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Tornado - Pratt City, Ala. , Jan. 17, 2012 -- Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships are critical in rebuilding communities after disasters. Jewish and Muslim NYU students and staff volunteer at a job site where 2 new homes are being built. FEMA works with volunteer agencies to help make scenes like this possible.  FEMA photo/Tim Burkitt

Tornado - Pratt City, Ala. , Jan. 17, 2012 -- Faith-based and Neighbor...

The original database describes this as: Title: Lending a helping hand in Alabama Production Date: 01/17/2012 Caption: Pratt City, Ala. , Jan. 17, 2012 -- Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships are critic... more

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

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

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

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

[Hurricane Rita] Houston, TX, December 19, 2005 --  Mike Lynch of the Houston Chronicle takes notes for a story about families housed in hotels. FEMA works with reporters to help them cover disaster stories.  Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA

[Hurricane Rita] Houston, TX, December 19, 2005 -- Mike Lynch of the ...

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

[Severe Storms and Tornadoes] Orlando, FL, February 13, 2007 -- FEMA Congressional Liaison Jason Nelson (standing) welcomes the staff of the Florida Congressional Delegation to briefing today.  FEMA works to keep the Members of Congress informed of its progress throughout the recovery process.  Mark Wolfe/FEMA

[Severe Storms and Tornadoes] Orlando, FL, February 13, 2007 -- FEMA C...

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

[Severe Storms and Tornadoes] Orlando, FL, February 13, 2007 -- FEMA Congressional Liaison Gloria Phillips (standing) welcomes the staff of the Florida congressional delegation to a briefing today concerning the progress of the recovery from the recent tornadoes.  FEMA works hard to keep Members of Congress informed of the progress of recovery from disasters.  Mark Wolfe/FEMA

[Severe Storms and Tornadoes] Orlando, FL, February 13, 2007 -- FEMA C...

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

[Severe Storms and Tornadoes] Orlando, FL, February 13, 2007 -- FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer (FCO) Jesse Munoz (lower right, hands up) addresses the staff of the Florida congressional delegation concerning the progress of the recovery from the recent tornadoes.  FEMA works to keep Members of Congress informed about the status of its work in federally declared disaster areas.  Mark Wolfe/FEMA

[Severe Storms and Tornadoes] Orlando, FL, February 13, 2007 -- FEMA F...

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

[Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes] Findlay, Ohio, August 29, 2007 -- Contractors work on electrical and lighting issues at the site FEMA has chosen for its Joint Field Office (JFO).  FEMA works out of JFOs sited in close proximity to declared disasters . Mark Wolfe/FEMA

[Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes] Findlay, Ohio, August 29, 200...

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

[Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes] Shelby, Ohio September 5, 2007 -- FEMA Mitigation (MIT) specialist Jay Michaud along with United State Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and Ohio EMA officials inspect infrastructure damage during a preliminary damage assessment. FEMA works together with other federal and state agencies in response to disasters. Mike Moore/FEMA

[Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes] Shelby, Ohio September 5, 200...

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

[Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes] Upper Sandusky, Ohio, September 5, 2007 -- Public information Officer (PIO) Tim Tyson checks his notes just before going on the air at WXML; a radio station located within the disaster area. FEMA works with and through local media outlets to help keep communities informed about available disaster help. Mike Moore/FEMA

[Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes] Upper Sandusky, Ohio, Septemb...

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

[Severe Winter Storms and Flooding] Fernley, NV, January 16, 2008 -- FEMA Community Relations(CR) Specialist Michael Palmer presents requested information at the City Council Meeting.  FEMA works closely with state and local partners and keeps them informed of disaster response and recovery activities.  George Armstrong/FEMA

[Severe Winter Storms and Flooding] Fernley, NV, January 16, 2008 -- F...

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

[Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding] Pope County, AR, February 8, 2008  -- R. David Paulison, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) speaking with reporters at one of the scenes of destruction in Arkansas. The state was hit by tornadoes, high wind storms, and flooding.  FEMA works with state and county organizations to help local governments and individuals start the process of recovery after a Federal Disaster Declaration. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding] Pope County, AR, February 8, ...

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

[Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding] Polk County, AR, February 8, 2008 -- Fire Department volunteers  work with a home owner to save valuables from a newly built house which was totally destroyed by a tornado.  FEMA works with volunteer groups during disasters. In this disaster, Arkansas was hit by a severe tornado and storms.  Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding] Polk County, AR, February 8, ...

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

[Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding] Pope County, AR, February 8, 2008 -- R. David Paulison, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) speaking with reporters at a scene of destruction. Governor Mike Beebe (l) joined a tour of areas hardest hit by tornadoes.  FEMA works with state and county organizations to help local governments and individuals start the process of recovery after a Federal Disaster Declaration. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding] Pope County, AR, February 8, ...

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

[Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding] Pope County, AR, February 8, 2008 -- Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe (r) thanks Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator R. David Paulison for FEMA's rapid response to the state's disaster. FEMA works through state and local officials when major help is needed.  Arkansas was hit by a devastating tornado on Feb. 5th. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding] Pope County, AR, February 8, ...

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

[Hurricane Dolly] South Padre Island,TX, July 28,2008 -- Representatives from FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration document damages to a multifamily property on South Padre Island following Hurricane Dolly, a Category 2 hurricane that struck the island with more than 100 mile an hour winds. FEMA works closely with the State and local officials to determine the extent of damage caused by the disaster and it's impact on individuals, businesses and the community.

[Hurricane Dolly] South Padre Island,TX, July 28,2008 -- Representativ...

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

[Hurricane Dolly] Edinburg,TX, July 30, 2008 -- Hildalgo County Emergency Management Coordinator, Tony Pena, demonstrates, on the county map, the next area where FEMA's Federal Coordinating Officer's Special Assistant, Gerry Stolar will take his team to  view damages and determine the extent of impact those damages had on the county following Hurricane Dolly. FEMA works closely with the state and local officials to determine eligibility for Federal assistance prior to a declaration from the President.

[Hurricane Dolly] Edinburg,TX, July 30, 2008 -- Hildalgo County Emerge...

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

Washington, D. C. , July 19, 2010 -- FEMA Administrator W. Craig Fugate signs a Memorandum of Agreement with The National Council on Independent Living, Executive Director, Kelly Buckland.  FEMA works regularly with state and local officials and has a number of initiatives to ensure people with disabilities are integrated into all levels of disaster planning.  NCIL is a member organization that works to advance independent living and supports the interests of people with disabilities.  FEMA/Bill Koplitz

Washington, D. C. , July 19, 2010 -- FEMA Administrator W. Craig Fugat...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Administrator W. Craig Fugate signs a Memorandum of Agreem Production Date: 07/19/2010 Caption: Washington, D. C. , July 19, 2010 -- FEMA Administrator W.... more

Washington, D. C. , July 19, 2010 -- FEMA Administrator W. Craig Fugate after signing a Memorandum of Agreement with The National Council on Independent Living, Executive Director, Kelly Buckland.  FEMA works regularly with state and local officials and has a number of initiatives to ensure people with disabilities are integrated into all levels of disaster planning.  NCIL is a member organization that works to advance independent living and supports the interests of people with disabilities.  FEMA/Bill Koplitz

Washington, D. C. , July 19, 2010 -- FEMA Administrator W. Craig Fugat...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Administrator W. Craig Fugate signs a Memorandum of Agreeme Production Date: 07/19/2010 Caption: Washington, D. C. , July 19, 2010 -- FEMA Administrator W... more

Flooding - Milwaukee, Wis. , August 20, 2010 -- Federal Coordinating Officer Paul Ricciuti, center, finishing an informational meeting  with Milwaukee  Mayor Tom Barrett, with External Affairs Officer Marquita Haynes packing  up in the back. FEMA works hard at keeping lines of communication open with local and state partners. Photo by Ed Udall/FEMA

Flooding - Milwaukee, Wis. , August 20, 2010 -- Federal Coordinating O...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA FCO meets with local officials in Wisconsin Production Date: 08/20/2010 Caption: Milwaukee, Wis. , August 20, 2010 -- Federal Coordinating Officer Paul Ri... more

Flooding - South Milwaukee, Wis. , September 2, 2010 -- FEMA official Ward Turner confers with Pat O'Conner, Wisconsin State official about damages in a trailer park in South Milwaukee. FEMA works closely with  local and state officials in disaster operations. Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA

Flooding - South Milwaukee, Wis. , September 2, 2010 -- FEMA official ...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA official meets with State official about damage to a trailer park Production Date: 09/02/2010 Caption: South Milwaukee, Wis. , September 2, 2010 -- FEMA o... more

Flooding - Arcadia, Wis. , October 5, 2010 -- Karrie Jackelen(l), a staffer from Congressman Ron King, D-WI listens to Holly Stephens, a FEMA Congressional specialist explain the Public Assistance damage assessment process in Arcadia, WI. FEMA is working with local and state officials to determine whether the state of Wisconsin will be eligible for federal assistance to repair roads and bridges damaged by flooding.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Flooding - Arcadia, Wis. , October 5, 2010 -- Karrie Jackelen(l), a st...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA works with Congressional staff during the PDA process in Wisconsin Production Date: 10/05/2010 Caption: Arcadia, Wis. , October 5, 2010 -- Karrie Jackelen... more

Tornado - Snow Hill, N. C. , April 19, 2011 -- FEMA works with state partners Sara Thompson(L), NC Division of Forestry Services and Debra Miller(R), NC Emergency Management IA recovery to map areas for preliminary damage assessments.  FEMA is responding to severe storms and deadly tornadoes that damage or destroyed homes and businesses across North Carolinavon April 16, 2011. David Fine/FEMA

Tornado - Snow Hill, N. C. , April 19, 2011 -- FEMA works with state p...

The original database describes this as: Title: Preliminary Disaster Assessment in Greene County, North Carolina Production Date: 04/19/2011 Caption: Snow Hill, N. C. , April 19, 2011 -- FEMA works with stat... more

Flooding - Memphis, Tenn. , May 10, 2011 - Large  areas of Metropolitan Memphis and Shelby County were inundated by record flooding.  FEMA works closely with local and state officials to support their response and recovery efforts. Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA.

Flooding - Memphis, Tenn. , May 10, 2011 - Large areas of Metropolita...

The original database describes this as: Title: Metropolitan Memphis flooding Production Date: 05/10/2011 Caption: Memphis, Tenn. , May 10, 2011 - Large areas of Metropolitan Memphis and Shelby County were ... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Memphis, Tenn. , May 10, 2011 -- Memphis, TN, May 10, 2011 - Large  areas of Metropolitan Memphis and Shelby County were inundated by record flooding. .  FEMA works closely with local and state officials to support their response and recovery efforts. Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA.

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Memphis, Tenn. , May 10, 2011 -- Memphis, TN...

The original database describes this as: Title: DR_1979_TN Production Date: 05/10/2011 Caption: Memphis, Tenn. , May 10, 2011 -- Memphis, TN, May 10, 2011 - Large areas of Metropolitan Memphis and Shelby Co... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Memphis, Tenn. , May 10, 2011 -- Memphis, TN, May 10, 2011 -Large  areas of Metropolitan Memphis and Shelby County were inundated by record flooding. .  FEMA works closely with local and state officials to support their response and recovery efforts. Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA.

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Memphis, Tenn. , May 10, 2011 -- Memphis, TN...

The original database describes this as: Title: DR_1979_TN Production Date: 05/10/2011 Caption: Memphis, Tenn. , May 10, 2011 -- Memphis, TN, May 10, 2011 -Large areas of Metropolitan Memphis and Shelby Cou... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Memphis, Tenn. , May 10, 2011 -- Farm lands and fields are inundated by Tennessee flood waters of the "Flood of the Century. " FEMA works to support the citizens and first responders in their efforts to rebuild and recover. Photo byu Ed Edahl/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Memphis, Tenn. , May 10, 2011 -- Farm lands ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Photograph by Ed Edahl taken on 05/10/2011 in Tennessee Production Date: 05/10/2011 Caption: Memphis, Tenn. , May 10, 2011 -- Farm lands and fields are inundat... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Memphis, Tenn. , May 10, 2011 -- Memphis, TN, May 8, 2011 - Large areas of Shelby County  were inundated in the recent flooding.  FEMA works closely with local and state officials to support their response and recovery efforts. Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA.

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Memphis, Tenn. , May 10, 2011 -- Memphis, TN...

The original database describes this as: Title: Shelby County TN flooding Production Date: 05/10/2011 Caption: Memphis, Tenn. , May 10, 2011 -- Memphis, TN, May 8, 2011 - Large areas of Shelby County were i... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Memphis, Tenn. , May 10, 2011 -- Memphis, TN, May 10, 2011 -  Large  areas of Metropolitan Memphis and Shelby County were inundated by record flooding.  FEMA works closely with local and state officials to support their response and recovery efforts. Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA.

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Memphis, Tenn. , May 10, 2011 -- Memphis, TN...

The original database describes this as: Title: DR_1979_TN Production Date: 05/10/2011 Caption: Memphis, Tenn. , May 10, 2011 -- Memphis, TN, May 10, 2011 - Large areas of Metropolitan Memphis and Shelby C... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Memphis, Tenn. , May 10, 2011 -- Large  areas of Metropolitan Memphis were inundated in the recent record flooding.  FEMA works closely with local and state officials to support their response and recovery efforts. Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA.

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Memphis, Tenn. , May 10, 2011 -- Large area...

The original database describes this as: Title: DR_1979_TN Production Date: 05/10/2011 Caption: Memphis, Tenn. , May 10, 2011 -- Large areas of Metropolitan Memphis were inundated in the recent record flood... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Memphis, Tenn. , May 10, 2011 -- Memphis, TN, May 10, 2011 - Large  areas of Metropolitan Memphis and Shelby County were inundated by record flooding. .  FEMA works closely with local and state officials to support their response and recovery efforts. Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA.

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Memphis, Tenn. , May 10, 2011 -- Memphis, TN...

The original database describes this as: Title: DR_1979_TN Production Date: 05/10/2011 Caption: Memphis, Tenn. , May 10, 2011 -- Memphis, TN, May 10, 2011 - Large areas of Metropolitan Memphis and Shelby Co... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Memphis, Tenn. , May 10, 2011 - Severe flooding inundated parts of Shelby County, including this mobile home park. FEMA works with local officials to restore and rebuild flood damage. Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Memphis, Tenn. , May 10, 2011 - Severe flood...

The original database describes this as: Title: Severe flooding in Shelby County TN Production Date: 05/10/2011 Caption: Memphis, Tenn. , May 10, 2011 - Severe flooding inundated parts of Shelby County, incl... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Memphis, Tenn. , May 10, 2011 -- Memphis, TN, May 10, 2011 - Large  areas of Metropolitan Memphis and Shelby County were inundated by record flooding. .  FEMA works closely with local and state officials to support their response and recovery efforts. Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA.

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Memphis, Tenn. , May 10, 2011 -- Memphis, TN...

The original database describes this as: Title: DR_1979_TN Production Date: 05/10/2011 Caption: Memphis, Tenn. , May 10, 2011 -- Memphis, TN, May 10, 2011 - Large areas of Metropolitan Memphis and Shelby Co... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Memphis, Tenn. , May 10, 2011 -- Memphis, TN, May 10, 2011 -  A barge makes its way along a hidden river.  FEMA works closely with local and state officials to support their response and recovery efforts. Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA.

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Memphis, Tenn. , May 10, 2011 -- Memphis, TN...

The original database describes this as: Title: DR_1979_TN Production Date: 05/10/2011 Caption: Memphis, Tenn. , May 10, 2011 -- Memphis, TN, May 10, 2011 - A barge makes its way along a hidden river. FEMA... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Memphis, Tenn. , May 11, 2011 -- Memphis, TN, May 11, 2011 - Gary Weidner, a FEMA public information officer, gets a briefing from Steve Shular, a public information officer for the Shelby County Government. FEMA works closely with local and state officials to support their response and recovery efforts. Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA.

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Memphis, Tenn. , May 11, 2011 -- Memphis, TN...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA working with local officials in Tennessee Production Date: 05/11/2011 Caption: Memphis, Tenn. , May 11, 2011 -- Memphis, TN, May 11, 2011 - Gary Weidner, ... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Memphis, Tenn. , May 11, 2011 -- Memphis, TN, May 11, 2011  - Gary Weidner, a FEMA public information officer, answers questions from the Memphis media. FEMA works closely with local and state officials to supoport their response and recovery efforts. Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA.

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Memphis, Tenn. , May 11, 2011 -- Memphis, TN...

The original database describes this as: Title: Talking with local media in Tennessee Production Date: 05/11/2011 Caption: Memphis, Tenn. , May 11, 2011 -- Memphis, TN, May 11, 2011 - Gary Weidner, a FEMA p... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Memphis, Tenn. , May 12, 2011 -- Memphis, TN, May 12, 2011 - Large  areas of Metropolitan Memphis and Shelby County were inundated by record flooding. .  FEMA works closely with local and state officials to support their response and recovery efforts. Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA.

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Memphis, Tenn. , May 12, 2011 -- Memphis, TN...

The original database describes this as: Title: DR_1979_TN Production Date: 05/12/2011 Caption: Memphis, Tenn. , May 12, 2011 -- Memphis, TN, May 12, 2011 - Large areas of Metropolitan Memphis and Shelby Co... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Memphis, Tenn. , May 12, 2011 -  FEMA Community Relations  personnel, led by Gene Autry,  meet with Danny Daniels, Area Coordinator for the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency. FEMA works closely with local and state officials to support their response and recovery efforts. Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA.

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Memphis, Tenn. , May 12, 2011 - FEMA Commun...

The original database describes this as: Title: Response and Recovery in Memphis TN Production Date: 05/12/2011 Caption: Memphis, Tenn. , May 12, 2011 - FEMA Community Relations personnel, led by Gene Autr... more

Flooding - Memphis, Tenn. , May 12, 2011 -- Memphis, TN, May 8, 2011 - Large  areas of Metropolitan Memphis and Shelby County were inundated by record flooding, but some levees held up. FEMA works closely with local and state officials to support their response and recovery efforts. Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA.

Flooding - Memphis, Tenn. , May 12, 2011 -- Memphis, TN, May 8, 2011 -...

The original database describes this as: Title: Memphis TN flooding Production Date: 05/12/2011 Caption: Memphis, Tenn. , May 12, 2011 -- Memphis, TN, May 8, 2011 - Large areas of Metropolitan Memphis and S... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Memphis, Tenn. , May 12, 2011 -- Memphis, TN, May 12, 2011 - Large  areas of Metropolitan Memphis and Shelby County were inundated by record flooding. FEMA works closely with local and State officials to support their response and recovery efforts. Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA.

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Memphis, Tenn. , May 12, 2011 -- Memphis, TN...

The original database describes this as: Title: DR_1979_TN Production Date: 05/12/2011 Caption: Memphis, Tenn. , May 12, 2011 -- Memphis, TN, May 12, 2011 - Large areas of Metropolitan Memphis and Shelby Co... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Memphis, Tenn. , May 12, 2011 - Large  areas of Metropolitan Memphis were inundated in the recent recording flooding.  FEMA works closely with local and state officials to support their response and recovery efforts. Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA.

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Memphis, Tenn. , May 12, 2011 - Large areas...

The original database describes this as: Title: DR_1979_TN Production Date: 05/12/2011 Caption: Memphis, Tenn. , May 12, 2011 - Large areas of Metropolitan Memphis were inundated in the recent recording flo... more

Flooding - Memphis, Tenn. , May 12, 2011 -- Major flooding in Memphis  attracted world wide attention, including this Japanese TV crew riding  in a Shelby County Sheriff's Office amphibious vehicle. FEMA works closely with State and local officials to support their response and recovery efforts. Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA

Flooding - Memphis, Tenn. , May 12, 2011 -- Major flooding in Memphis ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Memphis TN flooding Production Date: 05/12/2011 Caption: Memphis, Tenn. , May 12, 2011 -- Major flooding in Memphis attracted world wide attention, including ... more

Severe Storm - Anza, Calif. , May 26, 2011 --FEMA Mitigation Planner Tom Miller worked with the Ramona Band of Cahuilla to update its Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan. This plan identified the hazards, risks and mitigation actions which the tribe prioritized. The plan enables the Ramona Band of Cahuilla to apply for hazard mitigation grants, which are designed to reduce or eliminate the long-term risk to human life and property from the effects of natural hazards.

Severe Storm - Anza, Calif. , May 26, 2011 --FEMA Mitigation Planner T...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA works with the Ramona Band of Cahuilla to update its Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan. Production Date: 05/26/2011 Caption: Anza, Calif. , May 26, 2011 --FEMA... more

Flooding - Satartia, Miss. , May 26, 2011 -- FEMA Community Relations Specialist Jill Immekus and MEMA (Mississippi Emergency Management Agency) Community Relations Specialist Becky Abney discuss the impact on residents of flooding in Satartia Mississippi with Satartia resident Sarah Droge. FEMA works to insure that those affected by disaster are aware of available FEMA benefits. Howard Greenblatt/FEMA

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

The original database describes this as: Title: Photograph by Howard Greenblatt taken on 05/26/2011 in Mississippi Production Date: 05/26/2011 Caption: Satartia, Miss. , May 26, 2011 -- FEMA Community Relati... more

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

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

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

Tornado - Smithville, Miss. , May 28, 2011 -- FEMA Community Relations Specialist Toby Rice shares information with other FEMA Community Relations Specialists as they prepare to disseminate information to residents of Smithville Mississippi following a devastating tornado. FEMA works to insure that all affected by disaster are aware of available benefits. Howard Greenblatt/FEMA

Tornado - Smithville, Miss. , May 28, 2011 -- FEMA Community Relations...

The original database describes this as: Title: Smithville, MS Community Relations Production Date: 05/28/2011 Caption: Smithville, Miss. , May 28, 2011 -- FEMA Community Relations Specialist Toby Rice share... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Memphis, Tenn. , June 1, 2011 -- TEMA representative Jane Waldrop and Shelby County representative Levell Blanchard discuss their needs with FEMA.  FEMA works closely with State and Local governments to improve the recovery process.  Marilee Caliendo/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Memphis, Tenn. , June 1, 2011 -- TEMA repres...

The original database describes this as: Title: Talking Recovery Options Production Date: 06/01/2011 Caption: Memphis, Tenn. , June 1, 2011 -- TEMA representative Jane Waldrop and Shelby County representativ... more

Tornado - Smithville, Miss. , June 10, 2011 -- Patti Parker (United Way, Monroe County) FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer Terry Quarles, and Robert Goza (EMA Monroe County) assessing a warehouse of food, medical and clothing donations. FEMA works with state emergency management organizations to provide a coordinated effort. Chris Ragazzo/FEMA

Tornado - Smithville, Miss. , June 10, 2011 -- Patti Parker (United Wa...

The original database describes this as: Title: FCO Terry Quarles Assesses Smithville, Mississippi Production Date: 06/10/2011 Caption: Smithville, Miss. , June 10, 2011 -- Patti Parker (United Way, Monroe C... more

Tornado - Smithville, Miss. , June 14, 2011 -- A distraught Patti Parker (United Way, Monroe County) tells NFL Football Player, Reggie Kelly about how she was affected during the tornado. FEMA works with state emergency management organizations to provide a coordinated effort with local and state officials to distribute supplies. Chris Ragazzo/FEMA

Tornado - Smithville, Miss. , June 14, 2011 -- A distraught Patti Park...

The original database describes this as: Title: NFL Star Reggie Kelly Visits Hometown of Smithville Production Date: 06/14/2011 Caption: Smithville, Miss. , June 14, 2011 -- A distraught Patti Parker (United... more

Tornado - Smithville, Miss. , June 14, 2011 --Patti Parker (United Way, Monroe County) and NFL Football Player, Reggie Kelly visiting a warehouse of food, medical and clothing donations. FEMA works with state emergency management organizations to provide a coordinated effort. Chris Ragazzo/FEMA

Tornado - Smithville, Miss. , June 14, 2011 --Patti Parker (United Way...

The original database describes this as: Title: NFL Football Player Reggie Kelly Visits Smithville Production Date: 06/14/2011 Caption: Smithville, Miss. , June 14, 2011 --Patti Parker (United Way, Monroe Co... 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 ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Biloxi, Miss. , June 29, 2011 -- Photographer/Videographer, Howard Greenblatt (FEMA) conducts an interview with disabled person Bobby 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 ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Biloxi, Miss. , June 29, 2011 --...

The original database describes this as: Title: Disabled Person Video Production Production Date: 06/29/2011 Caption: Biloxi, Miss. , June 29, 2011 -- Photographer/Videographer, Howard Greenblatt (FEMA) cond... more

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Biloxi, Miss. , June 29, 2011 -- Disabled person Bobby Singletary, shared 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 ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Biloxi, Miss. , June 29, 2011 --...

The original database describes this as: Title: Disabled person Bobby Singletary Production Date: 06/29/2011 Caption: Biloxi, Miss. , June 29, 2011 -- Disabled person Bobby Singletary, shared her experiences... more

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , July 3, 2011 -- Volunteers selling vanity t-shirts at a July 4th celebration in Minot,ND to raise funds for survivers of recent flooding.  FEMA works with many partners after a disaster including volunteer based organizations. Photo by: David Valdez/FEMA

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , July 3, 2011 -- Volunteers selling vanity t-...

The original database describes this as: Title: Volunteers raising funds for surivirors Production Date: 07/03/2011 Caption: Minot, N. D. , July 3, 2011 -- Volunteers selling vanity t-shirts at a July 4th ce... more

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , July 3, 2011 --Red Cross volunteer giving water to child in Minot, North Dakota after historic flooding in the area.  FEMA works with many partners after a disaster including Red Cross.  Photo by: David Valdez/FEMA

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , July 3, 2011 --Red Cross volunteer giving wa...

The original database describes this as: Title: Red Cross in Minot North Dakota Production Date: 07/03/2011 Caption: Minot, N. D. , July 3, 2011 --Red Cross volunteer giving water to child in Minot, North Da... more

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , July 4, 2011 --Red Cross shelter in Minot North Dakota July 4, 2011.  FEMA works with many partners after a disaster including the Red Cross. Photo by: David Valdez/FEMA

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , July 4, 2011 --Red Cross shelter in Minot No...

The original database describes this as: Title: Red Cross shelter in Minot North Dakota Production Date: 07/04/2011 Caption: Minot, N. D. , July 4, 2011 --Red Cross shelter in Minot North Dakota July 4, 2011... more

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , July 4, 2011 --Red Cross volunteers in Minot, North Dakota.  FEMA works with many voluntary organizations before, during and after disasters. Photo by: David Valdez/FEMA

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , July 4, 2011 --Red Cross volunteers in Minot...

The original database describes this as: Title: Red Cross volunteers in Minot, N.D. Production Date: 07/04/2011 Caption: Minot, N. D. , July 4, 2011 --Red Cross volunteers in Minot, North Dakota. FEMA works... more

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , July 4, 2011 --Red Cross shelter in Minot North Dakota July 4, 2011. FEMA works with many partners after a disaster including the Red Cross.  Photo by: David Valdez/FEMA

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , July 4, 2011 --Red Cross shelter in Minot No...

The original database describes this as: Title: Red Cross shelter in Minot North Dakota Production Date: 07/04/2011 Caption: Minot, N. D. , July 4, 2011 --Red Cross shelter in Minot North Dakota July 4, 2011... more

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

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

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

Hurricane/Tropical Storm ^ Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Monson, Mass. , July 21, 2011  -  FEMA Region I interns had the opportunity to tour the JFO (Joint Field Office) operations as well as the operations in the field, giving them a wider view of disaster recovery and how FEMA works together with local and state officials. Alberto Pillot/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm ^ Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Monson, Mass. , Ju...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Region I Interns visit Tornado affected area Production Date: 07/21/2011 Caption: Monson, Mass. , July 21, 2011 - FEMA Region I interns had the opportun... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Bloomington, Minn. , July 22, 2011 -- Rachel Horn, Outreach Coordinator for Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, is briefed by Federal Coordinating Officer Paul Ricciuti in the Minnesota Joint Field Office in Bloomington, Minnesota, as External Affairs Officer Marquita Hynes looks on.  FEMA works hard to insure that congressional officials are kept informed about activities in their districts. Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Bloomington, Minn. , July 22, 2011 -- Rachel...

The original database describes this as: Title: Briefing with Federal Coordinating Officer Production Date: 07/22/2011 Caption: Bloomington, Minn. , July 22, 2011 -- Rachel Horn, Outreach Coordinator for Con... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Bloomington, Minn. , July 22, 2011 -- Rachel Horn, Outreach Coordinator for Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, is briefed by External Affairs Officer Marquita Hynes in the Minnesota Joint Field Office in Bloomington, Minnesota. FEMA works hard to insure that congressional officials are kept informed about activities in their districts. Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Bloomington, Minn. , July 22, 2011 -- Rachel...

The original database describes this as: Title: Photograph by Ed Edahl taken on 07/22/2011 in Minnesota Production Date: 07/22/2011 Caption: Bloomington, Minn. , July 22, 2011 -- Rachel Horn, Outreach Coordi... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Bloomington, Minn. , July 25, 2011 -- Marquita Hynes, FEMA External Affairs Officer, and Julie  Anderson, State Public Information Officer, take notes at at FEMA senior staff meeting. FEMA works hard to insure that state officials are kept informed about its activities.  Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Bloomington, Minn. , July 25, 2011 -- Marqui...

The original database describes this as: Title: Photograph by Ed Edahl taken on 07/25/2011 in Minnesota Production Date: 07/25/2011 Caption: Bloomington, Minn. , July 25, 2011 -- Marquita Hynes, FEMA Externa... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Bloomington, Minn. , July 25, 2011 -- Paul Ricciuti, the Federal Coordinating Officer for Minnesota,  briefs an all hands  meeting in the Minnesota Joint Field Office in Bloomington, Minnesota. FEMA works hard to ensure comprehensive communication internally as well as externally. Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Bloomington, Minn. , July 25, 2011 -- Paul R...

The original database describes this as: Title: Briefing from Federal Coordinating Officer Production Date: 07/25/2011 Caption: Bloomington, Minn. , July 25, 2011 -- Paul Ricciuti, the Federal Coordinating O... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Bloomington, Minn. , July 26, 2011 -- Julie Anderson, the Minnesota state PIO, is briefed by External Affairs Officer Marquita Hynes in the Minnesota Joint Field Office in Bloomington, Minnesota. FEMA works hard to insure that congressional officials are kept informed about activities in their districts. Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Bloomington, Minn. , July 26, 2011 -- Julie ...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA briefing with state PIO Production Date: 07/26/2011 Caption: Bloomington, Minn. , July 26, 2011 -- Julie Anderson, the Minnesota state PIO, is briefed by ... more

Flooding - Burlington, Vt. , August 30, 2011 -- Officials hold a press conference after surveying the damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene in Vermont. From left to right: Vermont Congressman, Peter Welch, FEMA Administrator W. Craig Fugate, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, and FEMA Region 1 Administrator Don R. Boyce. FEMA works closely with state and local officials to provide assistance after a disaster.

Flooding - Burlington, Vt. , August 30, 2011 -- Officials hold a press...

The original database describes this as: Title: Photograph by Robert Rose taken on 08/30/2011 in Vermont Production Date: 08/30/2011 Caption: Burlington, Vt. , August 30, 2011 -- Officials hold a press confe... more

Coastal Storm ^ Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm ^ Severe Storm - Vandemere, N. C. , September 14, 2011 -- Volunteers from the faith-based organization, The Samaritan's Purse Disaster Relief, take a break from the labor-intensive gutting of a flooded home.  FEMA works with many volunteer agencies in the relief effort. Marilee Caliendo/FEMA

Coastal Storm ^ Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm ^ Severe Storm - V...

The original database describes this as: Title: Volunteers Assist in the Recovery Production Date: 09/14/2011 Caption: Vandemere, N. C. , September 14, 2011 -- Volunteers from the faith-based organization, T... more

Coastal Storm ^ Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm ^ Severe Storm - Vandemere, N. C. , September 14, 2011 -- A kitchen is gutted by volunteers to remove the mold.  FEMA works with voluntary agencies to help survivors of disasters. Marilee Caliendo/FEMA

Coastal Storm ^ Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm ^ Severe Storm - V...

The original database describes this as: Title: Gutting a Home after Water is Gone Production Date: 09/14/2011 Caption: Vandemere, N. C. , September 14, 2011 -- A kitchen is gutted by volunteers to remove th... more

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- Session teams at the 2011 Latino Leadership Summit share their ideas on emergency management engagement with the Latino Community. FEMA works with many stakeholders to discuss and promote emergency preparedness in all communities. Photo by Scott Moir/FEMA

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 20...

The original database describes this as: Title: Participants at the Latino Leadership Summit Production Date: 09/15/2011 Caption: Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- Session teams at the 2011 Latino Le... more

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- Venus Ginés, M. A. P/CHWI, CEO/Founder, Día de la Mujer Latina™ Inc.  offers her insights during the 2011 Latino Leadership Summit.  FEMA works with many stakeholders to discuss and promote emergency preparedness in all communities.  Photo by Scott Moir/FEMA

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 20...

The original database describes this as: Title: Participants share ideas at Latino Leadership Summit Production Date: 09/15/2011 Caption: Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- Venus Ginés, M. A. P/CHWI, ... more

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- Alex Amparo, Senior Advisor, Response and Recovery watches as a Latino Leadership Summit participant voices his ideas about emergency management collaborations with the Latino community. FEMA works with many stakeholders to discuss and promote emergency preparedness in all communities. Photo by Scott Moir/FEMA

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 20...

The original database describes this as: Title: Participants share ideas at the Latino Leadership Summit Production Date: 09/15/2011 Caption: Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- Alex Amparo, Senior Adv... more

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- Alex Amparo, Senior Advisor, FEMA Response and Recovery shakes hands with Dr. Federico Subervi, Center for the Study of Latino Media and Markets, University of Texas, Hispanic Serving Institution during the 2011 Latino Leadership Summit. FEMA works with many stakeholders to discuss and promote emergency preparedness in all communities. Photo by Scott Moir/FEMA

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 20...

The original database describes this as: Title: Alex Amparo and Dr. Federico Subervi Shake Hands Production Date: 09/15/2011 Caption: Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- Alex Amparo, Senior Advisor, FE... more

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- Dawn Hart, FEMA Limited English Proficiency Coordinator, responds to a question during the Limited English Proficiency Outreach panel discussion at the 2011 Latino Leadership Summit. FEMA works with many stakeholders to discuss and promote emergency preparedness in all communities. Photo by Scott Moir/FEMA

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 20...

The original database describes this as: Title: Panelist at the Latino Leadership Summit Production Date: 09/15/2011 Caption: Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- Dawn Hart, FEMA Limited English Profici... more

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- William Johnson, Green America Public Private Partnership, Inc. poses a question during one of the 2011 Latino Leadership Summit panel discussions. FEMA works with many stakeholders to discuss and promote emergency preparedness in all communities. Photo by Scott Moir/FEMA

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 20...

The original database describes this as: Title: Latino Leadership Summit 2011 Production Date: 09/15/2011 Caption: Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- William Johnson, Green America Public Private Part... more

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- FEMA Administrator W. Craig Fugate discusses the whole of community concept and the importance of working together during the 2011 Latino Leadership Summit. FEMA works with many stakeholders to discuss and promote emergency preparedness in all communities. Photo by Scott Moir/FEMA

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 20...

The original database describes this as: Title: Administrator Craig Fugate speaking at the Latino Leadership Summit Production Date: 09/15/2011 Caption: Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- FEMA Adminis... more

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- Latino Leadership Summit Listening Session participants share ideas regarding enhanced Latino engagement in all facets of emergency management. FEMA works with many stakeholders to discuss and promote emergency preparedness in all communities. Photo by Scott Moir/FEMA

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 20...

The original database describes this as: Title: Latino Leadership Summit Participants share Ideas Production Date: 09/15/2011 Caption: Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- Latino Leadership Summit Liste... more

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- Andrew Velasquez, III, FEMA Region V Regional Administrator discusses working together across government and beyond during the 2011 Latino Leadership Summit. FEMA works with many stakeholders to discuss and promote emergency preparedness in all communities. Photo by Scott Moir/FEMA

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 20...

The original database describes this as: Title: Speaker at the Latino Leadership Summit Production Date: 09/15/2011 Caption: Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- Andrew Velasquez, III, FEMA Region V Reg... more

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington , D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- Douglas Garcia, Executive Director, Federal Relations and Outreach and Tracey Batacan, FEMA Private Sector Liaison respond to questions regarding new partnerships during the 2011 Latino Leadership Summit. FEMA works with many stakeholders to discuss and promote emergency preparedness in all communities. Photo by Scott Moir/FEMA

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington , D. C. , September 15, 2...

The original database describes this as: Title: Photograph by Scott Moir taken on 09/15/2011 in District of Columbia Production Date: 09/15/2011 Caption: Washington , D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- Douglas Ga... more

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- Alex Amparo, FEMA Senior Advisor, FEMA Response and Recovery co-hosts the 2011 Latino Leadership Summit at the Grand Hyatt, Washington, DC on September 15 - 16, 2011. FEMA works with many stakeholders to discuss and promote emergency preparedness in all communities. Photo by Scott Moir/FEMA

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 20...

The original database describes this as: Title: Alex Amparo speaking at the Latino Leadership Summit Production Date: 09/15/2011 Caption: Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- Alex Amparo, FEMA Senior Ad... more

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- A female participant offers her input during the 2011 Latino Leadership Summit. FEMA works with many stakeholders to discuss and promote emergency preparedness in all communities. Photo by Scott Moir/FEMA

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 20...

The original database describes this as: Title: Participant speaking at Latino Leadership Summit Production Date: 09/15/2011 Caption: Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- A female participant offers her... more

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- A participant offers his input while Alex Amparo, Senior Advisor, FEMA Response and Recovery looks on during the 2011 Latino Leadership Summit. FEMA works with many stakeholders to discuss and promote emergency preparedness in all communities. Photo by Scott Moir/FEMA

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 20...

The original database describes this as: Title: Participant at the Latino Leadership Summit Production Date: 09/15/2011 Caption: Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- A participant offers his input while... more

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- A participant makes a comment during the 2011 Latino Leadership Summit. FEMA works with many stakeholders to discuss and promote emergency preparedness in all communities. Photo by Scott Moir/FEMA

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 20...

The original database describes this as: Title: Male Participant at the 2011 Latino Leadership Summit Production Date: 09/15/2011 Caption: Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- A participant makes a comm... more

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- Venus Ginés, M. A. P/CHWI, CEO/Founder, Día de la Mujer Latina™ Inc  offers her insights during the 2011 Latino Leadership Summit. FEMA works with many stakeholders to discuss and promote emergency preparedness in all communities. Photo by Scott Moir/FEMA

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 20...

The original database describes this as: Title: Participant providing insight at the Latino Leadership Summit Production Date: 09/15/2011 Caption: Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- Venus Ginés, M. A.... more

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- A female participant drafts ideas to share with the summit participants at the 2011 Latino Leadership Summit Listening Session.  FEMA works with many stakeholders to discuss and promote emergency preparedness in all communities.

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 20...

The original database describes this as: Title: Participant at Latino Leadership Summit Production Date: 09/15/2011 Caption: Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- A female participant drafts ideas to sha... more

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- Raul Cisneros, U. S. Census Bureau, Media Relations limited English Proficiency  issues during the 2011 Latino Leadership Summit. FEMA works with many stakeholders to discuss and promote emergency preparedness in all communities. Photo by Scott Moir/FEMA

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 20...

The original database describes this as: Title: Speaker at the Latino Leadership Summit Production Date: 09/15/2011 Caption: Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- Raul Cisneros, U. S. Census Bureau, Medi... more

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- A male participant discusses his suggestions for empowering the Latino community before, during and after disasters in the Listening Session during the 2011 Latino Leadership Summit.  FEMA works with many stakeholders to discuss and promote emergency preparedness in all communities. Photo by Scott Moir/FEMA

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 20...

The original database describes this as: Title: Participant asks question at Latino Leadership Summit Production Date: 09/15/2011 Caption: Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- A male participant discuss... more

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- Ashley Small, FEMA Private Sector Specialist, shares information with a participant during the 2011 Latino Leadership Summit. FEMA works with many stakeholders to discuss and promote emergency preparedness in all communities. Photo by Scott Moir/FEMA

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 20...

The original database describes this as: Title: Latino Leadership Summit Production Date: 09/15/2011 Caption: Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- Ashley Small, FEMA Private Sector Specialist, shares in... more

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- Reynaldo Colon makes a comment during the 2011 Latino Leadership Summit. FEMA works with many stakeholders to discuss and promote emergency preparedness in all communities. Photo by Scott Moir/FEMA

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 20...

The original database describes this as: Title: Participant speaking at the Latino Leadership Conference Production Date: 09/15/2011 Caption: Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- Reynaldo Colon makes a ... more

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- Sara Benitez, National Council of La Raza raises her hand to join the conversation during the 2011 Latino Leadership Summit. FEMA works with many stakeholders to discuss and promote emergency preparedness in all communities. Photo by Scott Moir/FEMA

Emergency Planning and Security - Washington, D. C. , September 15, 20...

The original database describes this as: Title: Female Participant at the Latino Leadership Summit Production Date: 09/15/2011 Caption: Washington, D. C. , September 15, 2011 -- Sara Benitez, National Counci... more

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Manville, N. J. , September 17, 2011 -- Dawn Cohen (left), a disaster survivor, and Cindy Zimmermann (right), a volunteer from Faith Lutheran Church in Hillsborough, sort through water-damaged clothing in a stripped bedroom in the home of disaster survivors Dawn and David Cohen whose house in Manville suffered severe flooding damage caused by Hurricane Irene on August 28. FEMA works with and coordinates the generous activities of volunteer agencies like Lutheran Disaster Response when responding to disasters. Photo by Christopher Mardorf /  FEMA.

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Manville, N. J. , September 17, ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Faith Lutheran Church volunteers work with FEMA to assist disaster survivors in New Jersey Production Date: 09/17/2011 Caption: Manville, N. J. , September 17,... more

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Manville, N. J. , September 17, 2011 -- The ruined, flooded basement of a disaster survivor in Manville. Volunteers from Faith Lutheran Church in Hillsborough, New Jersey, remove debris from the home of disaster survivors Dawn and David Cohen whose home in Manville suffered severe flooding damage caused by Hurricane Irene on August 28. FEMA works with and coordinates the generous activities of volunteer agencies like Lutheran Disaster Response when responding to disasters. Photo by Christopher Mardorf /  FEMA.

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Manville, N. J. , September 17, ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Faith Lutheran Church volunteers work with FEMA to assist disaster survivors in New Jersey Production Date: 09/17/2011 Caption: Manville, N. J. , September 17,... more

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Manville, N. J. , September 17, 2011 -- Cindy Zimmermann, a Faith Lutheran Church volunteer, checks a damaged photo album from the home of a disaster survivor. Volunteers from Faith Lutheran Church in Hillsborough, New Jersey, remove debris from the home of disaster survivors Dawn and David Cohen whose home in Manville suffered severe flooding damage caused by Hurricane Irene on August 28. FEMA works with and coordinates the generous activities of volunteer agencies like Lutheran Disaster Response when responding to disasters. Photo by Christopher Mardorf /  FEMA.

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Manville, N. J. , September 17, ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Faith Lutheran Church volunteers work with FEMA in New Jersey Production Date: 09/17/2011 Caption: Manville, N. J. , September 17, 2011 -- Cindy Zimmermann, a ... more

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Manville, N. J. , September 17, 2011 -- One of the homes in Manville declared "unsafe for human occupancy" as a result of Hurricane Irene.  Volunteers from Faith Lutheran Church in Hillsborough, New Jersey, remove debris from the home of disaster survivors Dawn and David Cohen whose home in Manville suffered severe flooding damage caused by Hurricane Irene on August 28. FEMA works with and coordinates the generous activities of volunteer agencies like Lutheran Disaster Response when responding to disasters. Photo by Christopher Mardorf /  FEMA.

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Manville, N. J. , September 17, ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Curbside debris removed from the homes of disaster survivors in Manville Production Date: 09/17/2011 Caption: Manville, N. J. , September 17, 2011 -- One of th... more

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Manville, N. J. , September 17, 2011 -- Cindy Zimmermann, a volunteer from Faith Lutheran Church in Hillsborough, New Jersey, and Dawn Cohen, a disaster survivor in Manville, peal apart water-soaked family photos that were damaged in the severe flooding caused by Hurricane Irene on August 28. FEMA works with and coordinates the generous activities of volunteer agencies like Lutheran Disaster Response when responding to disasters. Photo by Christopher Mardorf /  FEMA.

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Manville, N. J. , September 17, ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Faith Lutheran Church volunteers work with FEMA to assist disaster survivors in New Jersey Production Date: 09/17/2011 Caption: Manville, N. J. , September 17,... more

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Manville, N. J. , September 17, 2011 -- Water-soaked photos recovered from the flooded home of Dawn and David Cohen. Volunteers from Faith Lutheran Church in Hillsborough, New Jersey, remove debris from the home of disaster survivors Dawn and David Cohen whose home in Manville suffered severe flooding damage caused by Hurricane Irene on August 28. FEMA works with and coordinates the generous activities of volunteer agencies like Lutheran Disaster Response when responding to disasters. Photo by Christopher Mardorf /  FEMA.

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Manville, N. J. , September 17, ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Faith Lutheran Church volunteers work with FEMA to assist disaster survivors in New Jersey Production Date: 09/17/2011 Caption: Manville, N. J. , September 17,... more

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Manville, N. J. , September 17, 2011 -- Allen Donsini, a volunteer from Faith Lutheran Church in Hillsborough, New Jersey, scrubs and cleans dishes removed from the home of disaster survivors Dawn and David Cohen whose home in Manville suffered severe flooding damage caused by Hurricane Irene on August 28. FEMA works with and coordinates the generous activities of volunteer agencies like Lutheran Disaster Response when responding to disasters. Photo by Christopher Mardorf /  FEMA.

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Manville, N. J. , September 17, ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Faith Lutheran Church volunteers work with FEMA to assist disaster survivors in New Jersey Production Date: 09/17/2011 Caption: Manville, N. J. , September 17,... more

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Manville, N. J. , September 17, 2011 -- Disaster survivor Dawn Cohen cries over an old water-damaged greeting she gave her mother, who passed away just before her home was flooded by Hurricane Irene. Volunteers from Faith Lutheran Church in Hillsborough, New Jersey, remove debris from the home of disaster survivors Dawn and David Cohen whose home in Manville suffered severe flooding damage caused by Hurricane Irene on August 28. FEMA works with and coordinates the generous activities of volunteer agencies like Lutheran Disaster Response when responding to disasters. Photo by Christopher Mardorf /  FEMA.

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Manville, N. J. , September 17, ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Faith Lutheran Church volunteers work with FEMA in New Jersey Production Date: 09/17/2011 Caption: Manville, N. J. , September 17, 2011 -- Disaster survivor Da... more

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Manville, N. J. , September 17, 2011 -- Disaster survivor Dawn Cohen cries over a water-damaged framed photo (of her daughter) which was recovered by volunteers from her recently flooded home. Volunteers from Faith Lutheran Church in Hillsborough, New Jersey, remove debris from the home of disaster survivors Dawn and David Cohen whose home in Manville suffered severe flooding damage caused by Hurricane Irene on August 28. FEMA works with and coordinates the generous activities of volunteer agencies like Lutheran Disaster Response when responding to disasters. Photo by Christopher Mardorf /  FEMA.

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Manville, N. J. , September 17, ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Faith Lutheran Church volunteers work with FEMA in New Jersey Production Date: 09/17/2011 Caption: Manville, N. J. , September 17, 2011 -- Disaster survivor Da... more

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Manville, N. J. , September 17, 2011 -- Alyson Williams, a Faith Lutheran Church volunteer, packs a box of freshly washed dishes from the home of a disaster survivor. Volunteers from Faith Lutheran Church in Hillsborough, New Jersey, remove debris from the home of disaster survivors Dawn and David Cohen whose home in Manville suffered severe flooding damage caused by Hurricane Irene on August 28. FEMA works with and coordinates the generous activities of volunteer agencies like Lutheran Disaster Response when responding to disasters. Photo by Christopher Mardorf /  FEMA.

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Manville, N. J. , September 17, ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Faith Lutheran Church volunteers work with FEMA in New Jersey Production Date: 09/17/2011 Caption: Manville, N. J. , September 17, 2011 -- Alyson Williams, a F... more

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Manville, N. J. , September 17, 2011 -- Cindy Zimmermann, a Faith Lutheran Church volunteer, checks assorted cleaning materials used to clean the home of a disaster survivor. Volunteers from Faith Lutheran Church in Hillsborough, New Jersey, remove debris from the home of disaster survivors Dawn and David Cohen whose home in Manville suffered severe flooding damage caused by Hurricane Irene on August 28. FEMA works with and coordinates the generous activities of volunteer agencies like Lutheran Disaster Response when responding to disasters. Photo by Christopher Mardorf /  FEMA.

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Manville, N. J. , September 17, ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Faith Lutheran Church volunteers work with FEMA in New Jersey Production Date: 09/17/2011 Caption: Manville, N. J. , September 17, 2011 -- Cindy Zimmermann, a ... more