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[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...

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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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[Hurricane Katrina] New Orleans, LA, August 30, 2005 --  Several areas of the city are flooded due to the levee break.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Katrina] New Orleans, LA, August 30, 2005 -- Several areas...

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[Hurricane Katrina] New Orleans, LA, August 30, 2005 -- Neighborhoods throughout the area remain flooded as a result of Hurricane Katrina.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Katrina] New Orleans, LA, August 30, 2005 -- Neighborhoods ...

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[Hurricane Katrina] New Orleans, LA, August 31, 2005 -- Members of the FEMA Urban Search and Rescue task forces, local and state responders set up an operation area to continue rescue efforts into areas impacted by Hurricane Katrina.  Photo by Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Katrina] New Orleans, LA, August 31, 2005 -- Members of the...

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[Hurricane Katrina] New Orleans, LA, September 2, 2005 -- Local residents stand outside of the Superdome which was used as a shelter during Hurricane Katrina.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Katrina] New Orleans, LA, September 2, 2005 -- Local reside...

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[Hurricane Katrina] New Orleans, LA, September 2, 2005 -- Neighboorhoods remain flooded as a result of Hurricane Katrina.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Katrina] New Orleans, LA, September 2, 2005 -- Neighboorhoo...

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[Hurricane Katrina] New Orleans, LA, September 5, 2005 -- Members of the FEMA Incident Support Team and task force leaders go over plans for operations into areas impacted by Hurricane Katrina.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Katrina] New Orleans, LA, September 5, 2005 -- Members of t...

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[Hurricane Katrina] Houston, TX, 9/12/2005 -- Basketball hoops and playground set up by the YMCA for the children sheltered in the Reliant Center and Astrodome following Hurricane Katrina.  FEMA photo/Andrea Booher

[Hurricane Katrina] Houston, TX, 9/12/2005 -- Basketball hoops and pla...

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[Hurricane Katrina] New Orleans, LA.,  9/18/2005 -- Leaning power poles, damaged homes and debris piles in the Lower 9th Ward from Hurricane Katrina.  Access to the Lower 9th Ward difficult because of blocked streets and utility poles and lines in the streets.  Andrea Booher/FEMA

[Hurricane Katrina] New Orleans, LA., 9/18/2005 -- Leaning power pole...

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[Hurricane Katrina] September 8, 2005 -- Former President George H. W. Bush on a helicopter tour of the Mississippi and Louisiana gulf coast.  President Bush is on a tour to see the damage caused by Hurricane Katrina and the ongoing recovery efforts.  FEMA/Mark Wolfe

[Hurricane Katrina] September 8, 2005 -- Former President George H. W....

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[Hurricane Katrina/Hurricane Rita] Baton Rouge, La., October 9, 2005 - A HAZMAT instructor (2nd from left) shows members of an area Emergency Medical Technician team the correct way to suit up for an upcoming training exercise in recovering a "victim" from a chemical spill situation. HAZMAT teams cleaning up the chemical spills and toxic contaminations caused by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita have undergone similar training.  Win Henderson / FEMA

[Hurricane Katrina/Hurricane Rita] Baton Rouge, La., October 9, 2005 -...

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Washington, DC, October 20, 2005 -- Paul Luke and Aaron Skolnik, video production specialists at the FEMA headquarters video production facility.  Bill Koplitz/FEMA

Washington, DC, October 20, 2005 -- Paul Luke and Aaron Skolnik, video...

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[Hurricane Katrina] Long Beach, Miss., October 22, 2005 -- U.S. Postal Service letter carrier Michael Bowin delivers mail into temporary mail boxes setup for Pass Christian residents.  Pass Christian sustained extensive damage from Hurricane Katrina.  FEMA/Mark Wolfe

[Hurricane Katrina] Long Beach, Miss., October 22, 2005 -- U.S. Postal...

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[Hurricane Katrina] Empire, LA, October 25, 2005 - This bridge in Empire, LA is still closed almost 60 days after Hurricane Katrina came through the area.  Efforts are currently underway to remove these vessels from the highway.  Robert Kaufmann/FEMA

[Hurricane Katrina] Empire, LA, October 25, 2005 - This bridge in Empi...

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[Hurricane Katrina] Barus, LA, October 25, 2005 - This cemetary in Barus, LA received significant damage as gravesites were tossed and blown open.  Robert Kaufmann/FEMA

[Hurricane Katrina] Barus, LA, October 25, 2005 - This cemetary in Bar...

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[Hurricane Wilma] Miami, FL, October 29, 2005 -- Local police check cars that are coming out to Miami Beach because of the curfews set up in neighborhoods due to Hurricane Wilma.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Wilma] Miami, FL, October 29, 2005 -- Local police check ca...

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[Hurricane Rita] Sabine Pass, TX, November 8, 2005 -- Sabine Pass, which was heavily damaged by Hurricane Rita, is part of the FEMA provided blue roof program.  Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA

[Hurricane Rita] Sabine Pass, TX, November 8, 2005 -- Sabine Pass, whi...

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[Hurricane Rita] Holly Beach, LA, 11-16-05 -- Most of the roads at Holly Beach are unsafe for travel and must be repaired. This neighborhood of 500 structures was vanished by Hurricane Rita's tidal surge leaving little if any debris.  Hurricane Rita left many people homeless that are asking FEMA to help them rebuild their community and get back on their feet.  MARVIN NAUMAN/FEMA photo

[Hurricane Rita] Holly Beach, LA, 11-16-05 -- Most of the roads at Hol...

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[Hurricane Katrina] Ellisville, MS, November 27,2005 -- Terri Valenti, co-director of Camp Sister Spirit, a retreat near Ovett, MS, talks to a church member about supplies that she and others are donatating to the church community.  Members of Camp Sister Spirit provided shelter and food to area residents affected by Hurricane Katrina.  Patsy Lynch/FEMA

[Hurricane Katrina] Ellisville, MS, November 27,2005 -- Terri Valenti,...

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[Hurricane Katrina] Port Sulpher, LA, 12-02-05 -- Hurricane Katrina debris is piled by roadside waiting to be picked up by a FEMA funded debris removal program. FEMA is working with the State & local Parishes (Counties) who have requested FEMA's help in removing Debris by Hurricane Katrina.  MARVIN NAUMAN/FEMA photo

[Hurricane Katrina] Port Sulpher, LA, 12-02-05 -- Hurricane Katrina de...

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[Hurricane Katrina] New Orleans, LA, December 16, 2005 - New Orleans Police provide escort and safe passage through the streets for an impromptu parade of employees celebrating the reopening of their law firm.  As residents return and businesses reopen, recovery is celebrated, New Orleans style.  Robert Kaufmann/FEMA

[Hurricane Katrina] New Orleans, LA, December 16, 2005 - New Orleans P...

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[Hurricane Katrina] New Orleans, LA, 3-31-06 -- London Ave Canal, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers mark "H" Piles to be cut off at a given height to support the interim gate structures.  FEMA is helping Local governments repair the Levee system to Cat 4 specification by June 1st under its Public Assistance program to help prevent future levee failures.  Marvin Nauman/FEMA photo

[Hurricane Katrina] New Orleans, LA, 3-31-06 -- London Ave Canal, U.S....

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[Hurricane Katrina] New Orleans, LA - The Industrial Canal Bridge a year after being badly damaged by Hurricane Katrina.  The Federal Government, through FEMA, is providing billions of dollars to help rebuild infrastructure.  Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA

[Hurricane Katrina] New Orleans, LA - The Industrial Canal Bridge a ye...

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Woonsocket, RI, 08/09/2007 -- On the second day of a two-day prototype "Point of Delivery" (POD) event hosted by the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency in conjunction with FEMA, participants from 27 Rhode Island communities along with representatives from the states of  Maine, Massachusetts and New Hampshire set up and operated an actual POD site with the help of approximately 150 local volunteer "recipients".  The event underscored the importance of a communities' need to know the mechanics and methods required to establish a POD site in their cities and towns immediately following a catastrophic event.  FEMA photo by Win Henderson

Woonsocket, RI, 08/09/2007 -- On the second day of a two-day prototype...

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[Severe Storms and Tornadoes] Americus, GA, March 8, 2007 -- A Worker installs a new fence before construction repairs are started at the Sumter Regional Hospital.  The hospital was damage extensively by the Georgia tornadoes.  Mark Wolfe/FEMA

[Severe Storms and Tornadoes] Americus, GA, March 8, 2007 -- A Worker ...

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[Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding] GREENSBURG, KS, 5-7-07 --- This is Greensburg, Kansas, as seen from the air today by FEMA Administrator R. David Paulison and Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius -- witnesses to widespread destruction of the small town where more than two dozen persons died or suffered serious injuries in Friday's storm.  FEMA Photo by Michael Raphael

[Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding] GREENSBURG, KS, 5-7-07 --- Th...

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[Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding] Greensburg, KS, July 19, 2007 - FEMA employees  at a just completed storm shelter. The shelter, one of several, is placed in a new group home site where residents were relocated after the town was destroyed by a tornado. Cindy Daniel, left speaking with local FEMA employees while Crystal Payton, Deputy Federal Coordinating Officer, right, inspects shelter progress. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding] Greensburg, KS, July 19, 2007...

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[Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding] Kingfisher, OK, August 19, 2007 -- Flood waters rose one foot every 30 minutes to flood this Kingfisher home and neighborhood.  FEMA has grants and other aid available to help flood victims recover under FEMA’s Individual Assistance Program.  Marvin Nauman/FEMA photo

[Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding] Kingfisher, OK, August 19, 20...

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[Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding] Atkins, AR, February 9, 2008 -- A FEMA Community Relations representative walks through a damaged neighborhood looking for residents.  FEMA CR workers meet with residents to give them information on where to get assistance and how to apply for aid. Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding] Atkins, AR, February 9, 2008 ...

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[Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding] Northeastern Arkansas, AR, March 26, 2008 --  Agricultural land is flooded by the Black River after torrential rains.  FEMA assesses the damage caused by the flooding to help determine if federal assistance is required.  FEMA/Samir Valeja

[Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding] Northeastern Arkansas, AR, Ma...

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[Hurricane Katrina] New Orleans, LA, July 8, 2008 -- The U.S. Army Corp of Engineer's repair work is complete on this flood wall at the industrial canal in the Lower Ninth Ward. The original levee wall was destroyed during Hurricane Katrina. Jacinta Quesada/FEMA

[Hurricane Katrina] New Orleans, LA, July 8, 2008 -- The U.S. Army Cor...

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[Hurricane Dolly] Brownsville, TX, July 23, 2008 -- This resident drives his truck through hurricane flood waters.  Massive flooding on off ramps of local highways has caused cars to stall and become stranded. Dolly passed over South Padre Island with 120 mph winds on it's way inland. Jacinta Quesada/FEMA

[Hurricane Dolly] Brownsville, TX, July 23, 2008 -- This resident driv...

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[Hurricane Gustav] New Orleans, LA, September 3, 2008 -- Aerial of broken levee in Plaqumines Parish.  Jacinta Quesada/FEMA

[Hurricane Gustav] New Orleans, LA, September 3, 2008 -- Aerial of bro...

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[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christi, TX, September 10, 2008 -- James Alverez fills up extra tanks with gas in preparation for Hurricane Ike.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christi, TX, September 10, 2008 -- James Alvere...

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[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 -- Representatives from area hospitals, EMS and ambulance services have a Regional Medical Operations center located at the  City of San Antonio and Bexar County Emergency Operations Center. Hurricane Ike is expected to make landfall somewhere on the eastern coast of Texas.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 -- Representatives...

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[Hurricane Ike] Galveston, TX, September 12, 2008 -- Hurricane Ike causes waves begining to break over this rail road bed just outside of town.  Waters rise in areas throughout the city as Hurricane Ike approaches the east coast of Texas.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] Galveston, TX, September 12, 2008 -- Hurricane Ike cau...

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[Hurricane Ike] Galveston Island, TX, September 20, 2008 -- Sand and debris cover the streets of neighborhoods next to the shoreline due to Hurricane Ike.  Crews are working to move some of the debris so that residents may return to see their property.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] Galveston Island, TX, September 20, 2008 -- Sand and d...

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[Hurricane Ike] Gilchrist, TX, September 22, 2008 -- An aerial view of a  house on that survived the destruction  of Hurricane Ike.  Jocelyn Augusitno/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] Gilchrist, TX, September 22, 2008 -- An aerial view of...

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Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, October 1, 2008 -- Cabo Rojo Emergency vehicle stops at waters edge in flooded neighborhood. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, October 1,...

The original database describes this as: Title: Flooded street in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/01/2008 Caption: Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, October 1, 2008 -- Cabo Rojo Emergency vehicle stops at waters edge ... More

Mudslide/Landslide - Ponce, Puerto Rico, October 4, 2008 -- FEMA Community Relations representative, Elisa Nigaglioni distributes disaster information in the Ponce area following recent flooding in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Mudslide/Landslide - Ponce, Puerto Rico, October 4, 2008 -- FEMA Commu...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Community Relations representative speaks with a resident in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/04/2008 Caption: Ponce, Puerto Rico, October 4, 2008 -- FEMA ... More

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Shoreacres, Texas, October 8, 2008 -- Nearly all of the 500 houses in Shoreacres sustained water damage from Hurricane Ike's storm surge.  Debris pickup is progressing at a a steady pace.  FEMA is paying three quarters of the costs.  Photo by Greg Henshall / FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Shoreacres, Texas, October 8, 2008 -- Nearl...

The original database describes this as: Title: Debros in Texas Production Date: 10/08/2008 Caption: Shoreacres, Texas, October 8, 2008 -- Nearly all of the 500 houses in Shoreacres sustained water damage fr... More

Fire ^ Wildfire - Boulder, Colo. , Jan. 8, 2009 -- Houses were saved by a burn out operation on the Old Stage Fire having a defensible space around the house gave the fire fighters this option.  This house is also built with one hour fire resistance materials. Photo: Micahel Rieger/FEMA

Fire ^ Wildfire - Boulder, Colo. , Jan. 8, 2009 -- Houses were saved b...

The original database describes this as: Title: Home stands in a back burned area of Colorado Production Date: 01/08/2009 Caption: Boulder, Colo. , Jan. 8, 2009 -- Houses were saved by a burn out operation o... More

Washington, D. C. , May 12, 2009 --  FEMA Administrator W. Craig Fugate in the FEMA Studio.  Prior to coming to FEMA, Mr. Fugate served as Director of the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM).  Mr. Fugate began his emergency management career as a volunteer firefighter, Emergency Paramedic, and finally as a Lieutenant with the Alachua County Fire Rescue.  FEMA/Bill Koplitz

Washington, D. C. , May 12, 2009 -- FEMA Administrator W. Craig Fugat...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Administrator W. Craig Fugate in the FEMA Studio Production Date: 05/12/2009 Caption: Washington, D. C. , May 12, 2009 -- FEMA Administrator W. Craig Fug... More

Flooding ^ Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm ^ Winter Storm - Pasadena, Calif. , March 12, 2010 -- North Arroyo Blvd was closed due to heavy flooding , mudslides and landslides from recent severe winter weather in the Hahamonga watershed region. Federal disaster aid has been made available for California to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe winter storms, flooding, debris and mud flows.  Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

Flooding ^ Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm ^ Winter Storm - Pasadena...

The original database describes this as: Title: Storm damage in California Production Date: 03/12/2010 Caption: Pasadena, Calif. , March 12, 2010 -- North Arroyo Blvd was closed due to heavy flooding , mudsl... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Tecumseh, Okla. , May 12, 2010 -- A shell with two end walls intact is all that remains of a home struck by one of 22 confirmed tornadoes that swept the eastern half of the state on May 10.  There were several F3 and two F4 tornadoes imbedded in the storms.  FEMA Photo by Win Henderson

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Tecumseh, Okla. , May 12, 2010 -- A shell wit...

The original database describes this as: Title: Tornado Damage in Oklahoma Production Date: 05/12/2010 Caption: Tecumseh, Okla. , May 12, 2010 -- A shell with two end walls intact is all that remains of a ho... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Rochaester, Minn. , June 23, 2010 --, Local, state and federal officials conduct Preliminary Damage Assessments (PDA) in the Meadowbrook neighborhood. An EF1 tornado struck the community on June 17, 2010. FEMA/Michael Mancino

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Rochaester, Minn. , June 23, 2010 --, Local, ...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA/State PDA team in Minnesota Production Date: 06/23/2010 Caption: Rochaester, Minn. , June 23, 2010 --, Local, state and federal officials conduct Prelimin... More

Flooding - Monticello, Iowa, July 28, 2010 -- Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HSEMD) specialist Dave Johnston and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Disaster Assistance Employee Mary Beth McGowan record data from homeowner Francis Fortman during a preliminary damage assessment. FEMA provides funds to help homeowner's recover from disasters.  Jace Anderson/FEMA

Flooding - Monticello, Iowa, July 28, 2010 -- Iowa Homeland Security a...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA and State performing Preliminary Damage Assessments in Iowa Production Date: 07/28/2010 Caption: Monticello, Iowa, July 28, 2010 -- Iowa Homeland Security... More

Winter Storm - Germantown, Md. , January 26, 2011 -- Heavy, wet snow blankets cars in a residential neighborhood.  Upwards of 8 inches of snow fell across the Washington, DC area. FEMA/Aaron Skolnik

Winter Storm - Germantown, Md. , January 26, 2011 -- Heavy, wet snow b...

The original database describes this as: Title: Snow blankets a street and cars Production Date: 01/26/2011 Caption: Germantown, Md. , January 26, 2011 -- Heavy, wet snow blankets cars in a residential neigh... More

Dam/Levee Break ^ Flooding - Mississippi County, Mo. , May 17, 2011 -- As the water receeds, the sides of homes are evidence of the elevation of the flood waters. Mississippi County was one of several Southeast Missouri counties included in a Presidential Declaration on May 9, 2011  Steve Zumwalt/FEMA

Dam/Levee Break ^ Flooding - Mississippi County, Mo. , May 17, 2011 --...

The original database describes this as: Title: High Water Line left by retreating flood waters Production Date: 05/17/2011 Caption: Mississippi County, Mo. , May 17, 2011 -- As the water receeds, the sides ... More

Flooding - Pineville, La. , May 23, 2011 -- Logistics teams at the staging area in Camp Beauregard load CUSI Kits (Commonly Used Shelter Items) now part of the commodities to be delivered to the shelters in the event of a disaster. FEMA/Daniel Llargues

Flooding - Pineville, La. , May 23, 2011 -- Logistics teams at the sta...

The original database describes this as: Title: Photograph by Daniel Llargues taken on 05/23/2011 in Louisiana Production Date: 05/23/2011 Caption: Pineville, La. , May 23, 2011 -- Logistics teams at the sta... More

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , May 24, 2011 -- Houses turned to timber during the May 22nd tornado that struck this SW Missouri city. Those looking for ways to assist the community can visit: www. fema. gov/howto help.  Jace Anderson/FEMA

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , May 24, 2011 -- Houses turned to timber during...

The original database describes this as: Title: South Wall Street in Joplin Destroyed Production Date: 05/24/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , May 24, 2011 -- Houses turned to timber during the May 22nd tornado th... More

Flooding - Angola, La. , May 24, 2011 -- Angola State Penitentiary evacuated some of the inmates to Camp C due to the high waters in the Mississippi River to keep them safe in higher ground. Foot, river and air patrols continuously safe guard the perimeter and monitor the river levels. FEMA/Daniel Llargues

Flooding - Angola, La. , May 24, 2011 -- Angola State Penitentiary eva...

The original database describes this as: Title: Photograph by Daniel Llargues taken on 05/24/2011 in Louisiana Production Date: 05/24/2011 Caption: Angola, La. , May 24, 2011 -- Angola State Penitentiary eva... More

Tornado - Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 25, 2011 -- A volunteer with the Mennonite Disaster Service nails floor joists on the the first home they are building for tornado survivors in Phil Campbell. FEMA has partnered with Faith-based organizations to help reach as many survivors as possible.  FEMA photo/Tim Burkitt

Tornado - Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 25, 2011 -- A volunteer with the M...

The original database describes this as: Title: Mennonite Disaster Service builds first home in Phil Campbell, Al. Production Date: 05/25/2011 Caption: Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 25, 2011 -- A volunteer with ... More

Tornado - Denning, Ark. , May 25, 2011 -- The remains of a mobile home sits in field near Denning, AR. The town was destroyed when a tornado hit the town.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Tornado - Denning, Ark. , May 25, 2011 -- The remains of a mobile home...

The original database describes this as: Title: Photograph by Patsy Lynch taken on 05/25/2011 in Arkansas Production Date: 05/25/2011 Caption: Denning, Ark. , May 25, 2011 -- The remains of a mobile home sit... More

Flooding - Yazoo City, Miss. , May 26, 2011  -  This is one of many homes flooded by the rising waters of the Mississippi River. FEMA provides assistance to eligible homeowners affected by disaster. Howard Greenblatt/FEMA

Flooding - Yazoo City, Miss. , May 26, 2011 - This is one of many ho...

The original database describes this as: Title: Photograph by Howard Greenblatt taken on 05/26/2011 in Mississippi Production Date: 05/26/2011 Caption: Yazoo City, Miss. , May 26, 2011 - This is one of man... 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 - Minot, N. D. , June 25, 2011 -- Church flooded by the Souris River in Minot. FEMA is providing disaster assistance to Ward and Burleigh counties.  Andrea Booher/FEMA

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 25, 2011 -- Church flooded by the Souri...

The original database describes this as: Title: Flooding Around Church in Minot Production Date: 06/25/2011 Caption: Minot, N. D. , June 25, 2011 -- Church flooded by the Souris River in Minot. FEMA is provi... More

Flooding - Biloxi, Miss. , June 29, 2011 -- Photographer/Videographer, Howard Greenblatt (FEMA) conducts an interview with disabled person Cindy Singletary, about her experiences during Katrina. FEMA works with local organizations to understand the special needs of the disabled community during a disaster.  Photo: Chris Ragazzo (FEMA)

Flooding - Biloxi, Miss. , June 29, 2011 -- Photographer/Videographer,...

The original database describes this as: Title: Videographer/Photographer Interviews Disabled Person Production Date: 06/29/2011 Caption: Biloxi, Miss. , June 29, 2011 -- Photographer/Videographer, Howard Gr... More

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , July 6, 2011 -- Parts of Minot, ND are stil under water after the Souris River overflowed its banks. Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , July 6, 2011 -- Parts of Minot, ND are stil ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Aerial Image of Minot, ND flooding Production Date: 07/06/2011 Caption: Minot, N. D. , July 6, 2011 -- Parts of Minot, ND are stil under water after the Souris... More

Flooding - Bismarck, N. D. , July 10, 2011 -- Flood waters reach up this mailbox in a residential neighborhood.  Heavy spring rain and melting snow pack contributed to historic water levels and flooding in the area. Photo by: David Valdez/FEMA

Flooding - Bismarck, N. D. , July 10, 2011 -- Flood waters reach up th...

The original database describes this as: Title: High Flood Waters in Bismarck Production Date: 07/10/2011 Caption: Bismarck, N. D. , July 10, 2011 -- Flood waters reach up this mailbox in a residential neigh... More

Flooding - Bismarck, N. D. , July 11, 2011 -- Flooded residential area in south Bismarck, North Dakota. FEMA is supporting ongoing recovery efforts in affected counties. Photo by: David Valdez

Flooding - Bismarck, N. D. , July 11, 2011 -- Flooded residential area...

The original database describes this as: Title: Flooded residential area in south Bismarck, North Dakota Production Date: 07/11/2011 Caption: Bismarck, N. D. , July 11, 2011 -- Flooded residential area in so... More

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , July 14, 2011 --A residents in a Minot, ND neighborhood  walks thru his neighborhood  which was flooded when the Souris or Mouse River overflowed its' banks. FEMA is providing assistance to those affected by the flooding. Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , July 14, 2011 --A residents in a Minot, ND n...

The original database describes this as: Title: Minot, ND recovers from flooding Production Date: 07/14/2011 Caption: Minot, N. D. , July 14, 2011 --A residents in a Minot, ND neighborhood walks thru his ne... More

Tornado - Hackleburg, Ala. , August 4, 2011 -- FEMA Long-Term Community Recovery (LTCR) Specialists Micah Farfour and John Boyle, professional designers, urban planners, architects, ESF-14 recovery specialists and commmunity members participate in an outreach and information meeting at First Baptist Church in Hackleburg. FEMA supports and coordinates the involvement and participation of all stakeholders in the recovery and rebuilding of a community followng a disaster such as the tornado that sturck Hackleburg on April 27, 2011. Photo by Christopher Mardorf /  FEMA.

Tornado - Hackleburg, Ala. , August 4, 2011 -- FEMA Long-Term Communit...

The original database describes this as: Title: Long-Term Community Recovery moves forward in Hackleburg Production Date: 08/04/2011 Caption: Hackleburg, Ala. , August 4, 2011 -- FEMA Long-Term Community Rec... More

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , August 15, 2011 -- The safe rooms at the temporary Joplin High School. 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. Elissa Jun/FEMA

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , August 15, 2011 -- The safe rooms at the tempo...

The original database describes this as: Title: Safe Rooms at the School Production Date: 08/15/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , August 15, 2011 -- The safe rooms at the temporary Joplin High School. The EF-5 tor... More

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm ^ Mudslide/Landslide - Villalba, Puerto Rico, August 25, 2011 -- Preliminary Damage Assesments were completed in several municipalities to evaluate the extent and type of damages in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene.  In this picture, this home was affected by mudslides.  Ashley Andújar/FEMA

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm ^ Mudslide/Landslide - Villalba, P...

The original database describes this as: Title: Hurricane Irene Preliminary Damage Assesments Production Date: 08/25/2011 Caption: Villalba, Puerto Rico, August 25, 2011 -- Preliminary Damage Assesments were... More

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Suffolk County, N. Y. , August 28, 2011 -- Power outage in Suffolk County as Hurricane Irene passes Long Island. President declares Emergency for New York and New Jersey to save lives and to protect property and public health and safety and to lessen or avert the threat of a catastrophe. Photo by: Elissa Jun/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Suffolk County, N. Y. , August 28, 2011 -- ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Photograph by Elissa Jun taken on 08/28/2011 in New York Production Date: 08/28/2011 Caption: Suffolk County, N. Y. , August 28, 2011 -- Power outage in Suffol... More

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Windham, N. Y. , September 1, 2011 -- This car got hit by it all. . . water, sand, and a trailer hitch.  The swollen creek, and the damage it caused in Windham, was a result of Hurricane Irene on 8/28/11.  President Obama declared Windham and the county of Schoharie a disaster on 9/03/11.  FEMA Photo/Judith Grafe

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Windham, N. Y. , September 1, 20...

The original database describes this as: Title: Hurricane Irene's Toll on Windham Production Date: 09/01/2011 Caption: Windham, N. Y. , September 1, 2011 -- This car got hit by it all. . . water, sand, and a... More

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Prattsville, N. Y. , September 8, 2011 -- Damages after Hurricane Irene  and Tropical Storm Lee passed through New York State. FEMA plays a vital role supporting State, Tribal and local governments as they respond to the impacts of Hurricane Irene. Photo by Elissa Jun/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Prattsville, N. Y. , September 8, 2011 -- D...

The original database describes this as: Title: Damaged Properties From Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee Production Date: 09/08/2011 Caption: Prattsville, N. Y. , September 8, 2011 -- Damages after Hur... More

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Roanoke Rapids, N. C. , September 12, 2011 -- A city truck dumps another load of wood debris collected after hundreds of trees were toppled in Roanoke Rapids. FEMA funding can help counties and cities with funding of debris removal.  FEMA photo/ Tim Burkitt

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Roanoke Rapids, N. C. , September 12, 2011 ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Debris removal underway in Roanike Rapids Production Date: 09/12/2011 Caption: Roanoke Rapids, N. C. , September 12, 2011 -- A city truck dumps another load of... More

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Bridgeport, Conn. , September 26, 2011 --FEMA Applicant Services Representative, Patricia Keresztes,  checks a local resident into the Disaster Recovery Center set up to assist residents impacted by Tropical Storm Irene.  Some of the centers in the state have transitioned over to Disaster Loan Outreach Centers, where information about federal assistance may still be obtained, as well as programs available from the Small Business Association.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Bridgeport, Conn. , September 26, 2011 --FE...

The original database describes this as: Title: Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Bridgeport Production Date: 09/26/2011 Caption: Bridgeport, Conn. , September 26, 2011 --FEMA Applicant Services Representati... More

Flooding - Middleburgh, N. Y. , November 2, 2011 --  View of Schoharie Creek that a disaster survivor references during an interview about his FEMA experience after his home was flooded during Hurricane Irene. FEMA plays a vital role supporting State,Tribal and local governments as they respond to the impacts of Hurricane Irene. Photo by Hans Pennink/FEMA

Flooding - Middleburgh, N. Y. , November 2, 2011 -- View of Schoharie...

The original database describes this as: Title: Schoharie Creek water level Production Date: 11/02/2011 Caption: Middleburgh, N. Y. , November 2, 2011 -- View of Schoharie Creek that a disaster survivor ref... More

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Hillside, N. J. , Nov. 5, 2011 -- Volunteers (including students from Seton Hall University and Kean University in New Jersey) sort and pack donated food at the Community Food Bank of New Jersey. The Food Bank is a state member of Feeding America, a national organization that is a member of the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (VOAD). Photo by Christopher Mardorf / FEMA.

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Hillside, N. J. , Nov. 5, 2011 -...

The original database describes this as: Title: Volunteers help out at the Community Food Bank of New Jersey to support disaster survivors Production Date: 11/05/2011 Caption: Hillside, N. J. , Nov. 5, 2011 ... More

Boston, Mass. , Nov. 18, 2011 -- Participants in the International Workshop on Innovation, Diversity, and Sustainable Development in Areas of Social Vulnerability gather at the University of Massachusetts. Photo by Robert Rose/FEMA

Boston, Mass. , Nov. 18, 2011 -- Participants in the International Wor...

The original database describes this as: Title: Innovation, Diversity and Sustainable Development in Areas of Social Vulnerability Production Date: 11/18/2011 Caption: Boston, Mass. , Nov. 18, 2011 -- Partic... More

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Exeter, Pa. , Nov. 19, 2011 -- FEMA contractors build a ramp into a temporary housing unit at the Mt. Lookout Community site in Exeter, Pennsylvania. The temporary housing units were brought in to house more than 300 disaster survivors who lost their homes following Tropical Storm Lee.  Photo by Andrea Booher/FEMA

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Exeter, Pa. , Nov. 19, 2011 -- F...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Contractors make Temporary Housing Units Accessible Production Date: 11/19/2011 Caption: Exeter, Pa. , Nov. 19, 2011 -- FEMA contractors build a ramp into... More

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Prattsville, N. Y. , Nov. 29, 2011 -- Ella Trec, Webmaster of the Town of Prattsville website photographs a debris pile from the flooding damage to show whats happening with the towns recovery after flooding from Hurricane Irene. FEMA plays a vital role supporting State, Tribal and local governments as they respond to the impacts of Hurricane Irene.  Hans Pennink/FEMA

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Prattsville, N. Y. , Nov. 29, 20...

The original database describes this as: Title: Resident Looking over Damage Production Date: 11/29/2011 Caption: Prattsville, N. Y. , Nov. 29, 2011 -- Ella Trec, Webmaster of the Town of Prattsville website... More

Monmouth Beach, N.J., Nov. 12, 2012 -- A FEMA housing inspector records damages to a home in Monmouth Beach, NJ that was impacted by Hurricane Sandy.  FEMA is providing housing inspection to residents who have registered and are seeking assistance in rebuilding their homes. Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Monmouth Beach, N.J., Nov. 12, 2012 -- A FEMA housing inspector record...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-12 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Patsy Lynch City/State: Monmouth Beach, NJ Keywords: FEMA New Jersey Hurricane Sandy housing inspections ^ ... More

Leonardo, N.J., Dec. 1, 2012 -- The damage from Hurricane Sandy was extensive here along the waterfront. Damage from the storm can still be seen more than a month later. FEMA is working with state and local officials to assist residents who were affected by Hurricane Sandy. Photo by Liz Roll/FEMA

Leonardo, N.J., Dec. 1, 2012 -- The damage from Hurricane Sandy was ex...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-12-01 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Liz Roll City/State: Leonardo, NJ Disasters: New Jersey Hurricane Sandy (DR-4086) Disaster Types: Hurrican... More

Large format Flat Stanley character with FEMA hat, Ready Messenger bag and Flashlight

Large format Flat Stanley character with FEMA hat, Ready Messenger bag...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-06-29 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Chris Bernstein Keywords: Kids Categories: Kids Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management ... More

Long Island, N.Y., Dec. 3, 2012 -- The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) prepare chemicals for disposal in orphan containers found in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Hurricane Sandy moved hundreds of hazardous chemical containers from homes and businesses into the marshland. FEMA has assigned EPA with the mission of collecting and disposing the chemicals. Eliud Echevarria / FEMA

Long Island, N.Y., Dec. 3, 2012 -- The Environmental Protection Agency...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-12-03 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Eliud Echevarria City/State: Long Island, NY Keywords: Hazard ^ Hurricane ^ FEMA ^ floods ^ sandy ^ New Yor... More

New Orleans, La., Oct. 16, 2012 -- U.S. Army Corps of Engineer contractor explains to FEMA Future Leaders how the levee system in New Orleans works  and how the system helped alleviate flood waters caused by Hurricane Isaac. Photo taken by Daniel Llargues/FEMA

New Orleans, La., Oct. 16, 2012 -- U.S. Army Corps of Engineer contrac...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-10-16 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Daniel Llargues City/State: New Orleans, LA Keywords: Levee ^ Future Leaders ^ Storm ^ Hurricane ^ US Army ... More

Overland Park, Kan. , Jan. 10, 2012 -- Jonathan Hoyes, a breakout session facilitator, leads a discussion during the regional National Disaster Recovery Framework event at the University of Kansas, Edwards Campus, in Kansas. The event was hosted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency Region VII office and brought together emergency management stakeholders from Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska.

Overland Park, Kan. , Jan. 10, 2012 -- Jonathan Hoyes, a breakout sess...

The original database describes this as: Title: National Disaster Recovery Framework Event in Region VII Production Date: 01/10/2012 Caption: Overland Park, Kan. , Jan. 10, 2012 -- Jonathan Hoyes, a breakout... More

Tornado - West Liberty, Ky. , March 14, 2012 -- Downtown West Liberty was devastated by the tornado on March 2nd.  FEMA is providing disaster assistance to individuals in 21 counties.  Photo by Tim Burkitt/FEMA

Tornado - West Liberty, Ky. , March 14, 2012 -- Downtown West Liberty ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Tornado Damage in Kentucky Production Date: 03/14/2012 Caption: West Liberty, Ky. , March 14, 2012 -- Downtown West Liberty was devastated by the tornado on Ma... More

William Price, a truck driver with one of the Defense

William Price, a truck driver with one of the Defense

William Price, a truck driver with one of the Defense Logistics Agency's contracted companies, prepares to haul fuel to the northern part of New Jersey and New York. DLA works in conjunction with the Federal Em... More

When Superstorm Sandy roared through Bergen County,

When Superstorm Sandy roared through Bergen County,

When Superstorm Sandy roared through Bergen County, Oct. 29, 2012, she damaged many homes and businesses. Manufactured homes were hit especially hard, and some did not survive the storm. (Walt Jennings/FEMA)

Moore, Okla., June 3, 2013 -- American Red Cross volunteer Dr. Kriss Wiant is walking through this destroyed area on a mental health outreach mission to find anyone who may need help. The experience of losing loved ones, possessions, and home would be a trauma for anyone and that is what the deadly EF-5 May 20 tornado did for many Oklahomans.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Moore, Okla., June 3, 2013 -- American Red Cross volunteer Dr. Kriss W...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-06-03 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: George Armstrong City/State: Moore, OK Keywords: Red Cross volunteer VOLAG mental health outreach ^ Outreac... More

Mantoloking, N.J., Jan. 16, 2013 -- Utility workers repair and replace sewer and water lines in an effort to restore utilities to homeowners affected by Hurricane Sandy. While recovery is underway, Public Assistance measures category A debris removal and category F Public Utilities are implemented to fund the work related to the hurricane.  Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

Mantoloking, N.J., Jan. 16, 2013 -- Utility workers repair and replace...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-01-16 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Adam DuBrowa City/State: Mantoloking, NJ Disasters: New Jersey Hurricane Sandy (DR-4086) Disaster Types: F... More

Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 2013 --  In July, FEMA netted almost 5,000 pounds of non-perishable donations for the "Feds Feed Families" summer food drive. The Feds Feed Feds Feed Families campaign is a voluntary effort and can only accept non-perishable food donations

Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 2013 -- In July, FEMA netted almost 5,000 ...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-08-26 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Sara Lamason City/State: Washington, DC Disaster Types: Emergency Planning and Security Photographs Relatin... More

Circle, AK, September 25, 2013 -- The Athabaskan Tribe prepares for a dance called a potlatch, which is a traditional community celebration for the Native Alaskans who demonstrate their long heritage. After severe floods devastated the community, FEMA works closely with the Athabaskan Tribes to ensure that the recovery mission is successful and shares in the potlatch ceremony. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

Circle, AK, September 25, 2013 -- The Athabaskan Tribe prepares for a ...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-09-25 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Adam DuBrowa City/State: Circle, AK Disasters: Alaska Flooding (DR-4122) Disaster Types: Flooding Categor... More

Norman, Okla., May 29, 2013 -- Fox 25 and Midland representatives were available at Homeland Grocery store to assist in programming Midland weather alert radios.  The local grocery store partnered with Fox 25 and Midland to promote the radio to residents in the area.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Norman, Okla., May 29, 2013 -- Fox 25 and Midland representatives were...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-05-29 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Jocelyn Augustino City/State: Norman, OK Disaster Types: Tornado Categories: Preparations ^ Private Sector... More

New Orleans, La., November 13, 2013 -- Mike Womack, Director of FEMA's Louisiana Recovery Office, joins school administrators and other officials at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Recovery School District's new Miller - McCoy Academy for Mathematics and Business. The school is to be constructed on the site of the former Edward Livingston Middle School campus in East New Orleans, which is part of the noteworthy Single Settlement Request (SSR). FEMA has provided $53,147,885.82 for this project and has obligated a total of $1.8 billion for the Recovery School District/Orleans Parish School Board single settlement. Photo/Lynette Fontenot, FEMA

New Orleans, La., November 13, 2013 -- Mike Womack, Director of FEMA's...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-11-13 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Lynette Fontenot Disasters: Louisiana Hurricane Katrina (DR-1603) Disaster Types: Hurricane/Tropical Storm ... More

New Orleans, La., Jan. 31, 2013 -- Archaeologists under contract to the Federal Emergency Management Agency survey land near Bayou St. John in New Orleans. The team discovered artifacts related to pre-historic and historic occupations along the bayou. This information was uncovered during a recent archaeological study funded under the HMGP program. Photo by Lillie Long/FEMA

New Orleans, La., Jan. 31, 2013 -- Archaeologists under contract to th...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-01-31 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Manuel Broussard City/State: New Orleans, LA Keywords: Katrina EHP HMGP ^ Katrina ^ EHP ^ HMGP Disasters: ... More

White River, Mich., July 30, 2013 -- Muskegon County Road Maintenance Superintendent Laurie Peterson, views this very dangerous road washout.  FEMA Public Assistance and Hazard Mitigation Grants become available following application and inspection and cover a significant portion of the cost of repair. Photo by Marilee Caliendo/FEMA

White River, Mich., July 30, 2013 -- Muskegon County Road Maintenance ...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-07-30 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Marilee Caliendo City/State: White River, MI Disaster Types: Flooding Categories: Access and Functional Ne... More

Coney Island, N.Y., July 27, 2013 --The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) participated in Hurricane Preparedness Workshops held at more than 700 Home Depot stores from the Gulf Coast to New England. FEMA Mitigation Specialist Paulette Hammonds hands out literature that will help homeowners protect their homes from future hurricanes and other disasters. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

Coney Island, N.Y., July 27, 2013 --The Federal Emergency Management A...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-07-27 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Kenneth Wilsey City/State: Coney Island, NY Keywords: Mitigation ^ Preparedness ^ Flooding ^ Protect ^ FEMA... More

Seaside Heights, N.J., March 14, 2013 -- Workers continue to clear debris and repairs buildings on the Seaside Heights boardwalk as part of the recovery and rebuilding process after Hurricane Sandy. Much of the debris has been cleared from the beaches and the boardwalk is being rebuilt in time for Memorial Day. Rosanna Arias/FEMA

Seaside Heights, N.J., March 14, 2013 -- Workers continue to clear deb...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-03-14 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Rosanna Arias City/State: Seaside Heights, NJ Keywords: Recovery ^ hurricane sandy ^ GEOGRAPHY U.S. new jer... More

Jamestown, CO, October 9, 2013--Part of a highway outside of Jamestown, CO was destroyed when flood waters overwhelmed Jamestown, CO.  FEMA is working with local, state, volunteer and other federal agencies to provide assistance to residents affected by flooding. Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Jamestown, CO, October 9, 2013--Part of a highway outside of Jamestown...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-10-09 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Patsy Lynch City/State: Jamestown, CO Keywords: Damage ^ Flooding ^ FEMA ^ Colorado ^ Road Damage ^ Jamesto... More

Circle, AK, September 3, 2013 -- State Coordinating Officer Bryan Fisher inspects this elevated home after the disaster survivor opted to elevate above the base level elevation. FEMA works closely with the State of Alaska to ensure that those impacted by the disaster are rebuilding above the former elevations. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

Circle, AK, September 3, 2013 -- State Coordinating Officer Bryan Fish...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-09-03 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Adam DuBrowa Disasters: Alaska Flooding (DR-4122) Disaster Types: Flooding Categories: Conceptual Imagery ... More

Freeport, N.Y., May 20, 2013 --After the storm surge from Hurricane Sandy flooded their house with 5 feet of water, the homeowners made the decision to elevate their house above the new flood level of 12 feet determined by New York State and FEMA

Freeport, N.Y., May 20, 2013 --After the storm surge from Hurricane Sa...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-05-20 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Kenneth Wilsey City/State: Freeport, NY Keywords: Mitigation ^ Elevation ^ Flooding ^ House ^ FEMA ^ hurric... More

Emergency response personnel perform technical decontamination the CDP Advanced Responder Training Complex. CDP training focuses on incident management, mass casualty response, and emergency response to a catastrophic natural disaster or terrorist act. CDP training for state, local, and tribal responders is fully funded by FEMA, a component of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Round-trip air and ground transportation, lodging, and meals are provided at no cost to responders or their agency. To learn more about the Center for Domestic Preparedness, visit http://cdp.dhs.gov or call 866-213-9553. Photo by Benjamin Crossley CDP/FEMA

Emergency response personnel perform technical decontamination the CDP...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-11-22 10:47:08 UTC Photographer Name: Benjamin Crossley Keywords: ERHM Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Programs, Activi... More

Freeport, N.Y., July 30, 2014—New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo held a news conference at the home of Daniel Ehrick (left) whose house was devastated by Hurricane Sandy to announce a new home elevation program. New York State will provide $300 million to elevate more than 6,000 Long Island homes that lie in the 100-year flood plain to prevent damage from future storms. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

Freeport, N.Y., July 30, 2014—New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo held a news c...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-07-30 11:09:24 UTC Photographer Name: Kenneth Wilsey Keywords: Cuomo ^ Daniel Ehrick ^ FEMA ^ Freeport ^ governor ^ house elevation ^ hurricane sa... More

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