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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., 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

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

Flooding - Stillwater, Minn. , June 2, 2011 -- Gerald "Jerry" Eyink, a public assistance project specialist for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), answers questions from local government officials during a public assistance applicant briefing. Local government officials in Minnesota's  Washington County were briefed by representatives of the Minnesota Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and FEMA regarding the assistance available to repair public infrastructure damaged by spring 2011 floods. Photo by Norman Lenburg/FEMA

Flooding - Stillwater, Minn. , June 2, 2011 -- Gerald "Jerry" Eyink, a...

The original database describes this as: Title: Questions and Answers 06/02/2011 in Stillwater, Minnesota Production Date: 06/02/2011 Caption: Stillwater, Minn. , June 2, 2011 -- Gerald "Jerry" Eyink, a publ... More

Flooding - Benson, Minn. , May 25, 2011 -- Miinesota State Public Assistance Officer Bill Hirte explains federal program that provide disaster recovery help to local governments to officials from Swift, Big Stone and Lac Qui Parie counties. The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Minnesota Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management briefed government officials in areas affected by spring flooding in the state. Photo by Norman Lenburg/FEMA

Flooding - Benson, Minn. , May 25, 2011 -- Miinesota State Public Assi...

The original database describes this as: Title: Public Assistance Applicant Briefing 05/25/2011 in Benson, Minnesota Production Date: 05/25/2011 Caption: Benson, Minn. , May 25, 2011 -- Miinesota State Publi... More

Flooding - Chaska, Minn. , May 31, 2011 -- Bill Hirte, public assistance officer for the Minnesota Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, is interviewed by KARE-TV photojournalist after conducting a public assistance applicant briefing for local officials from Carver and Scott counties. The briefings were held  for local officials by the State of Minnesota and the Federal Emergency Management Agency to explain programs available to assist local and county governments repair public infrastructure damaged by 2011 spring floods. Photo by Norman Lenburg/FEMA

Flooding - Chaska, Minn. , May 31, 2011 -- Bill Hirte, public assistan...

The original database describes this as: Title: Minnesota Public Assistance Officer Interview 05/31/2011 in Minnesota Production Date: 05/31/2011 Caption: Chaska, Minn. , May 31, 2011 -- Bill Hirte, public a... 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

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

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

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

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

Mudslide/Landslide - Manuabo, Puerto Rico, September 28, 2008 -- Manuabo Mayor, Jorge Marquez  listens to flood victim, Senora Figueroa Vincenta in the Lizas area. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Mudslide/Landslide - Manuabo, Puerto Rico, September 28, 2008 -- Manua...

The original database describes this as: Title: Mayor Marquest helps a resident in Puerto Rico Production Date: 09/28/2008 Caption: Manuabo, Puerto Rico, September 28, 2008 -- Manuabo Mayor, Jorge Marquez l... 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

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Seabrook, Texas, October 2, 2008 --  Seabrook City Manager Chuck Pinto describes the damage caused by Hurricane Ike's storm surge to FEMA DRC Manager Barbara Edwards and FEMA PIO Suzanne Novak.  All of the restaurants along the water were damaged; some were totally washed away.  Photo by Greg Henshall / FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Seabrook, Texas, October 2, 2008 -- Seabro...

The original database describes this as: Title: Local officials and FEMA workers in Texas Production Date: 10/02/2008 Caption: Seabrook, Texas, October 2, 2008 -- Seabrook City Manager Chuck Pinto describes... More

Mudslide/Landslide - Ponce, Puerto Rico, October 4, 2008 -- FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer, Justo Hernandez talks with Ponce Mayor, Francisco Zayas Seijo about disaster damages due to recent flooding in Puerto Rico. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Mudslide/Landslide - Ponce, Puerto Rico, October 4, 2008 -- FEMA Feder...

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

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Galveston, Texas, October 6, 2008 -- FEMA Branch Director Gerry Stolar meets with Galveston Mayor Lyda Ann Thomas concerning the island's recovery following Hurricane Ike.  The storm caused severe wind and flood damage all along the southeast Texas coast when it made landfall on September 13th, 2008

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Galveston, Texas, October 6, 2008 -- FEMA B...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Official meets with Mayor Lyda Ann Thomas in Texas Production Date: 10/06/2008 Caption: Galveston, Texas, October 6, 2008 -- FEMA Branch Director Gerry St... More

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Galveston, Texas, October 8, 2008 -- Galveston Mayor Lyda Ann Thomas meets with FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer Sandy Coachman and other high-ranking officials to discuss a number of recovery issues.  Galveston incurred heavy wind and flood damage during Hurricane Ike.

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Galveston, Texas, October 8, 2008 -- Galves...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Officials and Galveston Mayor meet in Texas Production Date: 10/08/2008 Caption: Galveston, Texas, October 8, 2008 -- Galveston Mayor Lyda Ann Thomas meet... More

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Galveston, Texas, October 8, 2008 -- Federal Coordinating Officer Sandy Coachman meets with Galveston Mayor Lyda Ann Thomas to discuss several issues relating to the city's recovery.  Galveston incurred severe wind and flood damage due to Hurricane Ike.

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Galveston, Texas, October 8, 2008 -- Federa...

The original database describes this as: Title: FCO Sandy Coachman meets with Galveston Mayor Lynda Ann Thomas in Texas Production Date: 10/08/2008 Caption: Galveston, Texas, October 8, 2008 -- Federal Coord... More

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Galveston Island, Texas, October 28,2008--Deputy Administrator Harvey Johnson meets with Galveston Mayor Lyda Ann Thomas, near right and FCO Sandy Coachman and Deputy FCO Albie Lewis in attendance. Johnson was in the area to meet with local and federal officials to discuss on-going relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Ike.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Galveston Island, Texas, October 28,2008--D...

The original database describes this as: Title: Admiral Johnson visits Texas Production Date: 10/28/2008 Caption: Galveston Island, Texas, October 28,2008--Deputy Administrator Harvey Johnson meets with Galv... More

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Galveston Island, Texas, October 28, 2008 -- Deputy Administrator Harvey Johnson chats with Galveston Mayor, Lyda Ann Thomas after a meeting with local officials. Johnson was in the area to meet with local and federal officials to discuss on-going relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Ike.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Galveston Island, Texas, October 28, 2008 -...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Deputy Administrator Johnson visits Galveston Mayor Thomas Production Date: 10/28/2008 Caption: Galveston Island, Texas, October 28, 2008 -- Deputy Admini... More

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Beaumont, Texas, October 31, 2008 -- Veronica Betts, a Texas community relations employee works with Albert Atkinson, a FEMA community relations worker.  FEMA and state and local officials are working together to make sure the residents affected by Hurricane Ike are getting the services they are eligible for.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Beaumont, Texas, October 31, 2008 -- Veroni...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA and Texas Community Relations workers in Texas Production Date: 10/31/2008 Caption: Beaumont, Texas, October 31, 2008 -- Veronica Betts, a Texas community... 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

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

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Houston, Texas, November 6, 2008 -- FEMA administrator R. David Paulison attends a meeting of the Harris County mayors.  He met with local officials and business owners to discuss what FEMA is doing to ease the housing crisis in the Houston area in the aftermath of Hurricane Ike.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Houston, Texas, November 6, 2008 -- FEMA ad...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Administrator Paulison in a meeting in Texas Production Date: 11/06/2008 Caption: Houston, Texas, November 6, 2008 -- FEMA administrator R. David Paulison... More

Fire ^ Wildfire - Chino, Calif. , November 20, 2008 -- State Coordinating Officer, Tom Maruyama, and Federal Coordinating Officer, Mark Neveau, discuss tactics while visiting the Prado Staging Area.  The wild land fire fighting apparatus are staged at the Prado Staging Area will be used to fight wild land fires in Southern California.  FEMA can provide funds through the Fire Management Assistance Grant Program to reimburse States for the costs of fighting wild land fires.

Fire ^ Wildfire - Chino, Calif. , November 20, 2008 -- State Coordinat...

The original database describes this as: Title: FCO and SCO At Staging Area in Callifornia Production Date: 11/20/2008 Caption: Chino, Calif. , November 20, 2008 -- State Coordinating Officer, Tom Maruyama, ... More

Fire ^ Wildfire - Yorba Linda, Calif. , November 20, 2008 -- Federal Coordinating Officer, Mark Neveau, and local City officials look at damage caused by the recent wildfires in Southern California.  FEMA can provide assistance through its Public Assistance program to help communities pay for the costs of emergency protective measure incurred during the response to fighting the wildfires.

Fire ^ Wildfire - Yorba Linda, Calif. , November 20, 2008 -- Federal C...

The original database describes this as: Title: FCO Observes Wildfire Damage in California Production Date: 11/20/2008 Caption: Yorba Linda, Calif. , November 20, 2008 -- Federal Coordinating Officer, Mark N... More

Denver, Colo. , November 20, 2008 --  Scott Logan, Deputy Division Director of National Preparedness Region VIII,  heads a break out session on Tribal Issues  at the meeting of RISC (Regional Interagency Steering Committee).  Photo: Michael Rieger/FEMA

Denver, Colo. , November 20, 2008 -- Scott Logan, Deputy Division Dir...

The original database describes this as: Title: Meeting on Tribal Issues with FEMA in Colorado Production Date: 11/20/2008 Caption: Denver, Colo. , November 20, 2008 -- Scott Logan, Deputy Division Director... More

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Orange, Texas, November 25, 2008 -- Local officials and FEMA representatives speak to a gathered crowd during a ground breaking ceremony. Left to right, Orange County Judge Carl Thibodeaux, Southeast Texas Area Field Office Director Bob Bennett, Congressman Kevin Brady, and FEMA Administrator R. David Paulison. This housing site is being prepared to help this community recover from the damages brought by Hurricane Ike. Mike Moore/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Orange, Texas, November 25, 2008 -- Local o...

The original database describes this as: Title: Orange, Texas breaks ground on temporary housing project being built after Hurricane Ike Production Date: 11/25/2008 Caption: Orange, Texas, November 25, 2008 ... More

Eagle, Alaska, Aug. 7, 2013 -- Federal Coordinating Officer (FCO) Dolph A. Diemont (C) and State Coordinating Officer (SCO) Bryan Fisher (R) tour the newly constructed medical facility with Doctor Bruce Atkinson (L). A severe flood destroyed the previous medical center in 2009 and FEMA partnered with the State of Alaska to relocate the hospital to higher ground. Adam DuBrowa/FEMA

Eagle, Alaska, Aug. 7, 2013 -- Federal Coordinating Officer (FCO) Dolp...

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

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Bolivar, Texas, January 12, 2009 -- Chief Financial Officer Norman Dong (left) surveys damage to a community in Bolivar, Texas while touring the area with representatives from FEMA in Galveston. This beach front neighborhood was destroyed by Hurricane Ike and remains in ruins. Robert Kaufmann/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Bolivar, Texas, January 12, 2009 -- Chief F...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA officials in a damaged Texas neighborhood Production Date: 01/12/2009 Caption: Bolivar, Texas, January 12, 2009 -- Chief Financial Officer Norman Dong (le... More

Wildfire - Sylmar, Calif. , February 12, 2009 -- Mark Neveau, left, Federal Coordinating Officer, and Zev Yaroslavsky, Los Angeles County Supervisor, 3rd District, during a press conference at Olive View-UCLA Medical Center where more than 50 ancillary buildings burned in the Sayre Fire. Project worksheets are nearing completion for millions of dollars of FEMA/State Public Assistance grants. Photo by Barbara Pritchard/FEMA

Wildfire - Sylmar, Calif. , February 12, 2009 -- Mark Neveau, left, Fe...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA FCO at the microphone at a press conference in California Production Date: 02/12/2009 Caption: Sylmar, Calif. , February 12, 2009 -- Mark Neveau, left, Fe... More

Winter Storm - Princeton, Ky. , February 21, 2009 -- Local officials gather at a debris burn site with FEMA representative. Left to right: Brock Thomas, Caldwell County Judge Executive, Iris Brantley, City Councilwoman, Mike Cherry, State Representative, Chuck Ruoff, FEMA Intergovernmental Affairs representative, Carroll Boyd, City Councilman, and David Sullinger, Public Utilities Superintendent. Photo by Liz Roll

Winter Storm - Princeton, Ky. , February 21, 2009 -- Local officials g...

The original database describes this as: Title: Local officials meet with FEMA outside in Kentucky Production Date: 02/21/2009 Caption: Princeton, Ky. , February 21, 2009 -- Local officials gather at a debri... More

Winter Storm - Princeton, Ky. , February 21, 2009 -- Councilwoman Iris Brantley and Councilman Mike Cherry get a tour of the debris burn. Three weeks after the January 27th ice storm, crews are still picking up debris. Photo by Liz Roll

Winter Storm - Princeton, Ky. , February 21, 2009 -- Councilwoman Iris...

The original database describes this as: Title: Local officials in Kentucky Production Date: 02/21/2009 Caption: Princeton, Ky. , February 21, 2009 -- Councilwoman Iris Brantley and Councilman Mike Cherry ge... More

Winter Storm - Madisonville, Ky. , February 23, 2009 --  FEMA Intergovernmental Affairs representative Chuck Ruoff and Mayor Will Cox talk at a debris burn site. Photo by Liz Roll/FEMA

Winter Storm - Madisonville, Ky. , February 23, 2009 -- FEMA Intergov...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA representative and mayor meet at a debris site in Kentucky Production Date: 02/23/2009 Caption: Madisonville, Ky. , February 23, 2009 -- FEMA Intergovern... More

Winter Storm - Madisonville, Ky. , February 23, 2009 --  Debris from the January 27th ice storm is removed from the East Oddfellows Cemetery. The cemetery is city-owned. Photo by Liz Roll/FEMA

Winter Storm - Madisonville, Ky. , February 23, 2009 -- Debris from t...

The original database describes this as: Title: City worker puts a branch in a wood chipper in Kentucky Production Date: 02/23/2009 Caption: Madisonville, Ky. , February 23, 2009 -- Debris from the January ... More

Flooding - Sekiu, Wash. , March 2, 2009 -- Along The Strait of Juan De Fuca, FEMA Public Information Officer (PIO) Ernie Martz and WA DOT supervisor Bill "Hallelujah" White discuss recent flood levels during a damage survey to State Route 112. After severe flooding damaged the highway, DOT crews work to repair critical infrastructures. Adam DuBrowa/FEMA

Flooding - Sekiu, Wash. , March 2, 2009 -- Along The Strait of Juan De...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA PIO and WA DOT official at a broken roadway in Washington Production Date: 03/02/2009 Caption: Sekiu, Wash. , March 2, 2009 -- Along The Strait of Juan De... More

Flooding - Sekiu, Wash. , March 2, 2009 -- FEMA Public Information Officer (PIO) Ernie Martz and WA DOT supervisor Bill "Hallelujah" White discuss water levels and damage during a survey to State Route 112 along the Strait of Juan De Fuca. After severe flooding from recent storms damaged and cracked the highway, WA State DOT crews work to repair roads and critical infrastructures.  Adam DuBrowa/FEMA

Flooding - Sekiu, Wash. , March 2, 2009 -- FEMA Public Information Off...

The original database describes this as: Title: Crack in a roadway in Washington Production Date: 03/02/2009 Caption: Sekiu, Wash. , March 2, 2009 -- FEMA Public Information Officer (PIO) Ernie Martz and WA ... More

Coastal Storm ^ Flooding - Sekiu, Wash. , March 2, 2009 -- Along The Strait of Juan De Fuca FEMA Public Information Officer (PIO) Ernie Martz and WA DOT supervisor Bill "Hallelujah" White discuss Public Assistance during a damage survey to State Route 112. After severe flooding damaged the highway, DOT crews work to repair roadways. Adam DuBrowa/FEMA

Coastal Storm ^ Flooding - Sekiu, Wash. , March 2, 2009 -- Along The S...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA PIO and WA DOT employee at a broken road in Washington Production Date: 03/02/2009 Caption: Sekiu, Wash. , March 2, 2009 -- Along The Strait of Juan De Fu... More

Wildfire - Midwest City, Okla. , March 9, 2009 --Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry and wife, Kim, survey the destruction brought on by the devastating wildfires that tore through 31 counties in Oklahoma.  Due to the seasonal high winds that fueled the wildfires, embers jumped from yard to yard, randomly destroying homes.  FEMA/Karen Nutini

Wildfire - Midwest City, Okla. , March 9, 2009 --Oklahoma Governor Bra...

The original database describes this as: Title: Governor Brad Henry and wife, Kim, survey fire destruction Production Date: 03/09/2009 Caption: Midwest City, Okla. , March 9, 2009 --Oklahoma Governor Brad He... More

Flooding - Fargo, N. D. , March 26, 2009 -- Fargo Police survey the flood waters at Oak Grove school.  Photo: Michael Rieger/FEMA

Flooding - Fargo, N. D. , March 26, 2009 -- Fargo Police survey the fl...

The original database describes this as: Title: Fargo police at Oak Grove School in Fargo, North Dakota Production Date: 03/26/2009 Caption: Fargo, N. D. , March 26, 2009 -- Fargo Police survey the flood wat... More

Drought ^ Emergency Planning and Security ^ Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm ^ Mudslide/Landslide ^ Tsunami - Ceiba, Puerto Rico, March 26, 2009 -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) donated thirty eight (38) standby power generators to the US Virgin Islands that will shore up the territory's emergency shelters and provide back-up electrical power to other areas critical to the infrastructure of the islands in the event of a disaster.  Ashley Andujar/FEMA

Drought ^ Emergency Planning and Security ^ Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropi...

The original database describes this as: Title: Photograph by Ashley Andujar taken on 03/26/2009 in Puerto Rico Production Date: 03/26/2009 Caption: Ceiba, Puerto Rico, March 26, 2009 -- The Federal Emergenc... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Fargo, N. D. , March 27, 2009 -- A Fargo City Engineer measures the latest level of ice and water in the East Dike in Fargo, North Dakota where a  make-ship levee is being built on the banks of the Red River.  The Red River is expected to crest on Saturday at over 43 feet. Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Fargo, N. D. , March 27, 2009 -- A Fargo Cit...

The original database describes this as: Title: A City Engineer measures the level of ice and water, East Dike, Fargo Production Date: 03/27/2009 Caption: Fargo, N. D. , March 27, 2009 -- A Fargo City Engine... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Fargo, N. D. , March 27, 2009 -- FEMAExternal Affairs Officer Ed Conley talks with a Fargo Police officer in Fargo. FEMA is working with local officials to assist residents who may be affected by flooding. Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Fargo, N. D. , March 27, 2009 -- FEMAExterna...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA External Affairs Officer Ed Conley speaks with a Fargo police officer Production Date: 03/27/2009 Caption: Fargo, N. D. , March 27, 2009 -- FEMAExternal A... More

Dam/Levee Break ^ Extreme Temperatures ^ Flooding ^ Winter Storm - Moorhead, Minn. , March 30, 2009 --Clay County Sheriff's Dept. and local Search and Rescue volunteers check on residents along the Red River. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Dam/Levee Break ^ Extreme Temperatures ^ Flooding ^ Winter Storm - Moo...

The original database describes this as: Title: Local Search and Rescue volunteers launch a search boat in Minnesota Production Date: 03/30/2009 Caption: Moorhead, Minn. , March 30, 2009 --Clay County Sherif... More

Dam/Levee Break ^ Extreme Temperatures ^ Flooding ^ Winter Storm - Moorhead, Minn. , March 30, 2009 -- Rescue workers and local police officers pause from work in freezing temperatures to retrieve a hot lunch delivered by the Salvation Army. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Dam/Levee Break ^ Extreme Temperatures ^ Flooding ^ Winter Storm - Moo...

The original database describes this as: Title: Local police takes a break to eat lunch in Minnesota Production Date: 03/30/2009 Caption: Moorhead, Minn. , March 30, 2009 -- Rescue workers and local police o... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm ^ Winter Storm - Fargo, N. D. , April 1, 2009 -- Harold Pedersen, the man responsible for placing and maintaining the pumps for flood control in Fargo, ND , holds a map with the location of pumps being used to control water removal. Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm ^ Winter Storm - Fargo, N. D. , April 1, 2009 ...

The original database describes this as: Title: North Dakota Flooding Map of Fargo with pumping stat Production Date: 04/01/2009 Caption: Fargo, N. D. , April 1, 2009 -- Harold Pedersen, the man responsible ... More

Flooding - Moorhead, Minn. , April 3, 2009 -- Federal and State officials talking to a resident at his home along the Red River in MN. Preliminary Damage Assessments are used by FEMA to measure the extent of a disaster. Mike Moore/FEMA

Flooding - Moorhead, Minn. , April 3, 2009 -- Federal and State offici...

The original database describes this as: Title: Officials conduct Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) after Red River flooding Production Date: 04/03/2009 Caption: Moorhead, Minn. , April 3, 2009 -- Federal ... More

Flooding ^ Winter Storm - Bismarck, N. D. , April 3, 2009 -- IA PDA teams surveyed flood-damaged homes in Bismarck and Burleigh County today.  City and county officials first conferred with team leads Jim McWilliams (white cap) and Darlene Geraets (center rear) and others.  Michael Raphael/FEMA

Flooding ^ Winter Storm - Bismarck, N. D. , April 3, 2009 -- IA PDA te...

The original database describes this as: Title: PDA team speaks with local officials in North Dakota Production Date: 04/03/2009 Caption: Bismarck, N. D. , April 3, 2009 -- IA PDA teams surveyed flood-damage... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Moorhead, Minn. , April 4, 2009 -- City of Moorhead worker Gary Watne monitors a flood pump at the dike near the Red River. Unprecedented flood stages are being fought as river levels crest higher than ever recorded. Mike Moore/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Moorhead, Minn. , April 4, 2009 -- City of M...

The original database describes this as: Title: Moorhead, MN floods highest ever; city works to hold back water Production Date: 04/04/2009 Caption: Moorhead, Minn. , April 4, 2009 -- City of Moorhead worker... More

Dam/Levee Break ^ Flooding ^ Severe Storm ^ Winter Storm - Fargo, N. D. , April 7, 2009 --Don Weisch,a Fargo, ND engineer uses a GPS to measure the height of the river in the Edgewood neighborhood in Fargo. The city is measuring the height of the Red River to ensure that that existing levees are high enough to protect the city.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Dam/Levee Break ^ Flooding ^ Severe Storm ^ Winter Storm - Fargo, N. D...

The original database describes this as: Title: Fargo Engineer uses a GPS to measure the height of the river Production Date: 04/07/2009 Caption: Fargo, N. D. , April 7, 2009 --Don Weisch,a Fargo, ND enginee... More

Dam/Levee Break ^ Flooding ^ Severe Storm ^ Winter Storm - Fargo, N. D. , April 7, 2009 -- Don Weisch,a Fargo, ND engineer uses a hand held GPS meter to measure the height of the river in the Edgewood neighborhood in Fargo. His partner, Pat Troal holds the GPS  stick . The city is measuring the height of the Red River to ensure that that existing levees are high enough to protect the city.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Dam/Levee Break ^ Flooding ^ Severe Storm ^ Winter Storm - Fargo, N. D...

The original database describes this as: Title: Measuring the height of the Red River of the North in Fargo, ND Production Date: 04/07/2009 Caption: Fargo, N. D. , April 7, 2009 -- Don Weisch,a Fargo, ND eng... More

Dam/Levee Break ^ Flooding ^ Severe Storm ^ Winter Storm - Fargo, N. D. , April 7, 2009 -- Pat Troal, a Fargo, ND engineer marks a stake being used to measure the height of the river in the Edgewood neighborhood in Fargo. The city is measuring the height of the Red River to ensure that that existing levees are high enough to protect the city.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Dam/Levee Break ^ Flooding ^ Severe Storm ^ Winter Storm - Fargo, N. D...

The original database describes this as: Title: Engineer checks flood levels in North Dakota Production Date: 04/07/2009 Caption: Fargo, N. D. , April 7, 2009 -- Pat Troal, a Fargo, ND engineer marks a stake... More

Dam/Levee Break ^ Flooding ^ Severe Storm ^ Winter Storm - Fargo, N. D. , April 8, 2009 --Charles Vein, a Water treatment consultant hired by the City of Fargo, ND, shows Ed Conley, FEMA External Affairs officer aerial maps of the city where sandbags were placed to protect the city's water supply before the Red River crested and flooded part of the city.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Dam/Levee Break ^ Flooding ^ Severe Storm ^ Winter Storm - Fargo, N. D...

The original database describes this as: Title: Meeting at the Fargo, North Dakota Water Treatment plant Production Date: 04/08/2009 Caption: Fargo, N. D. , April 8, 2009 --Charles Vein, a Water treatment co... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Oslo, Minn. , April 9, 2009 -- Minnesota Department of Transportation (MN DOT) workers discussing the discovery of significant undermining of the roadway of MN Route 1 East of Oslo, MN. The unexpected find resulted from unusual hydraulic pressure due to Red River floodwater; the Red River in Northwestern MN are cresting with the highest levels ever recorded. Mike Moore/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Oslo, Minn. , April 9, 2009 -- Minnesota Dep...

The original database describes this as: Title: Significant and unusual road damage due to Red River Flooding in MN Production Date: 04/09/2009 Caption: Oslo, Minn. , April 9, 2009 -- Minnesota Department of... More

Wildfire - Midwest City, Okla. , April 10, 2009 --Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry shares a moment with Cathy Moccia whose home was one of an estimated 100 structures devastated by the wildfires that tore through 31 counties in Oklahoma.  Here, Cathy explains how the flying embers jumped from yard to yard and randomly destroyed homes. FEMA/Karen Nutini

Wildfire - Midwest City, Okla. , April 10, 2009 --Oklahoma Governor Br...

The original database describes this as: Title: Resident speaks with Governor Brad Henry Production Date: 04/10/2009 Caption: Midwest City, Okla. , April 10, 2009 --Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry shares a mome... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Mena, Ark. , April 11, 2009 -- Several members of the Arkansas National Guard (left) confer with city officials manning the command post set up to coordinate activities addressing the damages caused to the city of Mena by an F3 tornado the evening of April 9.  Mena and other communities in several western Arkansas counties were swept by five documented tornadoes that caused widespread damages on the evening of April 9.  FEMA Photo by Win Henderson

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Mena, Ark. , April 11, 2009 -- Several member...

The original database describes this as: Title: Arkansas National Guard confer with city officials in Arkansas Production Date: 04/11/2009 Caption: Mena, Ark. , April 11, 2009 -- Several members of the Arkan... More

Flooding ^ Winter Storm - Linton, N. D. , April 14, 2009 -- Gov. John Hoeven [left] announces the DRC opening at today's press conference.  FCO Tito Hernandez [second from right] explains what is available to disaster survivors at the DRC. Michael Raphael/FEMA

Flooding ^ Winter Storm - Linton, N. D. , April 14, 2009 -- Gov. John ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Disaster Recovery Center press conference in North Dakota Production Date: 04/14/2009 Caption: Linton, N. D. , April 14, 2009 -- Gov. John Hoeven [left] announ... More

Flooding - Valley City, N. D. , April 14, 2009 -- City engineers check the clay dike at the 8th Street Bridge as it holds back the Sheyenne River.  The river is expected to crest Thursday at a historical level of 22 feet.  The old record is 19 feet. Photo: Michael Rieger/FEMA

Flooding - Valley City, N. D. , April 14, 2009 -- City engineers check...

The original database describes this as: Title: City engineer checking a clay dike, Sheyenne River, Valley City, North Dakota Production Date: 04/14/2009 Caption: Valley City, N. D. , April 14, 2009 -- City... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Moorhead, Minn. , April 15, 2009 -- Community Relations (CR) team members William Lewis (L) and Lynette Kotonski (r) meeting with Moorhead, MN Assistant City Engineer Thomas E. Trowbridge. CR teams meet face to face with members of a community affected by a disaster to distribute official FEMA recovery information. Mike Moore/FEMA

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

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Community Relations team meets with Moorhead City Engineer Production Date: 04/15/2009 Caption: Moorhead, Minn. , April 15, 2009 -- Community Relations (C... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Fargo, N. D. , April 15, 2009 -- Community Relations (CR) team members Lynette Kotonski (r) and William Lewis (c) meeting with Fargo Moorhead Chamber of Commerce President David Martin (L). CR teams meet the community face to face and bring official FEMA disaster recovery information to those affected by a disaster. Mike Moore/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Fargo, N. D. , April 15, 2009 -- Community R...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Community Relations team meets with local Chamber President Production Date: 04/15/2009 Caption: Fargo, N. D. , April 15, 2009 -- Community Relations (CR)... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Mena, Ark. , April 15, 2009 -- Mena, Ark. April 15, 2009 - Members of a city/county/state/federal Preliminary Damage Assessment team listen intently as the city of Mena clerk/treasurer (back to camera) and the mayor (left) go over a detailed mapping of areas of the city with damages and losses caused by an F3 tornado on the evening of April 9th. Five documented tornadoes struck several western Arkansas counties that night.  FEMA Photo by Win Henderson

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Mena, Ark. , April 15, 2009 -- Mena, Ark. Apr...

The original database describes this as: Title: Members of a city/county/state/federal Preliminary Damage Assessment team in Arkansas Production Date: 04/15/2009 Caption: Mena, Ark. , April 15, 2009 -- Mena,... More

Dam/Levee Break ^ Flooding - Fargo, N. D. , April 17, 2009 --Gov. John Hoeven,ND-R attends a press conference with Tito Hernandez, FEMA FCO in Fargo, ND where the Governor announced the appointment of a Flood Recovery Coordinator. FEMA is working with state and local officials to provide assistance to residents affected by the floods.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Dam/Levee Break ^ Flooding - Fargo, N. D. , April 17, 2009 --Gov. John...

The original database describes this as: Title: John Hoeven and Tito Hernandez at Fargo, ND Press Conference Production Date: 04/17/2009 Caption: Fargo, N. D. , April 17, 2009 --Gov. John Hoeven,ND-R attends... More

Dam/Levee Break ^ Flooding - Fargo, N. D. , April 17, 2009 --Sandra Thomason and Charles Kumball,FEMA mitigation specialists, talk with Governor John Hoeven at the Fargo Disaster Recovery Center (DRC).  FEMA is working with state and local officials to provide services to residents who have been affected by the recent floods.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Dam/Levee Break ^ Flooding - Fargo, N. D. , April 17, 2009 --Sandra Th...

The original database describes this as: Title: John Hoeven at the Fargo Disaster Recovery Center Production Date: 04/17/2009 Caption: Fargo, N. D. , April 17, 2009 --Sandra Thomason and Charles Kumball,FEM... More

Dam/Levee Break ^ Flooding - Fargo, N. D. , April 17, 2009 --Tito Hernandez, FEMA FCO thanks Gov. John Hoeven,R-ND at a press conference in Fargo,ND. Hoeven announced the appointment of a Flood recovery coordinator.  FEMA is working with state and local officials to provide services to residents who have been affected by the recent floods.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Dam/Levee Break ^ Flooding - Fargo, N. D. , April 17, 2009 --Tito Hern...

The original database describes this as: Title: Tito Hernandez, FEMA FCO, thanks Gov. John Hoeven in Fargo, ND Production Date: 04/17/2009 Caption: Fargo, N. D. , April 17, 2009 --Tito Hernandez, FEMA FCO th... More

Flooding - Devils Lake, N. D. , April 21, 2009 --Joe Moe, Devils Lake Fire Chief looks at cleaning supplies that were donated by the Red Cross.  Residents in Devils Lake and surrounding areas have been coming to the fire station to pick up these supplies and use them to clean up their homes which were flooded.  Local and state officials are concerned about additional flooding if Devils Lake water levels continue to increase.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Flooding - Devils Lake, N. D. , April 21, 2009 --Joe Moe, Devils Lake ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Devils Lake Fire Chief looks at cleaning supplies that were donated by the Red Cross Production Date: 04/21/2009 Caption: Devils Lake, N. D. , April 21, 2009 -... More

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Biloxi, Miss. , April 30, 2009 --Deputy Public Information Officer Marcia Hill and Raven James, director of the Stone County Emergency Management Agency and Homeland Security coordinator, discuss Stone County's recovery from Hurricane Katrina. They met at the Gulf States Hurricane Conference in Biloxi last month. Jennifer Smits/FEMA.

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Biloxi, Miss. , April 30, 2009 --Deputy Pub...

The original database describes this as: Title: Stone County Emergency Management Director Production Date: 04/30/2009 Caption: Biloxi, Miss. , April 30, 2009 --Deputy Public Information Officer Marcia Hill ... More

Atlanta, Ga. , May 4, 2009 -- Operational and planning personnel from all levels of government as well as private and academic sectors are listening to a presentation about planning for earthquake response in the New Madrid Seismic Zone(NMSZ). FEMA has an initiative underway with the eight NMSZ states to develop a catastrophic earthquake disaster response plan and Region IV is holding this discussion-based workshop to assess how all levels of government would respond to a NMSZ event. George Armstrong/FEMA

Atlanta, Ga. , May 4, 2009 -- Operational and planning personnel from ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Region IV NMSZ Workshop Production Date: 05/04/2009 Caption: Atlanta, Ga. , May 4, 2009 -- Operational and planning personnel from all levels of government as ... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Marianna, Fla. , May 12, 2009 -- FEMA Community Relations Specialist Maribel Rovira presents information about FEMA services to the Jackson County School Board as FEMA Voluntary Agency Group (VOLAG) Supervisor Jerry Harfoot listens. This FEMA outreach effort is to get information to families through school children about services available for those affected by recent storm/flood. George Armstrong/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Marianna, Fla. , May 12, 2009 -- FEMA Commun...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA at Jackson County School Board Meeting Production Date: 05/12/2009 Caption: Marianna, Fla. , May 12, 2009 -- FEMA Community Relations Specialist Maribel R... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Marianna, Fla. , May 12, 2009 -- FEMA Human Services Group Supervisor Judith Thomas hands out information about FEMA services to the Jackson County School Board. This FEMA outreach effort is to get information to families through school children about services available for those affected by recent storm/flood. George Armstrong/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Marianna, Fla. , May 12, 2009 -- FEMA Human ...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA at Jackson County School Board Meeting Production Date: 05/12/2009 Caption: Marianna, Fla. , May 12, 2009 -- FEMA Human Services Group Supervisor Judith T... More

Flooding - Varney, W. Va. , May 24, 2009 -- Debris from the Gilbert, W. Va. area brought to this staging area by the West Virginia National Guard following the flooding of early May 2009. Louis Sohn/FEMA

Flooding - Varney, W. Va. , May 24, 2009 -- Debris from the Gilbert, W...

The original database describes this as: Title: Debris in West Virginia Production Date: 05/24/2009 Caption: Varney, W. Va. , May 24, 2009 -- Debris from the Gilbert, W. Va. area brought to this staging area... More

Flooding ^ Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Charleston, W. Va. , June 5, 2009 -- State Coordinating Officer Jimmie Gianato talks to assembled media about the importance of volunteers to recovery, and to announce a Web site for donations through Aid Matrix during a news conference held a the joint FEMA/West Virginia field office, Charleston. Louis Sohn/FEMA

Flooding ^ Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Charleston, W. Va. , Ju...

The original database describes this as: Title: State Coordinating Officer talks to assembled media in West Virginia Production Date: 06/05/2009 Caption: Charleston, W. Va. , June 5, 2009 -- State Coordinati... More

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Ocean Springs, Miss. , June 10, 2009 --Local officials, including MEMA Director Mike Womack, break ground on the new Fontainebleau Community Center. The building will also serve as a hurricane shelter and is being built to FEMA 361 standards. Jennifer Smits/FEMA.

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Ocean Springs, Miss. , June 10, 2009 --Loca...

The original database describes this as: Title: Groundbreaking for FEMA 361 shelter/community center in Mississippi Production Date: 06/10/2009 Caption: Ocean Springs, Miss. , June 10, 2009 --Local officials... More

Flooding ^ Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Pike County , Ky. , June 11, 2009 -- Pike County Judge executive Wayne T. Rutherford (r) shows , FEMA Public Assistance Coordinator Jay Parsons (l) one of the county roads damage by the recent storms in Pike County, KY. FEMA public assistance grants help local government recover from natural disasters. Rob Melendez/FEMA

Flooding ^ Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Pike County , Ky. , Jun...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Public Assistance worker assess damages in Pike County in Ky. Production Date: 06/11/2009 Caption: Pike County , Ky. , June 11, 2009 -- Pike County Judge ... More

Flooding ^ Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Pike County, Ky. , June 12, 2009 -- Big Creek Volunteer Fire Department Captain Mitch Case, distributes water donated by The Mingo Bottling company to residents affected by a second round of floods in the Sidney area in a month, at their damaged fire station in Pike County, KY. Volunteer agencies are a valuable partners to FEMA during natural disasters. Rob Melendez/FEMA

Flooding ^ Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Pike County, Ky. , June...

The original database describes this as: Title: Captain Mitch Case gives water to residents in Kentucky Production Date: 06/12/2009 Caption: Pike County, Ky. , June 12, 2009 -- Big Creek Volunteer Fire Depar... More

Flooding ^ Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Gilbert, W. Va. , June 15, 2009 -- West Virginia Individual Assistance chief Karen Settles details what is needed from local officials to secure temporary housing for residents of Mingo and Wyoming Counties during a special housing meeting in Gilbert. Louis Sohn/FEMA

Flooding ^ Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Gilbert, W. Va. , June ...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA, State and local officials meet about temporary housing in West Virginia Production Date: 06/15/2009 Caption: Gilbert, W. Va. , June 15, 2009 -- West Virg... More

Flooding ^ Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Gilbert, W. Va. , June 15, 2009 -- Greg Eaton (L) deputy federal coordinating officer, Jimmy Gianato, state coordinating officer and Joe Hatfield of the West Virginia Housing Development Fund look over maps of a possible temporary housing site near Gilbert. Louis Sohn/FEMA

Flooding ^ Mudslide/Landslide ^ Severe Storm - Gilbert, W. Va. , June ...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA officials explain housing programs to local officials in West Virginia Production Date: 06/15/2009 Caption: Gilbert, W. Va. , June 15, 2009 -- Greg Eaton ... More

Rehoboth Beach, Del. , July 2, 2009 -- FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate at the podium speaking during a press conference in Delaware along with (from left to right) U. S. Senator Thomas Carper, U. S. Senator Ted Kaufman, U. S. Representative Michael Castle, Governor Jack Markell and Delaware Emergency Management Agency Director Richard Turner.

Rehoboth Beach, Del. , July 2, 2009 -- FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Administrator Fugate speaking in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware Production Date: 07/02/2009 Caption: Rehoboth Beach, Del. , July 2, 2009 -- FEMA Administrator C... More

Flooding ^ Winter Storm - Tanana, Alaska, July 31, 2009 -- Former Tribal Administrator of Tanana, AK, Julie Roberts discusses her concerns about the recovery efforts with Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Community Planner, Andy Jones.  The relationship between the State of Alaska and the tribal governments have been an essential asset during this disaster.  -  Ben Brennan/FEMA

Flooding ^ Winter Storm - Tanana, Alaska, July 31, 2009 -- Former Trib...

The original database describes this as: Title: State Employee Speaks With Tanana, AK resident Production Date: 07/31/2009 Caption: Tanana, Alaska, July 31, 2009 -- Former Tribal Administrator of Tanana, AK,... More

Flooding ^ Winter Storm - Eagle, Alaska, August 5, 2009 -- Alaska State Coordinating Officer Bob Stewart points out damage on aerial photos of Eagle to Governor Sean Parnell as he begins his tour to assess damage resulting from the ice and flood of April 28 to May 31, 2009 and recovery progress.  FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer Doug Mayne looks on in the background. - Jack Heesch/FEMA

Flooding ^ Winter Storm - Eagle, Alaska, August 5, 2009 -- Alaska Stat...

The original database describes this as: Title: Alaska State Coordinating Officer Bob Stewart points out damage on an aerial map Production Date: 08/05/2009 Caption: Eagle, Alaska, August 5, 2009 -- Alaska S... More

Flooding ^ Winter Storm - Eagle, Alaska, August 5, 2009 -- Alaska Governor Sean Parnell (center) is briefed on recovery progress in Eagle by FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer Doug Mayne and Andy Bassich, volunteer lead for the "Rebuild Eagle Construction Team".  Of the community's 58 residences, 13 were destroyed and 8 were damaged, in addition to multiple businesses damaged or destroyed. - Jack Heesch/FEMA

Flooding ^ Winter Storm - Eagle, Alaska, August 5, 2009 -- Alaska Gove...

The original database describes this as: Title: Alaska Governor Sean Parcell is briefed by FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer and local resident in Eagle, AK Production Date: 08/05/2009 Caption: Eagle, Alaska... More

Flooding ^ Winter Storm - Eagle, Alaska, August 5, 2009 -- Alaska Governor Sean Parnell (left) is briefed by FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer Doug Mayne (center) and FEMA Operations Chief Robert Purcell (right) at the site where a new village clinic will be built in Eagle, AK.  The old clinic was destroyed by the ice and flood of April 28 to May 31, 2009. - Jack Heesch/FEMA

Flooding ^ Winter Storm - Eagle, Alaska, August 5, 2009 -- Alaska Gove...

The original database describes this as: Title: Alaska Governor Sean Parnell is briefed by Federal Coordinating Officer Doug Mayne and staff Production Date: 08/05/2009 Caption: Eagle, Alaska, August 5, 2009... More

Flooding ^ Winter Storm - Eagle, Alaska, August 5, 2009 -- Alaska Governor Sean Parnell (center left) and Federal Coordinating Officer Doug Mayne (center right) learn about damages in Eagle resulting from the ice and flood damage received April 28 to May 31, 2009 from Eagle First Chief Joyce Roberts (left) and Eagle Tribal Administrator Donna Westphal. - Jack Heesch/FEMA

Flooding ^ Winter Storm - Eagle, Alaska, August 5, 2009 -- Alaska Gove...

The original database describes this as: Title: State, Local, and Federal Partners Discuss Damages Production Date: 08/05/2009 Caption: Eagle, Alaska, August 5, 2009 -- Alaska Governor Sean Parnell (center l... More

Flooding ^ Winter Storm - Eagle, Alaska, August 5, 2009 -- Alaska Governor Sean Parnell (center left) is briefed on recovery progress by FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer Doug Mayne (center right).  Of the community's 58 residences, 13 were destroyed and 8 were damaged, in addition to multiple businesses damaged or destroyed.  - Jack Heesch/FEMA

Flooding ^ Winter Storm - Eagle, Alaska, August 5, 2009 -- Alaska Gove...

The original database describes this as: Title: Alaska Governor Sean Parnell is briefed on recovery progress by FEMA's Doug Mayne Production Date: 08/05/2009 Caption: Eagle, Alaska, August 5, 2009 -- Alaska ... More

Flooding ^ Winter Storm - Eagle, Alaska, August 5, 2009 -- FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer Doug Mayne greets Alaska Governor Sean Parnell in Eagle.  Governor Parnell toured the community as it recovers from the ice and flood damage received from April 28 to May 31, 2009.  Of the community's 58 residences, 13 were destroyed and 8 were damaged, in addition to multiple businesses damaged or destroyed.  - Jack Heesch/FEMA

Flooding ^ Winter Storm - Eagle, Alaska, August 5, 2009 -- FEMA Federa...

The original database describes this as: Title: Federal Coordinating Officer Doug Mayne greets Alaska Governor Sean Parnell Production Date: 08/05/2009 Caption: Eagle, Alaska, August 5, 2009 -- FEMA Federal ... More

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - New Orleans, La. , August 17, 2009 --  FEMA Administrator, W. Craig Fugate discusses Hurricane preparedness with Louisiana Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness Director, Mark Cooper and FEMA Louisiana Transitional Recovery Office Director, Tony Russell. FEMA Photo/ Manuel Broussard

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - New Orleans, La. , August 17, 2009 -- FEMA...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Administrator W. Craig Fugate speaking with officials in Louisiana Production Date: 08/17/2009 Caption: New Orleans, La. , August 17, 2009 -- FEMA Admini... More

Emergency Planning and Security - Elbert, Colo. , September 2, 2009 -- Elbert County Emergency Manager LaRiea Thompson hands out back packs stocked with emergency preparedness supplies to teachers during the Ready Challenge at Elbert Elementary School. The event, sponsored by the READY Colorado campaign, provided a fun and practical way for students and teachers to learn how they can prepare for emergencies in Colorado. FEMA/Michael Rieger

Emergency Planning and Security - Elbert, Colo. , September 2, 2009 --...

The original database describes this as: Title: Ready.gov preparedness event at a school in Colorado Production Date: 09/02/2009 Caption: Elbert, Colo. , September 2, 2009 -- Elbert County Emergency Manager ... More

Flooding - Cedar Rapids, Iowa, September 22, 2009 -- Left to Right- (D)Iowa Governor Chet Culver, FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate, (D) Linda Langston, Linn County Board of Supervisors, and City of Cedar Rapids Councilman Chuck Wieneke.  FEMA photo by Jamilah Fraser

Flooding - Cedar Rapids, Iowa, September 22, 2009 -- Left to Right- (D...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Adminstrator W. Craig Fugate in Cedar Rapids, Iowa Production Date: 09/22/2009 Caption: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, September 22, 2009 -- Left to Right- (D)Iowa G... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Austell, Ga. , September 25, 2009 -- At the Cobb County Disaster Recovery Center, state Lead Public Information Officer Ken Davis speaks with a news reporter. The state and FEMA are partners helping residents affected by recent storms and flooding here.  George Armstrong, FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Austell, Ga. , September 25, 2009 -- At the ...

The original database describes this as: Title: State Public Information Officer at Disaster Recovery Center Production Date: 09/25/2009 Caption: Austell, Ga. , September 25, 2009 -- At the Cobb County Disas... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Douglasville, Ga. , September 27, 2009 -- At the Douglas County State and Federal Disaster Recovery Center, Georgia Emergency Management Agency Area Director Gary Rice confers with Jerry Cloninger, Field Investigator with State Insurance Commission.  FEMA and partners are here as result of recent severe storms and flooding.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Douglasville, Ga. , September 27, 2009 -- At...

The original database describes this as: Title: State Emergency Director and Insurance Representative Production Date: 09/27/2009 Caption: Douglasville, Ga. , September 27, 2009 -- At the Douglas County Stat... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Stone Mountain, Ga. , September 29, 2009 -- This DeKalb resident tells FEMA Community Relations Lead Barry Holland and DeKalb Emergency Management Officer J. McWhorter about the flood waters which damaged his home. FEMA and County partner are here as part of FEMA Outreach to those affected by recent storms and flooding. George Armstrong/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Stone Mountain, Ga. , September 29, 2009 -- ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Flood Affected Resident with FEMA and State Officials. Production Date: 09/29/2009 Caption: Stone Mountain, Ga. , September 29, 2009 -- This DeKalb resident te... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Lithonia, Ga. , September 29, 2009 -- FEMA Community Relations Specialists Barry Holland (Lead), Henry Borrazo (right), and DeKalb Emergency Management Officer J. McWhorter (center) speak with a flood affected resident. FEMA, State and County are partners in recovery efforts for those affected by recent storms and flooding.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Lithonia, Ga. , September 29, 2009 -- FEMA C...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Community Outreach with DeKalb Emergency Management Production Date: 09/29/2009 Caption: Lithonia, Ga. , September 29, 2009 -- FEMA Community Relations Sp... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Carrollton, Ga. , October 5, 2009 -- FEMA Public Information Officer Tim Tyson putting the final touches on his script before producing a reverse 911 Public Service Announcement with Crime Prevention Officer Glenn Lyle at the Carroll County, Georgia Sheriff's headquarters. FEMA uses a variety of communication methods; reaching out to anyone in a community affected by a disaster. Mike Moore/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Carrollton, Ga. , October 5, 2009 -- FEMA Pu...

The original database describes this as: Title: Local and Federal officials work together to distribute recovery information Production Date: 10/05/2009 Caption: Carrollton, Ga. , October 5, 2009 -- FEMA Pub... More

Earthquake ^ Tsunami - Pago Pago, American Samoa, October 6, 2009 -- Federal Coordinating Officer Kenneth Tingman and American Samoa Governor Togiola Tulafono sign a memorandum of agreement.  The memorandum outlines the roles and responsibilities between the territory and the Federal Emergency Management Agency in disaster recovery.

Earthquake ^ Tsunami - Pago Pago, American Samoa, October 6, 2009 -- F...

The original database describes this as: Title: Officials in American Samoa Production Date: 10/06/2009 Caption: Pago Pago, American Samoa, October 6, 2009 -- Federal Coordinating Officer Kenneth Tingman and... More

Earthquake ^ Tsunami - Pago Pago, American Samoa, October 6, 2009 --  Governor Togiola Tulafono and Federal Coordinating Officer Kenneth Tingman shake hands after signing the memorandum of agreement on the disaster response to the recent earthquake and tsunami.  The two leaders have been working closely together on response and recovery since the tsunami one week ago. FEMA/Casey Deshong

Earthquake ^ Tsunami - Pago Pago, American Samoa, October 6, 2009 -- ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Officials sign a memorandum of understanding in American Samoa Production Date: 10/06/2009 Caption: Pago Pago, American Samoa, October 6, 2009 -- Governor Tog... More