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Russian Airmobile Rescue Service Tours FEMA Joint Field Office

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Queens, N.Y., Nov. 15, 2012 -- Jerome M. Hauer, New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services Commissioner, Alexander Romanov, Director of Federal-State Russian Airmobile Rescue Service, Moscow, and Phil Parr, FEMA Deputy Federal Coordinating Officer (l-r), smile for the camera during a tour of FEMA's DR-4085 Joint Field Office in Queens, New York. Following the onslaught of Hurricane Sandy, FEMA coordinates its work in New York at the FEMA JFO in Queens and supports state, local, tribal and volunteer agencies in their disaster response activities. FEMA also welcomes the cooperation and assistance of international experts such as the Russian Airmobile Rescue Service who are familiar with disaster response techniques needed to assist communities in need of relief.  Photo by Christopher Mardorf / FEMA.
Queens, N.Y., Nov. 15, 2012 -- Jerome M. Hauer, New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services Commissioner, Alexander Romanov, Director of Federal-State Russian Airmobile Rescue Service, Moscow, and Phil Parr, FEMA Deputy Federal Coordinating Officer (l-r), smile for the camera during a tour of FEMA's DR-4085 Joint Field Office in Queens, New York. Following the onslaught of Hurricane Sandy, FEMA coordinates its work in New York at the FEMA JFO in Queens and supports state, local, tribal and volunteer agencies in their disaster response activities. FEMA also welcomes the cooperation and assistance of international experts such as the Russian Airmobile Rescue Service who are familiar with disaster response techniques needed to assist communities in need of relief. Photo by Christopher Mardorf / FEMA. - Location: Queens, NY