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Mantoloking, N.J., Nov. 20, 2012 -- Cleanup continues around a leaning home that was built in 1900. FEMA is working to provide assistance to people affected by Hurricane Sandy. Steve Zumwalt FEMA

Mantoloking, N.J., Nov. 20, 2012 -- Cleanup continues around a leaning...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-20 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Steve Zumwalt City/State: Mantoloking, NJ Keywords: Cleanup Damage Dunes Flooding Home rebuilding ^ Damage ... more

Flooding - Manchester, Iowa, July 28, 2010 -- Federal, State, and local Manchester, Iowa emergency management officials meet prior to going into the field to initiate a preliminary damage assessment in Delaware county. Josh deBerge/FEMA

Flooding - Manchester, Iowa, July 28, 2010 -- Federal, State, and loca...

The original database describes this as: Title: Officials Meet to Coordinate Response to NE Iowa Flooding Production Date: 07/28/2010 Caption: Manchester, Iowa, July 28, 2010 -- Federal, State, and local Man... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Tuscaloosa, Ala. , May 11, 2011 -- Official notice of unsafe housing by city inspectors. FEMA Individual Assistance Housing services can be available for eligible homeless survivors of the April storms and tornado.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Tuscaloosa, Ala. , May 11, 2011 -- Official n...

The original database describes this as: Title: Official Notice of Unsafe Housing in Alabama Production Date: 05/11/2011 Caption: Tuscaloosa, Ala. , May 11, 2011 -- Official notice of unsafe housing by city ... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 --  A storm survivor stands amidst catastrophic damage from the deadly storm and tornado which struck here in April. FEMA Individual Assistance housing resources may assist eligible storm survivors with temporary housing.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 -- A storm survi...

The original database describes this as: Title: Storm Survivor at Destroyed Home Site in Alabama Production Date: 05/04/2011 Caption: Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 -- A storm survivor stands amidst catastroph... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 --  FEMA Individual Assistance Housing Specialist Lennel Bryant completes paperwork with one of the first tenants at this site to lease a FEMA temporary housing unit.  FEMA Individual Assistance Housing services provide temporary homes for eligible survivors of the April tornado.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 -- FEMA I...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Leases First Temporary Housing Units in Alabama Production Date: 05/14/2011 Caption: Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 -- FEMA Individual Assistance Hou... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Pleasant Grove, Ala. , May 2, 2011 --  A storm survivor looks for possessions in her destroyed home.  A Presidential Disaster Declaration provides FEMA Individual Assistance to help affected residents recover from the catastrophic April tornado. George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Pleasant Grove, Ala. , May 2, 2011 -- A stor...

The original database describes this as: Title: Storm Survivor Searches Destroyed Home for Possessions Production Date: 05/02/2011 Caption: Pleasant Grove, Ala. , May 2, 2011 -- A storm survivor looks for p... more

Severe Storm - Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 --  Christian Aide Ministries Disaster Service Rapid Response Team of Tennessee sign. Faith Based organizations such as this are part of the team with FEMA and provide critical services to survivors of the April tornado.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm - Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 -- Christian Aide M...

The original database describes this as: Title: Sign of Faith Based Organization Volunteers in Alabama Production Date: 05/14/2011 Caption: Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 -- Christian Aide Ministries Di... more

Severe Storm - Birmingham, Ala. , May 20, 2011 -- FEMA Regional Director Phillip May greets Governor Robert Bentley at the FEMA/State Joint Field Office. FEMA and the state are partners in helping individuals through FEMA Individual Assistance and public entities eligible for FEMA Public Assistance funds recover from the deadly April tornado.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm - Birmingham, Ala. , May 20, 2011 -- FEMA Regional Direct...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Regional Director and Governor at FEMA/State JFO in AL Production Date: 05/20/2011 Caption: Birmingham, Ala. , May 20, 2011 -- FEMA Regional Director Phil... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 -- Power company contractors repair lines to restore service at this heavily damaged home which has signs with words of encouragement placed for all to see.  FEMA Public Assistance funds may reimburse a portion of the eligible power company service restoration costs and Individual Assistance Housing services may provide temporary housing for the storm survivor if eligible.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 -- Power company ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Damaged Home and Power Contractors in Alabama Production Date: 05/04/2011 Caption: Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 -- Power company contractors repair lines to res... more

Severe Storm - Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 --  FEMA temporary housing units are in place and the first resident  signs a lease today. Present are from left; FEMA Individual Assistance Housing Specialist Ed Smith; FEMA Inter-governmental Affairs Specialist Jim Woodard; FEMA Individual Assistance Housing Specialist Lennel Bryant and Steve Thornton of the Russellville Fire Department.  FEMA IA Housing services provide temporary homes for eligible survivors of the April tornado.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm - Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 -- FEMA temporary h...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Temporary Housing Unit Site and Officials Production Date: 05/14/2011 Caption: Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 -- FEMA temporary housing units are in ... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 8, 2011 -- FEMA Individual Assistance Housing Inspector Don Norman speaks with a contractor at the mobile home temporary housing location.  Six mobile homes are on site being prepared for occupancy and six more are expected today to provide shelter for those left homeless by the April deadly tornado.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 8, 2011 -- FEMA Ind...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Housing Inspector and Housing Contractor in Alabama Production Date: 05/08/2011 Caption: Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 8, 2011 -- FEMA Individual Assistance H... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Pleasant Grove, Ala. , May 2, 2011 --  Storm survivors begin the process of recovery.  A Presidential Disaster Declaration brings FEMA to help victims of the catastrophic April tornado.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Pleasant Grove, Ala. , May 2, 2011 -- Storm ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Tornado Ravaged Home in Alabama Production Date: 05/02/2011 Caption: Pleasant Grove, Ala. , May 2, 2011 -- Storm survivors begin the process of recovery. A P... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Russellville, Ala. , May 14, 2011 -- The Franklin County FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center #10 is open to provide disaster services to storm survivors where they may register for assistance by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or online at www. disasterassistance. gov. FEMA is here in response to the deadly April tornado. Survivors George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Russellville, Ala. , May 14, 2011 -- The Fran...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center #10 Production Date: 05/14/2011 Caption: Russellville, Ala. , May 14, 2011 -- The Franklin County FEMA/State Disaster Recov... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 --  A storm survivor speaks with FEMA Community Relations (CR) Specialist Martha Pierce.  FEMA CR outreach workers inform community members about FEMA resources to help eligible storm survivors recover from the deadly April tornado.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 -- A storm survi...

The original database describes this as: Title: Community Relations Worker with Storm Survivor in Alabama Production Date: 05/04/2011 Caption: Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 -- A storm survivor speaks with FEM... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 --  This home and neighborhood was devastated by the deadly storm and tornado which struck here in April. A Presidential Disaster Declaration has activated  FEMA resources to assist storm survivors in recovery.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 -- This home and...

The original database describes this as: Title: Damaged Home in Alabama Production Date: 05/04/2011 Caption: Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 -- This home and neighborhood was devastated by the deadly storm and ... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Pleasant Grove, Ala. , May 16, 2011 -- Residents of this destroyed home have left a message for friends, relatives, and others who need to know.  FEMA is here to help eligible storm survivors recover from the deadly April tornado.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Pleasant Grove, Ala. , May 16, 2011 -- Reside...

The original database describes this as: Title: Damaged Home with Resident Message in Alabama Production Date: 05/16/2011 Caption: Pleasant Grove, Ala. , May 16, 2011 -- Residents of this destroyed home have... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Dadeville, Ala. , May 27, 2011 -- This Tallapoosa County storm survivor retrieves some materials from his destroyed home on Lake Martin.  FEMA Public Assistance funds will pay a portion of the cost for removal of the lake debris from the deadly April tornado and FEMA Individual Assistance temporary housing programs may provide housing assistance for the eligible homeless.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Dadeville, Ala. , May 27, 2011 -- This Tallap...

The original database describes this as: Title: Storm Survivor Retrieves Home Materials from the Lake in AL Production Date: 05/27/2011 Caption: Dadeville, Ala. , May 27, 2011 -- This Tallapoosa County storm... more

Severe Storm - Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 --  FEMA temporary housing units are in place and the first residents  arrive today.  FEMA Individual Assistance Housing services provide temporary homes for eligible survivors of the April tornado.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm - Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 -- FEMA temporary h...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Temporary Housing Units on Site in Alabama Production Date: 05/14/2011 Caption: Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 -- FEMA temporary housing units are in... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 --  FEMA temporary housing units are in place and the first residents  arrive today.  FEMA Individual Assistance Housing services provide temporary homes for eligible survivors of the April tornado.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 -- FEMA t...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Temporary Housing Units on Site in Alabama Production Date: 05/14/2011 Caption: Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 -- FEMA temporary housing units are in... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 --  As part of orientation for the new tenant of this temporary housing unit, FEMA Individual Assistance Housing Specialist Don Norman points out a weather radio. FEMA Individual Assistance Housing services can provide temporary homes for eligible survivors of the April tornado.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 -- As par...

The original database describes this as: Title: Interior of FEMA Temporary Housing Unit Production Date: 05/14/2011 Caption: Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 -- As part of orientation for the new tenant o... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 --  This catastrophic damage resulted from the deadly storm and tornado which struck here in April. A Presidential Disaster Declaration has activated FEMA resources to assist storm survivors in recovery.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 -- This catastro...

The original database describes this as: Title: Aerial View of Tornado Damage in Alabama Production Date: 05/04/2011 Caption: Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 -- This catastrophic damage resulted from the deadly... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Pleasant Grove, Ala. , May 2, 2011 --  A storm survivor searches for possessions in the rubble of her home.  FEMA Individual Assistance may help affected residents recover from the catastrophic April tornado.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Pleasant Grove, Ala. , May 2, 2011 -- A stor...

The original database describes this as: Title: Storm Survivor Searches Destroyed Home for Possessions Production Date: 05/02/2011 Caption: Pleasant Grove, Ala. , May 2, 2011 -- A storm survivor searches fo... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Dadeville, Ala. , May 27, 2011 -- FEMA  videographer Adam Dubrowa shoots B-roll footage for an on-camera interview with a Lake Martin storm survivor.  FEMA videographers produce videos which tell the story of impact from the deadly April tornado and how FEMA can help survivors recover.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Dadeville, Ala. , May 27, 2011 -- FEMA video...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Videographer Films Wet Debris at Lake Martin, AL Production Date: 05/27/2011 Caption: Dadeville, Ala. , May 27, 2011 -- FEMA videographer Adam Dubrowa sh... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Birmingham, Ala. , May 20, 2011 -- Alabama Governor Robert Bentley greets Congressman Robert B. Aderholt (R. AL-4) at the FEMA/State Joint Field Office where they are to meet with officials, tour the operation, and hold a press conference regarding recovery progress from the deadly April tornado.  FEMA and the state are partners in helping individuals through FEMA Individual Assistance and public entities eligible for FEMA Public Assistance funds.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Birmingham, Ala. , May 20, 2011 -- Alabama Go...

The original database describes this as: Title: Governor and Congressman at FEMA/State Joint Field Office in AL Production Date: 05/20/2011 Caption: Birmingham, Ala. , May 20, 2011 -- Alabama Governor Robert... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 --  FEMA temporary housing units are in place and the first resident  signs a lease today as FEMA Individual Assistance Housing Specialist Don Norman looks on.  FEMA Individual Assistance Housing services provide temporary homes for eligible survivors of the April tornado.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 -- FEMA t...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Leases First Temporary Housing Unit in Alabama Production Date: 05/14/2011 Caption: Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 -- FEMA temporary housing units ar... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 8, 2011 -- Sign of the Disabled Veterans Contractors at the FEMA temporary housing site. Contractors install the mobile homes before releasing to FEMA for occupancy by those left homeless by the April tornado.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 8, 2011 -- Sign of ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Sign for Disabled Veteran Contractors at FEMA Housing Site Production Date: 05/08/2011 Caption: Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 8, 2011 -- Sign of the Disabled Veter... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 --  Local, state, and FEMA officials carry in the first load of supplies for the new resident of this temporary housing unit. From the left; Barry Moore, Probate Judge; Howard Hutcheson, Franklin County Commissioner, Ed Smith, FEMA Individual Assistance Housing Specialist; Jerry Mays, Mayor, and FEMA Inter-governmental Affairs Specialist, Jim Woodard.  FEMA Individual Assistance Housing services can provide temporary homes for eligible survivors of the April tornado.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 -- Local,...

The original database describes this as: Title: First tenant Moves In FEMA Temporary Housing Unit in Alabama Production Date: 05/14/2011 Caption: Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 -- Local, state, and FEMA... more

Severe Storm - Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 --  Interior view of FEMA temporary housing units which are in place. The first resident will sign a lease today.  FEMA Individual Assistance Housing services provide temporary homes for eligible survivors of the April tornado.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm - Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 -- Interior view of...

The original database describes this as: Title: Interior View of FEMA Temporary Housing Unit Production Date: 05/14/2011 Caption: Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 -- Interior view of FEMA temporary housin... more

Severe Storm - Hackleburg, Ala. , May 6, 2011 -- FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate greets FEMA Individual Assistance workers Roberta C. Washington and Ahmad Page next to the Mobile Disaster Recovery Center vehicle #14. FEMA is here to assist residents with recovery from the deadly April tornado. George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm - Hackleburg, Ala. , May 6, 2011 -- FEMA Administrator Cr...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Administrator at Alabama Disaster Recovery Center Production Date: 05/06/2011 Caption: Hackleburg, Ala. , May 6, 2011 -- FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate g... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Birmingham, Ala. , May 1, 2011 -- This Pratt City resident is beginning to clean up after a deadly April tornado destroyed his home. In response to the State's request, a Presidential Disaster Declaration has been signed to bring in FEMA resources to help individuals and governmental agencies recover from this disaster.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Birmingham, Ala. , May 1, 2011 -- This Pratt ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Tornado Damaged Home in Alabama Production Date: 05/01/2011 Caption: Birmingham, Ala. , May 1, 2011 -- This Pratt City resident is beginning to clean up after ... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 --  This catastrophic damage resulted from the deadly storm and tornado which struck here in April. A Presidential Disaster Declaration has activated  FEMA resources to assist storm survivors in recovery.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 -- This catastro...

The original database describes this as: Title: Aerial View of Tornado Damage in Alabama Production Date: 05/04/2011 Caption: Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 -- This catastrophic damage resulted from the deadly... more

Severe Storm - Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 --  FEMA Community Relations Specialists Laura Philpot and Tom Violette speak with a storm survivor in front of her former home.  FEMA Community Relations canvass each storm stricken area to be sure everyone gets information how to apply for FEMA assistance to recover from the deadly April tornado.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm - Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 -- FEMA Community R...

The original database describes this as: Title: Community Relations Workers with Disaster Survivor Production Date: 05/14/2011 Caption: Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 -- FEMA Community Relations Special... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Pleasant Grove, Ala. , May 16, 2011 -- Residents of this destroyed home have left a message.  FEMA is here to help eligible storm survivors recover from the deadly April tornado.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Pleasant Grove, Ala. , May 16, 2011 -- Reside...

The original database describes this as: Title: Damaged Home with Resident Message in Alabama Production Date: 05/16/2011 Caption: Pleasant Grove, Ala. , May 16, 2011 -- Residents of this destroyed home have... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 --  Catastrophic damage resulted from the deadly storm and tornado which struck here in April. FEMA Individual Assistance housing resources may assist eligible homeless storm survivors with temporary housing and Public Assistance funds may reimburse power restoration and road repairs.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 -- Catastrophic ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Aerial View of Disaster Area in Alabama Production Date: 05/04/2011 Caption: Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 -- Catastrophic damage resulted from the deadly storm... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 --  This catastrophic damage resulted from the deadly storm and tornado which struck here in April. A Presidential Disaster Declaration has activated  FEMA resources to assist storm survivors in recovery.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 -- This catastro...

The original database describes this as: Title: Aerial View of Tornado Damage in Alabama Production Date: 05/04/2011 Caption: Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 -- This catastrophic damage resulted from the deadly... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 --  The first resident of this FEMA temporary housing unit at this site signed a lease today, and present are from left; Howard Hutcheson, Franklin County Commissioner; the new tenant and daughter; Johnny Morrow, Alabama Legislator, District 18; FEMA Intergovernmental Affairs Specialist Jim Woodard; and Mayor Jerry Mays. FEMA Individual Assistance Housing services provide temporary homes for eligible survivors of the April tornado.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 -- The fi...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Leases First Temporary Housing Units in Alabama Production Date: 05/14/2011 Caption: Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 -- The first resident of this FEM... more

Severe Storm - Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 --  As part of orientation for the new tenant of this temporary housing unit, FEMA Individual Assistance Housing Specialist Don Norman points out appliance information. FEMA Individual Assistance Housing services can provide temporary homes for eligible survivors of the April tornado.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm - Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 -- As part of orien...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Leases First Temporary Housing Units in Alabama Production Date: 05/14/2011 Caption: Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 -- As part of orientation for the... more

Lake Martin, Ala. , May 28, 2011 -- The Wind Crest State Park was severely damaged by a powerful tornado destroying this state run facility. The State Managed park is qualified for PA assistance under category G recreational facilities. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

Lake Martin, Ala. , May 28, 2011 -- The Wind Crest State Park was seve...

The original database describes this as: Title: Lake Martin, AL Production Date: 05/28/2011 Caption: Lake Martin, Ala. , May 28, 2011 -- The Wind Crest State Park was severely damaged by a powerful tornado d... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Birmingham, Ala. , May 1, 2011 -- Residents begin cleanup after a deadly April tornado destroyed almost all homes in a several block area of the Pratt City community. FEMA's Individual Assistance Program can help storm victims recover after application is made and eligibility determined.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Birmingham, Ala. , May 1, 2011 -- Residents b...

The original database describes this as: Title: Residents Begin Cleanup after Deadly Alabama Tornadoes Production Date: 05/01/2011 Caption: Birmingham, Ala. , May 1, 2011 -- Residents begin cleanup after a d... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Birmingham, Ala. , May 1, 2011 -- Storm damage from the April deadly tornadoes has caused this home to be condemned by the City. FEMA Housing Assistance may provide help to eligible homeless victims. George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Birmingham, Ala. , May 1, 2011 -- Storm damag...

The original database describes this as: Title: Condemnation Sign on Alabama Tornado Affected Home Production Date: 05/01/2011 Caption: Birmingham, Ala. , May 1, 2011 -- Storm damage from the April deadly to... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Pleasant Grove, Ala. , May 2, 2011 --  Storm survivors search for possessions and assess damage.  FEMA Individual Assistance resources can help victims recover from the catastrophic April tornado.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Pleasant Grove, Ala. , May 2, 2011 -- Storm ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Recovery Process Begins in Tornado Ravaged Alabama Production Date: 05/02/2011 Caption: Pleasant Grove, Ala. , May 2, 2011 -- Storm survivors search for posse... more

Severe Storm - Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 --  This catastrophic damage resulted from the deadly storm and tornado which struck here in April. A Presidential Disaster Declaration has activated  FEMA resources to assist storm survivors in recovery.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm - Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 -- This catastrophic damag...

The original database describes this as: Title: Aerial View of Tornado Damage in Alabama Production Date: 05/04/2011 Caption: Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 -- This catastrophic damage resulted from the deadly... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Tuscaloosa, Ala. , May 28, 2011 -- A note on this destroyed home advised a pet had been lost, and later announced the pet had been found.  The FEMA Individual Assistance Housing program may provide temporary housing assistance to eligible homeless survivors of the deadly April tornado. George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Tuscaloosa, Ala. , May 28, 2011 -- A note on ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Missing Pet Found in Alabama Production Date: 05/28/2011 Caption: Tuscaloosa, Ala. , May 28, 2011 -- A note on this destroyed home advised a pet had been lost,... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Tuscaloosa, Ala. , May 11, 2011 -- This structure was severely damaged by the April tornado and city inspectors have declared it unsafe for occupation. FEMA Individual Assistance Housing services can be available for eligible homeless storm survivors.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Tuscaloosa, Ala. , May 11, 2011 -- This struc...

The original database describes this as: Title: Condemned Storm Damaged Building in Alabama Production Date: 05/11/2011 Caption: Tuscaloosa, Ala. , May 11, 2011 -- This structure was severely damaged by the ... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 8, 2011 -- Sign of the Alabama Mobile Home Inspection Agency.  The Alabama Inspector must certify that all mobile home features are correctly installed before releasing to FEMA Individual Assistance Housing for occupancy by those left homeless by the April tornado.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 8, 2011 -- Sign of ...

The original database describes this as: Title: State Manufactured Housing Enforcement Sign Production Date: 05/08/2011 Caption: Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 8, 2011 -- Sign of the Alabama Mobile Home Inspectio... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 --  Interior view of a FEMA temporary housing unit where the first resident  will sign a lease today.  Starter kits, like these shown here, contain basic items to help the new residents settle in. FEMA Individual Assistance Housing services provide temporary homes for eligible survivors of the April tornado.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 -- Interi...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Leases First Temporary Housing Unit in Alabama Production Date: 05/14/2011 Caption: Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 14, 2011 -- Interior view of a FEMA tempora... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 8, 2011 -- FEMA Individual Assistance Housing Inspector Don Norman (left) speaks with state Mobile Home Inspector Alan Northam at the FEMA mobile home temporary housing location.  The state inspector must sign off on the structure before FEMA can use it to provide shelter for those left homeless by the April deadly tornado.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 8, 2011 -- FEMA Ind...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA and Alabama Housing Inspectors at Temporary Housing Site Production Date: 05/08/2011 Caption: Phil Campbell, Ala. , May 8, 2011 -- FEMA Individual Assista... more

Hawaii, Nov. 1, 2006 -- Disaster Recovery Center in Kapa'au, Hawaii for residents to apply for assistance after sustaining damages caused from earthquakes under FEMA-1664-DR-HI

Hawaii, Nov. 1, 2006 -- Disaster Recovery Center in Kapa'au, Hawaii fo...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2006-11-01 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Gen Tamura City/State: HI Keywords: Mitigation ^ Assistance ^ Earthquake ^ Recovery ^ Disaster ^ Individual... more

[Hurricane Katrina] Boutte, LA  November 14, 2005 - Teacher Elaine Hume was hired by FEMA just after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, shutting down the school where she taught.  Elaine is now the Individual Assistance Lead at a  Disaster Recovery Center in south central Louisiana.  Photo by Greg Henshall / FEMA

[Hurricane Katrina] Boutte, LA November 14, 2005 - Teacher Elaine Hum...

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

[Severe Storms and Tornadoes] Earlington, Ky, December 9, 2005 - A home with major roof damages, caused by F4 tornadoes on November 15, is framed by towering oaks completely stripped of foliage and suffering major limb loss.  A federal disaster deeclaration for Individual Assistance was issued for Hopkins and Marshall counties in western Kentucky on December first.  Win Henderson/FEMA photo

[Severe Storms and Tornadoes] Earlington, Ky, December 9, 2005 - A hom...

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

[Hurricane Katrina] New Orleans, LA, 4-22-06 -- FEMA public information officer, Harry (Leo) Skinner, speaks with MyraAnn Daranda about Housing and Individual Assistance (IA) program guidelines at Southern University at New Orleans at a 'Road to Economic Recovery' workshop.  The workshop is designed to help Hurricane Katrina disaster victims find out what aid may be available and FEMA disaster workers attend to answer any questions.  Marvin Nauman/FEMA photo

[Hurricane Katrina] New Orleans, LA, 4-22-06 -- FEMA public informatio...

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

[Hurricane Katrina] Baton Rouge, La.,  September 20, 2006 - Individual Assistance (IA) Call Center workers receive training at the Louisiana Area Field Office (AFO). The AFO's Call Center employs nearly 50 people and receives over 2100 inquiries a day. Keith Riggs/FEMA.

[Hurricane Katrina] Baton Rouge, La., September 20, 2006 - Individual...

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

[Earthquake] Hilo, HI, November 11, 2006 -- FEMA's Hilo Disaster Recovery Center (DRC). The DRC opened and the disaster victims were able to begin registering in person for Individual Assistance (IA). Adam DuBrowa/FEMA.

[Earthquake] Hilo, HI, November 11, 2006 -- FEMA's Hilo Disaster Recov...

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

[Earthquake] Hilo, HI, November 11, 2006 - FEMA Local resident Vicki O'Bryant discusses the registration procedure with FEMA Mitigation Specialist George Garcia at the Hilo Disaster Recovery Center (DRC). The DRC opened and the disaster victims were able to begin registering in person for Individual Assistance (IA). Adam DuBrowa/FEMA.

[Earthquake] Hilo, HI, November 11, 2006 - FEMA Local resident Vicki O...

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

Old Saybrook, Conn., Nov. 16, 2012 -- Shoreline homes in Old Saybrook suffered flooding and were pounded with sand which piled high in the streets and around homes. The waterline shows on this home's walls.  FEMA's Public Assistance Grants, in addition to Individual Assistance, will become available to cities and towns to assist in covering the cost of recovery.  Photo by Marilee Caliendo/FEMA

Old Saybrook, Conn., Nov. 16, 2012 -- Shoreline homes in Old Saybrook ...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-16 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Marilee Caliendo City/State: Old Saybrook, CT Disasters: Connecticut Hurricane Sandy (DR-4087) Disaster Ty... more

[Severe Storms and Tornadoes] Enterprise, AL, March 5, 2007 -- FEMA Community Relations (CR) representatives Ganell Bottomlee (center) and Jean Riendeau (right) speak with a resident affected by the recent Alabama tornadoes.  CR personnel go directly to neighborhoods affected by disasters to make sure people know about FEMA programs and to help them register for Individual Assistance from FEMA.  Mark Wolfe/FEMA

[Severe Storms and Tornadoes] Enterprise, AL, March 5, 2007 -- FEMA Co...

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[Severe Storms and Tornadoes] Enterprise, AL, March 5, 2007 -- FEMA Community Relations (CR) representative Chuck Minerman (standing) conducts the morning meeting with his CR team before they hit the streets to speak with residents affected by the recent Alabama tornadoes.  CR personnel go directly to neighborhoods affected by disasters to make sure people know about FEMA programs and to help them register for Individual Assistance from FEMA.  Mark Wolfe/FEMA

[Severe Storms and Tornadoes] Enterprise, AL, March 5, 2007 -- FEMA Co...

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[Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding] Horseshoe Bay, TX, July 17, 2007 -- Llano County Commissioner Johnnie Heck, FEMA 's Individual Assistance specialist Garland Dubois and FEMA contractor Seth Hopkins look at photos taken by an individual's damage while out on an Individual Assistance Preliminary Damage Assessment survey.  Bob McMillan/ FEMA Photo

[Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding] Horseshoe Bay, TX, July 17, 2...

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[Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding] Lake Leon, TX, July 21, 2007 -- The cleanup continues in and around Eastland County following the recent floods. A Disaster Recovery Center has been opened in Eastland to help those affected by the recent floods to apply for Individual Assistance.  Bob McMillan/ FEMA Photo

[Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding] Lake Leon, TX, July 21, 2007 ...

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[Severe Storms and Flooding] Rochester, MN, August 22, 2007 --  Carlos Mitchell, FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer (FCO)  speaks to a reporter after attending a planning meeting to discuss Individual assistance (IA) and Public assistance (PA) for southeast Minnesota. FEMA is working with state and local representatives in Minnesota to help residents recover from flooding.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

[Severe Storms and Flooding] Rochester, MN, August 22, 2007 -- Carlos...

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[Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes] Bucyrus, Ohio, August 31, 2007 -- Myra Halpin, Individual Assistance (IA) representative delivers FEMA information to an applicant. IA workers staff a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) like this one in the Bucyrus law library.  The law library is close to the disaster yet safe and easily accessed by those in need of help. Mike Moore/FEMA

[Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes] Bucyrus, Ohio, August 31, 200...

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[Wildfires] Delzura, CA, December 8, 2007-- Leighann Grice watches as her husband Jon Grice, center, thanks FEMA's Louis Narciso, direct housing operations (Individual Assistance) after signing an occupancy agreement authorizing them to move into and temporarily use the home mobile they are standing in. The couple lost their home and many household possessions when the wild fires burned their community in October. Amanda Bicknell/FEMA

[Wildfires] Delzura, CA, December 8, 2007-- Leighann Grice watches as ...

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[Wildfires] Delzura, CA, December 8, 2007 -- FEMA employees Louis Narciso, direct housing operations (Individual Assistance), left, and Kenneth Tingman, operations special assistant, are thanked by and Jon and Leighann Grice after they signed an occupancy agreement that will allow them to temporarily live in a FEMA-provided mobile home (back). The couple lost their home and many household possessions when the wild fires burned their community in October. Amanda Bicknell/FEMA

[Wildfires] Delzura, CA, December 8, 2007 -- FEMA employees Louis Narc...

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[Wildfires] Delzura, CA, December 8, 2007--  FEMA’ Louis Narciso, direct housing operations (Individual Assistance) left, and Leighann Grice, test the stove inside the FEMA provided mobile home her and her husband Jon, center, will temporarily call home. Behind them observing are FEMA workers Kenneth Tingman, left, operations special assistant, and Henry Colon, a technical monitor.  The couple lost their home and many household possessions when the wild fires burned their community in October. Amanda Bicknell/FEMA

[Wildfires] Delzura, CA, December 8, 2007-- FEMA’ Louis Narciso, dir...

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[Severe Winter Storms and Flooding] Fernley, NV, January 10, 2008 -- The FEMA Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (MDRC) parked in the Fernley City Hall parking lot is now open, flood impacted residents are calling the FEMA Hot line, and the event is being filmed by Reno KREN-TV reporter.  The first step in applying for FEMA financial Individual Assistance (IA)  is the call to register.  George Armstrong/FEMA

[Severe Winter Storms and Flooding] Fernley, NV, January 10, 2008 -- T...

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[Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding] Central City, KY, March 5, 2008 -- At the Muhlenberg County FEMA Disaster Recovery Center(DRC) Individual Assistance(IA) Specialist Frank Vittetow explains how FEMA can help residents recover from storm damage. FEMA is here because of severe storm and tornado which recently struck 15 KY counties.  George Armstrong/FEMA

[Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding] Central ...

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Gilmer County, WV, June 7, 2008 -- Ron Chaidez from Individual Assistance in FEMA points out the flood line against the side of this house in West Virginia after three consecutive storms flooded the area. This house had no damage inside due to previous mitigation action taken by raising the structure above the 100 year flood level. Robert Kaufmann/FEMA

Gilmer County, WV, June 7, 2008 -- Ron Chaidez from Individual Assista...

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[Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding] Lincoln, NE, June 13, 2008 -- Federal Coordinating Officer Willie G. Nunn (R), Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman (C) and Nebraska Emergency Management Agency Assistant Director Al Berndt answer media questions during Governor Heineman's news conference announcing the state's request for the addition of Individual Assistance to the current declaration.  FEMA/Louis Sohn

[Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding] Lincoln, NE, June 13, 2008 --...

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Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Bayou La Batre, Ala. , July 30, 2008 -- Attendees at the ribbon-cutting ceremony tour the first home built.  The home was funded by the Alternative Housing Pilot Program.  FEMA/Danon Lucas

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Bayou La Batre, Ala. , July 30, 2008 -- Att...

The original database describes this as: Title: Home funded by the Alternative Housing Pilot Program in AL Production Date: 07/30/2008 Caption: Bayou La Batre, Ala. , July 30, 2008 -- Attendees at the ribbon... more

[Hurricane Dolly] McAllen, TX, August 12, 2008 -- FEMA community relations specialist participate in a telethon to register non-English speaking residents in the South Texas counties eligible for Individual assistance.  FEMA is working with local media to provide registration information.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

[Hurricane Dolly] McAllen, TX, August 12, 2008 -- FEMA community relat...

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[Tropical Storm Fay] Melbourne, FL, August 29, 2008 -- At the John Rodes FEMA Disaster Recovery Center(DRC), Individual Assistance(IA) Specialist Patricia Gerosolina listens as a potential applicant relates how their family was affected by Tropical Storm Fay. FEMA IA helps those eligible recover disaster losses.  George Armstrong/FEMA

[Tropical Storm Fay] Melbourne, FL, August 29, 2008 -- At the John Rod...

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[Tropical Storm Fay] Melbourne, FL, September 1, 2008 -- At the John Rodes FEMA Disaster Recovery Center(DRC) FEMA Applicant Services Team Leader Ravella Barbere provides Individual Assistance(IA) information to a Tropical Storm Fay impacted resident. George Armstrong/FEMA

[Tropical Storm Fay] Melbourne, FL, September 1, 2008 -- At the John R...

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[Tropical Storm Fay] Melbourne, FL, September 1, 2008 -- FEMA Disaster Recovery Center(DRC) Manager Crystal Goussen provides information about Individual Assistance(IA) to these residents who were impacted by Tropical Storm Fay.  George Armstrong/FEMA

[Tropical Storm Fay] Melbourne, FL, September 1, 2008 -- FEMA Disaster...

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[Tropical Storm Fay] Jacksonville, FL, September 22, 2008 -- At the Duval FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center(DRC), DRC Manager Brenda Gonzalez speaks with a potential Individual Assistance(IA) applicant. IA grants can help Tropical Storm Fay affected residents recover.  George Armstrong/FEMA

[Tropical Storm Fay] Jacksonville, FL, September 22, 2008 -- At the Du...

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Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Houston, Texas, October 1, 2008 -- Individual Assistance Specialists (IAS) Julie Seaburg (left) and Christopher Urban (right) explain the FEMA recovery programs to an applicant at a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC). IA personnel are in DRCs to help explain FEMA recovery programs and processes to applicants. Mike Moore/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Houston, Texas, October 1, 2008 -- Individu...

The original database describes this as: Title: Individual Assistance representative helping a resident in Texas Production Date: 10/01/2008 Caption: Houston, Texas, October 1, 2008 -- Individual Assistance ... more

Flooding - Salinas, Puerto Rico, October 18, 2008 -- Luis Hernandez from Individual Assistance gives FEMA information to local resident, Pedro Torres.  He had minor damage in his home due to the September 21 - October 3 floods.  Ashley Andujar/FEMA

Flooding - Salinas, Puerto Rico, October 18, 2008 -- Luis Hernandez fr...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA representative with a resident in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/18/2008 Caption: Salinas, Puerto Rico, October 18, 2008 -- Luis Hernandez from Individua... more

Flooding - Salinas, Puerto Rico, October 18, 2008 -- Luis Hernandez and Javier Millan from Individual Assistance put up arrow signs that lead to the Salinas DRC.  Ashley Andujar/FEMA

Flooding - Salinas, Puerto Rico, October 18, 2008 -- Luis Hernandez an...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA workers putting up a sign to the DRC in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/18/2008 Caption: Salinas, Puerto Rico, October 18, 2008 -- Luis Hernandez and Javi... more

Flooding - Salinas, Puerto Rico, October 18, 2008 -- Javier Millan from Individual Assistance, puts up FEMA sign that leads to Salinas DRC.  Ashley Andujar/FEMA

Flooding - Salinas, Puerto Rico, October 18, 2008 -- Javier Millan fro...

The original database describes this as: Title: A FEMA worker puts up a sign pointing to the DRC in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/18/2008 Caption: Salinas, Puerto Rico, October 18, 2008 -- Javier Millan fr... more

Flooding - Salinas, Puerto Rico, October 18, 2008 -- Luis Hernandez from Individual Assistance gives FEMA information to a local resident.  FEMA officials walked around town putting up signs that leads to the Salinas DRC.  Ashley Andujar/FEMA

Flooding - Salinas, Puerto Rico, October 18, 2008 -- Luis Hernandez fr...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA representative in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/18/2008 Caption: Salinas, Puerto Rico, October 18, 2008 -- Luis Hernandez from Individual Assistance giv... more

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Missouri City, Texas, October 23,2008 -- A FEMA individual assistance employee discusses the rights that an applicant has at a meeting held in Missouri City, a suburb of Houston.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Missouri City, Texas, October 23,2008 -- A ...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Individual Assistance worker speaks with an applicant in Texas Production Date: 10/23/2008 Caption: Missouri City, Texas, October 23,2008 -- A FEMA indivi... more

Fire ^ Wildfire - Sylmar, Calif. , November 28, 2008 -- Homes in the background that did not sustain fire damage become uninhabitable due to the lack of utilities.  Every park resident is urged to register with FEMA.  FEMA/Michael Mancino

Fire ^ Wildfire - Sylmar, Calif. , November 28, 2008 -- Homes in the b...

The original database describes this as: Title: Burned mobile home neighborhood in California Production Date: 11/28/2008 Caption: Sylmar, Calif. , November 28, 2008 -- Homes in the background that did not s... more

Fire ^ Wildfire - Sylmar, Calif. , November 28, 2008 -- FEMA Community Relations (CR) representative Sue Phillips discussing Individual Assistance (IA) with a resident of the Oakridge Mobile Home Park.  CR representatives go door to door to disseminate information about FEMA programs directly to the people affected by a disaster.  FEMA/Michael Mancino

Fire ^ Wildfire - Sylmar, Calif. , November 28, 2008 -- FEMA Community...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Community Relations worker speaks with a resident at in California Production Date: 11/28/2008 Caption: Sylmar, Calif. , November 28, 2008 -- FEMA Communi... more

Wildfire - Sylmar, Calif. , November 28, 2008 -- Devastation at the Oakridge Mobile Home Park where 500 homes were destroyed by the wildfires.  No lives were lost but it will be months before the rebuilding process can begin.  FEMA/Michael Mancino

Wildfire - Sylmar, Calif. , November 28, 2008 -- Devastation at the Oa...

The original database describes this as: Title: Oakridge Mobile Home Park Devastation in California Production Date: 11/28/2008 Caption: Sylmar, Calif. , November 28, 2008 -- Devastation at the Oakridge Mobi... more

Fire ^ Wildfire - Sylmar, Calif. , November 28, 2008 -- Hundreds of homes and dozens of vehicles were destroyed at the Oakridge Mobile Home Park.  The fire struck in the early morning giving residence very little time to gather their belongings.  FEMA/Michael Mancino

Fire ^ Wildfire - Sylmar, Calif. , November 28, 2008 -- Hundreds of ho...

The original database describes this as: Title: Burned car and neighborhood in California Production Date: 11/28/2008 Caption: Sylmar, Calif. , November 28, 2008 -- Hundreds of homes and dozens of vehicles w... more

Fire ^ Wildfire - Santa Barbara, Calif. , November 29, 2008 -- FEMA Community Relations (CR) representative Beverly Winder discusses rental assistance with a resident who was not insured and lost everything during the wildfire.  CR representatives go through impacted neighborhoods disseminating information about FEMA programs directly to the people affected by a disaster.  FEMA/Michael Mancino

Fire ^ Wildfire - Santa Barbara, Calif. , November 29, 2008 -- FEMA Co...

The original database describes this as: Title: Community Relations worker talks with a resident in California Production Date: 11/29/2008 Caption: Santa Barbara, Calif. , November 29, 2008 -- FEMA Community... more

Fire ^ Wildfire - Sanata Barbara, Calif. , November 29, 2008 -- More then 200 hundred homes were destroyed during this rapidly moving wildfire.  No lives were lost and the cause of the fire was determined to originate from the remains of a day-old bonfire.  FEMA/Michael Mancino

Fire ^ Wildfire - Sanata Barbara, Calif. , November 29, 2008 -- More t...

The original database describes this as: Title: Burned area in California Production Date: 11/29/2008 Caption: Sanata Barbara, Calif. , November 29, 2008 -- More then 200 hundred homes were destroyed during ... more

Fire ^ Wildfire - Yorba Linda, Calif. , December 12, 2008 -- This home in Hidden Hills is one of 180 homes that were destroyed in Orange County by the November wildfires.  More then 30,000 acres burned during these wildfires.  FEMA/Michael Mancino

Fire ^ Wildfire - Yorba Linda, Calif. , December 12, 2008 -- This home...

The original database describes this as: Title: Wildfires in Hidden Hills neighborhood. Production Date: 12/12/2008 Caption: Yorba Linda, Calif. , December 12, 2008 -- This home in Hidden Hills is one of 180... more

Eagle, Alaska, Aug. 7, 2013 -- After the 2009 flood, the village of Eagle began considering a move away from the waters edge in an effort to stop the repetitive losses from annual spring flooding. FEMA brought together tribal, state, volunteer agencies, federal partners and other partners to ensure safe, secure housing for Alaskans affected by the repetitive flooding. Adam DuBrowa/FEMA

Eagle, Alaska, Aug. 7, 2013 -- After the 2009 flood, the village of Ea...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-08-07 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Adam DuBrowa City/State: Eagle, AK Disaster Types: Flooding Categories: Aerial ^ Feature Stories ^ Individ... more

Eagle, Alaska, Aug. 7, 2013 -- Mayor Don Woodruff (L) greets Federal Coordinating Officer Dolph A. Diemont (R) and State Individual Assistance Chad Fulmer to tour the newly constructed community center. FEMA brought together tribal, state, volunteer agencies, and federal partners to ensure safe, secure housing for Alaskans after the 2009 flood. Adam DuBrowa/FEMA

Eagle, Alaska, Aug. 7, 2013 -- Mayor Don Woodruff (L) greets Federal C...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-08-07 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Adam DuBrowa City/State: Eagle, AK Disaster Types: Flooding Categories: Conceptual Imagery ^ Disaster Offi... more

Eagle, Alaska, Aug. 7, 2013 -- FEMA Tribal Liaison Ramona Van Cleve greets disaster survivor Mary David at the community center to discuss how her relocation to a new home above the 100 year flood plain is working. FEMA brought together tribal, state, volunteer agencies, and federal partners to ensure safe, secure housing for Alaskans after the 2009 flood.  Adam DuBrowa/FEMA

Eagle, Alaska, Aug. 7, 2013 -- FEMA Tribal Liaison Ramona Van Cleve gr...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-08-07 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Adam DuBrowa City/State: Eagle, AK Disaster Types: Flooding Categories: Conceptual Imagery ^ Disaster Offi... more

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Bacliff, Texas, February 12, 2009 -- FEMA Community Relations (CR) specialist Cuong Nguyen (R) translates and assists Alex Ngo (CN) and wife Tu Anh Doan (L) during an Individual Assistance (IA) interview at a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC). Translation services provided by FEMA helps get recovery information to non-English speakers in communities affected by disasters. Mike Moore/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Bacliff, Texas, February 12, 2009 -- FEMA C...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Vietnamese translator helps with individual assistance interview after Hurricane Ike Production Date: 02/12/2009 Caption: Bacliff, Texas, February 12, 200... more

Flooding ^ Mudslide/Landslide - Monroe, Wash. , February 13, 2009 -- FEMA individual assistance specialists assist this Snohomish county resident with the registration process at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds disaster recovery center (DRC). The DRC is open to provide face to face assistance to people suffering damages from the Severe Winter Storm, Landslides, Mudslides and flooding. Adam DuBrowa/FEMA

Flooding ^ Mudslide/Landslide - Monroe, Wash. , February 13, 2009 -- F...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Individual Assistance specialist at a DRC in Washington Production Date: 02/13/2009 Caption: Monroe, Wash. , February 13, 2009 -- FEMA individual assistan... more

Flooding ^ Mudslide/Landslide ^ Winter Storm - Monroe, Wash. , February 13, 2009 -- FEMA individual assistance specialists assist this Snohomish county resident with the registration process at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds disaster recovery center (DRC). The DRC is open to provide face to face assistance to people suffering damages from the Severe Winter Storm, Landslides, Mudslides and flooding. Adam DuBrowa/FEMA

Flooding ^ Mudslide/Landslide ^ Winter Storm - Monroe, Wash. , Februar...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Individual Assistance workers in Washington Production Date: 02/13/2009 Caption: Monroe, Wash. , February 13, 2009 -- FEMA individual assistance specialis... more

Flooding ^ Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Monroe, Wash. , February 13, 2009 -- FEMA individual assistance specialists assist this Snohomish county resident with the registration process at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds disaster recovery center (DRC). The DRC is open to provide face to face assistance to people suffering damages from the Severe Winter Storm, Landslides, Mudslides and flooding. Adam DuBrowa/FEMA

Flooding ^ Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Monroe, Wash. , Februar...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Individual Assistance workers in Washington Production Date: 02/13/2009 Caption: Monroe, Wash. , February 13, 2009 -- FEMA individual assistance specialis... more

Flooding ^ Winter Storm - Linton, N. D. , April 1, 2009 -- FEMA teams began work in four counties today after March floods led to a Public Assistance declaration.  Darlene Geraets, who led the team in Linton, interviews and counsels Kenneth Jochim.  Michael Raphael/FEMA

Flooding ^ Winter Storm - Linton, N. D. , April 1, 2009 -- FEMA teams ...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA team in the field in North Dakota Production Date: 04/01/2009 Caption: Linton, N. D. , April 1, 2009 -- FEMA teams began work in four counties today after... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Moorhead, Minn. , April 15, 2009 -- Individual Assistance (IA) Specialist John Shrum helping an applicant in the first moments after the Moorhead Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) opening. FEMA operates DRCs near disaster areas to assist a community affected by a disaster. Mike Moore/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Moorhead, Minn. , April 15, 2009 -- Individu...

The original database describes this as: Title: Individual Assistance Specialist working in Disaster Recovery Center Production Date: 04/15/2009 Caption: Moorhead, Minn. , April 15, 2009 -- Individual Assist... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Moorhead, Minn. , April 15, 2009 -- FEMA Individual Assistance Program Specialist (IA) Mandy McNatt greeting an applicant at the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Moorhead, MN. FEMA operates DRCs in communities affected by a disaster. Mike Moore/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Moorhead, Minn. , April 15, 2009 -- FEMA Ind...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA opens Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Moorhead, MN after Red River Flood Production Date: 04/15/2009 Caption: Moorhead, Minn. , April 15, 2009 -- FEMA I... more

Dam/Levee Break ^ Flooding - Fargo, N. D. , April 17, 2009 --Houston Hester,FEMA individual assistant specialist, talks to a client at the Fargo Disaster Recovery Center (DRC).  FEMA is working with state and local officials to provide services to residents who have been affected by the recent floods.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Dam/Levee Break ^ Flooding - Fargo, N. D. , April 17, 2009 --Houston H...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Individual Assistant specialist speaks with a resident at the Fargo DRC Production Date: 04/17/2009 Caption: Fargo, N. D. , April 17, 2009 --Houston Heste... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Hendrum, Minn. , April 22, 2009 -- FEMA Individual Assistant Program Specialists Claudette 'Candy' Coyle (L) and Vicki Travis (r) working in a DRC that yesterday was a fire station in Hendrum. FEMA is able to operate safe and secure mobile offices near disaster areas; often those temporary offices are spaces in the affected community. Mike Moore/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Hendrum, Minn. , April 22, 2009 -- FEMA Indi...

The original database describes this as: Title: Disaster Recovery Center in Hendrum, MN Production Date: 04/22/2009 Caption: Hendrum, Minn. , April 22, 2009 -- FEMA Individual Assistant Program Specialists C... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Old Town, Fla. , May 9, 2009 -- At the Dixie County FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center(DRC) a potential applicant for Individual Assistance(IA) takes the first step by calling the FEMA Tele-registration number. FEMA is here due to recent storms/flooding.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Old Town, Fla. , May 9, 2009 -- At the Dixie...

The original database describes this as: Title: Tele-Registration at Dixe Co. DRC Production Date: 05/09/2009 Caption: Old Town, Fla. , May 9, 2009 -- At the Dixie County FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center(... more