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Fire ^ Wildfire - Anaheim, Calif. , Nov. 20, 2008 -- Federal Coordinating Officer (FCO), Mark Neveau, speaks to insurance representatives at the Orange County Local Assistance Center.  The Local Assistance Center is a "one stop shop" where disaster victims can visit to obtain information regarding disaster assistance.

Fire ^ Wildfire - Anaheim, Calif. , Nov. 20, 2008 -- Federal Coordinat...

The original database describes this as: Title: FCO Visits Local Assistance Center in California Production Date: 11/20/2008 Caption: Anaheim, Calif. , Nov. 20, 2008 -- Federal Coordinating Officer (FCO), Ma... More

Flooding - Fargo, N. D. , April 17, 2009 --  View from Fargo Veterans Bridge of flooded park. Many areas of North Dakota were covered with flood water, weeks after the storms and floods occurred in March. Eliud Echevarria/ FEMA

Flooding - Fargo, N. D. , April 17, 2009 -- View from Fargo Veterans ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Flooded park in North Dakota Production Date: 04/17/2009 Caption: Fargo, N. D. , April 17, 2009 -- View from Fargo Veterans Bridge of flooded park. Many areas... More

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

Tornado - Denning, Ark. , May 25, 2011 -- A woman sits among the ruins of a church that had been on this site since 1890.  The church, a local landmark was destroyed when a tornado ripped through the town of Denning, completely destroying the town.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Tornado - Denning, Ark. , May 25, 2011 -- A woman sits among the ruins...

The original database describes this as: Title: Tornadoes destroy Arkansas town Production Date: 05/25/2011 Caption: Denning, Ark. , May 25, 2011 -- A woman sits among the ruins of a church that had been on ... More

Napa, CA, September 9, 2014 ; Books scatter the floor of the historic Romanesque Goodman Library building in the City of Napa, California, which was struck by a 6.0 earthquake at 3:20 a.m. on August 24, 2014. The Goodman Library was donated to the City of Napa by philanthropist George Goodman in 1901 and is the longest continually operating library in the State of California. The building was seismically stabilized and retrofitted with assistance from FEMA in 2004-2005. FEMA supports state, local and tribal governments in their efforts to recover from natural disasters and mitigate all hazards. Photo by Christopher Mardorf / FEMA

Napa, CA, September 9, 2014 ; Books scatter the floor of the historic ...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-09-09 14:17:09 UTC Photographer Name: Christopher Mardorf City/State: Napa, CA Keywords: Earthquake Disaster Types: Earthquake Categories: Debr... More

Napa, CA, September 9, 2014 ; Earthquake damage to the parapet of the historic Romanesque Goodman Library building in the City of Napa, California, which was struck by a 6.0 earthquake at 3:20 a.m. on August 24, 2014. The Goodman Library was donated to the City of Napa by philanthropist George Goodman in 1901 and is the longest continually operating library in the State of California. The building was seismically stabilized and retrofitted with assistance from FEMA in 2004-2005. FEMA supports state, local and tribal governments in their efforts to recover from natural disasters and mitigate hazards. Photo by Christopher Mardorf / FEMA

Napa, CA, September 9, 2014 ; Earthquake damage to the parapet of the ...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-09-09 14:51:09 UTC Photographer Name: Christopher Mardorf City/State: Napa, CA Keywords: Earthquake Disaster Types: Earthquake Categories: Debr... More

Napa, CA, September 9, 2014 ; Cracked plaster reveals wall lath and latticework in the historic Romanesque Goodman Library building in the City of Napa, California, which was struck by a 6.0 earthquake at 3:20 a.m. on August 24, 2014. The Goodman Library was donated to the City of Napa by philanthropist George Goodman in 1901 and is the longest continually operating library in the State of California. The building was seismically stabilized and retrofitted with assistance from FEMA in 2004-2005. FEMA supports state, local and tribal governments in their efforts to recover from natural disasters and mitigate all hazards. Photo by Christopher Mardorf / FEMA

Napa, CA, September 9, 2014 ; Cracked plaster reveals wall lath and la...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-09-09 14:22:05 UTC Photographer Name: Christopher Mardorf City/State: Napa, CA Keywords: Earthquake Disaster Types: Earthquake Categories: Debr... More

Napa, CA, September 9, 2014 ; Earthquake damage to the parapet of the historic Romanesque Goodman Library building in the City of Napa, California, which was struck by a 6.0 earthquake at 3:20 a.m. on August 24. 2014. The Goodman Library was donated to the City of Napa by philanthropist George Goodman in 1901 and is the longest continually operating library in the State of California. The building was seismically stabilized and retrofitted with assistance from FEMA in 2004-2005. FEMA supports state, local and tribal governments in their efforts to recover from natural disasters and mitigate hazards. Photo by Christopher Mardorf / FEMA

Napa, CA, September 9, 2014 ; Earthquake damage to the parapet of the ...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-09-09 14:52:55 UTC Photographer Name: Christopher Mardorf City/State: Napa, CA Keywords: Earthquake Disaster Types: Earthquake Categories: Debr... More

Napa, CA, September 9, 2014 ; Cracked plaster reveals wall lath and latticework in the historic Romanesque Goodman Library building in the City of Napa, California, which was struck by a 6.0 earthquake at 3:20 a.m. on August 24, 2014. The Goodman Library was donated to the City of Napa by philanthropist George Goodman in 1901 and is the longest continually operating library in the State of California. The building was seismically stabilized and retrofitted with assistance from FEMA in 2004-2005. FEMA supports state, local and tribal governments in their efforts to recover from natural disasters and mitigate all hazards. Photo by Christopher Mardorf / FEMA

Napa, CA, September 9, 2014 ; Cracked plaster reveals wall lath and la...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-09-09 14:08:38 UTC Photographer Name: Christopher Mardorf City/State: Napa, CA Keywords: Earthquake Disaster Types: Earthquake Categories: Debr... More

Napa, CA, September 9, 2014 ; Earthquake damage to the historic Romanesque Goodman Library building in the City of Napa, California, which was struck by a 6.0 earthquake at 3:20 a.m. on August 24. 2014. The Goodman Library was donated to the City of Napa by philanthropist George Goodman in 1901 and is the longest continually operating library in the State of California. The building was seismically stabilized and retrofitted with assistance from FEMA in 2004-2005. FEMA supports state, local and tribal governments in their efforts to recover from natural disasters and mitigate hazards. Photo by Christopher Mardorf / FEMA

Napa, CA, September 9, 2014 ; Earthquake damage to the historic Romane...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-09-09 14:28:25 UTC Photographer Name: Christopher Mardorf City/State: Napa, CA Keywords: Earthquake Disaster Types: Earthquake Categories: Debr... More

Napa, CA, September 9, 2014 ; Earthquake damage to the historic Romanesque Goodman Library building in the City of Napa, California, which was struck by a 6.0 earthquake at 3:20 a.m. on August 24, 2014. The Goodman Library was donated to the City of Napa by philanthropist George Goodman in 1901 and is the longest continually operating library in the State of California. The building was seismically stabilized and retrofitted with assistance from FEMA in 2004-2005. FEMA supports state, local and tribal governments in their efforts to recover from natural disasters and mitigate hazards. Photo by Christopher Mardorf / FEMA

Napa, CA, September 9, 2014 ; Earthquake damage to the historic Romane...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-09-09 14:26:47 UTC Photographer Name: Christopher Mardorf City/State: Napa, CA Keywords: Earthquake Disaster Types: Earthquake Categories: Debr... More

Napa, CA, September 9, 2014 ; Earthquake damage to the parapet of the historic Romanesque Goodman Library building in the City of Napa, California, which was struck by a 6.0 earthquake at 3:20 a.m. on August 24, 2014. The Goodman Library was donated to the City of Napa by philanthropist George Goodman in 1901 and is the longest continually operating library in the State of California. The building was seismically stabilized and retrofitted with assistance from FEMA in 2004-2005. FEMA supports state, local and tribal governments in their efforts to recover from natural disasters and mitigate hazards. Photo by Christopher Mardorf / FEMA

Napa, CA, September 9, 2014 ; Earthquake damage to the parapet of the ...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-09-09 14:54:10 UTC Photographer Name: Christopher Mardorf City/State: Napa, CA Keywords: Earthquake Disaster Types: Earthquake Categories: Debr... More

Napa, CA, September 9, 2014 ; Earthquake damage to the historic Romanesque Goodman Library building in the City of Napa, California, which was struck by a 6.0 earthquake at 3:20 a.m. on August 24, 2014. The Goodman Library was donated to the City of Napa by philanthropist George Goodman in 1901 and is the longest continually operating library in the State of California. The building was seismically stabilized and retrofitted with assistance from FEMA in 2004-2005. FEMA supports state, local and tribal governments in their efforts to recover from natural disasters and mitigate hazards. Photo by Christopher Mardorf / FEMA

Napa, CA, September 9, 2014 ; Earthquake damage to the historic Romane...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-09-09 14:26:24 UTC Photographer Name: Christopher Mardorf City/State: Napa, CA Keywords: Earthquake Disaster Types: Earthquake Categories: Debr... More

Napa, CA, September 9, 2014 ; Cracked plaster reveals wall lath and latticework in the historic Romanesque Goodman Library building in the City of Napa, California, which was struck by a 6.0 earthquake at 3:20 a.m. on August 24, 2014. The Goodman Library was donated to the City of Napa by philanthropist George Goodman in 1901 and is the longest continually operating library in the State of California. The building was seismically stabilized and retrofitted with assistance from FEMA in 2004-2005. FEMA supports state, local and tribal governments in their efforts to recover from natural disasters and mitigate all hazards. Photo by Christopher Mardorf / FEMA

Napa, CA, September 9, 2014 ; Cracked plaster reveals wall lath and la...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-09-09 14:21:53 UTC Photographer Name: Christopher Mardorf City/State: Napa, CA Keywords: Earthquake Disaster Types: Earthquake Categories: Debr... More

Napa, CA, September 9, 2014 ; Earthquake damage from the parapet of the historic Romanesque Goodman Library building in the City of Napa, California, which was struck by a 6.0 earthquake at 3:20 a.m. on August 24, 2014. The Goodman Library was donated to the City of Napa by philanthropist George Goodman in 1901 and is the longest continually operating library in the State of California. The building was seismically stabilized and retrofitted with assistance from FEMA in 2004-2005. FEMA supports state, local and tribal governments in their efforts to recover from natural disasters and mitigate hazards. Photo by Christopher Mardorf / FEMA

Napa, CA, September 9, 2014 ; Earthquake damage from the parapet of th...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-09-09 14:27:14 UTC Photographer Name: Christopher Mardorf City/State: Napa, CA Keywords: Earthquake Disaster Types: Earthquake Categories: Debr... More

Napa, CA, September 9, 2014 ; Books scatter the floor of the historic Romanesque Goodman Library building in the City of Napa, California, which was struck by a 6.0 earthquake at 3:20 a.m. on August 24, 2014. The Goodman Library was donated to the City of Napa by philanthropist George Goodman in 1901 and is the longest continually operating library in the State of California. The building was seismically stabilized and retrofitted with assistance from FEMA in 2004-2005. FEMA supports state, local and tribal governments in their efforts to recover from natural disasters and mitigate all hazards. Photo by Christopher Mardorf / FEMA

Napa, CA, September 9, 2014 ; Books scatter the floor of the historic ...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-09-09 14:17:07 UTC Photographer Name: Christopher Mardorf City/State: Napa, CA Keywords: Earthquake Disaster Types: Earthquake Categories: Debr... 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

Emergency Planning and Security - Antioch, Tenn. , July 9, 2010 -- The FEMA Mission Statement is clearly visible at the DR-1909 Joint Field Office in Antioch Tennessee. Head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency Craig Fugate changed the mission statement in September of 2009 to a more modest and collaborative pledge.  Martin Grube/FEMA

Emergency Planning and Security - Antioch, Tenn. , July 9, 2010 -- The...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Mission Statement posted at a Joint Field Office in TN Production Date: 07/09/2010 Caption: Antioch, Tenn. , July 9, 2010 -- The FEMA Mission Statement is... More

Flooding - Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation, Mont. , August 17, 2010 -- Ruby Stump  participated in the Federal Disaster Assistance Agreement the signing ceremony between Chippewa Cree Nation and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. This signed agreement clears the path for federal disaster recovery funding for the tribe.  Ruby's home was heavily damaged by the June 13th rains on the Reservation.  Andrea Booher/FEMA

Flooding - Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation, Mont. , August 17, 2010 -- ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Ruby Stump in Montana Production Date: 08/17/2010 Caption: Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation, Mont. , August 17, 2010 -- Ruby Stump participated in the Federal D... More

Groton, Conn., Dec. 1, 2012 -- Marie Hanzel, a FEMA Applicant Services Program Specialist, stands aboard the deck of the Historic Ship Nautilus, now on display in Groton, Conn. When the ship was being built in the 1950s, Hanzel worked in purchasing for Westinghouse Electric Corporation, which built the nuclear reactor used to power the submarine. Deployed to work at the Disaster Recovery Center established at Groton after Hurricane Sandy struck the state, Hanzel discovered the sub was only a few minutes away from her workplace. Photo by Annie Donovan/FEMA

Groton, Conn., Dec. 1, 2012 -- Marie Hanzel, a FEMA Applicant Services...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-12-01 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Annie Donovan City/State: Groton, CT Disasters: Connecticut Hurricane Sandy (DR-4087) Disaster Types: Hurr... 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

Winter Storm - Ill. , March 31, 2011 -- FEMA provides information on the application process for public assistance. Photo by Gene Romano

Winter Storm - Ill. , March 31, 2011 -- FEMA provides information on t...

The original database describes this as: Title: Illinois DR-1960 photo Production Date: 03/31/2011 Caption: Ill. , March 31, 2011 -- FEMA provides information on the application process for public assistance... More

Winter Storm - Ill. , April 12, 2011 -- Illinois counties designated for federal assistance for DR-1960. Photo by Gene Romano

Winter Storm - Ill. , April 12, 2011 -- Illinois counties designated f...

The original database describes this as: Title: Illinois DR-1960 Graphic Production Date: 04/12/2011 Caption: Ill. , April 12, 2011 -- Illinois counties designated for federal assistance for DR-1960. Photo b... 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

Winter Storm - Downers Grove, Ill. , May 5, 2011 -- Wisconsin counties designated for public assistance in WI-1966-DR for the Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm of Jan 31-Feb 2, 2011. Green County was added on May 3, 2011.

Winter Storm - Downers Grove, Ill. , May 5, 2011 -- Wisconsin counties...

The original database describes this as: Title: Designated Counties for WI-1966-DR. Production Date: 05/05/2011 Caption: Downers Grove, Ill. , May 5, 2011 -- Wisconsin counties designated for public assistan... More

Tornado - Tushka, Okla. , May 2, 2011 -- Tushka High School was damaged in a tornado that went through the town.  FEMA is supporting state and local recovery efforts.

Tornado - Tushka, Okla. , May 2, 2011 -- Tushka High School was damage...

The original database describes this as: Title: Tushka High School Damage Production Date: 05/02/2011 Caption: Tushka, Okla. , May 2, 2011 -- Tushka High School was damaged in a tornado that went through the... 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

Tornado - Tushka, Okla. , May 2, 2011 -- A tornado shelter is all that remains of a severely damaged building after a tornado struck the town.  FEMA is supporting state and local recovery efforts in Oklahoma.

Tornado - Tushka, Okla. , May 2, 2011 -- A tornado shelter is all that...

The original database describes this as: Title: Tornado Shelter Survives in Tushka Production Date: 05/02/2011 Caption: Tushka, Okla. , May 2, 2011 -- A tornado shelter is all that remains of a severely dama... More

Tornado - Okla. , April 26, 2011 -- Residents board up their windows after a tornado hit the town of Tushka on April 14. Jeannie Warner/FEMA

Tornado - Okla. , April 26, 2011 -- Residents board up their windows a...

The original database describes this as: Title: Preliminary Disaster Assessment in Atoka County, Oklahoma Production Date: 04/26/2011 Caption: Okla. , April 26, 2011 -- Residents board up their windows after... 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

Tornado - Tushka, Okla. , May 2, 2011 -- A staircase leading to a basement reminds standing after a tornado struck the town of Tushka. FEMA is supporting state and local recovery efforts.

Tornado - Tushka, Okla. , May 2, 2011 -- A staircase leading to a base...

The original database describes this as: Title: Damage to Tushka High School After Tornado Production Date: 05/02/2011 Caption: Tushka, Okla. , May 2, 2011 -- A staircase leading to a basement reminds standi... More

Tornado - Tushka, Okla. , May 2, 2011 -- The high school in Tushka was severely damaged when a tornado struck the town.  FEMA is supporting state and local recovery efforts.

Tornado - Tushka, Okla. , May 2, 2011 -- The high school in Tushka was...

The original database describes this as: Title: High School Damaged in Tushka, Okla. Production Date: 05/02/2011 Caption: Tushka, Okla. , May 2, 2011 -- The high school in Tushka was severely damaged when a ... 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

Tornado - Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 -- To date, approximately 1. 5 million cubic yards of the debris has been removed from the affected areas. Operation clean sweep began to include 34 cities and 25 counties. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

Tornado - Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 -- To date, approximately 1. 5 m...

The original database describes this as: Title: Debris removal in Alabama Production Date: 05/04/2011 Caption: Concord, Ala. , May 4, 2011 -- To date, approximately 1. 5 million cubic yards of the debris has... 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

Flooding - Memphis, Tenn. , May 13, 2011 -- Community Relations Specialist Foudiya Henri discusses the needs of the flood evacuees with Hope Presbyterian Shelter Manager, Lesa Joyner.  The Hope Shelter is also the site for the first Disaster Recovery Center. Marilee Caliendo/FEMA

Flooding - Memphis, Tenn. , May 13, 2011 -- Community Relations Specia...

The original database describes this as: Title: DR-1979-TN Production Date: 05/13/2011 Caption: Memphis, Tenn. , May 13, 2011 -- Community Relations Specialist Foudiya Henri discusses the needs of the flood ... More

Jopiln, Mo., January 17, 2014 -- Mayor Medlodee Colbert-Kean presents a Proclamation to Richard Serino, Deputy Administrator for FEMA, recognizing his work for the community's recovery following the deadly tornado on May 2011. Serino is in Joplin to see the recovery efforts. Photo by Steve Zumwalt FEMA

Jopiln, Mo., January 17, 2014 -- Mayor Medlodee Colbert-Kean presents ...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-01-17 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Steve Zumwalt City/State: Joplin, Missouri Keywords: Tornado ^ Missouri ^ Joplin ^ Serino ^ 1980DR ^ procla... More

Joplin, MO, May 22, 2014 -- A small memorial for two victims of the F5 tornado that hit the city three years ago on May 22, 2011. These two lived in an apartment complex located on this corner at the time. The 3 year anniversary is being observed quietly and small memorials are popping up around the path of the tornado. (Photo by Steve Zumwalt/FEMA)

Joplin, MO, May 22, 2014 -- A small memorial for two victims of the F5...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-05-22 08:40:46 UTC Photographer Name: Steve Zumwalt City/State: Joplin, Missouri Keywords: DR1980 ^ Joplin ^ Memorial ^ Missouri ^ Recovery Disa... More

Joplin, Mo., Jan. 17, 2014 -- Mayor Medlodee Colbert-Kean presents a Proclamation to Richard Serino, Deputy Administrator for FEMA, recognizing his work for the community's recovery following the deadly tornado on May 2011. Serino is in Joplin to see recovery efforts. Photo by Steve Zumwalt FEMA

Joplin, Mo., Jan. 17, 2014 -- Mayor Medlodee Colbert-Kean presents a P...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-01-17 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Steve Zumwalt City/State: Joplin, Missouri Keywords: Tornado ^ Missouri ^ Joplin ^ Serino ^ 1980DR ^ procla... More

Joplin, Mo., July 12, 2011 -- Kim Cox, center, of the Citizens Advisory Recovery Team, speaks with community residents during a meeting about the recovery of the City of Joplin in the wake of the devastating tornado. Attendees posted comments on six information boards (housing, neighborhoods, environment and infrastructure, economic development, schools and community facilities, and sustainability and community vision). The meeting facilitated discussion about issues, assets and opportunities. FEMA photo Steve Castaner

Joplin, Mo., July 12, 2011 -- Kim Cox, center, of the Citizens Advisor...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2011-07-12 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Amanda Bicknell City/State: Joplin, MO Keywords: Missouri ^ Joplin ^ Joplin tornado ^ Long-term community r... 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

Joplin, Mo., January 17, 2014 -- Mayor Medlodee Colbert-Kean presents a Proclamation to Richard Serino, Deputy Administrator for FEMA, recognizing his work for the community's recovery following the deadly tornado on May 2011. Serino is in Joplin to see the recovery efforts. Photo by Steve Zumwalt FEMA

Joplin, Mo., January 17, 2014 -- Mayor Medlodee Colbert-Kean presents ...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-01-17 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Steve Zumwalt City/State: Joplin, Missouri Keywords: Tornado ^ Missouri ^ Joplin ^ Serino ^ 1980DR ^ procla... More

Joplin, MO, May 21, 2014 -- A quote from a survivor of the 2011 Joplin tornado is on a memorial stone at the Butterfly Garden located at Cunningham Park. The memorial was dedicated on the third anniversary of the F5 Joplin tornado. (Photo by Steve Zumwalt/FEMA)

Joplin, MO, May 21, 2014 -- A quote from a survivor of the 2011 Joplin...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-05-21 15:21:51 UTC Photographer Name: Steve Zumwalt City/State: Joplin, Missouri Keywords: anniversary ^ DR1980 ^ Joplin ^ Missouri ^ Recovery D... More

Flooding - Pickstown, S. D. , July 7, 2011 -- Rose quartz outlet works at Fort Randall Dam. Recent water releases have drawn spectators to the dam to watch the tumultuous water on the Missouri River.

Flooding - Pickstown, S. D. , July 7, 2011 -- Rose quartz outlet works...

The original database describes this as: Title: South Dakota Dam Output Increases Production Date: 07/07/2011 Caption: Pickstown, S. D. , July 7, 2011 -- Rose quartz outlet works at Fort Randall Dam. Recent ... More

Flooding - Waubay, S. D. , July 12, 2011 -- A raft of pelicans preening where cows used to graze before Rush Lake flooded and reclaimed the land. In the background, fisherman troll for walleye near a flooded barn and silos.

Flooding - Waubay, S. D. , July 12, 2011 -- A raft of pelicans preenin...

The original database describes this as: Title: South Dakota Flooding Production Date: 07/12/2011 Caption: Waubay, S. D. , July 12, 2011 -- A raft of pelicans preening where cows used to graze before Rush La... More

Jefferson Parish, La., May 14, 2013 -- Woodmere Elementary was originally built in 1984 and was severely damaged during Hurricane Katrina. FEMA provided more than $22.4 million in funding to replace the facility. Lillie Long/FEMA

Jefferson Parish, La., May 14, 2013 -- Woodmere Elementary was origina...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-05-14 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Manuel Broussard City/State: Jefferson Parish, LA Keywords: hurricane katrina ^ Woodmere Elementary School ... More

Port Monmouth, N.J., March 1, 2013 -- Monmouth Cove Marina, a multi-service facility purchased by Monmouth County in 1990, is slowly recovering after being devastated by Hurricane Sandy in late October.  Some rack storage is being utilized and work is ongoing to restore the remainder of the Marina.  FEMA works with local, state and federal partners to assist with recovery in communities affected by disasters.  Photo by Sharon Karr/FEMA

Port Monmouth, N.J., March 1, 2013 -- Monmouth Cove Marina, a multi-se...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-03-01 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Sharon Karr City/State: Port Monmouth, NJ Keywords: Recovery ^ marina ^ Monmouth County Park system ^ Monmo... More

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

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

New Orleans, La., Dec. 14, 2008 -- Greater Gentilly High School, housed in the new Lake Area School, took the place of Lake Area Middle School, which was damaged beyond repair by Hurricane Katrina. Greater Gentilly High School one of the ΓÇ£Quick StartΓÇ¥ schools was funded as a ΓÇ£capped alternate projectΓÇ¥ for the Recovery School District, meaning funds have been funneled from other facilities to pay for Greater Gentilly's construction costs. In all, FEMA obligated approx. $39.6 million to build the new school. Lillie Long/FEMA

New Orleans, La., Dec. 14, 2008 -- Greater Gentilly High School, house...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2008-12-14 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Manuel Broussard City/State: New Orleans, LA Keywords: hurricane katrina ^ Greater Gentilly High School Di... More

Menlo Park, Calif., June 10, 2004 -- FEMA Fire Grant Funds used to conduct Confined Space Rescue Training in Menlo Park, CA

Menlo Park, Calif., June 10, 2004 -- FEMA Fire Grant Funds used to con...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2004-06-10 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Gabriela Aranda City/State: Menlo Park, CA Disaster Types: Fire Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emerg... More

New Orleans, La., Feb. 2, 2008 -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency has obligated more than $89 million in funding for repairs to New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board's Eastbank Sewerage treatment facility. Manuel Broussard/FEMA

New Orleans, La., Feb. 2, 2008 -- The Federal Emergency Management Age...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2008-02-02 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Manuel Broussard City/State: New Orleans, LA Keywords: hurricane katrina ^ Sewerage Treatment Plant Disast... More

New York, N.Y., Sep. 14, 2001 -- New York City firefighters and emergency personnel conduct response operations at Ground Zero following the attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001

New York, N.Y., Sep. 14, 2001 -- New York City firefighters and emerge...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2001-09-14 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Dana Trytten City/State: New York, NY Disasters: New York Terrorist Attack (DR-1391) Disaster Types: Terro... More

St Bernard Parish, La., Sep. 21, 2008 -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency spent more than $2.8 million to replace Gauthier Gym in St. Bernard Parish. The gym experienced over four feet of flooding and high winds which caused severe damage. Gioan Nguyen/FEMA

St Bernard Parish, La., Sep. 21, 2008 -- The Federal Emergency Managem...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2008-09-21 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Manuel Broussard City/State: St Bernard Parish, LA Keywords: hurricane katrina ^ Gauthier Gym Disasters: L... 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

New York, N.Y., Sep. 14, 2001 -- New York City firefighters conducting response operations at the World Trade Center site

New York, N.Y., Sep. 14, 2001 -- New York City firefighters conducting...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2001-09-14 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Dana Trytten City/State: New York, NY Disasters: New York Terrorist Attack (DR-1391) Disaster Types: Terro... More

New York, N.Y., Sep. 14, 2001 -- Destroyed emergency response vehicles located at 101 Murray Street in New York City following the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center

New York, N.Y., Sep. 14, 2001 -- Destroyed emergency response vehicles...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2001-09-14 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Dana Trytten City/State: New York, NY Disasters: New York Terrorist Attack (DR-1391) Disaster Types: Terro... More

St. Bernard Parish, La., Aug. 11, 2008 -- To date, almost $30.7 million has been funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency for Davies Elementary School after Hurricane Katrina. Manuel Broussard/FEMA

St. Bernard Parish, La., Aug. 11, 2008 -- To date, almost $30.7 millio...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2008-08-11 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Manuel Broussard City/State: St. Bernard Parish, LA Keywords: hurricane katrina ^ Davies Elementary School ... More

St. Bernard Parish, La., June 29, 2008 -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency provided over $1.7 million dollars to replace the St. Bernard Parish 9-1-1 Communications Center. Gioan Nguyen/FEMA

St. Bernard Parish, La., June 29, 2008 -- The Federal Emergency Manage...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2008-06-29 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Manuel Broussard City/State: St. Bernard Parish, LA Keywords: hurricane katrina ^ 911 Communications Center... More

New York, N.Y., Sep. 14, 2001 -- A New York City Transit official surveys damage to city vehicles following the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001

New York, N.Y., Sep. 14, 2001 -- A New York City Transit official surv...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2001-09-14 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Dana Trytten City/State: New York, NY Disasters: New York Terrorist Attack (DR-1391) Disaster Types: Terro... More

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

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

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

Hurricane/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

New York, N.Y., Sep. 14, 2001 -- The damaged Sphere at the site of the World Trade Center

New York, N.Y., Sep. 14, 2001 -- The damaged Sphere at the site of the...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2001-09-14 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Dana Trytten City/State: New York, NY Disasters: New York Terrorist Attack (DR-1391) Disaster Types: Terro... More

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 24, 2001 -- State Emergency Response Team members, Jerry Pettys (right) and Amy Keeling are on a reconnaissance mission in the Oak Park neighborhood to check on telephone/power stations.  Andrea Booher/FEMA

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , June 24, 2001 -- State Emergency Response Te...

The original database describes this as: Title: Surveying Flood Damages Production Date: 06/24/2001 Caption: Minot, N. D. , June 24, 2001 -- State Emergency Response Team members, Jerry Pettys (right) and Am... More

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Atlantic Ocean, September 12, 2003 -- Satellite photograph of Hurricane Isabel east of the Bahamas in the Atlantic Ocean.  The Hurricane made landfall near Ocracoke Inlet in North Carolina on September 18th as a Category 2 storm. NOAA New Photo

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Atlantic Ocean, September 12, 2003 -- Satel...

The original database describes this as: Title: Satellite photograph of Hurricane Isabel east of the Bahamas Production Date: 09/12/2003 Caption: Atlantic Ocean, September 12, 2003 -- Satellite photograph of... More

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - New Orleans, La. , August 29, 2005 --  Hurricane Katrina damaged 184 of the 200-plus building on the historic Jackson Barracks military campus which houses the Louisiana Army National Guard headquarters. More than 75 of the buildings were so severely damaged they had to be reconstructed, rather than repaired. FEMA obligated $110 million towards rebuilding Jackson Barracks. FEMA/Manuel Broussard

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - New Orleans, La. , August 29, 2005 -- Hurr...

The original database describes this as: Title: Jackson Barracks (Before) Production Date: 08/29/2005 Caption: New Orleans, La. , August 29, 2005 -- Hurricane Katrina damaged 184 of the 200-plus building on... More

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - New Orleans, La. , October 11, 2005 --  During Hurricane Katrina, the red streetcars were stored in the Canal Street facility where they were inundated with almost 60 inches of floodwater. FEMA gas allocated $21. 6 million towards the restoration of New Orleans red streetcars. FEMA/Lillie Long

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - New Orleans, La. , October 11, 2005 -- Dur...

The original database describes this as: Title: RTA Street Cars (Before) Production Date: 10/11/2005 Caption: New Orleans, La. , October 11, 2005 -- During Hurricane Katrina, the red streetcars were stored ... More

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Slidell, La. , December 19, 2005 -- The Slidell Police Department sustained extensive water damage to its roof, ceiling, doors, and mechanical systems from Hurricane Katrina.  FEMA obligated more than $400,000 for temporary and permanent repairs to the facility.  FEMA photo by Greg Henshall

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Slidell, La. , December 19, 2005 -- The Sli...

The original database describes this as: Title: Slidell Police Department Damage Production Date: 12/19/2005 Caption: Slidell, La. , December 19, 2005 -- The Slidell Police Department sustained extensive wat... More

Flooding - Guerneville, Calif. , Feb. 16, 2006 -- After severe storms passed over California; torrential rains created flooding and the Russian river spilled over into this vineyard causing prolonged ponding in the fields. Photo by Adam DuBrowa/FEMA

Flooding - Guerneville, Calif. , Feb. 16, 2006 -- After severe storms ...

The original database describes this as: Title: California Vineyard Flooded Production Date: 02/16/2006 Caption: Guerneville, Calif. , Feb. 16, 2006 -- After severe storms passed over California; torrential ... More

Old Saybrook, Conn., Nov. 26, 2012 -- Frank Mazzarella, (left) FEMA Public Assistance Project Assistant Coordinator for Old Saybrook and Gary Stanley,(center), FEMA Deputy Federal Coordinating Officer, talk to an applicant after the presentation.  FEMA's Public Assistance Grants will become available to cities and towns to assist in covering the cost of recovery.  Photo by Marilee Caliendo/FEMA

Old Saybrook, Conn., Nov. 26, 2012 -- Frank Mazzarella, (left) FEMA Pu...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-26 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Marilee Caliendo City/State: Old Saybrook, CT Keywords: gary stanley Deputy FCO Disasters: Connecticut Hur... More

Point Pleasant, N.J., Feb. 25, 2013 -- 1,200 square feet of boardwalk on Point Pleasant Beach are being rebuilt using wood-alternative decking. FEMA's Public Assistance Grants will become available to cities and towns to assist in covering the cost of recovery. Steve Zumwalt/FEMA

Point Pleasant, N.J., Feb. 25, 2013 -- 1,200 square feet of boardwalk ...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-02-25 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Steve Zumwalt City/State: Point Pleasant, NJ Keywords: Boardwalk Construction Jenkinson Material Sandy rebu... More

Flooding - Arden Hills ISB, Minn. , March 16, 2011 --  Commodity trailers arriving at Incident Support Base  Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant, Arden Hills, MN  Commodities are staged to support potential spring flooding in a multi-region area of the midwest.

Flooding - Arden Hills ISB, Minn. , March 16, 2011 -- Commodity trail...

The original database describes this as: Title: Photograph by Thomas Kempton taken on 03/16/2011 in Minnesota Production Date: 03/16/2011 Caption: Arden Hills ISB, Minn. , March 16, 2011 -- Commodity traile... More

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Roanoke Rapids, N. C. , September 12, 2011 -- Part of a street and curb were taken out by this tree root system when it was blown over by winds from Hurricane Irene. Many cities and counties receive FEMA funding for infrastructure repairs after disasters. FEMA photo/ Tim Burkitt

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

The original database describes this as: Title: Street damage from Hurricane Irene winds. Production Date: 09/12/2011 Caption: Roanoke Rapids, N. C. , September 12, 2011 -- Part of a street and curb were tak... More

Old Saybrook, Conn., Nov. 26, 2012 -- Dana Conover, Pubic Assistance Coordinator for the State of Connecticut, presents program details to eligible applicants/municipalities.  FEMA's Public Assistance Grants will become available to cities and towns to assist in covering the cost of recovery.  Photo by Marilee Caliendo/FEMA

Old Saybrook, Conn., Nov. 26, 2012 -- Dana Conover, Pubic Assistance C...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-26 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Marilee Caliendo City/State: Old Saybrook, CT Disasters: Connecticut Hurricane Sandy (DR-4087) Disaster Ty... More

Long Beach Island, N.J., Nov. 26, 2012 -- Township debris clean is continuing and they clean up after Hurricane Sandy. FEMA's Public Assistance Grants will become available to cities and towns to assist in covering the cost of recovery. Steve Zumwalt/FEMA

Long Beach Island, N.J., Nov. 26, 2012 -- Township debris clean is con...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-26 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Steve Zumwalt City/State: Long Beach Island, NJ Keywords: Cleanup Damage Debris Homes Public Works ^ Damage... More

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.  FEMA's Public Assistance Grants 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

Old Saybrook, Conn., Nov. 26, 2012 -- Staff from FEMA and the Small Business Administration are present at the first Public Assistance Briefing in Connecticut.  FEMA's Public Assistance Grants will become available to cities and towns to assist in covering the cost of recovery.  Photo by Marilee Caliendo/FEMA

Old Saybrook, Conn., Nov. 26, 2012 -- Staff from FEMA and the Small Bu...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-26 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Marilee Caliendo City/State: Old Saybrook, CT Disasters: Connecticut Hurricane Sandy (DR-4087) Disaster Ty... More

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.  FEMA's Public Assistance Grants 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

Hattiesburg, Miss., Feb. 16, 2013 -- County trucks are working long hours, clearing roads blocked by fallen trees and all kinds of debris.  FEMA grants will be available to cities and towns through the Public Assistance Program to offset the expense of recovery.  Photo by Marilee Caliendo/FEMA

Hattiesburg, Miss., Feb. 16, 2013 -- County trucks are working long ho...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-02-16 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Marilee Caliendo City/State: Hattiesburg, MS Disasters: Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding ... More

Old Saybrook, Conn., Nov. 26, 2012 -- Dana Conover, Pubic Assistance Coordinator for the State of Connecticut talks to FEMA Congressional Affairs Specialist Denis Martin at the Saybrook applicant briefing.  FEMA's Public Assistance Grants will become available to cities and towns to assist in covering the cost of recovery.  Photo by Marilee Caliendo/FEMA

Old Saybrook, Conn., Nov. 26, 2012 -- Dana Conover, Pubic Assistance C...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-26 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Marilee Caliendo City/State: Old Saybrook, CT Disasters: Connecticut Hurricane Sandy (DR-4087) Disaster Ty... More

Flooding - Arden Hills ISB, Minn. , March 17, 2011 --  Staging of blankets, cots, water and food in support of potential midwest spring flooding.  Incident Support Base at the Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant, Arden Hills, MN

Flooding - Arden Hills ISB, Minn. , March 17, 2011 -- Staging of blan...

The original database describes this as: Title: Photograph by Thomas Kempton taken on 03/17/2011 in Minnesota Production Date: 03/17/2011 Caption: Arden Hills ISB, Minn. , March 17, 2011 -- Staging of blank... More

Long Beach Island, N.J., Nov. 26, 2012 -- Township debris clean is continuing and they clean up after Hurricane Sandy. FEMA's Public Assistance Grants will become available to cities and towns to assist in covering the cost of recovery. Steve Zumwalt/FEMA

Long Beach Island, N.J., Nov. 26, 2012 -- Township debris clean is con...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-26 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Steve Zumwalt City/State: Long Beach Island, NJ Keywords: Assistance Cleanup Damage Debris Flooding Homes P... More

Fairfield, Conn., Nov. 20, 2012 -- The Transfer station on One Rod Road is busy processing storm damaged goods and debris.  FEMA's Pubic Assistance Support Function will be accepting applications from Cities and Towns for funds to offset the cost of debris processing and removal.  Photo by Marilee Caliendo/FEMA

Fairfield, Conn., Nov. 20, 2012 -- The Transfer station on One Rod Roa...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-20 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Marilee Caliendo City/State: Fairfield, CT Disaster Types: Coastal Storm ^ Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical St... More

Flooding - Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant, Arden Hills, MN, March 18, 2011 -- Emergency Power Supply Generators Staged at the Incident Support Base for possible use during Spring Flooding in the midwest.

Flooding - Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant, Arden Hills, MN, March 1...

The original database describes this as: Title: Photograph by Thomas Kempton taken on 03/18/2011 in Minnesota Production Date: 03/18/2011 Caption: Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant, Arden Hills, MN, March 18... More

Fairfield Beach, Conn., Nov. 12, 2012 -- Now that the roadways have been cleared and residents can access their properties, heavy cleanup equipment is moving debris as fast as possible.  FEMA makes grants to cities and towns for cleanup, obtained by applying for Public Assistance funds. Photo by Marilee Caliendo/FEMA

Fairfield Beach, Conn., Nov. 12, 2012 -- Now that the roadways have be...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-12 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Marilee Caliendo City/State: Fairfield Beach, CT Disasters: Connecticut Hurricane Sandy (DR-4087) Disaster... More

Fairfield Beach, Conn., Dec. 1, 2012 -- Up and down the coast, insulation has been soaked and must be removed.  Public Assistance Grants from FEMA to cities and towns will help defray the cost of removing all the storm-related debris.   Photo by Marilee Caliendo/FEMA

Fairfield Beach, Conn., Dec. 1, 2012 -- Up and down the coast, insulat...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-12-01 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Marilee Caliendo City/State: Fairfield Beach, CT Disasters: Connecticut Hurricane Sandy (DR-4087) Disaster... More

Reeds Beach, N.J., Nov. 23, 2012 -- Hurricane Sandy washed up sand in this beach community leaving some streets impassable. FEMA's Public Assistance Grants will become available to cities and towns to assist in covering the cost of recovery. Steve Zumwalt/FEMA

Reeds Beach, N.J., Nov. 23, 2012 -- Hurricane Sandy washed up sand in ...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-23 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Steve Zumwalt City/State: Reeds Beach, NJ Keywords: Bay Damage Homes Reeds Beach Sand Sign Water ^ Damage ^... More

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

Tornado - Greensburg, Kan. , May 6, 2007 -- Richard Hainje, Administrator of FEMA's Region VII, answers questions from national and local media about the federal response to a devastating tornado. Less than 48 hours before, an EF5 tornado destroyed 95 percent of the county seat of Kiowa County. FEMA/Crystal Payton

Tornado - Greensburg, Kan. , May 6, 2007 -- Richard Hainje, Administra...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA's Region VII, Richard Hainje speaks to the press in Kansas Production Date: 05/05/2007 Caption: Greensburg, Kan. , May 6, 2007 -- Richard Hainje, Administ... More

Tornado - Greensburg, Kan. , May 19, 2007 -- The "burn pit" operation for Greensburg Kansas tornado debris. Vegetative and other combustible debris from destruction caused by an EF-5 tornado was burned under close supervision at a temporary landfill.  FEMA/Crystal Payton

Tornado - Greensburg, Kan. , May 19, 2007 -- The "burn pit" operation ...

The original database describes this as: Title: The burn pit operation in Kansas Production Date: 05/19/2007 Caption: Greensburg, Kan. , May 19, 2007 -- The "burn pit" operation for Greensburg Kansas tornado... More

Tornado - Greensburg, Kan. , May 28, 2007 -- Workmen begin construction of units to be used by FEMA staff working in Greensburg. These rectangular metal "living units" provide very compact temporary housing and can be set up in almost environment. FEMA/Crystal Payton

Tornado - Greensburg, Kan. , May 28, 2007 -- Workmen begin constructio...

The original database describes this as: Title: Workmen begin constructing living units in Kansas Production Date: 05/28/2007 Caption: Greensburg, Kan. , May 28, 2007 -- Workmen begin construction of units t... More

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

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

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

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Oak Island, Texas, November 1,2008 -- Mark Wilson, a FEMA individual assistance employee goes over paper work with a Oak Island resident who received a storage unit. Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

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

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA representative works with a resident in Texas Production Date: 06/07/2007 Caption: Oak Island, Texas, November 1,2008 -- Mark Wilson, a FEMA individual as... More

Tornado - Greensburg, Kan. , July 11, 2007 -- Interior view of a COGIM unit. These metal "box" temporary housing units were brought in for FEMA staff working in Greensburg following the devastating EF-5 tornado.  FEMA/Crystal Payton

Tornado - Greensburg, Kan. , July 11, 2007 -- Interior view of a COGIM...

The original database describes this as: Title: Interior of a metal living unit in Kansas Production Date: 07/11/2007 Caption: Greensburg, Kan. , July 11, 2007 -- Interior view of a COGIM unit. These metal "... More