Federal Emergency Management Agency

Mask Usage During Clean-up Essential

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Men and women wearing face masks shovel debris into garbage bags.
Union Beach, N.J., Dec. 8, 2012 -- Volunteers helping home owners clean up in the Union Beach area after Hurricane Sandy are mindful of utilizing face masks to guard against inhaling particulates that could cause respiratory distress. Volunteer groups working with local and state agencies, and in turn with FEMA, are invaluable assets in the recovery process after Hurricane Sandy. Photo by Sharon Karr/FEMA - Location: Union Beach, NJ
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