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[Hurricane Ike] Houston, TX, September 20, 2008 --  Hurricane Ike broke tree limbs, tree branches, and whole trees on to power lines, leaving much of Houston without electricity.  FEMA has funded dozens companies - such as this one from South Carolina - to clear power lines so electrical crews can restore power.  Photo by Greg Henshall / FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] Houston, TX, September 20, 2008 -- Hurricane Ike brok...

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Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Galveston, Texas, October 15, 2008 -- Debris continues to pile up at the Broadway Street dump site.  The debris at this site will be compacted and then be moved to a permanent landfull.  FEMA is paying for the debris pickup from Hurricane Ike.  Photo by Greg Henshall / FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Galveston, Texas, October 15, 2008 -- Debri...

The original database describes this as: Title: Construction equipment working on a debris in Texas Production Date: 01/01/2000 Caption: Galveston, Texas, October 15, 2008 -- Debris continues to pile up at t... More

[Hurricane Ike] Houston, TX, September 20, 2008 -- FEMA Public Information Officer Alberto Pillot is interviewed by KXLN-TV, a Spanish station, at the Mobile Disaster Recovery Center on Chimney Rock Road.  FEMA has many Spanish translators at its DRCs to accommodate the large Hispanic population affected by Hurricane Ike.  Photo by Greg Henshall / FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] Houston, TX, September 20, 2008 -- FEMA Public Informa...

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[Hurricane Ike] Houston, TX, September 24, 2008 -- With electricity outages continuing, Houston increases its police presence by bringing in hundreds of officers from other Texas cities, allowing Houston police a normal schedule since the evacuation of the city. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), through its Public Assistance (PA) programs will help local governments during disasters and pay for overtime and other associated costs to keep city services during a disaster. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] Houston, TX, September 24, 2008 -- With electricity ou...

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Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Galveston, Texas, August 13, 2009 -- A member of a survey crew takes measurements for a new building in Galveston.  Galveston and other towns and cities affected by Hurricane Ike are recovering from the effects of Hurricane Ike. FEMA is working with local, state and Federal agencies in the recovery effort. Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Galveston, Texas, August 13, 2009 -- A memb...

The original database describes this as: Title: Surveyor working on the street in Galveston, TX Production Date: 08/13/2009 Caption: Galveston, Texas, August 13, 2009 -- A member of a survey crew takes measu... More

[Hurricane Ike] Houston, TX, September 24, 2008 -- With electricity outages continuing, Houston increases its police presence by bringing in hundreds of officers from other Texas cities. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), through its Public Assistance (PA) programs will help local governments during disasters and pay for overtime and other associated costs to keep city services during a disaster. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] Houston, TX, September 24, 2008 -- With electricity ou...

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[Hurricane Gustav] Corpus Christi, TX, September 9, 2008 -- Workers place boards on windows in a downtown Corpus Christi business.  Preparations area being made in anticipation of Hurricane Ike's landfall.  FEMA is working with the State of Texas to provide  assistance to residents who may need to evacuate from their homes.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

[Hurricane Gustav] Corpus Christi, TX, September 9, 2008 -- Workers pl...

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[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christi, TX, September 11, 2008 -- Members of the Air Force and FEMA carry a patient from a plane to an temporary shelter in Corpus Christi, TX.  FEMA is working with the State of Texas to provide adequate transportation assistance to residents who may need to evacuate from their homes.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christi, TX, September 11, 2008 -- Members of t...

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[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christi, TX, September 11, 2008 -- Col Rob Ament, commander of the of the Air Force evacuation team comforts a patient waiting for transportation to a medical facility in Corpus Christi, TX.  FEMA is working with the State of Texas to provide adequate transportation assistance to residents who may need to evacuate from their homes.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christi, TX, September 11, 2008 -- Col Rob Amen...

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[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christi, TX, September 11, 2008 -- Members of the Air Force and DMAT units carry a patient to a waiting plane for transport to a hospital in the Dallas, TX area. Special needs medical patients were transported out of the Corpus Christi area in advance of  Hurricane Ike's landfall.  FEMA is working with the State of Texas to provide adequate transportation assistance to residents who may need to evacuate from their homes.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christi, TX, September 11, 2008 -- Members of t...

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Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Oak Island, Texas, November 1, 2008 -- Storage units wait for delivery on Oak Island, TX.  FEMA is providing these units to residents whose homes were destroyed by Hurricane Ike.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Oak Island, Texas, November 1, 2008 -- Stor...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA provided storage units at a staging area in Texas Production Date: 06/07/2007 Caption: Oak Island, Texas, November 1, 2008 -- Storage units wait for deliv... More

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Vidor, Texas, November 1,2008 -- Bob Bennett, FEMA's SE Texas Branch 1 Division Director talks to reporters in Vidor, Texas where four mobile homes were delivered to provide housing for residents who lost their homes during Hurricane Ike.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Vidor, Texas, November 1,2008 -- Bob Bennet...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA representaive speaks with a reporter in Texas Production Date: 06/07/2007 Caption: Vidor, Texas, November 1,2008 -- Bob Bennett, FEMA's SE Texas Branch 1 ... More

HURRICANE IKE

HURRICANE IKE

The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Hatchet works around the clock to help replace one of the many buoys damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Ike, Sep. 22, 2008. More than 90 percent of the aids to navigations in the H... More

HURRICANE IKE

HURRICANE IKE

The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Hatchet works around the clock to help replace one of the many buoys damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Ike, Sep. 22, 2008. More than 90 percent of the aids to navigations in the H... More

HURRICANE IKE

HURRICANE IKE

The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Hatchet works around the clock to help replace one of the many buoys damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Ike, Sep. 22, 2008. More than 90 percent of the aids to navigations in the H... More

[Hurricane Ike] Houston, TX, September 23, 2008 -- At at Disaster Recovery Center, a FEMA Mitigation Specialist talks to a victim of Hurricane Ike about ways to minimize damage to her home and property from future storms.  Photo by Greg Henshall / FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] Houston, TX, September 23, 2008 -- At at Disaster Reco...

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[Hurricane Ike] Washington, DC, September 14, 2008 -- Mayra Lopez-de-Victoria the FEMA National Hispanic Spokesperson in the FEMA Video/Audio studio preparing for an interview.  FEMA/Bill Koplitz

[Hurricane Ike] Washington, DC, September 14, 2008 -- Mayra Lopez-de-V...

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Washington, DC, September 5, 2008 -- This is the latest map FEMA has produced on Hurricane Ike. FEMA mapping produces maps for workers in the National Response and Coordination Center in Washington, DC. FEMA

Washington, DC, September 5, 2008 -- This is the latest map FEMA has p...

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Nearly 600 Midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy prepare the Naval Academy grounds in anticipation of severe weather from Tropical Storm Hanna and possibly Hurricane Ike.

Nearly 600 Midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy prepare the Naval Acad...

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Sep. 05, 2008) Nearly 600 Midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy prepare the Naval Academy grounds in anticipation of severe weather from Tropical Storm Hanna and possibly Hurricane Ike. The Naval... More

Volunteers from the amphibious ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) help unload food and water to provide humanitarian support to the survivors of Hurricane Ike.

Volunteers from the amphibious ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) help unload ...

PORT au PRINCE, Haiti (Sep. 08, 2008) Volunteers from the amphibious ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) help unload food and water to provide humanitarian support to the survivors of Hurricane Ike. The U.S. Navy's cont... More

Service members assigned to the amphibious ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) prepare food and water supplies for distributed to Hatians affected by Hurricane Ike.

Service members assigned to the amphibious ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) ...

POURT-au-PRINCE, Haiti (Sep. 08, 2008) Service members assigned to the amphibious ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) prepare food and water supplies for distributed to Hatians affected by Hurricane Ike. The United Stat... More

Albany, GA, September 9, 2008 -- FEMA Staging Area Group supervisor Lomax Gaskin talks to members of the media at the staging area where commodities are being gathered in preparation for Hurricane Ike.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Albany, GA, September 9, 2008 -- FEMA Staging Area Group supervisor Lo...

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Volunteers from the amphibious ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) help unload food and water to provide humanitarian support to the survivors of Hurricane Ike.

Volunteers from the amphibious ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) help unload ...

PORT au PRINCE, Haiti (Sep. 08, 2008) Volunteers from the amphibious ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) help unload food and water to provide humanitarian support to the survivors of Hurricane Ike. The U.S. Navy's cont... More

An aerial view of the Haitian coastline after Hurricane Ike struck the island nation.

An aerial view of the Haitian coastline after Hurricane Ike struck the...

PORT-au-PRINCE, Haiti (Sep. 08, 2008) An aerial view of the Haitian coastline after Hurricane Ike struck the island nation. The United States is contributing to relief efforts through the U. S. Agency for Inte... More

Hurricane Ike

Hurricane Ike

Petty Officer 3rd Class Tyler Holt, a rescue swimmer from Air Station Clearwater, Fla., gives food to a boy in Great Inagua, Bahamas, Monday, Sept. 8, 2008. Hurricane Ike, a catefory four storm when it passed o... More

Albany, GA, September 9, 2008 -- Staging area where commodities are being gathered in preparation for Hurricane Ike.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Albany, GA, September 9, 2008 -- Staging area where commodities are be...

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Albany, GA, September 9, 2008 -- Joel Hendrix, Assistant Team Leader for the Corps of Engineers talks to members of the media at the staging area where commodities are being gathered in preparation for Hurricane Ike.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Albany, GA, September 9, 2008 -- Joel Hendrix, Assistant Team Leader f...

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Service members assigned to the amphibious ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) arrive in Haiti to provide disaster relief in the aftermath of Hurricane Ike.

Service members assigned to the amphibious ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) ...

PORT-au-PRINCE, Haiti (Sep. 08, 2008) Service members assigned to the amphibious ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) arrive in Haiti to provide disaster relief in the aftermath of Hurricane Ike. The United States is con... More

An aerial view of the Haitian coastline after Hurricane Ike struck the island nation.

An aerial view of the Haitian coastline after Hurricane Ike struck the...

PORT-au-PRINCE, Haiti (Sep. 08, 2008) An aerial view of the Haitian coastline after Hurricane Ike struck the island nation. The United States is contributing to relief efforts through the U. S. Agency for Inte... More

Albany, GA, September 9, 2008 -- Staging area where commodities are being gathered in preparation for Hurricane Ike.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Albany, GA, September 9, 2008 -- Staging area where commodities are be...

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Albany, GA, September 9, 2008 -- Staging area where commodities are being gathered in preparation for Hurricane Ike.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Albany, GA, September 9, 2008 -- Staging area where commodities are be...

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Washington, DC, September 8, 2008 -- FEMA graphic of the possible track of Hurricane Ike.  FEMA

Washington, DC, September 8, 2008 -- FEMA graphic of the possible trac...

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An aerial photograph taken Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008 of damage in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti caused by Hurricane Ike.

An aerial photograph taken Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008 of damage in Port-Au...

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Sep. 09, 2008) An aerial photograph taken Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008 of damage in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti caused by Hurricane Ike. The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) has been diverted f... More

Water churns inside Mole Pier at Naval Air Station Key West as Hurricane Ike passes within 128 nautical miles Tuesday morning.

Water churns inside Mole Pier at Naval Air Station Key West as Hurrica...

NAVAL AIR STATION KEY WEST, Fla. (Sep. 09, 2008) Water churns inside Mole Pier at Naval Air Station Key West as Hurricane Ike passes within 128 nautical miles Tuesday morning. Ike struck Cuba as a category 3 hu... More

[Hurricane Gustav] Beeville, TX, September9, 2008 -- Dude Speed, Texas Regional Liaison for the Texas Emergency Management office stands on the tarmac where hundreds of buses are sitting at a staging area in Beeville, TX in anticipation of Hurricane Ike's landfall.  FEMA is working with the State of Texas to provide adequate transportation assistance to residents who may need to evacuate from their homes.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

[Hurricane Gustav] Beeville, TX, September9, 2008 -- Dude Speed, Texas...

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The Atlantic Ocean surges at Truman Annex at Naval Air Station Key West as  Hurricane Ike passes within 128 nautical miles of the air station.

The Atlantic Ocean surges at Truman Annex at Naval Air Station Key Wes...

KEY WEST, Fla. (Sep. 09, 2008) The Atlantic Ocean surges at Truman Annex at Naval Air Station Key West as Hurricane Ike passes within 128 nautical miles of the air station. Ike struck Cuba as a category 3 hurr... More

An aerial image of damage in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti caused by Hurricane Ike.

An aerial image of damage in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti caused by Hurricane...

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Sep. 09, 2008) An aerial image of damage in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti caused by Hurricane Ike. The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) has been diverted from the scheduled Continuing Promi... More

An aerial photograph taken Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008 of damage in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti caused by Hurricane Ike.

An aerial photograph taken Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008 of damage in Port-Au...

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Sep. 09, 2008) An aerial photograph taken Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008 of damage in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti caused by Hurricane Ike. The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) has been diverted f... More

The United Street entrance to the Naval Air Station Key West Truman Annex is flooded as Hurricane Ike passes within 128 nautical miles of the air station.

The United Street entrance to the Naval Air Station Key West Truman An...

KEY WEST, Fla. (Sep. 09, 2008) The United Street entrance to the Naval Air Station Key West Truman Annex is flooded as Hurricane Ike passes within 128 nautical miles of the air station. Ike struck Cuba as a cat... More

An aerial photograph taken Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008 of damage in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti caused by Hurricane Ike.

An aerial photograph taken Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008 of damage in Port-Au...

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Sep. 09, 2008) An aerial photograph taken Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008 of damage in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti caused by Hurricane Ike. The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) has been diverted f... More

An aerial photograph taken Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008 of damage in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti caused by Hurricane Ike.

An aerial photograph taken Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008 of damage in Port-Au...

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Sep. 09, 2008) An aerial photograph taken Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008 of damage in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti caused by Hurricane Ike. The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) has been diverted f... More

[Hurricane Gustav] Beeville, TX, September9, 2008 -- Hundreds of buses are sitting at a staging area in Beeville, TX in anticipation of Hurricane Ike's landfall.  FEMA is working with the State of Texas to provide adequate transportation assistance to residents who may need to evacuate from their homes.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

[Hurricane Gustav] Beeville, TX, September9, 2008 -- Hundreds of buses...

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[Hurricane Gustav] Beeville, TX, September9, 2008 -- Paramedics from the San Antonia area stand in their ambulance waiting for their destination assignment in a staging area in Beeville, TX. Hundreds of buses and other transportation vehicles are sitting at a staging area in Beeville, TX in anticipation of Hurricane Ike's landfall.  FEMA is working with the State of Texas to provide adequate transportation assistance to residents who may need to evacuate from their homes.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

[Hurricane Gustav] Beeville, TX, September9, 2008 -- Paramedics from t...

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An aerial photograph taken Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008 of damage in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti caused by Hurricane Ike.

An aerial photograph taken Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008 of damage in Port-Au...

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Sep. 09, 2008) An aerial photograph taken Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008 of damage in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti caused by Hurricane Ike. The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) has been diverted f... More

[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christi, TX, September 10, 2008 -- A sign points the way for the Hurricane evacuation route in Texas. Hurricane Ike is expected early Saturday morning.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christi, TX, September 10, 2008 -- A sign point...

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[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 -- Local Fire Fighters help move coolers in a warehouse in the Port of San Antonio in anticipation of needs  for evacuees impacted by Hurricane Ike.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 -- Local Fire Figh...

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[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 -- Jamie Forero, FEMA Division Supervisor of the Alamo Regional Command Center, left, talks with Tom Polonis, Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator at the emergency operations center in preparation for Hurricane Ike.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 -- Jamie Forero, F...

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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] 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 -- Members of  the Texas Air Guard load water onto buses that are being outfitted with water in the event that Hurricane Ike makes impact in the area.  The reception center for evacuees is a staging area for buses and supplies.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 -- Members of the...

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[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christi, TX, September 9, 2008 -- A Corpus Christi firefighter assists a resident with special needs into a bus which will take her and her family to a shelter in San Antonio in advance  of Hurricane Ike's landfall.  FEMA is working with the State of Texas to provide adequate transportation assistance to residents who may need to evacuate from their homes.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christi, TX, September 9, 2008 -- A Corpus Chri...

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[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 -- A row of ambulances are at a staging area at the Port of San Antonio in anticipation of assisting residents impacted by Hurricane Ike.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 -- A row of ambula...

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[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 --The City of San Antonio and Bexar County Emergency Operations Center bustles with activity in anticipation of Hurricane Ike.  Local, state, federal and non-governmental agencies are coordinating activities to prepare for the hurricane which is expected to impact the coast of Texas in the Gulf of Mexico.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 --The City of San ...

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[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 -- Members of the FEMA Strike Team 46 arrive at the reception center for evacuees where there is a staging area for buses and supplies to be used if necessary for Hurricane Ike.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 -- Members of the ...

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[Hurricane Gustav] Corpus Christi, TX, September 9, 2008 -- Air National Guard personnel check their medical supplies while waiting for special needs patients to arrive for transportation out of Corpus Christi in anticipation of Hurricane Ike's landfall.  FEMA is working with the State of Texas to provide adequate transportation assistance to residents who may need to evacuate from their homes.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

[Hurricane Gustav] Corpus Christi, TX, September 9, 2008 -- Air Nation...

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[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 -- Local, state and federal officials get a briefing via a conference call  for  the situational update at  the City of San Antonio and Bexar County Emergency Operations Center. Hurricane Ike is expected to make landful somewhere on the eastern coast of Texas.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 -- Local, state an...

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[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 -- The City of San Antonio and Bexar County Emergency Operations Center bustles with activity in anticipation of Hurricane Ike.  Local, state, federal and non-governmental agencies are coordinating activities to prepare for the hurricane which is expected to make landfall on the Texas Gulf Coast.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 -- The City of San...

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[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, USA--September 10, 2008-- Commercial vehicle inspectors inspect buses that will be used to transport evacuees in areas that will potentially be impacted by Hurricane Ike.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

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

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[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 -- Orlando Hernandez, Bexar County Fire Marshall and Emergency Management is interviewed in the City of San Antonio and Bexar County Emergency Operations Center by FEMA's new media team. Local, state, federal and non-governmental agencies are coordinating activities to prepare for the hurricane which is expected to make landfall somewhere on the eastern coast of Texas.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

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

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[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 --The City of San Antonio and Bexar County Emergency Operations Center closely monitors the path of  Hurricane Ike.  Local, state, federal and non-governmental agencies are coordinating activities to prepare for the hurricane which is expected to make landfall somewhere on the Texas Gulf Coast.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 --The City of San ...

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[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 -- Members of the FEMA Strike Team 46 arrive at the reception center for evacuees where there is a staging area for buses and supplies to be used if necessary for Hurricane Ike.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 -- Members of the ...

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[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 -- Ambulances used for FEMA National Ambulance Contractors gather at the reception center to prepare for anticipated needs for evacuees of Hurricane Ike.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

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

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[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christi, TX, September10, 2008 -- Medical personnel from the Air Force National guard prepare for the arrival of special needs patients who are going to be evacuated from area hospitals and nursing homes in the Corpus Christie area. in anticipation of Hurricane Ike's landfall.  FEMA is working with the State of Texas to provide adequate transportation assistance to residents who may need to evacuate from their homes.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christi, TX, September10, 2008 -- Medical perso...

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[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 -- Local Fire Fighters help move supplies in a warehouse in the Port of San Antonio in anticipation of items such as cots, water and other supplies that may be needed for evacuees impacted by Hurricane Ike.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 -- Local Fire Figh...

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[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 -- Federal Emergency Management Agency officials work in the City of San Antonio and Bexar County Emergency Operations Center to monitor the path of Hurricane Ike.  Local, state, federal and non-governmental agencies are coordinating activities to prepare for the hurricane which is expected to make landfall somewhere on Texas Gulf Coast.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

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

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[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 --The City of San Antonio and Bexar County Emergency Operations Center bustles with activity in anticipation of Hurricane Ike.  Local, state, federal and non-governmental agencies are coordinating activities to prepare for the hurricane which is expected to impact the coast of Texas in the Gulf of Mexico.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 --The City of San ...

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[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 -- Ambulances used for FEMA National Ambulance Contractors gather at the reception center to prepare to for anticipated needs for evacuees in Hurricane Ike.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

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

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[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008-- Time Cravens, left, of  American Medical Response logistics helps FEMA Strike Team 21 to get supplies in anticipation of Hurricane Ike.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008-- Time Cravens, le...

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[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, USA--September 10, 2008-- Staff Sargent Iven Wall of the Texas Air Guard stacks cases of water in a bus that is being prepared in anticipation of evacuation needs in anticipation of Hurricane Ike on the eastern coast of Texas.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, USA--September 10, 2008-- Staff Sarge...

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[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 -- Staff Sargent Taunia Sendejarl of the Texas Air Guard gives bus driver James Lawrence of Boerne, a Global Positioning System to track the location of the bus in the event that he is transporting evacuees in areas that are expected to be impacted by Hurricane Ike.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 -- Staff Sargent T...

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[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 -- Dana Buchawiecki inspects tracking devices for buses that will transport evacuees of Hurricane Ike.  This is at a reception center for evacuees that is part of the response in anticipation of Hurricane Ike.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

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

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[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 -- District Fire Chief Nim Kidd and Emergency Operations manager is interviewed in the City of San Antonio and Bexar County Emergency Operations Center by FEMA's new media team. Local, state, federal and non-governmental agencies are coordinating activities to prepare for the hurricane which is expected to make landfall somewhere on the Texas Gulf Coast.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 -- District Fire C...

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[Hurricane Gustav] Corpus Christi, TX, September 9, 2008 -- A member of the National Disaster Medical System (DMAT) listens to the liaison for the medical evacuation team at the airport in Corpus Christi, TX. The team is in the area in advance of Hurricane Ike's landfall on the Texas border FEMA is working with the State of Texas to provide adequate transportation assistance to residents who may need to evacuate from their homes.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

[Hurricane Gustav] Corpus Christi, TX, September 9, 2008 -- A member o...

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[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 -- Orlando Hernandez, Bexar County Fire Marshall and Emergency Management is interviewed in the City of San Antonio and Bexar County Emergency Operations Center by FEMA's new media team. Local, state, federal and non-governmental agencies are coordinating activities to prepare for the hurricane which is expected to make landfall somewhere on the eastern coast of Texas.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

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

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[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 -- Local, state and federal officials get a briefing via a conference call  for  the situational update 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 -- Local, state an...

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[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 --  Ambulances are staged and ready to help Texas residents.  Hurricane Ike is approaching the Texas coast.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

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

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[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 -- Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officer to FEMA, Col., Malone from First Air Force, left, talks to Jamie Forero, Division Supervisor for the Alamo Regional Command Center talks to different partners for the preparedness response to Hurricane Ike.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

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

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[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 -- Time Cravens, left, of  American Medical Response logistics helps FEMA Strike Team 21 with getting supplies in anticipation of Hurricane Ike.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] San Antonio, TX, September 10, 2008 -- Time Cravens, l...

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Hurricane Ike

Hurricane Ike

KATY, Texas- Numerous Coast Guard 25-foot response boats were pulled from the water in Houston Thursday, Sept 11, 2008. The boats were removed in preparation for Hurricane Ike. The Coast Guard urges all mariner... More

[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christi, TX, September11, 2008 --A member of the Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) team checks on a patient awaiting transportation in a temporary evacuation center at the Corpus Christi airport.  FEMA is working with the State of Texas to provide adequate transportation assistance to residents who may need to evacuate from their homes.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christi, TX, September11, 2008 --A member of th...

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[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christi, TX, September 11, 2008 -- An Air National Guard medic comforts a patient awaiting transportation  out of Corpus Christi in anticipation of Hurricane Ike's landfall.  FEMA is working with the State of Texas to provide adequate transportation assistance to residents who may need to evacuate from their homes.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christi, TX, September 11, 2008 -- An Air Natio...

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[Hurricane Ike] Washington, DC, September 11, 2008 --  Armond Mascelli (center), American Red Cross Vice President of Disaster Operations is flanked by  R. David Paulison (L), FEMA Administrator and Michael Chertoff, Department of Homeland Security,Secretary, during a press conference at FEMA Headquarters.  Preparations for Hurricane Ike was the topic discussed with the media.  Barry Bahler/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] Washington, DC, September 11, 2008 -- Armond Mascelli...

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[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christi, TX, September 11, 2008 -- Surfers take advantage of the waves being created as a result of the pending arrival of Hurricane Ike onto the Texas Gulf coastline.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christi, TX, September 11, 2008 -- Surfers take...

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[Hurricane Ike] Houston, TX, September 11, 2008 -- Area residents evacuating the coast in anticipation of Hurricane Ike which is expected to make landfall late Friday evening.  Jocelyn Augustino//FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] Houston, TX, September 11, 2008 -- Area residents evac...

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[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christi, TX, September 11, 2008 -- Air National Guard and FEMA personnel move patients to air transport. The military was providing transportation out of Corpus Christi in anticipation of Hurricane Ike's landfall.  FEMA is working with the State of Texas to provide adequate transportation assistance to residents who may need to evacuate from their homes.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christi, TX, September 11, 2008 -- Air National...

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[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christie, TX, September 11, 2008 -- Bruce Schlager, an Air Evacuation Technician for the Air National Guard for the C-130 Hercules, tends to a patient while on a mission to move local patients in need of care to Dallas.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christie, TX, September 11, 2008 -- Bruce Schla...

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[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christie, TX, September 11, 2008 --Technical Sgt. Michelle Gray, an Air Evacuation Technician with the Air National Guard with the the C-130 Hercules, tends to a patient while on a mission to move local patients in need of care to Dallas prior to Hurricane Ike making landfall.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christie, TX, September 11, 2008 --Technical Sg...

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[Hurricane Ike] Washington, DC, September 11, 2008 --  R. David Paulison (L), FEMA Administrator; Michael Chertoff (c), Department of Homeland Security,Secretary (DHS) and Kevin Kolevar (R), Assistant Secretary for Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, Department of Energy (DoE) during a press conference at FEMA Headquarters.  Preparations for Hurricane Ike was the topic discussed with the media.  Barry Bahler/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] Washington, DC, September 11, 2008 -- R. David Paulis...

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[Hurricane Ike] Washington, DC, September 11, 2008 --  FEMA Administrator R. David Paulison (L red tie) is joined by Department of Homeland Security Secretary, Michael Chertoff (c) and FEMA Deputy Administrator Harvey Johnson (r) as they conduct a Video Tele-Conference with local, state and federal emergency managers and was joined by President George Bush. The VTC was coordination on Hurricane Ike. Barry Bahler/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] Washington, DC, September 11, 2008 -- FEMA Administra...

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[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christie, TX, September 11, 2008 --Technical Sgt. Michelle Gray, an Air Evacuation Technician with the Air National Guard with the the C-130 Hercules, tends to a patient while on a mission to move local patients in need of care to Dallas prior to Hurricane Ike making landfall.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christie, TX, September 11, 2008 --Technical Sg...

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[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christie, TX, September 11, 2008 -- Air Evacuation Technicians from the Air National Guard with the  C-130 Hercules, tend to a patient while on a mission to move local patients in need of care to Dallas.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christie, TX, September 11, 2008 -- Air Evacuat...

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Hurricane IKE

Hurricane IKE

In this photo by the U.S. Coast Guard, Petty Officer 2nd Class Levi Stark, prepares a Hurricane Ike response trailer at Air Station Houston, Sept. 11, 2008. (U.S. Coast Guard photo/Petty Officer Renee Aiello)

[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christie, TX, September 11, 2008 -- Bruce Schlager, an Air Evacuation Technician for the Air National Guard for the C-130 Hercules, tends to a patient while on a mission to move local patients in need of care to Dallas.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christie, TX, September 11, 2008 -- Bruce Schla...

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[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christi, TX, September 11, 2008 --Surfers take advantage of the storm surge that is being created as a result of the pending arrival of Hurricane Ike onto the Texas Gulf coast.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christi, TX, September 11, 2008 --Surfers take ...

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[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christi, TX, September 11, 2008 -- FEMA workers assist with the transport of special needs patients at the Corpus Christi international airport.  A temporary shelter was established to provide housing for these patients waiting  for transportation out of Corpus Christi in anticipation of Hurricane Ike's landfall.  FEMA is working with the State of Texas to provide adequate transportation assistance to residents who may need to evacuate from their homes.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christi, TX, September 11, 2008 -- FEMA workers...

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[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christie, TX, September 11, 2008 -- Technical Sgt. Michelle Gray, an Air Evacuation Technician with the Air National Guard with the the C-130 Hercules, tends to a patient while on a mission to move local patients in need of care to Dallas prior to Hurricane Ike making landfall.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christie, TX, September 11, 2008 -- Technical S...

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[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christie, TX, September 11, 2008 --Technical Sgt. Michelle Gray, an Air Evacuation Technician with the Air National Guard for the C-130 Hercules, works on a mission to move local patients in need of care to Dallas.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christie, TX, September 11, 2008 --Technical Sg...

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[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christi, TX, September 11, 2008 -- Waves almost go over the rail at the end of Bob Hall Pier due Hurricane Ike in the Central Gulf of Mexico.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] Corpus Christi, TX, September 11, 2008 -- Waves almost...

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[Hurricane Ike] Washington, DC, September 11, 2008 --  President George Bush (upper left) participates in a Video Tele-Conference (VTC) at FEMA's National Response Coordination Center (NRCC), on preparedness for  Hurricane Ike . The VTC is with local, state and federal emergency management teams, via the FEMA  network.  Barry Bahler/FEMA

[Hurricane Ike] Washington, DC, September 11, 2008 -- President Georg...

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Hurricane IKE

Hurricane IKE

KATY, Texas (Sept., 12, 2008) Members of Coast Guard Sector-Galveston prepare for Hurricane Ike at the Incident Command Post located in Katy, Texas. Personnel and small boats were repositioned to the location y... More