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Flooding ^ Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Taylorville, W. Va. , June 25, 2009 -- DR 1838 Federal Coordinating Officer Greg Eaton explains FEMA's temporary housing program at a news conference on completion of the first community housing site near Taylorville following the Mother's Day flooding.  Louis Sohn/FEMA

Flooding ^ Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Taylorville, W. Va. , J...

The original database describes this as: Title: FCO explains temorary housing program Production Date: 06/25/2009 Caption: Taylorville, W. Va. , June 25, 2009 -- DR 1838 Federal Coordinating Officer Greg Eat... More

Tornado - Denning, Ark. , May 25, 2011 -- A woman sits among the ruins of a church that had been on this site since 1890.  The church, a local landmark was destroyed when a tornado ripped through the town of Denning, completely destroying the town.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Tornado - Denning, Ark. , May 25, 2011 -- A woman sits among the ruins...

The original database describes this as: Title: Tornadoes destroy Arkansas town Production Date: 05/25/2011 Caption: Denning, Ark. , May 25, 2011 -- A woman sits among the ruins of a church that had been on ... More

Flooding - Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation, Mont. , August 17, 2010 -- Ruby Stump  participated in the Federal Disaster Assistance Agreement the signing ceremony between Chippewa Cree Nation and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. This signed agreement clears the path for federal disaster recovery funding for the tribe.  Ruby's home was heavily damaged by the June 13th rains on the Reservation.  Andrea Booher/FEMA

Flooding - Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation, Mont. , August 17, 2010 -- ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Ruby Stump in Montana Production Date: 08/17/2010 Caption: Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation, Mont. , August 17, 2010 -- Ruby Stump participated in the Federal D... More

Groton, Conn., Dec. 1, 2012 -- Marie Hanzel, a FEMA Applicant Services Program Specialist, stands aboard the deck of the Historic Ship Nautilus, now on display in Groton, Conn. When the ship was being built in the 1950s, Hanzel worked in purchasing for Westinghouse Electric Corporation, which built the nuclear reactor used to power the submarine. Deployed to work at the Disaster Recovery Center established at Groton after Hurricane Sandy struck the state, Hanzel discovered the sub was only a few minutes away from her workplace. Photo by Annie Donovan/FEMA

Groton, Conn., Dec. 1, 2012 -- Marie Hanzel, a FEMA Applicant Services...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-12-01 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Annie Donovan City/State: Groton, CT Disasters: Connecticut Hurricane Sandy (DR-4087) Disaster Types: Hurr... More

Winter Storm - Ill. , March 31, 2011 -- FEMA provides information on the application process for public assistance. Photo by Gene Romano

Winter Storm - Ill. , March 31, 2011 -- FEMA provides information on t...

The original database describes this as: Title: Illinois DR-1960 photo Production Date: 03/31/2011 Caption: Ill. , March 31, 2011 -- FEMA provides information on the application process for public assistance... More

Downers Grove, Ill., May 24, 2013 -- FEMA Disaster Assistance Specialist Chris Urban encourages participants in the Downers Grove Car Show event to register with FEMA if they suffered flood damage during the recent storms.  FEMA is responding to wide spread flooding as a result of severe storms and straight-line winds during April and May 2013.  David Fine/FEMA

Downers Grove, Ill., May 24, 2013 -- FEMA Disaster Assistance Speciali...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-05-24 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: David Fine City/State: Downers Grove, IL Disaster Types: Flooding ^ Severe Storm Categories: Community Rel... More

Flooding ^ Tornado ^ Winter Storm - Columbia, Mo. , October 20, 2011 -- Libby Turner, former federal coordinating officer (on screen) receives the Administrator's Exemplary Emergency Manager Award for her exceptional service on disasters DR 1961, DR 1980 and DR 4012 as some of her Missouri FEMA team look on via video teleconference in Columbia, Mo. Turner led the Missouri FEMA effort during the snow, flood and tornadoes that struck the state in 2011.  Jace Anderson/FEMA

Flooding ^ Tornado ^ Winter Storm - Columbia, Mo. , October 20, 2011 -...

The original database describes this as: Title: 2011 Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrators Award Ceremonies Production Date: 10/20/2011 Caption: Columbia, Mo. , October 20, 2011 -- Libby Turner,... More

Denton, Texas, February 14, 2014 -- In the late 1950s and early 1960s, local business and community leaders--among them Bill Utter--campaigned to have the nation's first underground Federal Regional Center constructed in Denton, Texas. These leaders raised the money to purchase the land and give it to the U.S. government. The photo she's holding was taken upon his return from one of his trips to Washington, D.C

Denton, Texas, February 14, 2014 -- In the late 1950s and early 1960s,...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-02-14 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Earl Armstrong Categories: Ceremony ^ historical Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management ... More

Winter Storm - Ill. , April 12, 2011 -- Illinois counties designated for federal assistance for DR-1960. Photo by Gene Romano

Winter Storm - Ill. , April 12, 2011 -- Illinois counties designated f...

The original database describes this as: Title: Illinois DR-1960 Graphic Production Date: 04/12/2011 Caption: Ill. , April 12, 2011 -- Illinois counties designated for federal assistance for DR-1960. Photo b... More

Dauphin, Pa., Feb. 27, 2013 -- National Hot Rod Association world champion drag race car driver Bruce Larson explains "spring may be around the corner, but check your tire treads to be prepared in case of late winter storms." The  Harrisburg, Pa. resident recorded a 30-second radio Public Service Announcement on vehicle preparedness for National Severe Weather Preparedness Week. FEMA/Veronica Hinke

Dauphin, Pa., Feb. 27, 2013 -- National Hot Rod Association world cham...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-02-27 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Veronica Hinke City/State: Dauphin, PA Disasters: Pennsylvania Hurricane Irene (EM-3339) ^ Pennsylvania Rem... More

Denton, Texas, December 5, 1963 -- The kitchen in the Federal Regional Center (FRC) in Denton, Texas, as it existed in December of 1963. The FRC was built in the early 1960s to provide shelter to federal officials in the event of a nuclear war. The kitchen was removed in 2009 to provide additional office space

Denton, Texas, December 5, 1963 -- The kitchen in the Federal Regional...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 1963-12-05 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Earl Armstrong City/State: Denton, TX Categories: Feature Stories Photographs Relating to Disasters and Eme... More

Denton, Texas, December 31, 1961 -- Cement trucks deliver concrete for the lower level of the Federal Regional Center (FRC) in Denton, Texas in December, 1963. The FRC was operated by the Office of Civil Defense Mobilization, a FEMA predecessor

Denton, Texas, December 31, 1961 -- Cement trucks deliver concrete for...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 1961-12-31 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Earl Armstrong City/State: Denton, TX Keywords: emergency operation centers Categories: Feature Stories Ph... More

Denton, Texas, December 5, 1963 -- The was the communications room of the Federal Regional Center (FRC) in Denton, Texas. The FRC was the first shelter of its kind. It was intended to provide shelter to federal officials in the event of a nuclear attack. The FRC was constructed before FEMA came into existence

Denton, Texas, December 5, 1963 -- The was the communications room of ...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 1963-12-05 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Earl Armstrong Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Programs, Activities, and Officials

Denton, Texas, October 14, 1963 -- A photograph taken during the construction of the Federal Regional Center in Denton Texas in 1963. The structure was the first of five structures of its kind, designed to protect federal officials from nuclear fallout

Denton, Texas, October 14, 1963 -- A photograph taken during the const...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 1963-10-14 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Earl Armstrong Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Programs, Activities, and Officials

Wis. , April 13, 2011 -- A map of declared counties for DR-1966.

Wis. , April 13, 2011 -- A map of declared counties for DR-1966.

The original database describes this as: Title: Declared Counties - DR1966 Production Date: 04/13/2011 Caption: Wis. , April 13, 2011 -- A map of declared counties for DR-1966. Photographer Name: Mike Moore... More

Winter Storm - Downers Grove, Ill. , May 5, 2011 -- Wisconsin counties designated for public assistance in WI-1966-DR for the Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm of Jan 31-Feb 2, 2011. Green County was added on May 3, 2011.

Winter Storm - Downers Grove, Ill. , May 5, 2011 -- Wisconsin counties...

The original database describes this as: Title: Designated Counties for WI-1966-DR. Production Date: 05/05/2011 Caption: Downers Grove, Ill. , May 5, 2011 -- Wisconsin counties designated for public assistan... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Tushka, Okla. , April 26, 2011 --  A Presidential major disaster declaration was issued for Atoka County, Oklahoma, after a tornado hit the area on April 14. Jeannie Warner/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Tushka, Okla. , April 26, 2011 -- A Presiden...

The original database describes this as: Title: Preliminary Disaster Assessment in Atoka County, Oklahoma Production Date: 04/26/2011 Caption: Tushka, Okla. , April 26, 2011 -- A Presidential major disaster... More

Tornado - Tushka, Okla. , May 2, 2011 -- A tornado shelter is all that remains of a severely damaged building after a tornado struck the town.  FEMA is supporting state and local recovery efforts in Oklahoma.

Tornado - Tushka, Okla. , May 2, 2011 -- A tornado shelter is all that...

The original database describes this as: Title: Tornado Shelter Survives in Tushka Production Date: 05/02/2011 Caption: Tushka, Okla. , May 2, 2011 -- A tornado shelter is all that remains of a severely dama... More

[Flooding] El Paso, TX - This home and cars were caught in the flood/mud slide from record-setting storms in late July/early August. El Paso County was declared a Federal Disaster Area following rain and thunderstorms which caused mud slides. Robert J. Alvey/FEMA

[Flooding] El Paso, TX - This home and cars were caught in the flood/m...

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

Tornado - Okla. , April 26, 2011 -- Residents board up their windows after a tornado hit the town of Tushka on April 14. Jeannie Warner/FEMA

Tornado - Okla. , April 26, 2011 -- Residents board up their windows a...

The original database describes this as: Title: Preliminary Disaster Assessment in Atoka County, Oklahoma Production Date: 04/26/2011 Caption: Okla. , April 26, 2011 -- Residents board up their windows after... More

Tornado - Tushka, Okla. , May 2, 2011 -- Tushka High School was damaged in a tornado that went through the town.  FEMA is supporting state and local recovery efforts.

Tornado - Tushka, Okla. , May 2, 2011 -- Tushka High School was damage...

The original database describes this as: Title: Tushka High School Damage Production Date: 05/02/2011 Caption: Tushka, Okla. , May 2, 2011 -- Tushka High School was damaged in a tornado that went through the... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Tushka, Okla. , April 26, 2011 -- A tornado damaged nearly 240 homes and businesses in the town of Tushka on April 14.  Jeannie Warner/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Tushka, Okla. , April 26, 2011 -- A tornado d...

The original database describes this as: Title: Preliminary Disaster Assessment in Atoka County, Oklahoma Production Date: 04/26/2011 Caption: Tushka, Okla. , April 26, 2011 -- A tornado damaged nearly 240 h... More

Tornado - Tushka, Okla. , May 2, 2011 -- A staircase leading to a basement reminds standing after a tornado struck the town of Tushka. FEMA is supporting state and local recovery efforts.

Tornado - Tushka, Okla. , May 2, 2011 -- A staircase leading to a base...

The original database describes this as: Title: Damage to Tushka High School After Tornado Production Date: 05/02/2011 Caption: Tushka, Okla. , May 2, 2011 -- A staircase leading to a basement reminds standi... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Tushka, Okla. , April 26, 2011 -- A tornado hit the town of Tushka on April 14, destroying homes. Jeannie Warner/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Tushka, Okla. , April 26, 2011 -- A tornado h...

The original database describes this as: Title: Preliminary Disaster Assessment in Atoka County, Oklahoma Production Date: 04/26/2011 Caption: Tushka, Okla. , April 26, 2011 -- A tornado hit the town of Tush... More

Tornado - Tushka, Okla. , May 2, 2011 -- The high school in Tushka was severely damaged when a tornado struck the town.  FEMA is supporting state and local recovery efforts.

Tornado - Tushka, Okla. , May 2, 2011 -- The high school in Tushka was...

The original database describes this as: Title: High School Damaged in Tushka, Okla. Production Date: 05/02/2011 Caption: Tushka, Okla. , May 2, 2011 -- The high school in Tushka was severely damaged when a ... More

Tornado - Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 -- To date, approximately 1. 5 million cubic yards of the debris has been removed from the affected areas. Operation clean sweep began to include 34 cities and 25 counties. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

Tornado - Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 -- To date, approximately 1. 5 m...

The original database describes this as: Title: Debris removal in Alabama Production Date: 05/04/2011 Caption: Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 -- To date, approximately 1. 5 million cubic yards of the debris has... More

Warwick and West Earl Townships, Pa., April 7, 2013 --  A sign on the Zook's Mill covered bridge in Lancaster County shows the level of Cocalico Creek at the peak of Hurricane Agnes in 1972. FEMA funds covered 75 percent of the $162,272 cost to repair the 164-year-old bridge from damage by Tropical Storm Lee Hurricane Irene in 2011

Warwick and West Earl Townships, Pa., April 7, 2013 -- A sign on the ...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-04-07 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Veronica Hinke City/State: Warwick and West Earl Townships, PA Disasters: Pennsylvania Hurricane Irene (DR-... More

Flooding - Memphis, Tenn. , May 13, 2011 -- Community Relations Specialist Foudiya Henri discusses the needs of the flood evacuees with Hope Presbyterian Shelter Manager, Lesa Joyner.  The Hope Shelter is also the site for the first Disaster Recovery Center. Marilee Caliendo/FEMA

Flooding - Memphis, Tenn. , May 13, 2011 -- Community Relations Specia...

The original database describes this as: Title: DR-1979-TN Production Date: 05/13/2011 Caption: Memphis, Tenn. , May 13, 2011 -- Community Relations Specialist Foudiya Henri discusses the needs of the flood ... More

Joplin, MO, May 22, 2014 -- A small memorial for two victims of the F5 tornado that hit the city three years ago on May 22, 2011. These two lived in an apartment complex located on this corner at the time. The 3 year anniversary is being observed quietly and small memorials are popping up around the path of the tornado. (Photo by Steve Zumwalt/FEMA)

Joplin, MO, May 22, 2014 -- A small memorial for two victims of the F5...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-05-22 08:40:46 UTC Photographer Name: Steve Zumwalt City/State: Joplin, Missouri Keywords: DR1980 ^ Joplin ^ Memorial ^ Missouri ^ Recovery Disa... More

Joplin, Mo., Jan. 17, 2014 -- Mayor Medlodee Colbert-Kean presents a Proclamation to Richard Serino, Deputy Administrator for FEMA, recognizing his work for the community's recovery following the deadly tornado on May 2011. Serino is in Joplin to see recovery efforts. Photo by Steve Zumwalt FEMA

Joplin, Mo., Jan. 17, 2014 -- Mayor Medlodee Colbert-Kean presents a P...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-01-17 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Steve Zumwalt City/State: Joplin, Missouri Keywords: Tornado ^ Missouri ^ Joplin ^ Serino ^ 1980DR ^ procla... More

Joplin, Mo., July 12, 2011 -- Kim Cox, center, of the Citizens Advisory Recovery Team, speaks with community residents during a meeting about the recovery of the City of Joplin in the wake of the devastating tornado. Attendees posted comments on six information boards (housing, neighborhoods, environment and infrastructure, economic development, schools and community facilities, and sustainability and community vision). The meeting facilitated discussion about issues, assets and opportunities. FEMA photo Steve Castaner

Joplin, Mo., July 12, 2011 -- Kim Cox, center, of the Citizens Advisor...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2011-07-12 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Amanda Bicknell City/State: Joplin, MO Keywords: Missouri ^ Joplin ^ Joplin tornado ^ Long-term community r... More

Joplin, Mo., January 17, 2014 -- Mayor Medlodee Colbert-Kean presents a Proclamation to Richard Serino, Deputy Administrator for FEMA, recognizing his work for the community's recovery following the deadly tornado on May 2011. Serino is in Joplin to see the recovery efforts. Photo by Steve Zumwalt FEMA

Joplin, Mo., January 17, 2014 -- Mayor Medlodee Colbert-Kean presents ...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-01-17 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Steve Zumwalt City/State: Joplin, Missouri Keywords: Tornado ^ Missouri ^ Joplin ^ Serino ^ 1980DR ^ procla... More

Jopiln, Mo., January 17, 2014 -- Mayor Medlodee Colbert-Kean presents a Proclamation to Richard Serino, Deputy Administrator for FEMA, recognizing his work for the community's recovery following the deadly tornado on May 2011. Serino is in Joplin to see the recovery efforts. Photo by Steve Zumwalt FEMA

Jopiln, Mo., January 17, 2014 -- Mayor Medlodee Colbert-Kean presents ...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-01-17 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Steve Zumwalt City/State: Joplin, Missouri Keywords: Tornado ^ Missouri ^ Joplin ^ Serino ^ 1980DR ^ procla... More

Joplin, MO, May 21, 2014 -- A quote from a survivor of the 2011 Joplin tornado is on a memorial stone at the Butterfly Garden located at Cunningham Park. The memorial was dedicated on the third anniversary of the F5 Joplin tornado. (Photo by Steve Zumwalt/FEMA)

Joplin, MO, May 21, 2014 -- A quote from a survivor of the 2011 Joplin...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-05-21 15:21:51 UTC Photographer Name: Steve Zumwalt City/State: Joplin, Missouri Keywords: anniversary ^ DR1980 ^ Joplin ^ Missouri ^ Recovery D... More

[Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes] Carey, Ohio, September 12, 2007 -- Jim Sherwood, an hydrologist with the United States Geological Survey (USGS) marks flood waterline on a local barbershop entrance in the center of town.The bronze plaque on the store owners entrance is a historical marker indicating the level of the 1981 flood. The USGS marks flood water levels around the town, especially close to the stream. John Ficara/FEMA

[Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes] Carey, Ohio, September 12, 20...

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

Battle Creek, Mich. , January 12, 1981 -- Photograph of the original building of the Civil Defense Administration where the Federal Civil Defense Administration was housed.

Battle Creek, Mich. , January 12, 1981 -- Photograph of the original b...

The original database describes this as: Title: Emergency Management Institute Original Building Photo Production Date: 01/12/1981 Caption: Battle Creek, Mich. , January 12, 1981 -- Photograph of the origina... More

Flooding - Benson, Minn. , May 25, 2011 -- Miinesota State Public Assistance Officer Bill Hirte explains federal program that provide disaster recovery help to local governments to officials from Swift, Big Stone and Lac Qui Parie counties. The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Minnesota Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management briefed government officials in areas affected by spring flooding in the state. Photo by Norman Lenburg/FEMA

Flooding - Benson, Minn. , May 25, 2011 -- Miinesota State Public Assi...

The original database describes this as: Title: Public Assistance Applicant Briefing 05/25/2011 in Benson, Minnesota Production Date: 05/25/2011 Caption: Benson, Minn. , May 25, 2011 -- Miinesota State Publi... More

Flooding - Chaska, Minn. , May 31, 2011 -- Bill Hirte, public assistance officer for the Minnesota Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, is interviewed by KARE-TV photojournalist after conducting a public assistance applicant briefing for local officials from Carver and Scott counties. The briefings were held  for local officials by the State of Minnesota and the Federal Emergency Management Agency to explain programs available to assist local and county governments repair public infrastructure damaged by 2011 spring floods. Photo by Norman Lenburg/FEMA

Flooding - Chaska, Minn. , May 31, 2011 -- Bill Hirte, public assistan...

The original database describes this as: Title: Minnesota Public Assistance Officer Interview 05/31/2011 in Minnesota Production Date: 05/31/2011 Caption: Chaska, Minn. , May 31, 2011 -- Bill Hirte, public a... More

Flooding - Stillwater, Minn. , June 2, 2011 -- Gerald "Jerry" Eyink, a public assistance project specialist for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), answers questions from local government officials during a public assistance applicant briefing. Local government officials in Minnesota's  Washington County were briefed by representatives of the Minnesota Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and FEMA regarding the assistance available to repair public infrastructure damaged by spring 2011 floods. Photo by Norman Lenburg/FEMA

Flooding - Stillwater, Minn. , June 2, 2011 -- Gerald "Jerry" Eyink, a...

The original database describes this as: Title: Questions and Answers 06/02/2011 in Stillwater, Minnesota Production Date: 06/02/2011 Caption: Stillwater, Minn. , June 2, 2011 -- Gerald "Jerry" Eyink, a publ... More

Flooding - Pickstown, S. D. , July 7, 2011 -- Rose quartz outlet works at Fort Randall Dam. Recent water releases have drawn spectators to the dam to watch the tumultuous water on the Missouri River.

Flooding - Pickstown, S. D. , July 7, 2011 -- Rose quartz outlet works...

The original database describes this as: Title: South Dakota Dam Output Increases Production Date: 07/07/2011 Caption: Pickstown, S. D. , July 7, 2011 -- Rose quartz outlet works at Fort Randall Dam. Recent ... More

Flooding - Waubay, S. D. , July 12, 2011 -- A raft of pelicans preening where cows used to graze before Rush Lake flooded and reclaimed the land. In the background, fisherman troll for walleye near a flooded barn and silos.

Flooding - Waubay, S. D. , July 12, 2011 -- A raft of pelicans preenin...

The original database describes this as: Title: South Dakota Flooding Production Date: 07/12/2011 Caption: Waubay, S. D. , July 12, 2011 -- A raft of pelicans preening where cows used to graze before Rush La... More

Jefferson Parish, La., May 14, 2013 -- Woodmere Elementary was originally built in 1984 and was severely damaged during Hurricane Katrina. FEMA provided more than $22.4 million in funding to replace the facility. Lillie Long/FEMA

Jefferson Parish, La., May 14, 2013 -- Woodmere Elementary was origina...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-05-14 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Manuel Broussard City/State: Jefferson Parish, LA Keywords: hurricane katrina ^ Woodmere Elementary School ... More

Lieutenant General Julius Becton, Jr. (retired) was the 103rd inductee of Fort Leavenworth Hall of Fame (HOF) on May 8, 2014. Lieutenant General, Julius Becton, Jr. (retired) served as the Director of FEMA from 1985 to 1989 under President Ronald Reagan. (Photo courtesy of Fort Leavenworth School of Public Affairs)

Lieutenant General Julius Becton, Jr. (retired) was the 103rd inductee...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-05-19 15:32:47 UTC Photographer Name: Steve Zumwalt Keywords: Army ^ General ^ General Julius Becton Jr ^ Retired Categories: DHS leadership - 1 ... More

Fort Leavenworth, Kan., May 8, 2014 -- Fort Leavenworth Hall of Fame (HOF) Induction Ceremony of Major General, Fox Conner (deceased) and Lieutenant General, Julius Becton, Jr. (retired). Lieutenant General Becton (retired) served as the Director of FEMA from 1985 to 1989 under President Ronald Reagan

Fort Leavenworth, Kan., May 8, 2014 -- Fort Leavenworth Hall of Fame (...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-05-08 09:48:54 UTC Photographer Name: Steve Zumwalt City/State: Leavenworth, Kansas Keywords: kansas ^ Becton ^ Fort Leavenworth ^ Hall of Fame ^... More

Fort Leavenworth, Kan., May 8, 2014  - Tim Seidel, Director of FEMA Region VII Grants Managements Division, congratulates retired Lieutenant General Julius Becton, Jr who was the 103rd inductee into Fort Leavenworth Hall of Fame (HOF). The HOF honors "outstanding military and civilian leaders of the the Armed Forces of the United States who have served at Fort Leavenworth, KS. Lieutenant General Becton (retired) served as the Director of FEMA from 1985 to 1989 under President Ronald Reagan

Fort Leavenworth, Kan., May 8, 2014 - Tim Seidel, Director of FEMA Re...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-05-08 10:27:05 UTC Photographer Name: Steve Zumwalt City/State: Leavenworth, Kansas Keywords: kansas ^ handshake ^ Becton ^ Fort Leavenworth ^ Ha... More

Port Monmouth, N.J., March 1, 2013 -- Monmouth Cove Marina, a multi-service facility purchased by Monmouth County in 1990, is slowly recovering after being devastated by Hurricane Sandy in late October.  Some rack storage is being utilized and work is ongoing to restore the remainder of the Marina.  FEMA works with local, state and federal partners to assist with recovery in communities affected by disasters.  Photo by Sharon Karr/FEMA

Port Monmouth, N.J., March 1, 2013 -- Monmouth Cove Marina, a multi-se...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-03-01 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Sharon Karr City/State: Port Monmouth, NJ Keywords: Recovery ^ marina ^ Monmouth County Park system ^ Monmo... More

Scituate, Mass., Oct. 31, 2012 -- The few summer homes left standing after the Perfect Storm in 1991, have survived Hurricane Sandy.  Following the 1991 storm, these homes were elevated to meet FEMA standards.  Photo by Marilee Caliendo/FEMA

Scituate, Mass., Oct. 31, 2012 -- The few summer homes left standing a...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-10-31 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Marilee Caliendo City/State: Scituate, MA Disasters: Massachusetts Hurricane Sandy (EM-3350) Disaster Type... More

Scituate, Mass., Oct. 31, 2012 -- The few summer homes left standing after the Perfect Storm in 1991, have survived Hurricane Sandy.  Following the 1991 storm, these homes were elevated to meet FEMA standards.  Photo by Marilee Caliendo/FEMA

Scituate, Mass., Oct. 31, 2012 -- The few summer homes left standing a...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-10-31 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Marilee Caliendo City/State: Scituate, MA Disasters: Massachusetts Hurricane Sandy (EM-3350) Disaster Type... More

Scituate, Mass., Oct. 31, 2012 -- The few summer homes left standing after the Perfect Storm in 1991, have survived Hurricane Sandy.  Following the 1991 storm, these homes were elevated to meet FEMA standards.  Photo by Marilee Caliendo/FEMA

Scituate, Mass., Oct. 31, 2012 -- The few summer homes left standing a...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-10-31 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Marilee Caliendo City/State: Scituate, MA Disasters: Massachusetts Hurricane Sandy (EM-3350) Disaster Type... More

Scituate, Mass., Oct. 29, 2012 -- The few summer homes left standing after the Perfect Storm in 1991, stand ready for the tidal surge that is still hours away.  These homes were elevated to FEMA standards following the 1991 storm.  Photo by Marilee Caliendo/FEMA

Scituate, Mass., Oct. 29, 2012 -- The few summer homes left standing a...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-10-29 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Marilee Caliendo City/State: Scituate, MA Disasters: Massachusetts Hurricane Sandy (EM-3350) Disaster Type... More

Aurora, Ill., July 23, 2013 --Paulette Coleman conducts a tutorial on online training for FEMA staff deployed in Illinois. FEMA supports educational opportunities and innovative career development for a fully trained workforce. Marquita Hynes/FEMA

Aurora, Ill., July 23, 2013 --Paulette Coleman conducts a tutorial on ...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-07-23 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Marquita Hynes City/State: Aurora, IL Keywords: Training ^ Development ^ Technology ^ FEMA ^ Illinois ^ Aur... More

Tracy City, MO, May 10, 2007 -- Flooded Tracy City Park.  Federal and State funds were used to buy this property after the 1993 Midwest Floods.  Last week the park flooded again, this time with no damage to property.  FEMA/Teri Mayer

Tracy City, MO, May 10, 2007 -- Flooded Tracy City Park. Federal and ...

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

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 1, 1997 - Search & Rescue personal in a boat go through Grand Fork neighborhoods flooded by the Red River. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 1, 1997 - Search & Res...

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

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 1, 1997 - Search & Rescue personal in boats go through Grand Forks neighborhoods flooded by the Red River of the North.  FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 1, 1997 - Search & Res...

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

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 1, 1997 - Aerial of a flooded Grand Forks neighborhood after the Red River flood waters came though Grand Forks. FEMA/Mike Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 1, 1997 - Aerial of a ...

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

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 1, 1997 - Search & Rescue personal go through Grand Fork neighborhoods flooded by the Red River.  FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 1, 1997 - Search & Res...

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

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 1, 1997 - Aerial of Grand Forks still flooded after the Red River came through town. FEMA/Mike Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 1, 1997 - Aerial of Gr...

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, May 1, 1997 -  Debris builds at the curbs as residents muck out their homes. Red River flood waters damaged many area homes. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, May 1, 1997 - Debris builds...

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 1, 1997 - A flooded neighborhood with cars still floating due the flood waters from the Red River of the North.  FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 1, 1997 - A flooded ne...

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 1, 1997 - Aerial of Grand Forks neighborhood still flooded after the Red River flood waters came though the town. FEMA/Mike Rieger

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 1, 1997 - A resident looks through the back door of a home that is not flooded because it's protected by a levee of sand bags.  The Red River of the North is flooding Grand Forks.  FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 1, 1997 - A resident l...

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 1, 1997 - Aerial of  Grand Forks, the Red River and a flooded neighborhood. The Red River flooded the area. FEMA/Mike Rieger

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 1, 1997 - Aerial of  a still flooded Grand Forks neighborhood after the Red River of the North flood waters came though the area. FEMA/Michael Rieger

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 1, 1997 - Aerial of Grand Forks after the Red River of the North flood waters came though the town. FEMA/Michael Rieger

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, May 1, 1997 -- Debris from the interior of homes now lines the streets and residents wait for it's removal to a site or landfill.  Many area homes were damaged as water from the Red River entered their homes.  FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, May 1, 1997 -- Debris from t...

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 1, 1997 - Aerial of a flooded Grand Forks neighborhood after the Red River of the North flood waters came though the area.  FEMA/Michael Rieger

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 1, 1997 - Aerial of Grand Forks after the Red River of the North flood waters came though the city.FEMA/Mike Rieger

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 1, 1997 - Aerial of Grand Forks after the Red River of the North flood waters came though Grand Forks. FEMA/Mike Rieger

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 1, 1997 - Aerial of  Grand Forks and river. The Red River of the North flood waters came though Grand Forks. FEMA/Mike Rieger

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND April 1, 1997 - Aerial of a Grand Forks neighborhood still flooded  after the Red River came though town. FEMA/Mike Rieger

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] Fargo, ND, 04/10/1997 -- Residents build up a sandbag levee as residents and volunteers fight the rising waters of the Red River. FEMA/David Saville

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Fargo, ND, 04/10/1997 -- Residents build up a...

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] Fargo, ND, 04/10/1997 -- Sandbagging becomes a community effort as hundreds of residents and volunteers fight the rising waters of the Red River of the North in Fargo, North Dakota. FEMA/David Saville

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Fargo, ND, 04/10/1997 -- Sandbagging becomes ...

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] Fargo, ND, 04/15/1997 -- Residents build up levees with sandbags as residents and volunteers prepare for the rising waters of the Red River of the North.  FEMA/David Saville

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Fargo, ND, 04/15/1997 -- Residents build up l...

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] Fargo, ND, 04/10/1997 -- Sandbagging becomes a community effort as hundreds of residents and volunteers fight the rising waters of the Red River. FEMA/David Saville

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Fargo, ND, 04/10/1997 -- Sandbagging becomes ...

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 15, 1997 - This house was lifted by flood waters and came to rest on a car. Houses were moved off their foundations as the Red River flood waters came though Grand Forks. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 15, 1997 - This house ...

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 15, 1997 - Residents of Grand Forks muck out their homes and use pumps to remove water from basements.  The Red River flooded and damaged many homes in the area with mud and water. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 15, 1997 - Residents o...

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 15, 1997 - A resident looks at the mud and water still  in his home.  The Red River damaged many area homes with mud and water when the Red River flood waters came though Grand Forks. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 15, 1997 - A resident ...

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] Fargo, ND, 04/15/1997 -- Newly filled sandbags are moved around by truck to a levee that's being raised.  The entire community is working with volunteers to protect neighborhoods from the rising waters of the Red River of the North.  FEMA/David Saville

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Fargo, ND, 04/15/1997 -- Newly filled sandbag...

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, 04/15/1997 -- Residents and volunteers build a levee with sandbags to try and protect a neighborhood from the rising water of the Red River of the North. In less than 12 hours Grand Forks will be underwater. FEMA/David Saville

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, 04/15/1997 -- Residents and ...

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 15, 1997 - FEMA Community Relations members talk to a resident about FEMA recovery help. FEMA CR workers canvas once flooded neighborhoods talking with residents and giving recovery information and contact phone numbers.  FEMA/Mike Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 15, 1997 - FEMA Commun...

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 15, 1997 -- Aerial of Grand Forks after the Red River flood waters came though the city.  FEMA/Michael Rieger

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 15, 1997 - A FEMA worker talks to a resident about the flooding damage to this neighborhood. The men are waiting for the Red River waters recede.  FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 15, 1997 - A FEMA work...

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 15, 1997 - FEMA Public Information Office ED Conley (Left) talks with a staff member at the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC). FEMA/Michael Rieger

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 15, 1997 - A FEMA worker and a resident stand in mud talking.  The Red River flooded many  homes in the area. FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April 15, 1997 - A FEMA work...

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] East Grand Forks, MN, 04/18/97 -- These dikes and sandbags failed to stem the flow of water along the Red River of the North and it's tributaries. The U.S. Coast Guard provided major assistance to the response effort.  FEMA/David Saville

[Severe Storms/Flooding] East Grand Forks, MN, 04/18/97 -- These dikes...

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] East Grand Forks, MN, 04/18/97 -- A resident watches a National Guard truck move through the streets of East Grand Forks evacuating residents as flood waters rise.  FEMA/David Saville

[Severe Storms/Flooding] East Grand Forks, MN, 04/18/97 -- A resident ...

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] East Grand Forks, MN, 04/18/97 -- National Guardsmen help an elderly lady into a truck as East Grand Forks is evacuated. FEMA/David Saville

[Severe Storms/Flooding] East Grand Forks, MN, 04/18/97 -- National Gu...

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] East Grand Forks, MN, 04/18/97 -- Residents of East Grand Forks are helped into National Guard trucks as the city is evacuated. FEMA/David Saville

[Severe Storms/Flooding] East Grand Forks, MN, 04/18/97 -- Residents o...

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April, 1997 -- Aerial view of a sandbagged neighborhood in Grand Forks with the flooded Red River winding around the area.  FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April, 1997 -- Aerial view o...

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April, 1997 -- Aerial view of a neighborhood in Grand Forks and the flooded Red River of the North.  FEMA/Michael Rieger

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April, 1997 -- Aerial view of a flooded property with a house and it's immediate lawn like an island in Grand Forks. FEMA/Michael Rieger

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, May, 1997 -- Aerial view of a flooded property with a house and it's immediate lawn like an island in Grand Forks.  FEMA/Michael Rieger

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April, 1997 -- Aerial view of a sandbagged neighborhood in Grand Forks with the flooded Red River winding around the area.  FEMA/Michael Rieger

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April, 1997 -- Aerial view of a sandbagged industrial area in Grand Forks and the flooded Red River of the North.  FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April, 1997 -- Aerial view o...

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April, 1997 -- Aerial view of a sandbagged neighborhood in Grand Forks with the flooded Red River winding around the area.  FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April, 1997 -- Aerial view o...

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, May , 1997 - Aerial view of Downtown Grand Forks and flooded streets. FEMA/Michael Rieger

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] East Grand Forks, MN, 04/25/1997-- Rep. Newt Gingrich speaks with a Minnesota resident about the flood relief efforts.  FEMA/David Saville

[Severe Storms/Flooding] East Grand Forks, MN, 04/25/1997-- Rep. Newt ...

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] East Grand Forks, MN, 04/25/1997 -- Governor Arne Carlson, Rep. Newt Gingrich and East Grand Forks Mayor Lynn Stauss discuss flood recovery efforts in the days following the Red River Flood.  FEMA/David Saville

[Severe Storms/Flooding] East Grand Forks, MN, 04/25/1997 -- Governor ...

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] East Grand Forks, MN, 04/25/1997 -- FEMA Director James Lee Witt speaks with a flood survivor in East Grand Forks, MN.  FEMA/David Saville

[Severe Storms/Flooding] East Grand Forks, MN, 04/25/1997 -- FEMA Dire...

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[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April, 1997 -- FEMA's Director, James Lee Witt, talks with residents who are mucking out their homes after the Red River of the North flooded the area.  FEMA/Michael Rieger

[Severe Storms/Flooding] Grand Forks, ND, April, 1997 -- FEMA's Direct...

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