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

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

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

Flooding ^ Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Bulan, Ky. , June 15, 2009 -- FEMA Public Information Officer (PIO) Rite Egan (right) shows Lillie Gibson ,a local resident of Bulan in Perry County,the look of the proper FEMA credentials. During disaster recovery affected residents must be on the lookout for possible fraud. Rob Melendez/FEMA

Flooding ^ Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Bulan, Ky. , June 15, 2...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA public information officer with a resident in Perry County Kentucky Production Date: 06/15/2009 Caption: Bulan, Ky. , June 15, 2009 -- FEMA Public Informa... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Nashville, Tenn. , September 1, 2010 -- DHS Secretary Napolitano speaks during a working lunch at the Tennessee Emergency Operations Center in Nashville September 1 as FEMA DR-1909 Deputy Federal Coordinating Officer Thomas J. Stufano looks on. The Secretary received a briefing from Tennessee DR-1909 JOC staff (FEMA/TEMA) concerning the storms, tornadoes and flooding that swept the state beginning April 30. Mike Osborne/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Nashville, Tenn. , September 1, 20...

The original database describes this as: Title: DHS Secretary Napolitano visits Tennessee Production Date: 09/01/2010 Caption: Nashville, Tenn. , September 1, 2010 -- DHS Secretary Napolitano speaks during a... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Nashville, Tenn. , June 23, 2010 -- FEMA Logistics specialists use a Tennessee map and pushpins to create a visual reference of the location of Disaster Recovery Centers as well as the open-closed status of each center.  FEMA is responding to severe storms and flooding that damaged or destroyed thousands of homes across Tennessee in May 2010.  David Fine/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Nashville, Tenn. , June 23, 2010 -- FEMA Log...

The original database describes this as: Title: Logistics Maps Locations of Disaster Recovery Centers Production Date: 06/23/2010 Caption: Nashville, Tenn. , June 23, 2010 -- FEMA Logistics specialists use a... More

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 25, 2011  -  Volunteers collect debris along Duquesne Street, after an EF-5 tornado struck the cities of Joplin and Duquesne on May 22. - Photo by: Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 25, 2011 - Volunteers co...

The original database describes this as: Title: Volunteers cleaning at Duquesne Street, Joplin Production Date: 06/25/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , June 25, 2011 - Volunteers collect debris along Duquesne St... More

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hurricane/Tropical Storm ^ Severe Storm - San Juan, Puerto Rico, January 3, 2000 -- Registration information Billboard in San Juan (Miramar) , Puerto Rico. As part of FEMA's partnership with the Private Sector, a FEMA Billboard went live in San Juan to promote the registration process for the benefit of survivors. Eliud Echevarria/FEMA Location:

Hurricane/Tropical Storm ^ Severe Storm - San Juan, Puerto Rico, Janua...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Billboards in San Juan (Miramar), Puerto Rico Production Date: 01/03/2000 Caption: San Juan, Puerto Rico, January 3, 2000 -- Registration information Bill... More

[Severe Storm, Flooding] Rancho Bernardo, CA, October 27, 2007 -- FEMA Region 9 Administrator, Nancy Ward and Local Assistance Center Manager, Debra Fischle-Faulk tour center where fire impacted residents  can get State and Federal disaster assistance following the devastating San Diego fires.  Andrea Booher/FEMA

[Severe Storm, Flooding] Rancho Bernardo, CA, October 27, 2007 -- FEMA...

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

[Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding] Thompkinsville, KY, March 2, 2008 -- FEMA PIO Mel Jenkins and Small Business Administration Communication Specialist Michael Peacock discuss disaster related services which may be available to this Monroe County resident.  Severe storm and tornado damaged several KY counties. George Armstrong/FEMA

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

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

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, September 27, 2008--Lourdes Melendez and friend Judy Cintron take a break from cleaning up Lourdes's Mechanical Parts Store in Patillas following the recent floods. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, September 2...

The original database describes this as: Title: Residents in Puerto Rico Production Date: 09/27/2008 Caption: Patillas, Puerto Rico, September 27, 2008--Lourdes Melendez and friend Judy Cintron take a break ... More

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, September 27, 2008 -- Magaly Sanchez begins cleaning up the flood debris around her home. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, September 2...

The original database describes this as: Title: Residents cleaning up after floods in Puerto Rico Production Date: 09/27/2008 Caption: Patillas, Puerto Rico, September 27, 2008 -- Magaly Sanchez begins clean... More

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Guyama, Puerto Rico, September 27, 2008 -- Resident Gumersindo Ortiz rests after the arduous task of cleaning out the mud from his flooded home after 24 inches of rain fell in the area. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Guyama, Puerto Rico, September 27,...

The original database describes this as: Title: Resident resting from the clean up in Puerto Rico Production Date: 09/27/2008 Caption: Guyama, Puerto Rico, September 27, 2008 -- Resident Gumersindo Ortiz res... More

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Manuabo, Puerto Rico, September 28, 2008 -- Mayor Jorge Marquez views road damage in the Palo Seco area following recent floods. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Manuabo, Puerto Rico, September 28...

The original database describes this as: Title: Road damage in Puerto Rico Production Date: 09/28/2008 Caption: Manuabo, Puerto Rico, September 28, 2008 -- Mayor Jorge Marquez views road damage in the Palo S... More

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, September 27, 2008 -- Patillas Firefighters help community cleanup from flooding in homes and businesses. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, September 2...

The original database describes this as: Title: Local fire figher helping with clean up in Puerto Rico Production Date: 09/28/2008 Caption: Patillas, Puerto Rico, September 27, 2008 -- Patillas Firefighters ... More

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Salinas, Puerto Rico, September 30, 2008 -- Salinas Municipal Works Dept. assists residents with clean up following the recent flooding in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Salinas, Puerto Rico, September 30...

The original database describes this as: Title: Flood clean up in Puerto Rico Production Date: 09/30/2008 Caption: Salinas, Puerto Rico, September 30, 2008 -- Salinas Municipal Works Dept. assists residents ... More

Severe Storm - Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, October 1, 2008 -- FEMA Community Relations representative, Linda Colon and Cabo Rojo Emergency Manager, Herbert Rodriguez  listen to resident in flooded neighborhood. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Severe Storm - Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, October 1, 2008 -- FEMA Communi...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA worker and local officials meeting in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/01/2008 Caption: Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, October 1, 2008 -- FEMA Community Relations... More

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

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

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

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, October 1, 2008 -- FEMA Community Relations representative, Linda Colon surveys damage in flooded neighborhood. Andrea Booher/FEMA

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

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Community Relations worker in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/01/2008 Caption: Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, October 1, 2008 -- FEMA Community Relations represe... More

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, October 1, 2008 -- FEMA Community Relations representative, Linda Colon talks with Cabo Rojo Emergency Manager, Herbert Rodriguez  about disaster recovery in flooded neighborhood. Andrea Booher/FEMA

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

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA CR worker in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/01/2008 Caption: Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, October 1, 2008 -- FEMA Community Relations representative, Linda Co... More

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, October 1, 2008 -- Cabo Rojo resident takes boat to get to property in his flooded neighborhood. Andrea Booher/FEMA

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

The original database describes this as: Title: Resident in flood waters in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/01/2008 Caption: Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, October 1, 2008 -- Cabo Rojo resident takes boat to get to... More

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, October 1, 2008 -- FEMA Community Relations representative, Linda Colon and Cabo Rojo Emergency Manager, Herbert Rodriguez  listen to resident in flooded neighborhood. Andrea Booher/FEMA

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

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA CR workers speaking with a resident in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/01/2008 Caption: Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, October 1, 2008 -- FEMA Community Relation... More

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, October 1, 2008 -- Cabo Rojo homes flooded by recent storms. Andrea Booher/FEMA

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

The original database describes this as: Title: Flooded neighborhood in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/01/2008 Caption: Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, October 1, 2008 -- Cabo Rojo homes flooded by recent storms. A... More

Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA IT Dept. carries computers that he will help set up at the Patillas Disaster Recovery Center following the recent flooding in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA IT Dept....

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA IT wokers carrying computers in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/03/2008 Caption: Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA IT Dept. carries computers... More

Severe Storm - San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Caribbean Area Division staff  and Puerto Rico Emergency Mgmt. Office coordinate response to recent flooding in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Severe Storm - San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Caribbea...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA workers in a meeting in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/03/2008 Caption: San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Caribbean Area Division staff and... More

Severe Storm - San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 --FEMA Congressional Liaison, Nestor Llamas works with Congressional offices in Puerto Rico following the recent floods. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Severe Storm - San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 --FEMA Congressi...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Congressional Liaison in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/03/2008 Caption: San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 --FEMA Congressional Liaison, Nestor Llam... More

Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Representative, Carmen Rodriguez listens to disaster victim, Felicita Bachi de Jesus at the Patillas Disaster Recovery Center following the recent floods in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Represen...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Representative speaks with a resident in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/03/2008 Caption: Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Representative, C... More

Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Representative, Carmen Rodriguez  delivers disaster information on air at local radio station in Patillas following the recent flooding in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Represen...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Representative speaks on the radio in Puerto Rico in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/03/2008 Caption: Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Repre... More

Severe Storm - San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer, Justo Hernandez meets with Puerto Rico Emergency Management Agency to coordinate recovery efforts following recent flooding in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Severe Storm - San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Federal ...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer, Justo Hernandez in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/03/2008 Caption: San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Federal C... More

Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- Patillas disaster victims make FEMA applications at the Disaster Recovery center. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- Patillas disa...

The original database describes this as: Title: Residents at the Disaster Recovery Center in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/03/2008 Caption: Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- Patillas disaster victi... More

Severe Storm - San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Caribbean Area Division staff  and Puerto Rico Emergency Mgmt. Office coordinate response to recent flooding in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Severe Storm - San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Caribbea...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA workers at a meeting in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/03/2008 Caption: San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Caribbean Area Division staff and... More

Severe Storm - San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Individual Assistance Officer, Kelly Jo Rivas and GAR, Jose Piniero coordinate disaster plans at the outset of recent flooding in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Severe Storm - San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Individu...

The original database describes this as: Title: Individual Assistance workers in a meeting in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/03/2008 Caption: San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Individual Assist... More

Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Representative, Carmen Rodriguez  delivers disaster information on air at local radio station in Patillas following the recent flooding in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Represen...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Representative delivers disaster information on the radio in Puerto Rico in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/03/2008 Caption: Patillas, Puerto Rico, Octobe... More

Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Representative, Pedro Rodriguez assists disaster victim, Justo Rosa at the Patillas Disaster Recovery Center following the recent flooding in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Represen...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Representative speaks with a resident in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/03/2008 Caption: Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Representative, P... More

Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Representative, Carmen Rodriguez assists disaster victims at the Patillas Disaster Recovery Center following the recent flooding in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Represen...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA representative meeting with a resident in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/03/2008 Caption: Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Representative, ... More

Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Representative, Pedro Rodriguez assists disaster victim, Justo Rosa at the Patillas Disaster Recovery Center following the recent flooding in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Represen...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Representative speaks with a resident in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/03/2008 Caption: Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Representative, P... More

Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Representative, Carmen Rodriguez assists disaster victim, Justo Rosa at the Patillas Disaster Recovery Center following the recent flooding in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Represen...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Representative speaks with a resident in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/03/2008 Caption: Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Representative, C... More

Severe Storm - San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Deputy Hazard Mitigation Officer, Sonny  Beauchamp discusses disaster mitigation activities following recent floods in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Severe Storm - San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Deputy H...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA officials in a meeting in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/03/2008 Caption: San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Deputy Hazard Mitigation Officer... More

Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Representative, Carmen Rodriguez assists disaster victims at the Patillas Disaster Recovery Center following the recent flooding in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Represen...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Representative with a resident in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/03/2008 Caption: Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Representative, Carmen R... More

Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Community Relations team at the Patillas Disaster Recovery Center following the recent flooding in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Communit...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA community relations team meeting outside in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/03/2008 Caption: Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Community Rela... More

Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Representative, Carmen Rodriguez assists disaster victim at the Patillas Disaster Recovery Center following the recent flooding in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Represen...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Representative speaks with a resident in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/03/2008 Caption: Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 3, 2008 -- FEMA Representative, C... More

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Ponce, Puerto Rico, October 4, 2008 -- FEMA Community Relations representative, Elisa Nigaglioni distributes assistance fliers in the Ponce area following recent flooding in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Ponce, Puerto Rico, October 4, 200...

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

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Ponce, Puerto Rico, October 4, 2008 -- Luz Maldonadotakes a break from cleaning up her friends flood damaged home in the Ponce area. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Ponce, Puerto Rico, October 4, 200...

The original database describes this as: Title: Interior of a home in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/04/2008 Caption: Ponce, Puerto Rico, October 4, 2008 -- Luz Maldonadotakes a break from cleaning up her f... More

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Ponce, Puerto Rico, October 4, 2008 -- FEMA Community Relations representative, Jorge Irizarry talks to Ponce resident, Nicholasa Rivera. Mrs. Rivera's home was affected by the recent flooding in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Ponce, Puerto Rico, October 4, 200...

The original database describes this as: Title: Resident reads a disaster assistance flier in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/04/2008 Caption: Ponce, Puerto Rico, October 4, 2008 -- FEMA Community Relations ... More

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Ponce, Puerto Rico, October 4, 2008 -- FEMA Community Relations representative, Jorge Irizarry talks to Ponce resident, Nicholasa Rivera. Mrs. Rivera's home was affected by the recent flooding in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Ponce, Puerto Rico, October 4, 200...

The original database describes this as: Title: Resident and a FEMA CR worker with a FEMA flier in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/04/2008 Caption: Ponce, Puerto Rico, October 4, 2008 -- FEMA Community Relat... More

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Ponce, Puerto Rico, October 4, 2008 -- Ponce resident, Nicholasa Rivera reads disaster assistance information. Mrs. Rivera's home was affected by the recent flooding in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Ponce, Puerto Rico, October 4, 200...

The original database describes this as: Title: Resident with a disaster assistance flier in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/04/2008 Caption: Ponce, Puerto Rico, October 4, 2008 -- Ponce resident, Nicholasa ... More

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Ponce, Puerto Rico, October 4, 2008 -- FEMA Community Relations representative, Emiliano Flores distributes disaster assistance fliers to Ponce residents following recent flooding in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Ponce, Puerto Rico, October 4, 200...

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

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Ponce, Puerto Rico, October 4, 2008 -- FEMA Community Relations representative, Elisa Nigaglioni distributes assistance fliers in the Ponce area following recent flooding in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Ponce, Puerto Rico, October 4, 200...

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

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Ponce, Puerto Rico, October 4, 2008 -- FEMA Community Relations representative, Enrique Colon talks to resident, Janet Jivera in the Ponce area following recent flooding in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Ponce, Puerto Rico, October 4, 200...

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

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Ponce, Puerto Rico, October 4, 2008 -- FEMA Community Relations representatives, Elisa Nigaglioni and Yosira Rivera talk to to William Alvarez in the Ponce area following recent flooding in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Ponce, Puerto Rico, October 4, 200...

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

Severe Storm - Ponce, Puerto Rico, October 4, 2008 -- FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer, Justo Hernandez and FEMA officials listen to Ponce Mayor, Francisco Zayas Seijo about damages in Ponce due to recent flooding in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Severe Storm - Ponce, Puerto Rico, October 4, 2008 -- FEMA Federal Coo...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA officials meet with the Mayor of Ponce, Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/04/2008 Caption: Ponce, Puerto Rico, October 4, 2008 -- FEMA Federal Coordinating ... More

Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 5, 2008 -- Sandra Ramos shows photographs of damages to FEMA officials at the Patillas FEMA Disaster Recovery Center following the recent flooding in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 5, 2008 -- Sandra Ramos ...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA officials meet with a resident in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/05/2008 Caption: Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 5, 2008 -- Sandra Ramos shows photograph... More

Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 5, 2008 -- FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer, Justo Hernandez talks with disaster victim, Delia Laboy Rodriguez in the Patillas FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 5, 2008 -- FEMA Federal ...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Officials meet with a resident in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/05/2008 Caption: Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 5, 2008 -- FEMA Federal Coordinating Off... More

Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 5, 2008 -- FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer, Justo Hernandez and FEMA representative Johnny Spickers talk with disaster victim, Delia Laboy Rodriguez in the Patillas FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 5, 2008 -- FEMA Federal ...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA officials meet with a resident in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/05/2008 Caption: Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 5, 2008 -- FEMA Federal Coordinating Off... More

Severe Storm - Ponce, Puerto Rico, October 5, 2008 -- Electric company repairs power poles damaged due to recent flooding in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Severe Storm - Ponce, Puerto Rico, October 5, 2008 -- Electric company...

The original database describes this as: Title: Electric company repairing a power pole in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/05/2008 Caption: Ponce, Puerto Rico, October 5, 2008 -- Electric company repairs pow... More

Severe Storm - Ponce, Puerto Rico, October 4, 2008 -- FEMA External Affairs representative, Maria Davila visits the Ponce FEMA Disaster Recovery Center following the recent floods in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Severe Storm - Ponce, Puerto Rico, October 4, 2008 -- FEMA External Af...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA External Affairs rep in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/05/2008 Caption: Ponce, Puerto Rico, October 4, 2008 -- FEMA External Affairs representative, Mari... More

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 5, 2008 -- FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer, Justo Hernandez talks to disaster victim, Delia Laboy Rodriguez  the Patillas FEMA Disaster Recovery Center following the recent flooding in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 5, ...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Officials meet with a resident in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/05/2008 Caption: Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 5, 2008 -- FEMA Federal Coordinating Off... More

Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 5, 2008 -- FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer, Justo Hernandez talks with disaster victim, Delia Laboy Rodriguez in the Patillas FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 5, 2008 -- FEMA Federal ...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Officials meet with a resident in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/05/2008 Caption: Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 5, 2008 -- FEMA Federal Coordinating Off... More

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 5, 2008 -- FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer, Justo Hernandez talks wih disaster victim, Delia Laboy Rodriguez in the Patillas FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 5, ...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Officials meet with a resident in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/05/2008 Caption: Patillas, Puerto Rico, October 5, 2008 -- FEMA Federal Coordinating Off... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Salinas, Puerto Rico, October 18, 2008 -- Javier Millan and Luis Hernandez put up signs that lead to DRC in Salinas.  Ashley Andujar/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Salinas, Puerto Rico, October 18, 2008 -- Ja...

The original database describes this as: Title: Workers put up signs to the FEMA DRC in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/18/2008 Caption: Salinas, Puerto Rico, October 18, 2008 -- Javier Millan and Luis Herna... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Lajas, Puerto Rico, October 25, 2008 -- FEMA Public Information Officer, Yuisa Rios brings disaster information to senior, Gregorio Silva, who was affected by recent flooding in the Lajas area. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Lajas, Puerto Rico, October 25, 2008 -- FEMA...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA PIO meets with a resident in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/25/2008 Caption: Lajas, Puerto Rico, October 25, 2008 -- FEMA Public Information Officer, Yui... More

Flooding ^ Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Lajas, Puerto Rico, October 25, 2008 -- FEMA Public Information Officer, Yuisa Rios brings disaster information to seniors affected by recent flooding in the Lajas area. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Flooding ^ Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Lajas, Puerto Rico, Oct...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA PIO meets with a resident in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/25/2008 Caption: Lajas, Puerto Rico, October 25, 2008 -- FEMA Public Information Officer, Yui... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Lajas, Puerto Rico, October 25, 2008 -- FEMA Public Information Officer, Yuisa Rios brings disaster information to senior, Gregorio Silva, who was affected by recent flooding in the Lajas area. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Lajas, Puerto Rico, October 25, 2008 -- FEMA...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA PIO meets with a resident in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/25/2008 Caption: Lajas, Puerto Rico, October 25, 2008 -- FEMA Public Information Officer, Yui... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Lajas, Puerto Rico, October 25, 2008 -- FEMA Public Information Officer, Yuisa Rios brings disaster information to senior, Gregorio Silva, who was affected by recent flooding in the Lajas area. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Lajas, Puerto Rico, October 25, 2008 -- FEMA...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA PIO meets with a resident in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/25/2008 Caption: Lajas, Puerto Rico, October 25, 2008 -- FEMA Public Information Officer, Yui... More

Severe Storm - Arroyo, Puerto Rico, October 28, 2008 -- FEMA Congressional Affairs representative, Nestor Llamas prepares to meet with meet with the Arroyo Mayor, Basilio Figueroa de Jesus to discuss recovery efforts following the recent flooding in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Severe Storm - Arroyo, Puerto Rico, October 28, 2008 -- FEMA Congressi...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA worker in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/28/2008 Caption: Arroyo, Puerto Rico, October 28, 2008 -- FEMA Congressional Affairs representative, Nestor Llam... More

Severe Storm - Arroyo, Puerto Rico, October 28, 2008 -- FEMA Congressional Affairs representative, Nestor Llamas and Public Information officer, Maria Davila meet with the Arroyo Mayor, Basilio Figueroa to Jesus to discuss recovery efforts following the recent flooding in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Severe Storm - Arroyo, Puerto Rico, October 28, 2008 -- FEMA Congressi...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA workers about to meet with a mayor in Puerto Rico Production Date: 10/28/2008 Caption: Arroyo, Puerto Rico, October 28, 2008 -- FEMA Congressional Affairs... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Juncos, Puerto Rico, November 1, 2008 -- FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer, Justo Hernandez and Public Information Officer, Maria Davila meet with the Juncos Mayor, Alfredo Alejandro Carrion to discuss recovery efforts following the recent flooding in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Juncos, Puerto Rico, November 1, 2008 -- FEM...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA representatives in Puerto Rico Production Date: 11/01/2008 Caption: Juncos, Puerto Rico, November 1, 2008 -- FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer, Justo Hern... More

Severe Storm - Juncos, Puerto Rico, November 1, 2008 -- FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer, Justo Hernandez and Puerto Rico GAR, Jose Pineiro  prepare to meet with the Juncos Mayor, Alfredo Alejandro Carrion to discuss recovery efforts following the recent flooding in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Severe Storm - Juncos, Puerto Rico, November 1, 2008 -- FEMA Federal C...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA representatives in Puerto Rico Production Date: 11/01/2008 Caption: Juncos, Puerto Rico, November 1, 2008 -- FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer, Justo Hern... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Juncos, Puerto Rico, November 1, 2008 -- FEMA Congressional Affairs representative, Nestor Llamas meets with the Juncos Mayor, Alfredo Alejandro Carrion to discuss recovery efforts following the recent flooding in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Juncos, Puerto Rico, November 1, 2008 -- FEM...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Congressional Affairs Representative meets with a mayor in Puerto Rico Production Date: 11/01/2008 Caption: Juncos, Puerto Rico, November 1, 2008 -- FEMA ... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Juncos, Puerto Rico, November 1, 2008 -- FEMA Congressional Affairs and Community Relations representatives work together to provide assistance at a Disaster Recovery Center in Juncos following the recent flooding in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Juncos, Puerto Rico, November 1, 2008 -- FEM...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA representatives in Puerto Rico Production Date: 11/01/2008 Caption: Juncos, Puerto Rico, November 1, 2008 -- FEMA Congressional Affairs and Community Rela... More

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm ^ Severe Storm - Washington, D. C. , Nov. 9, 2008 -- W. Craig Fugate, FEMA Administrator attends a press conference on the current status of Hurricane Irene.  Fugate, DHS Sec. Napolitano, Red Cross President and CEO McGoven and via video, NOAA National Hurricane Center Director, Read discussed the need for all citizens to be prepared for potential troubles after Hurricane Irene makes landfall.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm ^ Severe Storm - Washington, D. C....

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Press Conference on Hurricane Irene Production Date: 11/09/2008 Caption: Washington, D. C. , Nov. 9, 2008 -- W. Craig Fugate, FEMA Administrator attends a... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, November 11, 2008 -- Deputy Federal Coordinator, Ismael Rodriguez, Federal Coordinator Officer, Justo Hernandez and Region II Administrator, Stephen Kempf during meeting with section chiefs from the Joint Field Office in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico.  Ashley Andujar/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, November 11, 2008 -- ...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA officials in a meeting in Puerto Rico Production Date: 11/11/2008 Caption: Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, November 11, 2008 -- Deputy Federal Coordinator, Ismael ... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - San Juan, Puerto Rico, November 18, 2008 -- Voluntary organizations meet at Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Caribbean Area Division office to discuss the creation of Long Term Recovery Committees (LTRC) in the disaster declared areas of Puerto Rico.  The committees include private non-profit organizations, faith-based institutions, local volunteers, and even residents who suffered losses and damages after the floods. Photo by Andrea Booher/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - San Juan, Puerto Rico, November 18, 2008 -- ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Volunteer agencies meet at the FEMA office in Puerto Rico Production Date: 11/18/2008 Caption: San Juan, Puerto Rico, November 18, 2008 -- Voluntary organizati... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - San Juan, Puerto Rico, November 18, 2008 -- Voluntary organizations meet at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Carribean Area Division office to discuss the creation of Long Term Recovery Committees (LTRC) in the disaster declared areas of Puerto Rico.  The committees include private non-profit organizations, faith-based institutions, local volunteers, and even residents who suffered losses and damages after the floods. Photo by Andrea Booher/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - San Juan, Puerto Rico, November 18, 2008 -- ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Volunteer agencies working with residents in Puerto Rico Production Date: 11/18/2008 Caption: San Juan, Puerto Rico, November 18, 2008 -- Voluntary organizatio... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - San Juan, Puerto Rico, January 15, 2009 -- The Department of Homeland Security held the workshop "Partnerships in Emergency Preparedness: A Faith-Based and Community Initiatives Preparedness Training Workshop" where federal, Commonwealth, private sector, community and faith-based group's representatives received emergency preparedness training which was intended to provide them with resources, knowledge, and skills necessary to respond to, and recover from all threats, hazards, and adverse incident.  Ashley Andujar/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - San Juan, Puerto Rico, January 15, 2009 -- T...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Disaster Officials meet in Puerto Rico Production Date: 01/15/2009 Caption: San Juan, Puerto Rico, January 15, 2009 -- The Department of Homeland Security... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - San Juan, Puerto Rico, January 15, 2009 -- The Department of Homeland Security held the workshop "Partnerships in Emergency Preparedness: A Faith-Based and Community Initiatives Preparedness Training Workshop" where federal, Commonwealth, private sector, community and faith-based group's representatives received emergency preparedness training which was intended to provide them with resources, knowledge, and skills necessary to respond to, and recover from all threats, hazards, and adverse incidents.  Ashley Andujar/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - San Juan, Puerto Rico, January 15, 2009 -- T...

The original database describes this as: Title: Disaster Officials meet in Puerto Rico Production Date: 01/15/2009 Caption: San Juan, Puerto Rico, January 15, 2009 -- The Department of Homeland Security held... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Haleiwa, Hawaii, Jan. 18, 2009 -- Jose Buttera provides applicant assistance at a Disaster Assistance Center on the north shore of Oahu.  The declaration for two counties was for severe storms and floods that occurred Dec. 10-16, 2008. Michael Raphael/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Haleiwa, Hawaii, Jan. 18, 2009 -- Jose Butte...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA worker aids applicants in Hawaii Production Date: 01/18/2009 Caption: Haleiwa, Hawaii, Jan. 18, 2009 -- Jose Buttera provides applicant assistance at a Di... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Haleiwa, Hawaii, January 18, 2009 -- Cliff Steele explains how mitigation helps make a home more disaster resistant at a disaster recovery center on Oahu's north shore.  Severe storms and flooding on two islands Dec. 10-16,2008, led to the declaration. Michael Raphael/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Haleiwa, Hawaii, January 18, 2009 -- Cliff S...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Mitigation workers in Hawaii Production Date: 01/18/2009 Caption: Haleiwa, Hawaii, January 18, 2009 -- Cliff Steele explains how mitigation helps make a h... More

Severe Storm ^ Winter Storm - Paducah, Ky. , January 30, 2009 -- FEMA's Mobile Emergency Response System (MERS) Incident Response Vehicle assists Kentucky with re-establishing emergency communications at the Paducah Kentucky National Guard armory following Kentucky's devastating ice storm  (FEMA News Photo)

Severe Storm ^ Winter Storm - Paducah, Ky. , January 30, 2009 -- FEMA'...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA's Mobile Emergency Response System (MERS) Incident Response Vehicle in Kentucky Production Date: 01/30/2009 Caption: Paducah, Ky. , January 30, 2009 -- FE... More

Flooding ^ Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm ^ Winter Storm - Orting, Wash. , February 9, 2009 -- Bags of debris gutted from the interiors of homes line the sidewalks in this community. Major flooding from severe winter storms along the Carbon river damaged this neighborhood and displaced residents from their homes. Adam DuBrowa/FEMA

Flooding ^ Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm ^ Winter Storm - Orting, ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Photograph by Adam Dubrowa taken on 02/09/2009 in Washington Production Date: 02/09/2009 Caption: Orting, Wash. , February 9, 2009 -- Bags of debris gutted fro... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Orting, Wash. , February 9, 2009 -- Pierce County surface water crews repair a salmon ladder with "six man" rocks. The salmon ladder and roadway were damaged after recent flooding from the Carbon river due to torrential rains. FEMA's public assistance category C funding enables local county crews to repair damaged infrastructures such as roadways and bridges. Adam DuBrowa/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Orting, Wash. , February 9, 2009 -- Pierce C...

The original database describes this as: Title: Crews repairing a salmon ladder in Washington Production Date: 02/09/2009 Caption: Orting, Wash. , February 9, 2009 -- Pierce County surface water crews repair... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm ^ Winter Storm - Puyallup, Wash. , February 9, 2009 -- Located at the South Hill Mall, a FEMA Disaster Recovery Center is open for residents to apply for individual assistance. Pierce County was a federally declared disaster from recent severe winter storms, flooding and landslides. Adam DuBrowa/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm ^ Winter Storm - Puyallup, Wash. , February 9,...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA-State DRC sign in Washington Production Date: 02/09/2009 Caption: Puyallup, Wash. , February 9, 2009 -- Located at the South Hill Mall, a FEMA Disaster Re... More

Flooding ^ Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Cougar, Wash. , February 11, 2009 -- After  severe winter storms passed through Cowlitz county, highway 503 was blocked by mudslides and debris. The road was impassable and recent snowstorms have delayed DOT crews from repairing the roadway. Adam DuBrowa/FEMA

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

The original database describes this as: Title: Damaged road with snow in Washington Production Date: 02/11/2009 Caption: Cougar, Wash. , February 11, 2009 -- After severe winter storms passed through Cowli... More

Flooding ^ Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm ^ Winter Storm - Cougar, Wash. , February 11, 2009 -- State highway 503 was destroyed by landslides and mudslides created from heavy flooding. The road was swept away as a result of severe storms and heavy flooding from Jan. 6 to Jan. 16. Adam DuBrowa/FEMA

Flooding ^ Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm ^ Winter Storm - Cougar, ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Damaged area in Washington Production Date: 02/11/2009 Caption: Cougar, Wash. , February 11, 2009 -- State highway 503 was destroyed by landslides and mudslide... More

Flooding ^ Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Cougar, Wash. , February 11, 2009 -- After  severe winter storms passed through Washington State, landslides swept through Cowlitz county closing public roads. President Obama, FEMA and WA Gov. Chris Gregoire have signed a disaster declaration making the county eligible for public assistance and individual assistance funds. Adam DuBrowa/FEMA

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

The original database describes this as: Title: Damaged Area in Washington Production Date: 02/11/2009 Caption: Cougar, Wash. , February 11, 2009 -- After severe winter storms passed through Washington Stat... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Orting, Wash. , February 12, 2009 -- An amber alert sign advertises FEMA registration to residents and homeowners that were affected by recent flooding events. Pierce County was a county designated under the disaster declaration DR 1817. Adam DuBrowa/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Orting, Wash. , February 12, 2009 -- An ambe...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA sign at night in Washington Production Date: 02/12/2009 Caption: Orting, Wash. , February 12, 2009 -- An amber alert sign advertises FEMA registration to ... More

Flooding ^ Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Monroe, Wash. , February 13, 2009 -- FEMA individual assistance specialists assist this Snohomish county family 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 worker helps a family in Washington Production Date: 02/13/2009 Caption: Monroe, Wash. , February 13, 2009 -- FEMA individual assist... More

Flooding ^ Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Monroe, Wash. , February 13, 2009 -- A FEMA individual assistance specialist assists 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 IA worker helps a resident in Washington Production Date: 02/13/2009 Caption: Monroe, Wash. , February 13, 2009 -- A FEMA individual assistance specialist... 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 ^ Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Morton, Wash. , February 17, 2009 -- Washington State DOT crews dress this cliff side along SR 12 with chain mesh to mitigate falling rocks from the coming spring rains. The "wrapping" process is conducted after landslide events to slide areas in an attempt to reduce the falling rocks of the slopes onto the highway. Adam DuBrowa/FEMA

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

The original database describes this as: Title: Washington State DOT workers protect a road from falling rock with wire mesh in Washington Production Date: 02/17/2009 Caption: Morton, Wash. , February 17, 20... More

Flooding ^ Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm ^ Winter Storm - Kelso, Wash. , February 17, 2009 -- As a result of the heavy rainfall in January in Washington, earth broke loose from a hill, and rammed into this home. The owner applied for assistance from FEMA and received a grant to cover reconstruction costs. Savannah Brehmer/FEMA

Flooding ^ Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm ^ Winter Storm - Kelso, W...

The original database describes this as: Title: Landslide damage in Washington Production Date: 02/17/2009 Caption: Kelso, Wash. , February 17, 2009 -- As a result of the heavy rainfall in January in Washing... More

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Morton, Wash. , February 17, 2009 -- Washington State DOT crews dress this cliff side along SR 12 with chain mesh to mitigate falling rocks. The "wrapping" process is conducted after landslide events to mitigate falling rocks of the slope in preparation for the spring rains. Adam DuBrowa/FEMA

Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Morton, Wash. , February 17, 2009 ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Mitigation work to prevent falling rocks in Washington Production Date: 02/17/2009 Caption: Morton, Wash. , February 17, 2009 -- Washington State DOT crews dre... More