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Flooding ^ Tornado ^ Winter Storm - Columbia, Mo. , October 20, 2011 -- Libby Turner, former federal coordinating officer (on screen) receives the Administrator's Exemplary Emergency Manager Award for her exceptional service on disasters DR 1961, DR 1980 and DR 4012 as some of her Missouri FEMA team look on via video teleconference in Columbia, Mo. Turner led the Missouri FEMA effort during the snow, flood and tornadoes that struck the state in 2011.  Jace Anderson/FEMA

Flooding ^ Tornado ^ Winter Storm - Columbia, Mo. , October 20, 2011 -...

The original database describes this as: Title: 2011 Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrators Award Ceremonies Production Date: 10/20/2011 Caption: Columbia, Mo. , October 20, 2011 -- Libby Turner,... 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 ^ Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Jefferson City, Mo. , June 30, 2009 -- Sandy Sunde, planning section chief for the Joint Field Office (JFO) for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), gives West Point Cadet Peter Rome an overview of the Planning section and required reports for disaster response. Rome spent three weeks interning with FEMA visiting a JFO, seeing first-hand how FEMA responds to disasters.

Flooding ^ Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Jefferson City, Mo. , June 30, 200...

The original database describes this as: Title: West Point Cadet visits FEMA Joint Field Office in Missouri Production Date: 06/30/2009 Caption: Jefferson City, Mo. , June 30, 2009 -- Sandy Sunde, planning s... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Jefferson City, Mo. , June 30, 2009 -- West Point Cadet Peter Rome discusses the function of a mobile disaster recovery center with Assistant External Affairs Officer Tom Kempton. Rome visited Missouri as part of a three-week internship to learn about how the Federal Emergency Management Agency operates.

Flooding ^ Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Jefferson City, Mo. , June 30, 200...

The original database describes this as: Title: West Point Cadet visits FEMA in Missouri Production Date: 06/30/2009 Caption: Jefferson City, Mo. , June 30, 2009 -- West Point Cadet Peter Rome discusses the ... More

Tornado - Bridgeton, Mo. , May 11, 2011 -- Trees and house debris remain on the right-of-way on Beaverton in the Greater St Louis area. A 35 minute warning was crucial in saving lives before a tornado struck.  FEMA is in Missouri coordinating federal recovery efforts. Jace Anderson/FEMA

Tornado - Bridgeton, Mo. , May 11, 2011 -- Trees and house debris rema...

The original database describes this as: Title: Tornado Destroys St. Louis County Homes Production Date: 05/11/2011 Caption: Bridgeton, Mo. , May 11, 2011 -- Trees and house debris remain on the right-of-way... More

Tornado - Berkeley, Mo. , May 12, 2011 -- Many 100 year-old trees were toppled during the April 22, 2011 tornado that swept through the Greater St Louis area. FEMA Community Relations Specialists are in the Berkeley area encouraging survivors to register for assistance.  Jace Anderson/FEMA

Tornado - Berkeley, Mo. , May 12, 2011 -- Many 100 year-old trees were...

The original database describes this as: Title: Berkeley Tornado Topple Trees Production Date: 05/12/2011 Caption: Berkeley, Mo. , May 12, 2011 -- Many 100 year-old trees were toppled during the April 22, 20... More

Tornado - Ferguson, Mo. , May 14, 2011 -- FEMA Applicant Service Specialists Wendy Newsom (standing) and Tammy Lyon-Cooper assist a Ferguson tornado survivor during the opening day of the Disaster Recovery Center at the Cottonwood Plaza in Ferguson, MO. Representatives of FEMA applicant services, hazard mitigation and the Small Business Administratiion are on site to assist those whose homes or businesses were affected by recent storms and tornadoes.  Jace Anderson/FEMA

Tornado - Ferguson, Mo. , May 14, 2011 -- FEMA Applicant Service Speci...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Opens DRC in St. Louis County Production Date: 05/14/2011 Caption: Ferguson, Mo. , May 14, 2011 -- FEMA Applicant Service Specialists Wendy Newsom (standi... More

Dam/Levee Break ^ Flooding - Pin Hook, Mo. , May 17, 2011 -- Pin Hook MO May 17, 2011 - The village of Pin Hook is still covered by flood water caused by the Birds Point levee breach. Mississippi County was one of several counties included in a Presidential Declaration on May 9, 2011. Steve Zumwalt/FEMA

Dam/Levee Break ^ Flooding - Pin Hook, Mo. , May 17, 2011 -- Pin Hook ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Village of Pin Hook, MO covered by floodwaters Production Date: 05/17/2011 Caption: Pin Hook, Mo. , May 17, 2011 -- Pin Hook MO May 17, 2011 - The village of P... More

Dam/Levee Break ^ Flooding - Mississippi County, Mo. , May 17, 2011 -- As the water receeds, the sides of homes are evidence of the elevation of the flood waters. Mississippi County was one of several Southeast Missouri counties included in a Presidential Declaration on May 9, 2011  Steve Zumwalt/FEMA

Dam/Levee Break ^ Flooding - Mississippi County, Mo. , May 17, 2011 --...

The original database describes this as: Title: High Water Line left by retreating flood waters Production Date: 05/17/2011 Caption: Mississippi County, Mo. , May 17, 2011 -- As the water receeds, the sides ... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Morehouse, Mo. , May 17, 2011 -- The first day at the Morehouse DRC was a busy day for FEMA workers. Steve Zumwalt/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Morehouse, Mo. , May 17, 2011 -- The first d...

The original database describes this as: Title: Opening Day at Morehouse DRC Production Date: 05/17/2011 Caption: Morehouse, Mo. , May 17, 2011 -- The first day at the Morehouse DRC was a busy day for FEMA w... More

Dam/Levee Break ^ Flooding - Mississippi County, Mo. , May 17, 2011 --  A roof of what once was a farm home is slowly disintegrating because of floodwaters. Mississippi County was one of several Southeast Missouri counties included in a Presidential Declaration on May 9, 2011. Steve Zumwalt/FEMA

Dam/Levee Break ^ Flooding - Mississippi County, Mo. , May 17, 2011 --...

The original database describes this as: Title: A Submerged Farm Home in Mississippi County MO Production Date: 05/17/2011 Caption: Mississippi County, Mo. , May 17, 2011 -- A roof of what once was a farm h... More

Dam/Levee Break ^ Flooding - Mississippi County, Mo. , May 17, 2011 -- A washed away road sign has come to rest on a partly submerged piece of farm equiptment. Mississippi County was one of several Southeast Missouri counties included in a Presidential Declaration on May 9, 2011.  Steve Zumwalt/FEMA

Dam/Levee Break ^ Flooding - Mississippi County, Mo. , May 17, 2011 --...

The original database describes this as: Title: Roadsign entangled on submerged farm equiptment Production Date: 05/17/2011 Caption: Mississippi County, Mo. , May 17, 2011 -- A washed away road sign has come... More

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , May 24, 2011 -- A closer view of St. John's Regional Medical Center shows the force of a 200 mph storm and the damage it can cause. FEMA and all its partners are working closely with Missouri officials to assist in the recovery of the city.  Jace Anderson/FEMA. Jace Anderson/FEMA

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , May 24, 2011 -- A closer view of St. John's Re...

The original database describes this as: Title: Hospital Destroyed in Joplin Production Date: 05/24/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , May 24, 2011 -- A closer view of St. John's Regional Medical Center shows the f... More

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , May 24, 2011 -- Irving Elementary School in the city was destroyed by a F-5 tornado on the evening of May 22nd.  FEMA is now providing assistance to the two counties (Jasper and Newton) that serve Joplin. Jace Anderson/FEMA

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , May 24, 2011 -- Irving Elementary School in th...

The original database describes this as: Title: Elementary School Destroyed by Tornado Production Date: 05/24/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , May 24, 2011 -- Irving Elementary School in the city was destroyed by... More

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , May 24, 2011 -- This substation was in the path of 200 mph winds the night of May 22, 2011.  FEMA's Public Assistance works closely with communitiesw following disasters such as this.  Jace Anderson/FEMA

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , May 24, 2011 -- This substation was in the pat...

The original database describes this as: Title: Power Substation Destroyed by Missouri EF-5 Production Date: 05/24/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , May 24, 2011 -- This substation was in the path of 200 mph winds... More

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , May 24, 2011 -- St. John's Regional Medical Center is a total loss folowing the May 22nd EF-5 tornado that struck the city. FEMA is in the city to administer assistance to the survivors.  Jace Anderson/FEMA

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , May 24, 2011 -- St. John's Regional Medical Ce...

The original database describes this as: Title: Photograph by Leo 'Jace' Anderson taken on 05/24/2011 in Missouri Production Date: 05/24/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , May 24, 2011 -- St. John's Regional Medica... More

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , May 24, 2011 -- Homes were leveled with the force of 200 mph winds as a F5 tornado struck the city the night of May 22, 2011. FEMA is coordinating the effort to help the survivors and the community.  Jace Anderson/FEMA

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , May 24, 2011 -- Homes were leveled with the fo...

The original database describes this as: Title: Homes Destroyed by Joplin Tornado Production Date: 05/24/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , May 24, 2011 -- Homes were leveled with the force of 200 mph winds as a F5... More

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , May 24, 2011 -- Houses turned to timber during the May 22nd tornado that struck this SW Missouri city. Those looking for ways to assist the community can visit: www. fema. gov/howto help.  Jace Anderson/FEMA

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , May 24, 2011 -- Houses turned to timber during...

The original database describes this as: Title: South Wall Street in Joplin Destroyed Production Date: 05/24/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , May 24, 2011 -- Houses turned to timber during the May 22nd tornado th... More

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , May 24, 2011 -- The force of a 200 mph F-5 tornado is seen here as a chair is imbedded in this truck. FEMA is in Joplin to assist in recovery efforts.  Jace Anderson/FEMA

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , May 24, 2011 -- The force of a 200 mph F-5 tor...

The original database describes this as: Title: Chair Impales Truck during Tornado Production Date: 05/24/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , May 24, 2011 -- The force of a 200 mph F-5 tornado is seen here as a chai... More

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , May 26, 2011 -- Administrator Craig Fugate surveys a damaged fire station with a Joplin firefighter. FEMA is continuing to support disaster survivors and the community affected by the deadly tornado of May 22.

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , May 26, 2011 -- Administrator Craig Fugate sur...

The original database describes this as: Title: Administrator Craig Fugate Surveys Damage With Local Firefighter Production Date: 05/26/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , May 26, 2011 -- Administrator Craig Fugate ... More

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , May 26, 2011 -- U. S. Department of Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Jane Holl Lute and Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Craig Fugate listen to first responders describe events surrounding Sunday evening's tornado in Joplin.

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , May 26, 2011 -- U. S. Department of Homeland S...

The original database describes this as: Title: Administrator Fugate and HUD officials survey Joplin, Mo. damage Production Date: 05/26/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , May 26, 2011 -- U. S. Department of Homelan... More

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , May 26, 2011 -- U. S. Department of Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Jane Holl Lute (left) tours tornado damage with Kathy Sullivan, Assistant Secretary of the Department oF commerce/National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration, in a neighborhood near St. John's Regional Medical Center.

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , May 26, 2011 -- U. S. Department of Homeland S...

The original database describes this as: Title: Government Officials Visit Joplin, Mo. Production Date: 05/26/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , May 26, 2011 -- U. S. Department of Homeland Security Deputy Secretar... More

Dam/Levee Break ^ Flooding - East Prairie, Mo. , May 27, 2011 -- Darryl Wolford looks over a field destroyed by floodwaters released when Birds Point levee was dynamited on May 2, 2011. There are a number of USDA programs that can help farmers affected by the flooding. Steve Zumwalt FEMA

Dam/Levee Break ^ Flooding - East Prairie, Mo. , May 27, 2011 -- Darry...

The original database describes this as: Title: Destroyed Farmland Production Date: 05/27/2011 Caption: East Prairie, Mo. , May 27, 2011 -- Darryl Wolford looks over a field destroyed by floodwaters released... More

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , May 29, 2011 -- FEMA personnel work inside a Mobile Emergency Response Support vehicle, equipped with video and telephone communications equipment. FEMA is supporting the ongoing recovery efforts in Joplin, Mo. , providing assistance to disaster survivors and the affected community.

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , May 29, 2011 -- FEMA personnel work inside a M...

The original database describes this as: Title: A Look Inside a Mobile Emergency Response Support Vehicle Production Date: 05/29/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , May 29, 2011 -- FEMA personnel work inside a Mobil... More

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , May 29, 2011 -- A Mobile Emergency Response Support vehicle in Joplin, Mo.  Each MERS vehicle is equipped with telephone and computer capabilities, providing a mobile workspace for FEMA personnel.

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , May 29, 2011 -- A Mobile Emergency Response Su...

The original database describes this as: Title: Mobile Emergency Response Support Vehicles in Joplin, Mo. Production Date: 05/29/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , May 29, 2011 -- A Mobile Emergency Response Suppor... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 1, 2011 -- Searching for friends, relatives and loved ones continues after a tornado struck Joplin Missouri on May 22, 2011. FEMA has established the National Emergency Family Registry and Locator System (NEFRLS), which helps reunite families who are separated during a disaster. Steve Zumwalt/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 1, 2011 -- Searching for f...

The original database describes this as: Title: We're OK Production Date: 06/01/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , June 1, 2011 -- Searching for friends, relatives and loved ones continues after a tornado struck Jo... More

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 4, 2011 -- Michael Padilla is one of 11,000 registered volunteers helping out in Joplin. Volunteers can register at Joplin's Volunteer Reception Center on the Missouri Southern State University campus. Steve Zumwalt/FEMA

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 4, 2011 -- Michael Padilla is one of 11,0...

The original database describes this as: Title: Volunteers Help With Cleanup Production Date: 06/04/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , June 4, 2011 -- Michael Padilla is one of 11,000 registered volunteers helping ... More

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 4, 2011 -- The EF-5 tornado on May 22, 2011 tore a path through Joplin seven miles long and half a mile wide. FEMA is in the city to provide assistance to the disaster survivors. Steve Zumwalt/FEMA

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 4, 2011 -- The EF-5 tornado on May 22, 20...

The original database describes this as: Title: Damage In Joplin Production Date: 06/04/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , June 4, 2011 -- The EF-5 tornado on May 22, 2011 tore a path through Joplin seven miles lon... More

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 4, 2011 -- Volunteers and debris fill the streets of Joplin after a EF-5 tornado touched down on May 22, 2011.  FEMA partners with federal, state and local governments, local businesses, volunteer and faith-based organizations to aid communities affected by disasters. Steve Zumwalt FEMA

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 4, 2011 -- Volunteers and debris fill the...

The original database describes this as: Title: Damaged Street in Joplin Production Date: 06/04/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , June 4, 2011 -- Volunteers and debris fill the streets of Joplin after a EF-5 torna... More

Flooding - Birds Point, Mo. , June 5, 2011 -- This all that remains forty days after the levee was detonated to reduce the flood risk to Cairo, Illinois. FEMA is in the area to assist with the recovery from the flooding.  Jace Anderson/FEMA

Flooding - Birds Point, Mo. , June 5, 2011 -- This all that remains fo...

The original database describes this as: Title: Birds Point Levee Production Date: 06/05/2011 Caption: Birds Point, Mo. , June 5, 2011 -- This all that remains forty days after the levee was detonated to red... More

Flooding - Miner, Mo. , June 5, 2011 -- A local cable company continues to protect its equipment almost forty days after flooding occurred in the community. FEMA is in the community to assist those affected by the rising water and its aftermath.  Jace Anderson/FEMA

Flooding - Miner, Mo. , June 5, 2011 -- A local cable company continue...

The original database describes this as: Title: Miner Cable Bags Building Production Date: 06/05/2011 Caption: Miner, Mo. , June 5, 2011 -- A local cable company continues to protect its equipment almost for... More

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 6, 2011 -- Libby Turner, Federal Coordinating Officer for the Missouri disaster, answers a question from a Joplin resident. Town Hall meetings are an excellent place for disaster survivors to get information and have questions answered from agencies, like FEMA, who are coordinating recovery efforts. Steve Zumwalt FEMA

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 6, 2011 -- Libby Turner, Federal Coordina...

The original database describes this as: Title: Joplin Town Hall Meeting Production Date: 06/06/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , June 6, 2011 -- Libby Turner, Federal Coordinating Officer for the Missouri disaste... More

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 7, 2011 -- Crews work to remove debris around Joplin, caused by the May 22 tornado.  FEMA has commissioned the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers to oversee private contractors during the controlled debris removal. Steve Zumwalt FEMA

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 7, 2011 -- Crews work to remove debris ar...

The original database describes this as: Title: Joplin Missouri Debris Removal Production Date: 06/07/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , June 7, 2011 -- Crews work to remove debris around Joplin, caused by the May ... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 7, 2011 -- Brightly colored material is visible through the broken windows and twisted metal of JoAnn Fabrics. The business is one of many In Joplin's business district destroyed by an EF5 tornado on May 22, 2011. FEMA is in the city to support recovery for disaster survivors. Suzanne Everson/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 7, 2011 -- Brightly colore...

The original database describes this as: Title: Business Destroyed by EF5 Tornado Production Date: 06/07/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , June 7, 2011 -- Brightly colored material is visible through the broken wi... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 7, 2011 -- The second story of a home lies in the road after an EF5 tornado separated it from its base. FEMA is in Joplin to provide support for disaster survivors. Suzanne Everson/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 7, 2011 -- The second stor...

The original database describes this as: Title: Second Story of a Home Lies in the Road Production Date: 06/07/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , June 7, 2011 -- The second story of a home lies in the road after an... More

Flooding - Pierre, S. D. , June 8, 2011 -- Heavy clouds hang over raging water released from Oahe Dam, Pierre, SD, contributing to a flood in progress along the Missouri River. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to respond to the flooding.

Flooding - Pierre, S. D. , June 8, 2011 -- Heavy clouds hang over ragi...

The original database describes this as: Title: Photograph by Jeannie Mooney taken on 06/08/2011 in South Dakota Production Date: 06/08/2011 Caption: Pierre, S. D. , June 8, 2011 -- Heavy clouds hang over ra... More

Flooding - Charleston, Mo. , June 8, 2011 -- FEMA Individual Assistance Specialist Kay Phillips answers questions from Pinhook, MO, flood survivor Rosetta Bradley following a community meeting on assistance. FEMA Individual Assistance assists qualified applicants with the recovery process.  Jace Anderson/FEMA

Flooding - Charleston, Mo. , June 8, 2011 -- FEMA Individual Assistanc...

The original database describes this as: Title: Flooded Community Begins Recovery Production Date: 06/08/2011 Caption: Charleston, Mo. , June 8, 2011 -- FEMA Individual Assistance Specialist Kay Phillips ans... More

Flooding - Rockport, Mo. , June 22, 2011 -- Water from the raging Missouri River overtops a levee near Highway 136 and Rockport, MO. The threat of more flooding in the area has caused the Highway 136 bridge to Nebraska to be closed. Jace Anderson/FEMA

Flooding - Rockport, Mo. , June 22, 2011 -- Water from the raging Miss...

The original database describes this as: Title: Missouri Levee Overtops Production Date: 06/22/2011 Caption: Rockport, Mo. , June 22, 2011 -- Water from the raging Missouri River overtops a levee near Highwa... More

Severe Storm - Joplin, Mo. , June 23, 2011  -  Volunteers assist with debris cleanup in Joplin, after an EF-5 tornado struck the city on May 22. - Photo by: Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

Severe Storm - Joplin, Mo. , June 23, 2011 - Volunteers assist with ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Forest Park Baptist Church Production Date: 06/23/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , June 23, 2011 - Volunteers assist with debris cleanup in Joplin, after an EF-5 ... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 23, 2011 -- A house destroyed by an EF5 tornado on May 22, 2011 proclaims the survivor's appreciation for volunteers' assistance. FEMA is in the city to provide assistance to the community. Suzanne Everson/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 23, 2011 -- A house destro...

The original database describes this as: Title: Joplin Residents Appreciate Volunteers Production Date: 06/23/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , June 23, 2011 -- A house destroyed by an EF5 tornado on May 22, 2011 ... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 23, 2011 -- A wall of a house destroyed by an EF5 tornado rests on a pile of debris, awaiting expedited debris removal. FEMA is in the city to help disaster survivors. Suzanne Everson/FEMA.

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 23, 2011 -- A wall of a ho...

The original database describes this as: Title: Entire Wall of a House Ready for Debris Removal Production Date: 06/23/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , June 23, 2011 -- A wall of a house destroyed by an EF5 torna... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 23, 2011  -  A resident of 26th Street assists with debris cleanup in Joplin, after an EF-5 tornado struck the city on May 22. - Photo by: Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 23, 2011 - A resident of...

The original database describes this as: Title: 25th Street, Joplin MO Production Date: 06/23/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , June 23, 2011 - A resident of 26th Street assists with debris cleanup in Joplin, af... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 23, 2011 -- Forest Park Baptist Church volunteers assist with debris cleanup in Joplin, after an EF-5 tornado struck the city on May 22. - Photo by: Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 23, 2011 -- Forest Park Ba...

The original database describes this as: Title: Forest Park Baptist Church Production Date: 06/23/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , June 23, 2011 -- Forest Park Baptist Church volunteers assist with debris cleanup... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 23, 2011 -- Piles of residential debris sit in the right of way awaiting collection during Expedited Debris Removal. The city was struck by an EF5 tornado on May 22, 2011. FEMA is in Joplin to provide assistance to disaster survivors. Suzanne Everson/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 23, 2011 -- Piles of resid...

The original database describes this as: Title: Debris Awaits Collection in Joplin Production Date: 06/23/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , June 23, 2011 -- Piles of residential debris sit in the right of way awai... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Duquesne, Mo. , June 23, 2011  -  An EF-5 tornado knocked down trees at the Duquesne Elementary School playground after first striking Joplin on May 22. - Photo by: Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Duquesne, Mo. , June 23, 2011 - An EF-5 tor...

The original database describes this as: Title: Duquesne School (Duquesne Street at Joplin, MO) Production Date: 06/23/2011 Caption: Duquesne, Mo. , June 23, 2011 - An EF-5 tornado knocked down trees at th... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 25, 2011  -  An industrial area on Kenser Road was damaged by the May 22 tornado. - Photo by Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 25, 2011 - An industrial...

The original database describes this as: Title: Kenser Road (comercial building) Production Date: 06/25/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , June 25, 2011 - An industrial area on Kenser Road was damaged by the May ... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 25, 2011  -  Workers remove debris from the Pepsi Bottling Group facility in Joplin City. An EF-5 tornado destroyed thousands of businesses on May 22. - Photo by Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 25, 2011 - Workers remov...

The original database describes this as: Title: PepsiCo. plant, Joplin Production Date: 06/25/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , June 25, 2011 - Workers remove debris from the Pepsi Bottling Group facility in Jop... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 25, 2011  -  A crew restores electrical service on Duquesne Street, after an EF-5 tornado struck Joplin on May 22. - Photo by Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 25, 2011 - A crew restor...

The original database describes this as: Title: Power electric re-installation at Duquesne Street Production Date: 06/25/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , June 25, 2011 - A crew restores electrical service on Du... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 25, 2011  -  Workers begin the process of rebuilding a Wal-Mart store that was destroyed by an EF-5 tornado on May 22. - Photo by Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 25, 2011 - Workers begin...

The original database describes this as: Title: Comercial Center at Rex Street, Joplin Production Date: 06/25/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , June 25, 2011 - Workers begin the process of rebuilding a Wal-Mart ... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 25, 2011  -  Workers remove debris from the Pepsi Bottling Group facility in Joplin City. An EF-5 tornado destroyed thousands of businesses on May 22. - Photo by Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 25, 2011 - Workers remov...

The original database describes this as: Title: PepsiCo. plant, Joplin Production Date: 06/25/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , June 25, 2011 - Workers remove debris from the Pepsi Bottling Group facility in Jop... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 25, 2011 -- Volunteers collect debris along 15th Avenue in Joplin, after an EF-5 tornado struck the city on May 22. - Photo by Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

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

The original database describes this as: Title: Volunteers cleaning at 15th Avenue, Joplin Production Date: 06/25/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , June 25, 2011 -- Volunteers collect debris along 15th Avenue in J... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 25, 2011 -- Volunteers collect debris along 15th Avenue in Joplin, after an EF-5 tornado struck the city on May 22. - Photo by Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

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

The original database describes this as: Title: Volunteers cleaning at 15th Avenue, Joplin Production Date: 06/25/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , June 25, 2011 -- Volunteers collect debris along 15th Avenue in J... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 25, 2011  -  A worker removes debris on Katherine Street, after an EF-5 tornado struck Joplin on May 22. - Photo by: Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 25, 2011 - A worker remo...

The original database describes this as: Title: Katherine Street (bobcat) Production Date: 06/25/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , June 25, 2011 - A worker removes debris on Katherine Street, after an EF-5 torna... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 25, 2011 -- Volunteers collect debris along 15th Avenue in Joplin, after an EF-5 tornado struck the city on May 22. - Photo by Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

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

The original database describes this as: Title: Volunteers cleaning 15th Avenue at Joplin, MO Production Date: 06/25/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , June 25, 2011 -- Volunteers collect debris along 15th Avenue i... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 25, 2011 -- Business are rebuilding after an EF-5 tornado hit the business district in the city. FEMA coordinates with constractors to help businesses to recover. Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 25, 2011 -- Business are r...

The original database describes this as: Title: Joplin Businesses rebuild Production Date: 06/25/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , June 25, 2011 -- Business are rebuilding after an EF-5 tornado hit the business di... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 25, 2011  -  An industrial area on Kenser Road was damaged by the May 22 tornado. - Photo by Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 25, 2011 - An industrial...

The original database describes this as: Title: Kenser Road (comercial building) Production Date: 06/25/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , June 25, 2011 - An industrial area on Kenser Road was damaged by the May ... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Birmingham, Ala. , June 27, 2011 -- FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate addresses employees at the Joint Field Office in Birmingham.  Alabama was struck by a series of devastating tornadoes in April.  Photo by Samir Valeja/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Birmingham, Ala. , June 27, 2011 -- FEMA Admi...

The original database describes this as: Title: Photograph by Samir Valeja taken on 06/27/2011 in Alabama Production Date: 06/27/2011 Caption: Birmingham, Ala. , June 27, 2011 -- FEMA Administrator Craig Fug... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 28, 2011  -  After an EF-5 tornado devastated Joplin, some residents displayed signs expressing thanks for response and recovery efforts. - Photo by: Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 28, 2011 - After an EF-5...

The original database describes this as: Title: - Bird Street (3) Production Date: 06/28/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , June 28, 2011 - After an EF-5 tornado devastated Joplin, some residents displayed signs ... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 28, 2011  -  Volunteers with Virginia-based Operation Blessing International assisting Joplin tornado survivors on Sergeant Street, Joplin, MO. - Photo by Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 28, 2011 - Volunteers wi...

The original database describes this as: Title: Operations Belssing volunteers at Seargent Street, Joplin, MO Production Date: 06/28/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , June 28, 2011 - Volunteers with Virginia-bas... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 28, 2011  -  Volunteers with Virginia-based Operation Blessing International assist Joplin tornado survivors on Sergeant Street. - Photo by: Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , June 28, 2011 - Volunteers wi...

The original database describes this as: Title: Operations Belssing volunteers at Seargent Street, Joplin, MO Production Date: 06/28/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , June 28, 2011 - Volunteers with Virginia-bas... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 5, 2011 -- FEMA community relations personnel talk about building safety with a customer at a Home Depot store. Photo by Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 5, 2011 -- FEMA community ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Outreach to Survivors Production Date: 07/05/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , July 5, 2011 -- FEMA community relations personnel talk about building safety with a c... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 8, 2011 -- Small Business Administration personnel provide information to business owners about disaster assistance programs, after a tornado damaged much of the town. - Photo by: Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 8, 2011 -- Small Business ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Joplin Business Expo Production Date: 07/08/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , July 8, 2011 -- Small Business Administration personnel provide information to business... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 8, 2011 --  Small Business Administration personnel give information to business owners about disaster assistance programs.  Photo by Rossyveth Rey-Berríos

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 8, 2011 -- Small Business...

The original database describes this as: Title: Joplin Business Expo Production Date: 07/08/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , July 8, 2011 -- Small Business Administration personnel give information to business o... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 8, 2011 -- Small Business Administration personnel meet with business owners about assistance options during the Business Expo at Joplin, Missouri. Photo by Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 8, 2011 -- Small Business ...

The original database describes this as: Title: SBA at Joplin Business Expo Production Date: 07/08/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , July 8, 2011 -- Small Business Administration personnel meet with business owner... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 8, 2011 -- FEMA Community Relations staff give information to business owners during the Business Expo. Photo by Rossyveth Rey-Berrios/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 8, 2011 -- FEMA Community ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Joplin Business Expo Production Date: 07/08/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , July 8, 2011 -- FEMA Community Relations staff give information to business owners duri... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 8, 2011 -- During the Business Expo  Federal Emergency Management Agency personnel from Mitigation Section, Community Relations and Private Sector shared information about the aid programs possibilities and book materials to helps owners to rebuild their businesses.

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 8, 2011 -- During the Busi...

The original database describes this as: Title: Joplin Business Expo Production Date: 07/08/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , July 8, 2011 -- During the Business Expo Federal Emergency Management Agency personnel... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 8, 2011 -- Suzzane Everson of Private Sector explains some of FEMA Business Aids Programs. Joplin Area Business Recovery Expo's goal was to provide resources for business recovery all in one location. - Photo by: Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 8, 2011 -- Suzzane Everson...

The original database describes this as: Title: Joplin Business Expo Production Date: 07/08/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , July 8, 2011 -- Suzzane Everson of Private Sector explains some of FEMA Business Aids P... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 8, 2011 -- FEMA Community Relations Representatives and Private Sector Specialist explains some of FEMA Business Aids Programs. Joplin Area Business Recovery Expo's goal was to provide resources for business recovery all in one location. Rossyveth Rey-Berrios/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 8, 2011 -- FEMA Community ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Joplin Business Expo Production Date: 07/08/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , July 8, 2011 -- FEMA Community Relations Representatives and Private Sector Specialist ... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 23, 2011 -- Work has started at one of the mobile home parks being set up by FEMA for some families left homeless by the May 22 tornado. Steve Zumwalt/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 23, 2011 -- Work has start...

The original database describes this as: Title: Mobile Home Park Production Date: 07/23/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , July 23, 2011 -- Work has started at one of the mobile home parks being set up by FEMA for ... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 23, 2011 -- Susan Stonner, with FEMA External Affairs, talks with a TV reporter about work being done at one of the mobile home parks set up by FEMA for some families left homeless after the May 22 tornado.  Steve Zumwalt FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 23, 2011 -- Susan Stonner,...

The original database describes this as: Title: Media talks with FEMA Production Date: 07/23/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , July 23, 2011 -- Susan Stonner, with FEMA External Affairs, talks with a TV reporter a... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 25, 2011 -- FEMA has mission assigned the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers to build temporary mobile home parks near Joplin Regional Airport, including the installation of utilities, for Joplin-area residents who were displaced because of the May 22 tornado.  Temporary housing units are supplied by FEMA for up to 18 months as tornado survivors look for permanent housing. - Photo by: Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 25, 2011 -- FEMA has missi...

The original database describes this as: Title: 6Officer Jeff Taylor site Production Date: 07/25/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , July 25, 2011 -- FEMA has mission assigned the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers to bu... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 25, 2011 -- FEMA is coordinating power electric, water utilities and many facilities instalations at the Officer Jeff Taylor site next to Joplin Airport, Missouri. This is the bigger housing site which includes 194 temporary homes. The temporary houses are 840 square feet, have three bedrooms, living room, dining room and kitchen. The temporary housing units are supplied by FEMA for Joplin tornado survivors up to 18 months as they look for permanent housing. --- Photo by: Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 25, 2011 -- FEMA is coordi...

The original database describes this as: Title: 2Officer Jeff Taylor site Production Date: 07/25/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , July 25, 2011 -- FEMA is coordinating power electric, water utilities and many fac... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 25, 2011 -- FEMA is coordinating power electric, water utilities and many facilities instalations at the Officer Jeff Taylor site next to Joplin Airport, Missouri. This is the bigger housing site which includes 194 temporary homes. The temporary houses are 840 square feet, have three bedrooms, living room, dining room and kitchen. The temporary housing units are supplied by FEMA for Joplin tornado survivors up to 18 months as they look for permanent housing. . --- Photo by: Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 25, 2011 -- FEMA is coordi...

The original database describes this as: Title: 7Officer Jeff Taylor site Production Date: 07/25/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , July 25, 2011 -- FEMA is coordinating power electric, water utilities and many fac... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 25, 2011 -- East Middle School will be relocating at the Cross Roads Industrial Park. The new building facilites includes 2 science laboratories, 1 band room, 1 choir room, 1 orchestra room, 1 gym, 1 kitchen and the classrooms enough for 650 students. Shelters rooms also will be build for students and faculty safety. - Photo by: Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 25, 2011 -- East Middle Sc...

The original database describes this as: Title: 1Cross Roads Industrial Park - (July 25) Production Date: 07/25/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , July 25, 2011 -- East Middle School will be relocating at the Cross... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 25, 2011 -- Wal-Mart begun to recover from the EF-5 Tornado's impact ( on May 22, 2011 ). Money Orders, Pharmacy and Vision departments are available for customers. Photo by: Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 25, 2011 -- Wal-Mart begun...

The original database describes this as: Title: 20Walmart Comercial Center ( 7th Street Production Date: 07/25/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , July 25, 2011 -- Wal-Mart begun to recover from the EF-5 Tornado's i... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 25, 2011 -- Contractors began to transported 194 temporary houses at the Officer Jeff Taylor site next to Joplin Regional Airport, Missouri. Asphalt roadways and all utilities related to the infrastructure of the community, including a sewer system and waterline installation will be only few of the many facilities for this new community. - Photo by: Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 25, 2011 -- Contractors be...

The original database describes this as: Title: 3Officer Jeff Taylor site Production Date: 07/25/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , July 25, 2011 -- Contractors began to transported 194 temporary houses at the Offi... More

Flooding - Velva, N. D. , July 26, 2011 -- A FEMA temporary housing unit being moved to a residential area in Minot, North Dakota. Photo by: David Valdez/FEMA

Flooding - Velva, N. D. , July 26, 2011 -- A FEMA temporary housing un...

The original database describes this as: Title: Temporary Housing Unit in North Dakota Production Date: 07/26/2011 Caption: Velva, N. D. , July 26, 2011 -- A FEMA temporary housing unit being moved to a resi... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 27, 2011 -- Builders start to rebuild a business two months after an EF-5 tornado destroyed 8000 homes and businesses. FEMA there to help with recovery efforts.  Steve Zumwalt/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 27, 2011 -- Builders start...

The original database describes this as: Title: Business Constuction Production Date: 07/27/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , July 27, 2011 -- Builders start to rebuild a business two months after an EF-5 tornado ... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 28, 2011 -- Contractors began to transported 194 temporary houses at the Officer Jeff Taylor site next to Joplin Regional Airport, Missouri. Asphalt roadways and all utilities related to the infrastructure of the community, including a sewer system and waterline installation will be only few of the many facilities for this new community. - Photo by: Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 28, 2011 -- Contractors be...

The original database describes this as: Title: Photograph by Rossyveth Rey-Berrios taken on 07/28/2011 in Missouri Production Date: 07/28/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , July 28, 2011 -- Contractors began to tr... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 28, 2011 -- FEMA urges survivors  to call 1-800-621-FEMA for information on assistance programs for survivors of the tornado that struck the city of Joplin on May 22, 2011. The messages are also translated into several languages in order to alert other speaking languages communities who live in Joplin, Missouri. - Photo by: Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 28, 2011 -- FEMA urges sur...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Assistance billboard Production Date: 07/28/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , July 28, 2011 -- FEMA urges survivors to call 1-800-621-FEMA for information on a... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 28, 2011 -- The people impacted by the Tornado on May 22, 2011 began searching for trusted resources and dependable information. As an official source of information, RebuildJoplin. org was soon endorsed by the City of Joplin, Joplin Schools, Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce, United Way of Southwest Missouri & Southeast Kansas and multiple partner organizations. - Photo by: Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 28, 2011 -- The people imp...

The original database describes this as: Title: Rebuild Joplin Sign Production Date: 07/28/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , July 28, 2011 -- The people impacted by the Tornado on May 22, 2011 began searching for ... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 28, 2011  -  Contractors begin to prepare a second temporary housing site near the Joplin Regional Airport. The "Hope Haven" community is expected to receive up to 152 temporary housing units by the end of August 2011. The project includes development of temporary gravel pads for housing foundations, emergency storm shelters, bus stops, mailbox units and other facilities. Photo by Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 28, 2011 - Contractors b...

The original database describes this as: Title: Hope Heaven site for Temporary Housing Units Production Date: 07/28/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , July 28, 2011 - Contractors begin to prepare a second tempora... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 28, 2011 -- FEMA urges the citizens to call 1-800-621-FEMA for information on assistance programs for survivors of the tornado that struck the city of Joplin on May 22, 2011. The messages are translated into several languages; the sign above is in Spanish. - Photo by Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 28, 2011 -- FEMA urges the...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Assistance billboard Production Date: 07/28/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , July 28, 2011 -- FEMA urges the citizens to call 1-800-621-FEMA for information on... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 28, 2011 -- Contractors began to prepare a second temporary homes location site next to the Joplin Regional Airport, Missouri. "Hope Haven" site will be receiving 152 temporary houses by the end of August 2011. The community will include gravel pads for housing foundations, emergency storm shelters, bus stops, mailbox units and many others facilities. - Photo by: Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 28, 2011 -- Contractors be...

The original database describes this as: Title: 4Hope Heaven site Production Date: 07/28/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , July 28, 2011 -- Contractors began to prepare a second temporary homes location site next ... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 29, 2011 -- A worker waters down a pile of rubble to settle dust created during debris removal. An EF5 tornado raced through destroying a third of the city. FEMA is here to help with the recovery efforts.  Steve Zumwalt / FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , July 29, 2011 -- A worker water...

The original database describes this as: Title: Watering Down Debris Production Date: 07/29/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , July 29, 2011 -- A worker waters down a pile of rubble to settle dust created during de... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , August 1, 2011 -- Contractors completed the transfer of 20 temporary house to Roger Hines site. The community includes gravel pads for the foundations of homes, emergency storm shelters, bus stops, mailbox units and many other facilities. The temporary houses are 840 square meters, has three bedrooms, lounge, dining room and kitchen. Contractors are finishing details on the stairs and the surroundings. - Photo by: Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , August 1, 2011 -- Contractors c...

The original database describes this as: Title: 7Roger Hines Mobile Park Production Date: 08/01/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , August 1, 2011 -- Contractors completed the transfer of 20 temporary house to Roger... More

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , August 1, 2011 -- The EF-5 tornado on May 22, 2011 tore a path through Joplin seven miles long and half a mile wide. FEMA is providing assistance to disaster survivors. Photo by Elissa Jun/FEMA

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , August 1, 2011 -- The EF-5 tornado on May 22, ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Damaged Car From May 22 EF-5 Tornado Production Date: 08/01/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , August 1, 2011 -- The EF-5 tornado on May 22, 2011 tore a path through ... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , August 1, 2011 -- The relocation of 20 temporary houses to Roger Hines site was completed on August 3. The temporary houses are 840 square meters, has three bedrooms, lounge, dining room and kitchen. The community includes bus, storm shelters, mailbox units, gravel and asphalt roadways and all utilities related to the infrastructure of the community, including a sewer system and waterline installation. The main idea is to create a community with an environment where people can live, not just to sleep. - Photo by: Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , August 1, 2011 -- The relocatio...

The original database describes this as: Title: 2Roger Hines Mobile Park Production Date: 08/01/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , August 1, 2011 -- The relocation of 20 temporary houses to Roger Hines site was com... More

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , August 1, 2011 -- Contractors completed the transfer of 20 temporary houses to Roger Hines site. FEMA is providing assistance to those who were affected by the storms in Missouri. Photo by: Rossyveth Rey-Berríos/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , August 1, 2011 -- Contractors c...

The original database describes this as: Title: Temporary Housing Units in Roger Hines Mobile Park Production Date: 08/01/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , August 1, 2011 -- Contractors completed the transfer of 2... More

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , August 1, 2011 -- The EF-5 tornado on May 22, 2011 tore a path through Joplin seven miles long and half a mile wide. FEMA is working to provide assistance to disaster survivors. Elissa Jun/FEMA

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , August 1, 2011 -- The EF-5 tornado on May 22, ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Damaged Home from May 22 EF-22 Tornado Production Date: 08/01/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , August 1, 2011 -- The EF-5 tornado on May 22, 2011 tore a path throug... More

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , August 1, 2011 -- The EF-5 tornado on May 22, 2011 tore a path through Joplin seven miles long and half a mile wide. FEMA is providing assistance to disaster survivors. Photo by Elissa Jun/FEMA

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , August 1, 2011 -- The EF-5 tornado on May 22, ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Damaged Home from May 22 EF-22 Tornado Production Date: 08/01/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , August 1, 2011 -- The EF-5 tornado on May 22, 2011 tore a path throug... More