbiere assists Debra Standord register online for FEMA assitance.  Photo by Christopher Mardorf / FEMA.

Tornado - Jasper, Ala. , July 9, 2011 -- Housing Expo (held in the gym...

The original database describes this as: Title: Housing Expo - Jasper, AL Production Date: 07/09/2011 Caption: Jasper, Ala. , July 9, 2011 -- Housing Expo (held in the gymnasium of Walker High School) to ass... more

Tornado - Huntsville, Ala. , May 2, 2011 -- FEMA Deputy Administrator Richard Serino tours the North Alabama counties that have been affected by recent severe tornados. PDA teams flew aerials over Cullman, Dekalb, Lawrence and Marshall counties while speaking to disaster survivors. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

Tornado - Huntsville, Ala. , May 2, 2011 -- FEMA Deputy Administrator ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Deputy Administrator aerial tour Production Date: 05/02/2011 Caption: Huntsville, Ala. , May 2, 2011 -- FEMA Deputy Administrator Richard Serino tours the Nort... more

Tornado - Pratt City, Ala. , July 31, 2011 -- Destroyed home on Mildred Avenue in Pratt City after a tornado struck on April 27. Nearly 90 days after a series of tornados struck Pratt City and much of Alabama, many homes are still in need of demolition and/or repair. FEMA is working with the state of Alabama, local governments and volunteer agencies to help disaster survivors recover and rebuild. Photo by Christopher Mardorf /  FEMA.

Tornado - Pratt City, Ala. , July 31, 2011 -- Destroyed home on Mildre...

The original database describes this as: Title: 90 days after tornados strike Pratt City, Alabama Production Date: 07/31/2011 Caption: Pratt City, Ala. , July 31, 2011 -- Destroyed home on Mildred Avenue in ... more

Tornado - Birmingham, Ala. , April 28, 2011 -- Administrator Craig Fugate speaks with Phil May, FEMA Region IV Administrator, prior to  meeting with State and local officials and disaster survivors.

Tornado - Birmingham, Ala. , April 28, 2011 -- Administrator Craig Fug...

The original database describes this as: Title: Administrator Fugate Visits Disaster Survivors in Alabama Production Date: 04/28/2011 Caption: Birmingham, Ala. , April 28, 2011 -- Administrator Craig Fugate ... more

Tornado - Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 -- Despite the removal of thousands of cubic yards of debris, millions of cubic yards remain on private property, which will have to be moved to the right of way. Disaster survivors begin the hard work of recovery, and take measures to remove the debris from their properties. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

Tornado - Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 -- Despite the removal of thousa...

The original database describes this as: Title: Debris removal in Alabama Production Date: 05/04/2011 Caption: Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 -- Despite the removal of thousands of cubic yards of debris, millio... more

Tornado - Tuscaloosa, Ala. , June 10, 2011 -- A FEMA mitigation specialist and Lowe's Store Manager Steven Gray review the plans for a ' DAWG HAUS' demonstration, which is the acronym for a  building method that helps structures withstand high winds. FEMA works with the private sector to get resources out to disaster survivors as they continue to rebuild their homes and businesses.  FEMA photo/Tim Burkitt

Tornado - Tuscaloosa, Ala. , June 10, 2011 -- A FEMA mitigation specia...

The original database describes this as: Title: Tornado-resistant building demonstration Production Date: 06/10/2011 Caption: Tuscaloosa, Ala. , June 10, 2011 -- A FEMA mitigation specialist and Lowe's Store... more

Tornado - Pratt City, Ala. , July 17, 2011 -- Pile of debris from home destroyed by a tornado that struck Pratt City. Nearly 90 days after a series of tornados struck Pratt City and much of Alabama on April 27, many homes are still in need of demolition and/or repair. FEMA is working with the state of Alabama, local governments and volunteer agencies to help disaster survivors recover and rebuild. Photo by Christopher Mardorf /  FEMA.

Tornado - Pratt City, Ala. , July 17, 2011 -- Pile of debris from home...

The original database describes this as: Title: 90 days after tornados strike Pratt City, Alabama Production Date: 07/17/2011 Caption: Pratt City, Ala. , July 17, 2011 -- Pile of debris from home destroyed b... more

Tornado - Pratt City, Ala. , July 17, 2011 -- Portion of Southbrook Apartments on Cherry Avenue that was destroyed by a tornado that struck Pratt City on April 27. Nearly 90 days after a series of tornados struck Pratt City and much of Alabama, many homes are still in need of demolition and/or repair. FEMA is working with the state of Alabama, local governments and volunteer agencies to help disaster survivors recover and rebuild. Photo by Christopher Mardorf /  FEMA.

Tornado - Pratt City, Ala. , July 17, 2011 -- Portion of Southbrook Ap...

The original database describes this as: Title: 90 days after tornados strike Pratt City, Alabama Production Date: 07/17/2011 Caption: Pratt City, Ala. , July 17, 2011 -- Portion of Southbrook Apartments on ... more

Tornado - Pratt City, Ala. , July 17, 2011 -- Portion of Southbrook Apartments on Cherry Avenue that was destroyed by a tornado that struck Pratt City on April 27. Nearly 90 days after a series of tornados struck Pratt City and much of Alabama, many homes are still in need of demolition and/or repair. FEMA is working with the state of Alabama, local governments and volunteer agencies to help disaster survivors recover and rebuild. Photo by Christopher Mardorf /  FEMA.

Tornado - Pratt City, Ala. , July 17, 2011 -- Portion of Southbrook Ap...

The original database describes this as: Title: 90 days after tornados strike Pratt City, Alabama Production Date: 07/17/2011 Caption: Pratt City, Ala. , July 17, 2011 -- Portion of Southbrook Apartments on ... more

Tornado - Phil Cambell, Ala. , May 25, 2011 -- A mobile home provided by FEMA now sits on the lot where the survivors house formerly stood.  These units are one of the options FEMA uses for temporary housing for disaster survivors.  FEMA photo/Tim Burkitt

Tornado - Phil Cambell, Ala. , May 25, 2011 -- A mobile home provided ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Temporary housing placed on survivors lot after tornado Production Date: 05/25/2011 Caption: Phil Cambell, Ala. , May 25, 2011 -- A mobile home provided by FEM... more

Tornado - Pratt City, Ala. , July 17, 2011 -- Debris removal underway near Cherry Avenue in Pratt City. Nearly 90 days after a series of tornados struck Pratt City and much of Alabama on April 27, many homes are still in need of demolition and/or repair. FEMA is working with the state of Alabama, local governments and volunteer agencies to help disaster survivors recover and rebuild. Photo by Christopher Mardorf /  FEMA.

Tornado - Pratt City, Ala. , July 17, 2011 -- Debris removal underway ...

The original database describes this as: Title: 90 days after tornados strike Pratt City, Alabama Production Date: 07/17/2011 Caption: Pratt City, Ala. , July 17, 2011 -- Debris removal underway near Cherry ... more

Tornado - Pratt City, Ala. , July 17, 2011 -- Home destroyed by a tornado that struck Pratt City on April 27. Nearly 90 days after a series of tornados struck Pratt City and much of Alabama, many homes are still in need of demolition and/or repair. FEMA is working with the state of Alabama, local governments and volunteer agencies to help disaster survivors recover and rebuild. Photo by Christopher Mardorf /  FEMA.

Tornado - Pratt City, Ala. , July 17, 2011 -- Home destroyed by a torn...

The original database describes this as: Title: 90 days after tornados strike Pratt City, Alabama Production Date: 07/17/2011 Caption: Pratt City, Ala. , July 17, 2011 -- Home destroyed by a tornado that str... more

Tornado - Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 -- Despite the removal of thousands of cubic yards of debris, millions of cubic yards of debris remain on private property which will have to be moved to the right of way. Disaster survivors begin the hard work of recovery, and take measures to remove the debris from their properties. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

Tornado - Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 -- Despite the removal of thousa...

The original database describes this as: Title: Searching for belongings in Alabama Production Date: 05/04/2011 Caption: Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 -- Despite the removal of thousands of cubic yards of debr... more

[Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding] Sioux Falls, SD, June 5, 2007 -- Joanne Brandlee and Teresa Knoll, both of the Department of Labor, welcome disaster survivors as they enter the Aberdeen Disaster Recovery Center. The center is one of five established recently to assist the thousands of South Dakota residents who have suffered losses because of the May 4-5, 2007, storms. Amanda Bicknell/FEMA.

[Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding] Sioux Falls, SD, June 5, 2007...

Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Programs, Activities, and Officials

[Hurricane Ike] Houston, TX, September 18, 2008 -- Lt. Lief Erickson of the Texas National Guard helps load emergency bags of ice in a car in Houston. The Texas National Guard is one of FEMA's Federal Partners who help disaster survivors in a variety of disaster situations. Walter Jennings/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] Houston, TX, September 18, 2008 -- Lt. Lief Erickson o...

Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Programs, Activities, and Officials

Flooding ^ Winter Storm - Linton, N. D. , April 14, 2009 -- Gov. John Hoeven [left] announces the DRC opening at today's press conference.  FCO Tito Hernandez [second from right] explains what is available to disaster survivors at the DRC. Michael Raphael/FEMA

Flooding ^ Winter Storm - Linton, N. D. , April 14, 2009 -- Gov. John ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Disaster Recovery Center press conference in North Dakota Production Date: 04/14/2009 Caption: Linton, N. D. , April 14, 2009 -- Gov. John Hoeven [left] announ... more

Flooding ^ Winter Storm - Eagle, Alaska, July 29, 2009 -- Samaritan's Purse volunteer John Woldstad helps begin the foundation to a new home in Eagle, AK.  In addition to volunteer labor, Samaritan's Purse is also donating $10,000 in interior goods and fixtures for disaster survivors in Eagle.  -- Ben Brennan/FEMA

Flooding ^ Winter Storm - Eagle, Alaska, July 29, 2009 -- Samaritan's ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Volunteer works on a home foundation in Alaska Production Date: 07/29/2009 Caption: Eagle, Alaska, July 29, 2009 -- Samaritan's Purse volunteer John Woldstad h... more

Earthquake ^ Flooding ^ Tsunami - Nua Seetaga, American Samoa, October 31, 2009 -- A villager asks American Samoa government officials about better shelters to replace emergency dome tents distributed in the immediate aftermath of the September 29th tsunami. The government will remove debris from private communal village property, with FEMA paying 75 percent of the cost. Once debris is removed, larger tents with platform floors will be distributed to eligible families as an interim measure pending a long-term housing plan for disaster survivors. Richard O'Reilly/FEMA

Earthquake ^ Flooding ^ Tsunami - Nua Seetaga, American Samoa, October...

The original database describes this as: Title: A villager at a town meeting with American Samoa government officials Production Date: 10/31/2009 Caption: Nua Seetaga, American Samoa, October 31, 2009 -- A v... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Nashville, Tenn. , May 6, 2010 -- Volunteers unload Red Cross truckloads of water and other necessities at the Hadley Community Center for disaster survivors.  FEMA is responding the severe storms and flooding that damaged or destroyed many homes and businesses across Tennessee.  David Fine/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Nashville, Tenn. , May 6, 2010 -- Volunteers...

The original database describes this as: Title: Volunteers unload a truck with supplies Production Date: 05/06/2010 Caption: Nashville, Tenn. , May 6, 2010 -- Volunteers unload Red Cross truckloads of water ... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Nashville, Tenn. , May 14, 2010 -- Disaster recovery center opens in Nashville, Tennessee to assist disaster survivors affected by the recent storms and flooding.  FEMA is responding to severe storms and flooding that damaged or destroyed thousands of homes across Tennessee.  David Fine/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Nashville, Tenn. , May 14, 2010 -- Disaster ...

The original database describes this as: Title: A FEMA worker helps a resident at a Disaster Recovery Center in Nashville Production Date: 05/14/2010 Caption: Nashville, Tenn. , May 14, 2010 -- Disaster reco... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Nashville, Tenn. , May 26, 2010 -- FEMA representatives Rena Brogdom (left) and Mark Rollins (right) staff a  Mitigation Workshop in Nashville. These outreach displays provide disaster survivors with information to mitigate disaster issues in their homes and businesses.  Martin Grube/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Nashville, Tenn. , May 26, 2010 -- FEMA repr...

The original database describes this as: Title: Mitigation representatives staff a booth at a Nashville workshop Production Date: 05/26/2010 Caption: Nashville, Tenn. , May 26, 2010 -- FEMA representatives R... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Tenn. , May 27, 2010 --  George Friedrick (FEMA) discusses federal assistance options with a flood survivor at a Mobile Disaster Recovery Center.  Martin Grube/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Tenn. , May 27, 2010 -- George Friedrick (F...

The original database describes this as: Title: Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers Offer Assistance To Disaster Survivors in Tennessee Production Date: 05/27/2010 Caption: Tenn. , May 27, 2010 -- George Fried... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Nashville, Tenn. , May 27, 2010 -- FEMA Mitigation Specialist Natalie Woode assists flood survivor Yowanda Nina Davis at a Disaster Recovery Center in Nashville. FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers provide  information to disaster survivors across Tennessee who suffered losses in the severe storms and floods in May 2010. Martin Grube/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Nashville, Tenn. , May 27, 2010 -- FEMA Miti...

The original database describes this as: Title: A resident speaks with a FEMA reresentaive at a Disaster Recovery Center in Tennessee Production Date: 05/27/2010 Caption: Nashville, Tenn. , May 27, 2010 -- F... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Nashville, Tenn. , June 22, 2010 -- Faith Based voluntary organizations meet with FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate(c), Director of Faith Based & Community Affairs, David Myer(L) and Federal Coordinating Officer Gracia Szczech (r) at the Second Harvest Food Bank to discuss how volunteer organizations can better partner with FEMA to provide coordinated assistance to disaster survivors. FEMA is responding to the severe storms and flooding that damaged or destroyed thousands of homes and businesses across Tennessee.  David Fine/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Nashville, Tenn. , June 22, 2010 -- Faith Ba...

The original database describes this as: Title: Administrator Fugate Visits Second Harvest Food Bank in Tennessee Production Date: 06/22/2010 Caption: Nashville, Tenn. , June 22, 2010 -- Faith Based voluntar... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Nashville, Tenn. , June 22, 2010 -- Faith Based voluntary organizations meet with FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate(c), Director of Faith Based & Community Affairs, David Myer(L) and Federal Coordinating Officer Gracia Szczech (r) at the Second Harvest Food Bank to discuss how volunteer organizations can better partner with FEMA to provide coordinated assistance to disaster survivors. FEMA is responding to the severe storms and flooding that damaged or destroyed thousands of homes and businesses across Tennessee.  David Fine/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Nashville, Tenn. , June 22, 2010 -- Faith Ba...

The original database describes this as: Title: Administrator Fugate Visits Second Harvest Food Bank in Tennessee Production Date: 06/22/2010 Caption: Nashville, Tenn. , June 22, 2010 -- Faith Based voluntar... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Nashville, Tenn. , June 22, 2010 -- Faith Based voluntary organizations meet with FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate(c), Director of Faith Based & Community Affairs, David Myer(L) and Federal Coordinating Officer Gracia Szczech (r) at the Second Harvest Food Bank to discuss how volunteer organizations can better partner with FEMA to provide coordinated assistance to disaster survivors. FEMA is responding to the severe storms and flooding that damaged or destroyed thousands of homes and businesses across Tennessee.  David Fine/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Nashville, Tenn. , June 22, 2010 -- Faith Ba...

The original database describes this as: Title: Administrator Fugate Visits Second Harvest Food Bank in Tennessee Production Date: 06/22/2010 Caption: Nashville, Tenn. , June 22, 2010 -- Faith Based voluntar... more

Flooding - Eagle, Alaska, July 1, 2010 -- Region 10 Administrator Kenneth Murphy and Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Director John Madden listen as FEMA Deputy Administrator Richard Serino talks with disaster survivors and officials in Eagle, Alaska, which was devastated by ice jams and floods in May 2009.  FEMA and Alaska officials toured the progress of recovery efforts one year on. FEMA/David Bibo

Flooding - Eagle, Alaska, July 1, 2010 -- Region 10 Administrator Kenn...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Deputy Administrator Talks with Survivors, Officials in Eagle, Alaska Production Date: 07/01/2010 Caption: Eagle, Alaska, July 1, 2010 -- Region 10 Admini... more

Flooding - Eagle, Alaska, July 1, 2010 -- FEMA FCO Doug Mayne talks with disaster survivors in front of a log cabin in Eagle, Alaska.  FEMA grants helped survivors buy cabin materials and also supported travel costs for faith-based volunteer groups to travel to Alaska to help with cabin construction.  Faith-based groups have been a crucial part of the rebuilding and recovery efforts following the devastating May 2009 ice jams and floods.  FEMA and Alaska officials toured the progress of recovery efforts one year on. FEMA/David Bibo

Flooding - Eagle, Alaska, July 1, 2010 -- FEMA FCO Doug Mayne talks wi...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Officials and Alaskan Residents Production Date: 07/01/2010 Caption: Eagle, Alaska, July 1, 2010 -- FEMA FCO Doug Mayne talks with disaster survivors in f... more

Flooding - Smyrna, Tenn. , August 5, 2010 --  Federal, state and local emergency management officials participate in a simulated Points of Distribution (PODs) training exercise in Smyrna, Tenn.  PODs are locations where disaster survivors can pick up life sustaining supplies such as food and water.  Martin Grube/FEMA

Flooding - Smyrna, Tenn. , August 5, 2010 -- Federal, state and local...

The original database describes this as: Title: Photograph by Martin Grube taken on 08/05/2010 in Tennessee Production Date: 08/05/2010 Caption: Smyrna, Tenn. , August 5, 2010 -- Federal, state and local em... more

Flooding - Smyrna, Tenn. , August 5, 2010 --  Assistant Director Tim Hooker of Rutherford County Emergency Management Office takes part in Points of Distribution (PODs) training for first responders in Smyrna, Tenn.  PODs are locations where disaster survivors can pick up life sustaining supplies such as food and water.  Martin Grube/FEMA

Flooding - Smyrna, Tenn. , August 5, 2010 -- Assistant Director Tim H...

The original database describes this as: Title: Photograph by Martin Grube taken on 08/05/2010 in Tennessee Production Date: 08/05/2010 Caption: Smyrna, Tenn. , August 5, 2010 -- Assistant Director Tim Hook... more

Emergency Planning and Security ^ Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Smyrna, Tenn. , August 5, 2010 --  FEMA Logistics Specialist Smitty R. Bell provides Points of Distribution (PODs) training to first responders in Smyrna, Tenn.  Points of Distribution in strategic areas provide water and MREs (Meals Ready to Eat) to disaster survivors. In May, severe storms and flooding caused major damage in 49 Tennessee counties.  Martin Grube/FEMA

Emergency Planning and Security ^ Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Smyrna, Te...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA offers Points of Distribution (PODs) training Production Date: 08/05/2010 Caption: Smyrna, Tenn. , August 5, 2010 -- FEMA Logistics Specialist Smitty R. ... more

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Edingburg, Texas, August 19, 2010 -- Court house building houses Disaster Recovery Center.  Disaster Recovery Center opened in the city of Edingburg to serve Disaster Survivors in Hidalgo County.  FEMA/Daniel Llargues

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Edingburg, Texas, August 19, 201...

The original database describes this as: Title: Edingburg disaster recovery center in Texas Production Date: 08/19/2010 Caption: Edingburg, Texas, August 19, 2010 -- Court house building houses Disaster Reco... more

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Edingburg, Texas, August 19, 2010 -- At the Hidalgo County FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center, FEMA Applicant Services Program Specialists(left) Sylvia Gonzalez, Sheila Erazo and Nilsa Cortijo Del Valle get ready to assist Disaster Survivors as Disaster Recovery Center opens for the first day.  FEMA/Daniel Llargues

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Edingburg, Texas, August 19, 201...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA recovery specialists in Texas Production Date: 08/19/2010 Caption: Edingburg, Texas, August 19, 2010 -- At the Hidalgo County FEMA/State Disaster Recovery... more

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Rio Grande City, Texas, August 25, 2010 --  Disaster Recovery Center opened in Rio Grande City to serve Disaster Survivors in Starr County. FEMA/Daniel Llargues

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Rio Grande City, Texas, August 2...

The original database describes this as: Title: Disaster Recovery Center signs in Texas Production Date: 08/25/2010 Caption: Rio Grande City, Texas, August 25, 2010 -- Disaster Recovery Center opened in Rio... more

Atlanta, Ga. , November 17, 2010 --  (From Left) Eric Smith, Assistant Administrator for Logistics Management Center, Joyce Sheperd, Atlanta Council Member, District 12, and Shyam Reddy, Regional Administrator, General Service Administration Region IV, cut the ribbon to open the FEMA distribution center in Atlanta, GA. The new facility is twice the size of the previous distribution center, allowing FEMA to have more supplies on hand help disaster survivors.

Atlanta, Ga. , November 17, 2010 -- (From Left) Eric Smith, Assistant...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Distribution Center Opening Ceremonies in Atlanta, GA Production Date: 11/17/2010 Caption: Atlanta, Ga. , November 17, 2010 -- (From Left) Eric Smith, As... more

Tsunami - Pago Pago, American Samoa, March 15, 2011 -- Deputy Administrator Manning and staff from FEMA's Recovery Office in American Samoa tour homes being rebuilt for disaster survivors in American Samoa. As part of our work to support the territory's recovery, FEMA has been building homes, in several stages, for disaster survivors whose houses were destroyed by the tsunami.

Tsunami - Pago Pago, American Samoa, March 15, 2011 -- Deputy Administ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Tim Manning tours rebuilding in American Samoa Production Date: 03/15/2011 Caption: Pago Pago, American Samoa, March 15, 2011 -- Deputy Administrator Manning a... more

Tornado - Tuscaloosa, Ala. , April 28, 2011 -- At a press conference in Tuscaloosa Administrator Craig Fugate praised the the first responders, non-profit and faith-based organizations, as well as members of the general public for their courage, their quick response and tireless efforts to save lives and help the disaster survivors.

Tornado - Tuscaloosa, Ala. , April 28, 2011 -- At a press conference i...

The original database describes this as: Title: Tuscaloosa AL press conference Production Date: 04/28/2011 Caption: Tuscaloosa, Ala. , April 28, 2011 -- At a press conference in Tuscaloosa Administrator Crai... more

Tornado - Salinas, Ark. , May 7, 2011 -- Dave Winterle, a FEMA Community Relations specialist, talks on the phone to a homeowner whose home was damaged when a tornado ripped through the area.  FEMA is sending out teams of Community Relations specialists to inform the public about the importance of registering with FEMA and to gather information about affected populations which is shared with local and State officials.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Tornado - Salinas, Ark. , May 7, 2011 -- Dave Winterle, a FEMA Communi...

The original database describes this as: Title: Talking with Disaster Survivors in Arkansas Production Date: 05/07/2011 Caption: Salinas, Ark. , May 7, 2011 -- Dave Winterle, a FEMA Community Relations speci... more

Tornado - Walnut Valley, Ark. , May 7, 2011 -- Dave Winterle, a FEMA Community Relations specialist talks with members of a local  Walnut Valley church which sustained damage when a tornado ripped through the area.  FEMA is working with local, state and other federal agencies to assist residents and communities in their rebuilding efforts.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Tornado - Walnut Valley, Ark. , May 7, 2011 -- Dave Winterle, a FEMA C...

The original database describes this as: Title: Speaking With Disaster Survivors in Arkansas Production Date: 05/07/2011 Caption: Walnut Valley, Ark. , May 7, 2011 -- Dave Winterle, a FEMA Community Relation... more

Tornado - Collegedale, Tenn. , May 8, 2011 -- Pedro Gazmey, a FEMA mitigation specialist at the Collegedale, Tenn. Disaster Recovery Center interviews Richard and Doris Trew about damage to their home. FEMA personnel are the contact point between the disaster survivors and federal assistance. Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA.

Tornado - Collegedale, Tenn. , May 8, 2011 -- Pedro Gazmey, a FEMA mit...

The original database describes this as: Title: DR_1974_TN Production Date: 05/08/2011 Caption: Collegedale, Tenn. , May 8, 2011 -- Pedro Gazmey, a FEMA mitigation specialist at the Collegedale, Tenn. Disast... more

Tornado - Collegedale, Tenn. , May 8, 2011 -- Collegedale, TN, May 8, 2011 - A mobile operations center is put in place to create a disaster recovery center in Collegedale, Tennessee. Disaster recovery centers are an important part of FEMA's outreach to disaster survivors. Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA.

Tornado - Collegedale, Tenn. , May 8, 2011 -- Collegedale, TN, May 8, ...

The original database describes this as: Title: DR_1974_TN Production Date: 05/08/2011 Caption: Collegedale, Tenn. , May 8, 2011 -- Collegedale, TN, May 8, 2011 - A mobile operations center is put in place t... more

Tornado - Raleigh, N. C. , May 12, 2011 -- The Salvation Army staff partner with the Green Chair Project to help disaster survivors in North Carolina re-furnish their homes.  The Green Chair Project makes donated home furnishings available at a low cost to individuals and families identified and referred to Green Chair by its partner agencies.  FEMA is responding to severe storms and deadly tornadoes that damaged or destroyed homes and businesses across North Carolina on April 16, 2011.  David Fine/FEMA

Tornado - Raleigh, N. C. , May 12, 2011 -- The Salvation Army staff pa...

The original database describes this as: Title: The Green Chair Project Production Date: 05/12/2011 Caption: Raleigh, N. C. , May 12, 2011 -- The Salvation Army staff partner with the Green Chair Project to ... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Evansville, Tenn. , May 17, 2011  - A mobile Disaster Recovery Center  is set up and operated by FEMA at the Evansville Fire Department to service disaster survivors.  FEMA provides a wide variety of services to disaster survivors, many through Disaster Recovery Centers. Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA.

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Evansville, Tenn. , May 17, 2011 - A mobile ...

The original database describes this as: Title: DR_1974_TN Production Date: 05/17/2011 Caption: Evansville, Tenn. , May 17, 2011 - A mobile Disaster Recovery Center is set up and operated by FEMA at the Ev... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Brayton, Tenn. , May 17, 2011 - Ellis Davis, an applicant assistant in the Bledsoe County Disaster Recovery Center, interviews Linda Carden about her damages. Applicant assistants provide expert advice for disaster survivors.  Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA.

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Brayton, Tenn. , May 17, 2011 - Ellis Davis,...

The original database describes this as: Title: DR_1974_TN Production Date: 05/17/2011 Caption: Brayton, Tenn. , May 17, 2011 - Ellis Davis, an applicant assistant in the Bledsoe County Disaster Recovery Cen... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Brayton, Tenn. , May 17, 2011 - In a mobile Disaster Recovery Center, mitigation expert Tom Higgins and Delores King, Mobile  Disaster Recovery Centers driver, consider new information. Disaster Recovery Centers provide a wide variety of assistance to disaster survivors. Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA.

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Brayton, Tenn. , May 17, 2011 - In a mobile D...

The original database describes this as: Title: DR_1974_TN Production Date: 05/17/2011 Caption: Brayton, Tenn. , May 17, 2011 - In a mobile Disaster Recovery Center, mitigation expert Tom Higgins and Delores... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Bledsoe County, Tenn. , May 17, 2011 - A tornado rolled through Bledsoe and Rhea Counties and reduced homes to kindling wood. FEMA provides a wide variety of services to disaster survivors, including funds to rebuild homes. Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA.

Flooding ^ Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Bledsoe County, Tenn. , May 17, 20...

The original database describes this as: Title: DR_1974_TN Production Date: 05/17/2011 Caption: Bledsoe County, Tenn. , May 17, 2011 - A tornado rolled through Bledsoe and Rhea Counties and reduced homes to ... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Brayton, Tenn. , May 17, 2011 -  A tornado rolled through Bledsoe and Rhea counties and reduced homes  to kindling wood.  FEMA provides a wide variety of services to disaster survivors, many through Disaster Recovery Centers. Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA.

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Brayton, Tenn. , May 17, 2011 - A tornado ro...

The original database describes this as: Title: DR_1974_TN Production Date: 05/17/2011 Caption: Brayton, Tenn. , May 17, 2011 - A tornado rolled through Bledsoe and Rhea counties and reduced homes to kindl... more

Tornado - Clinton, Miss. , May 24, 2011 -- FEMA Community Relations unit and MEMA meet regularly to compare, access and update information. FEMA provides funds to disaster survivors. Richard Cardona/FEMA

Tornado - Clinton, Miss. , May 24, 2011 -- FEMA Community Relations un...

The original database describes this as: Title: Photograph by Howard Greenblatt taken on 05/24/2011 in Mississippi Production Date: 05/24/2011 Caption: Clinton, Miss. , May 24, 2011 -- FEMA Community Relatio... more

Flooding - Satartia, Miss. , May 26, 2011 -- FEMA Community Relations Specialist Maureen Sullivan distributes FEMA flyers in a local Satartia Mississippi grocery store. FEMA works to insure that all affected disaster survivors are aware of FEMA benefits. Howard Greenblatt/FEMA

Flooding - Satartia, Miss. , May 26, 2011 -- FEMA Community Relations ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Satartia, MS Community Relations Production Date: 05/26/2011 Caption: Satartia, Miss. , May 26, 2011 -- FEMA Community Relations Specialist Maureen Sullivan di... more

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , May 29, 2011 -- FEMA personnel work inside a Mobile Emergency Response Support vehicle, equipped with video and telephone communications equipment. FEMA is supporting the ongoing recovery efforts in Joplin, Mo. , providing assistance to disaster survivors and the affected community.

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , May 29, 2011 -- FEMA personnel work inside a M...

The original database describes this as: Title: A Look Inside a Mobile Emergency Response Support Vehicle Production Date: 05/29/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , May 29, 2011 -- FEMA personnel work inside a Mobil... more

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 4, 2011 -- The EF-5 tornado on May 22, 2011 tore a path through Joplin seven miles long and half a mile wide. FEMA is in the city to provide assistance to the disaster survivors. Steve Zumwalt/FEMA

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 4, 2011 -- The EF-5 tornado on May 22, 20...

The original database describes this as: Title: Damage In Joplin Production Date: 06/04/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , June 4, 2011 -- The EF-5 tornado on May 22, 2011 tore a path through Joplin seven miles lon... more

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 6, 2011 -- Libby Turner, Federal Coordinating Officer for the Missouri disaster, answers a question from a Joplin resident. Town Hall meetings are an excellent place for disaster survivors to get information and have questions answered from agencies, like FEMA, who are coordinating recovery efforts. Steve Zumwalt FEMA

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 6, 2011 -- Libby Turner, Federal Coordina...

The original database describes this as: Title: Joplin Town Hall Meeting Production Date: 06/06/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , June 6, 2011 -- Libby Turner, Federal Coordinating Officer for the Missouri disaste... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Ripley, Tenn. , June 6, 2011 --- The Disaster Recovery Center in Lauderdale County is assisting disaster survivors.  Over half of the county went underwater and FEMA is in place to offer assistance to those affected by this flood. Marilee Caliendo/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Ripley, Tenn. , June 6, 2011 --- The Disaste...

The original database describes this as: Title: Lauderdale County Disaster Recovery Center Production Date: 06/06/2011 Caption: Ripley, Tenn. , June 6, 2011 --- The Disaster Recovery Center in Lauderdale Cou... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Nashville, Tenn. , June 7, 2011 -- Chris McKniff, public information officer, is interviewed by radio reporter Lee Erwin of ClarksvilleNow. Com. Radio is a vital element in FEMA's communication with disaster survivors. Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA.

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Nashville, Tenn. , June 7, 2011 -- Chris McKn...

The original database describes this as: Title: Using Radio to Get Out Information Production Date: 06/07/2011 Caption: Nashville, Tenn. , June 7, 2011 -- Chris McKniff, public information officer, is interv... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 7, 2011 -- Brightly colored material is visible through the broken windows and twisted metal of JoAnn Fabrics. The business is one of many In Joplin's business district destroyed by an EF5 tornado on May 22, 2011. FEMA is in the city to support recovery for disaster survivors. Suzanne Everson/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 7, 2011 -- Brightly colore...

The original database describes this as: Title: Business Destroyed by EF5 Tornado Production Date: 06/07/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , June 7, 2011 -- Brightly colored material is visible through the broken wi... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 7, 2011 -- The second story of a home lies in the road after an EF5 tornado separated it from its base. FEMA is in Joplin to provide support for disaster survivors. Suzanne Everson/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 7, 2011 -- The second stor...

The original database describes this as: Title: Second Story of a Home Lies in the Road Production Date: 06/07/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , June 7, 2011 -- The second story of a home lies in the road after an... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Jackson, Tenn. , June 8, 2011 -- Jackson, TN, June 8, 2011 - Signage on site for disaster recovery centers makes a major contribution to community visibility for FEMA.  Disaster recovery centers are the prime face to face venue for disaster survivors.  Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA.

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Jackson, Tenn. , June 8, 2011 -- Jackson, TN...

The original database describes this as: Title: DR_1974_TN Production Date: 06/08/2011 Caption: Jackson, Tenn. , June 8, 2011 -- Jackson, TN, June 8, 2011 - Signage on site for disaster recovery centers make... more

Tornado - Smithville, Miss. , June 14, 2011 -- National Football League player Reggie Kelly meets with Gregg Kennedy, Mayor of Smithville, Miss. FEMA is working with federal, state and local partners, along with the private sector, to provide assistance to disaster survivors. Photo: Chris Ragazzo FEMA

Tornado - Smithville, Miss. , June 14, 2011 -- National Football Leagu...

The original database describes this as: Title: NFL Player Reggie Kelly Visits Smithville Production Date: 06/14/2011 Caption: Smithville, Miss. , June 14, 2011 -- National Football League player Reggie Kell... more

Flooding ^ Tornado - Clinton, Miss. , June 17, 2011 -- Charles Henderson briefs his team at a meeting. Standing left to right, Kenneth Brown, external affairs specialist, Kysa George, special projects and Charles Henderson, external affairs officer. FEMA is providing assistance to disaster survivors in Clinton due to the flooding. Photo: Chris Ragazzo/FEMA

Flooding ^ Tornado - Clinton, Miss. , June 17, 2011 -- Charles Henders...

The original database describes this as: Title: Discussing Daily Plans Production Date: 06/17/2011 Caption: Clinton, Miss. , June 17, 2011 -- Charles Henderson briefs his team at a meeting. Standing left to ... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Chattanooga, Tenn. , June 18, 2011 -- Mary Sinclair, a Community Relations field worker, discusses special needs assistance with Delores Smith, who is blind, and her  daughter Cheryl, as Teisha Jeter, her Community Relations partner, looks on. Community Relations field workers help special needs survivors find the help they may be eligible for.  Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA.

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Chattanooga, Tenn. , June 18, 2011 -- Mary Si...

The original database describes this as: Title: Meeting with Disaster Survivors Production Date: 06/18/2011 Caption: Chattanooga, Tenn. , June 18, 2011 -- Mary Sinclair, a Community Relations field worker, d... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Little Rock, Ark. , June 20, 2011 -- Temporary housing units are being stationed in a holding facility in Little Rock, Ark. and will be ready for occupancy by eligible disaster survivors.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Little Rock, Ark. , June 20, 2011 ...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA providing temporary housing to Ark. residents Production Date: 06/20/2011 Caption: Little Rock, Ark. , June 20, 2011 -- Temporary housing units are being ... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Little Rock, Ark. , June 20, 2011 -- A newspaper photographer photographs temporary housing units in a holding facility in Little Rock, Ark. The units will be provided to eligible disaster survivors.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Little Rock, Ark. , June 20, 2011 ...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA providing temporary housing to Ark. residents Production Date: 06/20/2011 Caption: Little Rock, Ark. , June 20, 2011 -- A newspaper photographer photograp... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 23, 2011 -- Piles of residential debris sit in the right of way awaiting collection during Expedited Debris Removal. The city was struck by an EF5 tornado on May 22, 2011. FEMA is in Joplin to provide assistance to disaster survivors. Suzanne Everson/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 23, 2011 -- Piles of resid...

The original database describes this as: Title: Debris Awaits Collection in Joplin Production Date: 06/23/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , June 23, 2011 -- Piles of residential debris sit in the right of way awai... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 23, 2011 -- A wall of a house destroyed by an EF5 tornado rests on a pile of debris, awaiting expedited debris removal. FEMA is in the city to help disaster survivors. Suzanne Everson/FEMA.

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 23, 2011 -- A wall of a ho...

The original database describes this as: Title: Entire Wall of a House Ready for Debris Removal Production Date: 06/23/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , June 23, 2011 -- A wall of a house destroyed by an EF5 torna... more

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 24, 2011 -- Businesses inundated with water in the Oak Park neighborhood near the Souris River in Minot, N. D. FEMA is providing assistance to disaster survivors in Ward and Burleigh counties.  Andrea Booher/FEMA

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 24, 2011 -- Businesses inundated with w...

The original database describes this as: Title: Minot Flooding Production Date: 06/24/2011 Caption: Minot, N. D. , June 24, 2011 -- Businesses inundated with water in the Oak Park neighborhood near the Souri... more

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 25, 2011 -- Aerial view of Broadway bridge in downtown Minot. Levees are being built to protect the downtown area from flooding from the Souris River. FEMA is providing assistance to disaster survivors in Ward and Burleigh counties.  Andrea Booher/FEMA

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 25, 2011 -- Aerial view of Broadway bri...

The original database describes this as: Title: Minot Flooding Production Date: 06/25/2011 Caption: Minot, N. D. , June 25, 2011 -- Aerial view of Broadway bridge in downtown Minot. Levees are being built to... more

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 25, 2011 -- Aerial view of Broadway bridge in downtown Minot. Levees are being built to protect the downtown area from flooding from the Souris River. FEMA is providing assistance to disaster survivors in Ward and Burleigh counties.  Andrea Booher/FEMA

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 25, 2011 -- Aerial view of Broadway bri...

The original database describes this as: Title: Minot Flooding From Above Production Date: 06/25/2011 Caption: Minot, N. D. , June 25, 2011 -- Aerial view of Broadway bridge in downtown Minot. Levees are bei... more

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 25, 2011 -- Aerial view of homes inundated with water in the Oak Park neighborhood near the Souris River in Minot, N. D. FEMA is providing assistance to disaster survivors in Ward and Burleigh counties.  Andrea Booher/FEMA

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 25, 2011 -- Aerial view of homes inunda...

The original database describes this as: Title: Minot Flooding Production Date: 06/25/2011 Caption: Minot, N. D. , June 25, 2011 -- Aerial view of homes inundated with water in the Oak Park neighborhood near... more

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 25, 2011 -- Aerial view of homes in the Oak Park neighborhood, inundated with water from the Souris River. FEMA is providing assistance to disaster survivors in Ward and Burleigh counties.  Andrea Booher/FEMA

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 25, 2011 -- Aerial view of homes in the...

The original database describes this as: Title: Minot Flooding From Above Production Date: 06/25/2011 Caption: Minot, N. D. , June 25, 2011 -- Aerial view of homes in the Oak Park neighborhood, inundated wit... more

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 25, 2011 -- FEMA Mobile Emergency Response Support (MERS) vehicle parked near the emergency operations center in South Minot. FEMA is providing assistance to disaster survivors in Ward and Burleigh counties.  Andrea Booher/FEMA

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 25, 2011 -- FEMA Mobile Emergency Respo...

The original database describes this as: Title: MERS Vehicle in Minot, North Dakota Production Date: 06/25/2011 Caption: Minot, N. D. , June 25, 2011 -- FEMA Mobile Emergency Response Support (MERS) vehicle ... more

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 26, 2011 -- Businesses inundated with water in the Oak Park neighborhood near the Souris River in Minot, N. D. FEMA is providing assistance to disaster survivors in Ward and Burleigh counties.  Andrea Booher/FEMA

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 26, 2011 -- Businesses inundated with w...

The original database describes this as: Title: Minot Flooding Production Date: 06/26/2011 Caption: Minot, N. D. , June 26, 2011 -- Businesses inundated with water in the Oak Park neighborhood near the Souri... more

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 27, 2011 -- Robin Finegan, FEMA Region VIII Administrator, listens to disaster survivors at the FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center in the auditorium in South Minot, North Dakota. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 27, 2011 -- Robin Finegan, FEMA Region ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Photograph by Andrea Booher taken on 06/27/2011 in North Dakota Production Date: 06/27/2011 Caption: Minot, N. D. , June 27, 2011 -- Robin Finegan, FEMA Region... more

Minot, N. D. , June 27, 2011 -- Robin Finegan, FEMA Region VIII Administrator, listens to disaster survivors, at the FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center in the Auditorium in South Minot, North Dakota. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Minot, N. D. , June 27, 2011 -- Robin Finegan, FEMA Region VIII Admini...

The original database describes this as: Title: Photograph by Andrea Booher taken on 06/27/2011 in North Dakota Production Date: 06/27/2011 Caption: Minot, N. D. , June 27, 2011 -- Robin Finegan, FEMA Region... more

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 27, 2011 -- Robin Finegan, FEMA Region VIII Administrator, listens to disaster survivors, at the FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center in the Auditorium in South Minot, North Dakota. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 27, 2011 -- Robin Finegan, FEMA Region ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Meeting with North Dakota Survivors Production Date: 06/27/2011 Caption: Minot, N. D. , June 27, 2011 -- Robin Finegan, FEMA Region VIII Administrator, listens... more

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 27, 2011 -- Red Cross volunteer, Phil Wendel talks to disaster survivors at the FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center in the auditorium in South Minot, N. D. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 27, 2011 -- Red Cross volunteer, Phil W...

The original database describes this as: Title: Red Cross Volunteer at Disaster Recovery Center Production Date: 06/27/2011 Caption: Minot, N. D. , June 27, 2011 -- Red Cross volunteer, Phil Wendel talks to ... more

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 27, 2011 -- Robin Finegan, FEMA Region VIII Administrator, listens to disaster survivors, at the FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center in the Auditorium in South Minot, North Dakota. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 27, 2011 -- Robin Finegan, FEMA Region ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Meeting with Disaster Survivors in North Dakota Production Date: 06/27/2011 Caption: Minot, N. D. , June 27, 2011 -- Robin Finegan, FEMA Region VIII Administra... more

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 27, 2011 -- Robin Finegan, FEMA Region VIII Administrator, listens to disaster survivors, at the FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center in the Auditorium in South Minot, North Dakota. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 27, 2011 -- Robin Finegan, FEMA Region ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Meeting with Survivors in North Dakota Production Date: 06/27/2011 Caption: Minot, N. D. , June 27, 2011 -- Robin Finegan, FEMA Region VIII Administrator, list... more

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 27, 2011 -- Red Cross volunteer, Phil Wendel talks to disaster survivors at the FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center in the auditorium in South Minot, N. D. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 27, 2011 -- Red Cross volunteer, Phil W...

The original database describes this as: Title: Red Cross Volunteer at Disaster Recovery Center Production Date: 06/27/2011 Caption: Minot, N. D. , June 27, 2011 -- Red Cross volunteer, Phil Wendel talks to ... more

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 27, 2011 -- Robin Finegan, FEMA Region VIII Administrator, listens to disaster survivors, at the FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center in the Auditorium in South Minot, North Dakota. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 27, 2011 -- Robin Finegan, FEMA Region ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Meeting with North Dakota Survivors Production Date: 06/27/2011 Caption: Minot, N. D. , June 27, 2011 -- Robin Finegan, FEMA Region VIII Administrator, listens... more

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 27, 2011 -- Robin Finegan, FEMA Region VIII Administrator, listens to disaster survivors, at the FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center in the Auditorium in South Minot, North Dakota. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 27, 2011 -- Robin Finegan, FEMA Region ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Photograph by Andrea Booher taken on 06/27/2011 in North Dakota Production Date: 06/27/2011 Caption: Minot, N. D. , June 27, 2011 -- Robin Finegan, FEMA Region... more

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 29, 2011 -- Richard Serino, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) deputy administrator, visits with disaster survivors at the FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center at the Auditorium in South Minot, North Dakota. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 29, 2011 -- Richard Serino, Federal Eme...

The original database describes this as: Title: Deputy Admin. Serino in Minot Production Date: 06/29/2011 Caption: Minot, N. D. , June 29, 2011 -- Richard Serino, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) d... more

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 29, 2011 -- Richard Serino, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) deputy administrator, visits with disaster survivors at the FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center at the auditorium in South Minot, North Dakota. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 29, 2011 -- Richard Serino, Federal Eme...

The original database describes this as: Title: Deputy Admin. Serino in Minot Production Date: 06/29/2011 Caption: Minot, N. D. , June 29, 2011 -- Richard Serino, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) d... more

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 29, 2011 -- Richard Serino, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) deputy administrator, visits with disaster survivors at the FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center at the auditorium in South Minot, North Dakota. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 29, 2011 -- Richard Serino, Federal Eme...

The original database describes this as: Title: Deputy Admin. Serino in Minot Production Date: 06/29/2011 Caption: Minot, N. D. , June 29, 2011 -- Richard Serino, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) d... more

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , July 3, 2011 -- Rural flooding in Minot. FEMA is providing assistance to disaster survivors in Minot.  Photo by: David Valdez/FEMA

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , July 3, 2011 -- Rural flooding in Minot. FEM...

The original database describes this as: Title: Rural flooding in Minot, N.D. Production Date: 07/03/2011 Caption: Minot, N. D. , July 3, 2011 -- Rural flooding in Minot. FEMA is providing assistance to disa... more

Flooding - Burlington, N. D. , July 5, 2011 --FEMA Public Affairs Officer does media interview at a Mobile Disaster Recovery center in Burlington, North Dakota.  FEMA is onsite offering support to disaster survivors.  Photo by: David Valdez/FEMA

Flooding - Burlington, N. D. , July 5, 2011 --FEMA Public Affairs Offi...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Public Affairs Officer doing TV Interview Production Date: 07/05/2011 Caption: Burlington, N. D. , July 5, 2011 --FEMA Public Affairs Officer does media i... more

Flooding - Bismarck, N. D. , July 10, 2011 -- Flooded road.  FEMA is supporting the emergency management team, including disaster survivors, in the flood-fighting and recovery efforts. Photo by: David Valdez/FEMA

Flooding - Bismarck, N. D. , July 10, 2011 -- Flooded road. FEMA is s...

The original database describes this as: Title: Flooded Road Production Date: 07/10/2011 Caption: Bismarck, N. D. , July 10, 2011 -- Flooded road. FEMA is supporting the emergency management team, including... more

Flooding - Burleigh County, N. D. , July 11, 2011 -- Water still covers a large part of Burleigh County near Bismarck, ND. FEMA is providing assistance to disaster survivors in Burleigh County.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Flooding - Burleigh County, N. D. , July 11, 2011 -- Water still cover...

The original database describes this as: Title: Burleigh County flooding Production Date: 07/11/2011 Caption: Burleigh County, N. D. , July 11, 2011 -- Water still covers a large part of Burleigh County near... more

Flooding ^ Tornado - Clinton, Miss. , July 15, 2011 -- Larry Bowman, MEMA Deputy State Coordinating Officer and Terry Quarles, FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer, address an All Hands Meeting at the Mississippi JFO. FEMA works closely with state agencies to insure all disaster survivors are aware of and receive appropriate benefits. Howard Greenblatt/FEMA

Flooding ^ Tornado - Clinton, Miss. , July 15, 2011 -- Larry Bowman, M...

The original database describes this as: Title: Photograph by Howard Greenblatt taken on 07/15/2011 in Mississippi Production Date: 07/15/2011 Caption: Clinton, Miss. , July 15, 2011 -- Larry Bowman, MEMA De... more

Tornado - Pratt City, Ala. , July 17, 2011 -- Nearly 90 days after a series of tornados struck Pratt City and much of Alabama on April 27, many homes are still in need of demolition and/or repair. FEMA is working with the state of Alabama, local governments and volunteer agencies to help disaster survivors recover and rebuild. Photo by Christopher Mardorf /  FEMA.

Tornado - Pratt City, Ala. , July 17, 2011 -- Nearly 90 days after a s...

The original database describes this as: Title: 90 days after tornados strike Pratt City, Alabama Production Date: 07/17/2011 Caption: Pratt City, Ala. , July 17, 2011 -- Nearly 90 days after a series of tor... more

Tornado - Pratt City, Ala. , July 31, 2011 -- Destrpyed home on Mildred Avenue in Pratt City after a tornado struck on April 27. Nearly 90 days after a series of tornados struck Pratt City and much of Alabama, many homes are still in need of demolition and/or repair. FEMA is working with the state of Alabama, local governments and volunteer agencies to help disaster survivors recover and rebuild. Photo by Christopher Mardorf /  FEMA.

Tornado - Pratt City, Ala. , July 31, 2011 -- Destrpyed home on Mildre...

The original database describes this as: Title: 90 days after tornados strike Pratt City, Alabama Production Date: 07/31/2011 Caption: Pratt City, Ala. , July 31, 2011 -- Destrpyed home on Mildred Avenue in ... more