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[Hurricane Katrina] Robert and Sandra Harris' elevated house was the only one left standing on Wiggins Street after Hurricane Katrina hit. They had mitigated their home in 1999 with Increased Cost of Compliance funds through the National Flood Insurance Program. They elevated their house above the required level in order to further protect against flooding. Photo by Robert Harris.

[Hurricane Katrina] Robert and Sandra Harris' elevated house was the o...

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[Hurricane Katrina] Pascagoula, Miss., February 28, 2006 -- Robert and Sandra Harris returned to their Pascagoula neighborhood days after Hurricane Katrina to discover theirs was the only house left standing. They previously had mitigated their home in 1999 with $30,000 in Increased Cost of Compliance funds through the National Flood Insurance Program.  Mark Wolfe/FEMA

[Hurricane Katrina] Pascagoula, Miss., February 28, 2006 -- Robert and...

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[Hurricane Katrina] New Orleans, LA, March 8, 2006 - The level of flooding from Hurricane Katrina is evident by the yellow water line across the awning and pillars of this house in Gentilly.  The homeowner has coverage from the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and is eligible for the Increased Cost of Compliance (ICC) benefit since he lives in a high risk area and is elevating his home above the base flood elevation in compliance with the community's floodplain ordinance.  Robert Kaufmann/FEMA

[Hurricane Katrina] New Orleans, LA, March 8, 2006 - The level of floo...

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[Hurricane Katrina] New Orleans, LA, March 8, 2006 - This house in Gentilly is in the process of being elevated above the base flood elevation adopted by the community in result of flooding from Hurricane Katrina.  The homeowner will raise the house a total of 11' and has received the Increased Cost of Compliance (ICC) benefit included with his National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) policy because of his compliance to the community's floodplain management ordinance.  Robert Kaufmann/FEMA

[Hurricane Katrina] New Orleans, LA, March 8, 2006 - This house in Gen...

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[Hurricane Katrina] Biloxi, Miss., August 11, 2006 -- David Clukie and Peggy Johnson from the National Flood Insurance Program talk to visitors at the Governor's Recovery Expo and tell them of the advantages of having flood insurance.  Michelle Miller-Freeck/FEMA

[Hurricane Katrina] Biloxi, Miss., August 11, 2006 -- David Clukie and...

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[Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides] Hoh Indian Reservation, WA, 1-18-07 -- FEMA, State, and Hoh Tribal members look at mitigation issues on Hoh Indian Reservation maps in the tribal center.  FEMA and State representatives were at the Hoh Reservation to discuss mitigation issues and the National Flood Insurance Program as they relate to the Hoh Indian Reservation.  Marvin Nauman/FEMA photo

[Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides] Hoh Indian Reserv...

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[Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides] Hoh Indian Reservation, WA, 1-18-07 --   Jonette Reyes, Vice Chairperson and Larry Burtness, Planner/Grant Writer for the Hoh Tribe, discuss Tribal Culture & History with Robert Flood State Tribal (Left), Max Rice FEMA Tribal, and Lois Lopez FEMA Mitigation (right).  FEMA and State representatives were there to discuss mitigation issues and the National Flood Insurance Program as they relate to the Hoh Indian Reservation.  Marvin Nauman/FEMA photo

[Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides] Hoh Indian Reserv...

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[Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding] Oklahoma, OK, September 14, 2007 -- Richard and Roberta Williams talk with FEMA Mitigation Specialist Richard McMahon at the FEMA Mitigation and National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) display at the Oklahoma State Fair.  FEMA's mitigation out reach program takes FEMA programs out into the community to educate people on cutting down future damages.  Marvin Nauman/FEMA

[Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding] Oklahoma, OK, September 14, 2...

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[Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding] Oklahoma, OK, September 14, 2007 --  Heather and Amy Townsend talk with Roger Faris at the FEMA Mitigation and National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) display at the Oklahoma State Fair about the Safe Room they built into their new home.  FEMA's mitigation program takes FEMA programs out into the community to educate people on safety and cutting down future damages.  Marvin Nauman/FEMA photo

[Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding] Oklahoma, OK, September 14, 2...

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[Hurricane Katrina] Bay St. Louis, MS, December 11, 2007 -- Residents look at new preliminary flood maps at an open house in Hancock County. The event kicks off community adoption of the Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps to meet requirements of the National Flood Insurance Program. Jennifer Smits/FEMA

[Hurricane Katrina] Bay St. Louis, MS, December 11, 2007 -- Residents ...

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Bay St. Louis, MS, December 11, 2007 -- A resident looks through new preliminary flood map information at an open house in Hancock County. The event kicks off the process for community adoption of the Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps to meet requirements of the National Flood Insurance Program. Jennifer Smits/FEMA

Bay St. Louis, MS, December 11, 2007 -- A resident looks through new p...

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[Hurricane Katrina] Bay St. Louis, MS, December 11, 2007 -- Preliminary Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps are displayed at a flood map open house in Hancock County. The event kicks off community adoption of flood maps to meet requirements of the National Flood Insurance Program. Jennifer Smits/FEMA

[Hurricane Katrina] Bay St. Louis, MS, December 11, 2007 -- Preliminar...

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[Hurricane Katrina] Bay St. Louis, MS, December 11, 2007 -- Preliminary Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps are displayed at a flood map open house in Hancock County. The event kicks off community adoption of flood maps to meet requirements of the National Flood Insurance Program. Jennifer Smits/FEMA

[Hurricane Katrina] Bay St. Louis, MS, December 11, 2007 -- Preliminar...

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Washington, DC, June 19, 2008 -- DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff and FEMA Administrator David Paulison are briefed on the National Flood Insurance Program at FEMA headquarters.  FEMA/Bill Koplitz

Washington, DC, June 19, 2008 -- DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff and FE...

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Washington, DC, June 19, 2008 -- DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff and FEMA Administrator David Paulison are briefed on the National Flood Insurance Program at FEMA headquarters.  FEMA/Bill Koplitz

Washington, DC, June 19, 2008 -- DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff and FE...

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Coastal Storm ^ Flooding - Jean Lafitte, La. , November 15, 2008 -- Wayne Berggren, National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Lead outlines the NFIP program and shows helpful resources available to residents affected by flooding at a community meeting on Flood Proofing and Elevation Information in Jean Lafitte, Louisiana.

Coastal Storm ^ Flooding - Jean Lafitte, La. , November 15, 2008 -- Wa...

The original database describes this as: Title: Flood Insurance presenter in Louisiana Production Date: 11/15/2008 Caption: Jean Lafitte, La. , November 15, 2008 -- Wayne Berggren, National Flood Insurance P... More

Coastal Storm ^ Flooding - New Orleans, La. , November 16, 2008 --Wayne Berggren (Left), National Flood Insurance Program Lead and John Ingargiola (Right), Senior Engineer Mitigation Directorate, discuss aspects of coastal floodplain mitigation at the Community Rebuilding and Flood Protection Expo in Lakeview - a suburb of Greater New Orleans, Louisiana.

Coastal Storm ^ Flooding - New Orleans, La. , November 16, 2008 --Wayn...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA officials meeting in Louisiana Production Date: 11/16/2008 Caption: New Orleans, La. , November 16, 2008 --Wayne Berggren (Left), National Flood Insurance... More

Washington, D. C. , November 5, 2009 -- At the podium is David Fowler, Senior Project Manager of the Milwaukee, WI Metropolitan Sewerage District as he addresses participants in the first-ever National Flood Insurance Program Listening Session held in Washington, DC.  The session was designed to brainstorm ideas for making the NFIP more efficient and to serve the needs of Americans better. The NFIP will be undergoing reform by Congress in 2010 and ideas collected during the session will be used to inform Congress about ideas from NFIP stakeholders.  FEMA/John Shea

Washington, D. C. , November 5, 2009 -- At the podium is David Fowler,...

The original database describes this as: Title: NFIP Stakeholder Listening Session in Washington, DC Production Date: 11/05/2009 Caption: Washington, D. C. , November 5, 2009 -- At the podium is David Fowler... More

Washington, D. C. , April 21, 2010 -- FEMA Administrator W. Craig Fugate testifies about legislative proposals to reform the National Flood Insurance Program before the House Committee on Financial Services, Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity.  FEMA/Bill Koplitz

Washington, D. C. , April 21, 2010 -- FEMA Administrator W. Craig Fuga...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Administrator W. Craig Fugate testifies in District of Columbia Production Date: 04/21/2010 Caption: Washington, D. C. , April 21, 2010 -- FEMA Administra... More

Washington, D. C. , April 21, 2010 -- FEMA Administrator W. Craig Fugate testifies about legislative proposals to reform the National Flood Insurance Program before the House Committee on Financial Services, Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity.  FEMA/Bill Koplitz

Washington, D. C. , April 21, 2010 -- FEMA Administrator W. Craig Fuga...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Administrator W. Craig Fugate testifies in District of Columbia Production Date: 04/21/2010 Caption: Washington, D. C. , April 21, 2010 -- FEMA Administra... More

Washington, D. C. , April 21, 2010 -- FEMA Administrator W. Craig Fugate testifies about legislative proposals to reform the National Flood Insurance Program before the House Committee on Financial Services, Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity.  FEMA/Bill Koplitz

Washington, D. C. , April 21, 2010 -- FEMA Administrator W. Craig Fuga...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Administrator W. Craig Fugate testifies in District of Columbia Production Date: 04/21/2010 Caption: Washington, D. C. , April 21, 2010 -- FEMA Administra... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Nashville, Tenn. , July 27, 2010 -- FEMA flood insurance expert Gloria Prince trains new employees, who were locally hired, on the National Flood Insurance Program. FEMA employees are supporting the State of Tennessee in its recovery from the severe storms and floods of May 2010. Martin Grube/FEMA.

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Nashville, Tenn. , July 27, 2010 -- FEMA flo...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA hires local represenatives in Nashville Production Date: 07/27/2010 Caption: Nashville, Tenn. , July 27, 2010 -- FEMA flood insurance expert Gloria Prince... More

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - New Orleans, La. , January 21, 2011 -- Louisiana Recovery Office Mitigation Compliance Director Michael Hunnicutt speaks about the National Flood Insurance Program and flood mapping on a panel at the National Association of Counties Symposium. Panelists addressed elected and appointed officials from across the United States at the Symposium. Photograph by Keala Hughes/FEMA.

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - New Orleans, La. , January 21, 2011 -- Loui...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Mitigation Compliance Director Addresses NACO Production Date: 01/21/2011 Caption: New Orleans, La. , January 21, 2011 -- Louisiana Recovery Office Mitiga... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Peacham, Vt. , August 3, 2011 -- John Mackenzie surveys damage to his back yard at his home in Peacham. Following this spring's severe storms and flooding in Vermont, Peacham is now applying to enroll in the National Flood Insurance Program so that residents like Mackenzie will have access to flood insurance.

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Peacham, Vt. , August 3, 2011 -- John Macken...

The original database describes this as: Title: Vermont Town Sees Value Of Flood Insurance Production Date: 08/03/2011 Caption: Peacham, Vt. , August 3, 2011 -- John Mackenzie surveys damage to his back yard... More

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Vega Alta, Puerto Rico, September 14, 2011 -- Tere Martin from the National Flood Insurance Program provides information about the program at an outreach activity.  Flood insurance is one way that FEMA encourages residents to get prepared.  Yuisa Rios/FEMA

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Vega Alta, Puerto Rico, Septembe...

The original database describes this as: Title: National Flood Insurance Program at an outreach activity Production Date: 09/14/2011 Caption: Vega Alta, Puerto Rico, September 14, 2011 -- Tere Martin from th... More

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Vega Alta, Puerto Rico, September 14, 2011 -  Tere Martin from the National Flood Insurance Program provides information about the program at an outreach activity.  People affected by the floods caused by Hurricane Irene are urged to buy flood insurance.  Yuisa Rios/FEMA

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Vega Alta, Puerto Rico, Septembe...

The original database describes this as: Title: PR_DR4017_HCSoutreach2 Production Date: 09/14/2011 Caption: Vega Alta, Puerto Rico, September 14, 2011 - Tere Martin from the National Flood Insurance Program... More

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Vega Alta, Puerto Rico, September 14, 2011 --  Iris Delgado from the National Flood Insurance Program provides information about the program to a disaster survivor at an outreach activity.  Having flood insurance is another way FEMA encourages people to get prepared. Yuisa Rios/FEMA

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Vega Alta, Puerto Rico, Septembe...

The original database describes this as: Title: National Flood Insurance Program outreach Production Date: 09/14/2011 Caption: Vega Alta, Puerto Rico, September 14, 2011 -- Iris Delgado from the National Fl... More

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Little Falls, N. J. , October 11, 2011 -- Anthony Deangelo, OSTi Service General Adjuster, National Flood Insurance Program, Landover, MD, speaks at a community meeting of Little Falls residents and disaster survivors that was requested by Congressman Bill Pascrell (Eighth District, NJ) and hosted by Little Falls Mayor Michael DeFrancisci at the Little Fails Recreation Center. FEMA partners with local governments  and the state to assist disaster survivors. Photo by Christopher Mardorf /  FEMA.

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Little Falls, N. J. , October 11...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA partners with state and local officials in Little Falls, New Jersey, to assist disaster survivors Production Date: 10/11/2011 Caption: Little Falls, N. J.... More

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Little Falls, N. J. , October 11, 2011 -- Anthony Deangelo, OSTi Service General Adjuster, National Flood Insurance Program, Landover, MD, addresses an audience at a community meeting of Little Falls residents and disaster survivors that was requested by Congressman Bill Pascrell (Eighth District, NJ) and hosted by Little Falls Mayor Michael DeFrancisci at the Little Falls Recreation Center. FEMA partners with local governments  and the state to assist disaster survivors. Photo by Christopher Mardorf /  FEMA.

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Little Falls, N. J. , October 11...

The original database describes this as: Title: Communtiy Outreach Meeting in Little Falls, New Jersey Production Date: 10/11/2011 Caption: Little Falls, N. J. , October 11, 2011 -- Anthony Deangelo, OSTi Se... More

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , October 21, 2011 -- David Miller (second, right), Associate Administrator of the FEMA's Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, and James Sadler (far right), FEMA's Director of Claims for the National Flood Insurance Program, address North Dakota Senator John Hoeven (far left) and Congressman Rick Berg (second, left), and other state and local officials at a press conference at Minot's City Hall. Miller and Sadler are working with state and local partners to provide assistance to those affected by June's historic Souris River flood in Minot. Photo by Cynthia Hunter/FEMA

Flooding - Minot, N. D. , October 21, 2011 -- David Miller (second, ri...

The original database describes this as: Title: David Miller and James Sadler meet with ND Senator and Congressman Production Date: 10/21/2011 Caption: Minot, N. D. , October 21, 2011 -- David Miller (second... More

Pascagoula, Miss., Sep. 29, 2012 -- FEMA Mitigation Advisor Brenda Ducksworth (also pictured (L) Tanya Womack, FEMA Mitigation Advisor) answers questions at the Pascagoula Wal-Mart about the National Flood Insurance Program.  FEMA is assisting  Hurricane Isaac survivors through community outreach programs designed to better prepare and educate people for disasters.  David Fine/FEMA

Pascagoula, Miss., Sep. 29, 2012 -- FEMA Mitigation Advisor Brenda Duc...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-09-29 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: David Fine City/State: Pascagoula, MS Disasters: Mississippi Hurricane Isaac (DR-4081) Disaster Types: Hur... More

Norwalk, Conn., Dec. 1, 2012 -- Bob DeSaulniers, National Flood Insurance Program(NFIP) Specialist, polls the audience to find  most have flood insurance. Congressman Jim Himes sponsored this Town Hall Meeting where representatives of FEMA, the NFIP and the Small Business Administration, outlined the services they offer to those affected by the hurricane.   Photo by Marilee Caliendo/FEMA

Norwalk, Conn., Dec. 1, 2012 -- Bob DeSaulniers, National Flood Insura...

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

R.I., Nov. 30, 2012 -- At a conference at the University of Rhode Island, FEMA Hazard Mitigation Branch Director Ivy Frances described how the National Flood Insurance Program provides incentives through the Community Rating System for communities to mitigate flood risks. Photo by Charles Kohler

R.I., Nov. 30, 2012 -- At a conference at the University of Rhode Isla...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-30 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Candice Burch City/State: RI Categories: Training Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Managemen... More

Mantoloking, N.J., Nov. 20, 2012 -- Ed Wright explains to a FEMA video crew, how his home was damaged but remained intact during Hurricane Sandy. FEMA's Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration (FIMA) manages the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and implements a variety of programs to reduce losses that may result from natural disasters. Steve Zumwalt/FEMA

Mantoloking, N.J., Nov. 20, 2012 -- Ed Wright explains to a FEMA video...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-20 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Steve Zumwalt City/State: Mantoloking, NJ Keywords: Cleanup Damage Homeowner Mitigation Interview rebuildin... More

Norwalk, Conn., Dec. 1, 2012 -- Following introductions and overview presentations, attendees had the opportunity to talk one-on-one with specialists. Attending were local and state disaster specialists as well as representatives from FEMA, the Small Business Administration and the National Flood Insurance Program.   Photo by Marilee Caliendo/FEMA

Norwalk, Conn., Dec. 1, 2012 -- Following introductions and overview p...

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

Emergency Planning and Security ^ Flooding - New London, Conn. , Feb. 22, 2012 -- Diana Kidder, Hazard Mitigation Branch Director, is interviewed by Shawn Murphy, Public Affairs Director, ION Media Networks, about the National Flood Insurance Program. FEMA experts often do radio and television interviews to explain the agency's programs. Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA

Emergency Planning and Security ^ Flooding - New London, Conn. , Feb. ...

The original database describes this as: Title: TV Interview for National Flood Insurance Program Production Date: 02/22/2012 Caption: New London, Conn. , Feb. 22, 2012 -- Diana Kidder, Hazard Mitigation Bra... More

David A. Jaromin, left, a geotechnical engineer with

David A. Jaromin, left, a geotechnical engineer with

David A. Jaromin, left, a geotechnical engineer with HNTB, discusses Dallas Floodway cut-off wall construction, July 24, with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fort Worth District employees William Sanders, center, ... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Duluth, Minn. , July 26, 2012 -- Ceil Strauss (standing, center), Minnesota state coordinator for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), briefs the staff at FEMA's Minnesota Joint Field Office about flood insurance. The NFIP offers flood insurance to homeowners, renters, and business owners if their community participates in the program. Those communities agree to adopt and enforce ordinances that meet or exceed FEMA requirements to reduce the risk of flooding. Norman Lenburg/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Duluth, Minn. , July 26, 2012 -- Ceil Straus...

The original database describes this as: Title: State NFIP Coordinator conducts traing at Minnesota JFO Production Date: 07/26/2012 Caption: Duluth, Minn. , July 26, 2012 -- Ceil Strauss (standing, center), ... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Duluth, Minn. , July 26, 2012 -- Ceil Strauss (center), Minnesota state coordinator for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), conducts a training class for the staff at FEMA's Minnesota Joint Field Office about flood insurance. The NFIP offers flood insurance to homeowners, renters, and business owners if their community participates in the program. Participating communities agree to adopt and enforce ordinances that meet or exceed FEMA requirements to reduce the risk of flooding. Norman Lenburg/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Duluth, Minn. , July 26, 2012 -- Ceil Straus...

The original database describes this as: Title: Flood Insurance Training in Minnesota Production Date: 07/26/2012 Caption: Duluth, Minn. , July 26, 2012 -- Ceil Strauss (center), Minnesota state coordinator ... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Duluth, Minn. , July 26, 2012 -- Ceil Strauss (center, left), Minnesota state coordinator for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), talks with Federal Coordinating Officer Mark Neveau (right) and other staff members at FEMA's Minnesota Joint Field Office about flood insurance. The NFIP offers flood insurance to homeowners, renters, and business owners if their community participates in the program. Participating communities agree to adopt and enforce ordinances that meet or exceed FEMA requirements to reduce the risk of flooding. Norman Lenburg/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Duluth, Minn. , July 26, 2012 -- Ceil Straus...

The original database describes this as: Title: National Flood Insurance Program Meeting in Minnesota Production Date: 07/26/2012 Caption: Duluth, Minn. , July 26, 2012 -- Ceil Strauss (center, left), Minnes... More

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Duluth, Minn. , July 26, 2012 -- Ceil Strauss (center), Minnesota state coordinator for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), presents a flood insurance class to the staff at FEMA's Minnesota Joint Field Office. The NFIP offers flood insurance to homeowners, renters, and business owners if their community participates in the program. Participating communities agree to adopt and enforce ordinances that meet or exceed FEMA requirements to reduce the risk of flooding. Norman Lenburg/FEMA

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Duluth, Minn. , July 26, 2012 -- Ceil Straus...

The original database describes this as: Title: Class about Flood Insurance Production Date: 07/26/2012 Caption: Duluth, Minn. , July 26, 2012 -- Ceil Strauss (center), Minnesota state coordinator for the Na... More

Berwyn, Ill., May 22, 2013 -- FEMA Mitigation Specialists Nancy Morris speaks with a storm survivor about the National Flood Insurance program at a neighborhood True Value Hardware.   FEMA is responding to wide spread flooding as a result of severe storms and straightline winds during April and May 2013.  David Fine/FEMA

Berwyn, Ill., May 22, 2013 -- FEMA Mitigation Specialists Nancy Morris...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-05-22 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: David Fine City/State: Berwyn, IL Disaster Types: Flooding ^ Severe Storm Categories: Mitigation Photograp... More

Berwyn, Ill., May 22, 2013 -- FEMA Mitigation Specialists Doris Maldonado(L) and Nancy Morris(r)speak with a storm survivor about the National Flood Insurance program at a neighborhood True Value Hardware.   FEMA is responding to wide spread flooding as a result of severe storms and straight line winds during April and May 2013.  David Fine/FEMA

Berwyn, Ill., May 22, 2013 -- FEMA Mitigation Specialists Doris Maldon...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-05-22 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: David Fine City/State: Berwyn, IL Disaster Types: Flooding ^ Severe Storm Categories: Mitigation Photograp... More

Pompton Lakes, N.J., March 10, 2014 -- Councilman Michael Simone and Community Rating System (CRS) Co-Coordinators Elizabeth Brandsness and Barbara Padula are honored with a plaque recognizing the town of Pompton Lakes for participating in the CRS, a program administered by FEMA that provides lower insurance premiums under the National Flood Insurance Program

Pompton Lakes, N.J., March 10, 2014 -- Councilman Michael Simone and C...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2014-03-10 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Rosanna Arias Disasters: New Jersey Hurricane Sandy (DR-4086) Disaster Types: Hurricane/Tropical Storm Phot... More

Chris Cunningham, planning specialist with Tennessee

Chris Cunningham, planning specialist with Tennessee

Chris Cunningham, planning specialist with Tennessee Emergency Management Agency and state coordinator for the Silver Jackets team, speaks during a ceremony Nov. 17, 2015, at TEMA to announce a new 'Post Disast... More

An excavator works with the soil-bentonite clay mix,

An excavator works with the soil-bentonite clay mix,

An excavator works with the soil-bentonite clay mix, the ingredients for a seepage cut-off wall under construction on that will beside the Dallas East Levee, July 24. The city of Dallas is working to certify th... More

During a Fort Worth District site visit Aug. 28, Brig.

During a Fort Worth District site visit Aug. 28, Brig.

During a Fort Worth District site visit Aug. 28, Brig. Gen. Thomas W. Kula, commander, Southwestern Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, was briefed on two city of Dallas projects inside the federally author... More

Ken Davis, TEMA assistant director for preparedness,

Ken Davis, TEMA assistant director for preparedness,

Ken Davis, TEMA assistant director for preparedness, thanks all of the Silver Jackets partners for working on the final draft of the Tennessee Post Disaster Guide during a ceremony Nov. 17, 2015, at TEMA with S... More

A long excavator arm digs deeply into the Dallas Floodway

A long excavator arm digs deeply into the Dallas Floodway

A long excavator arm digs deeply into the Dallas Floodway bottomland, July 24, near the East Levee so it can be filled with the soil-bentonite clay mix designed to cut off underground seepage. The city of Dalla... More

Richard Flood, FEMA hazard mitigation assistance senior

Richard Flood, FEMA hazard mitigation assistance senior

Richard Flood, FEMA hazard mitigation assistance senior program specialist, speaks during a ceremony for the new 'Tennessee Post Disaster Guide.' He said the guide will serve to assist communities, home owners,... More

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fort Worth District employees

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fort Worth District employees

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fort Worth District employees William Sanders, left, an engineering student intern, and Andrew Johnston, a project coordinator and the corps’ construction representative, examine a ... More

Maj. Christopher Burkhart, Nashville District deputy

Maj. Christopher Burkhart, Nashville District deputy

Maj. Christopher Burkhart, Nashville District deputy commander, speaks during a ceremony for the new “Tennessee Post Disaster Guide.” The major thanked TEMA and its leadership for its part in coordinating with ... More

Silver Jackets partners pose together Nov. 17, 2015,

Silver Jackets partners pose together Nov. 17, 2015,

Silver Jackets partners pose together Nov. 17, 2015, during a ceremony at the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency to announce the distribution of the Tennessee Post Disaster Guide to emergency management pers... More

Amy Miller, Tennessee National Flood Insurance Program

Amy Miller, Tennessee National Flood Insurance Program

Amy Miller, Tennessee National Flood Insurance Program coordinator, speaks during a quarterly Tennessee Silver Jackets meeting with federal, state and local partners at the TEMA Headquarters in Nashville, Tenn.... More