Collection: Alaska Flooding and Ice Jams

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Alaska Flooding and Ice Jams (DR-1843) 06/11/2009
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  • Eagle, Alaska, July 26, 2009 -- FEMA Video Specialist Daniel Llargues interviews Eagle, Alaska resident Andy Bassich on the newly repaired community fish wheel.  Volunteers helped Mr. Bassich repair the fish wheel before the salmon season ended. Ben Brennan/FEMA

    FEMA social media vidographer interviewing a resident in Alaska

    Photo by Ben Brennan
    Eagle, Alaska, July 26, 2009 -- FEMA Video Specialist Daniel Llargues interviews Eagle, Alaska resident Andy Bassich on the newly repaired community fish wheel. Volunteers helped Mr. Bassich repair the fish wheel before the salmon season ended. Ben Brennan/FEMA
  • Eagle, Alaska, July 24, 2009 -- Joyce Roberts, First Chief of Eagle, Alaska, cuts the ribbon for the reopening of an essential road damaged by the Spring 2009 flooding and ice jams.  Ben Brennan/FEMA

    Ribbon cutting for a road in Alaska

    Photo by Ben Brennan
    Eagle, Alaska, July 24, 2009 -- Joyce Roberts, First Chief of Eagle, Alaska, cuts the ribbon for the reopening of an essential road damaged by the Spring 2009 flooding and ice jams. Ben Brennan/FEMA
  • Eagle, Alaska, July 27, 2009 -- Mennonite Disaster Service Volunteer Floyd Reynolds holds a fish caught in the fish wheel he helped repair.  The fish wheel was set up for the community since all of the wheels in the area were destroyed by the disaster.  Ben Brennan/FEMA

    Volunteer in Alaska

    Photo by Ben Brennan
    Eagle, Alaska, July 27, 2009 -- Mennonite Disaster Service Volunteer Floyd Reynolds holds a fish caught in the fish wheel he helped repair. The fish wheel was set up for the community since all of the wheels in the area were destroyed by the disaster. Ben Brennan/FEMA
  • Eagle, Alaska, July 24, 2009 -- David Reynolds, a Mennonite Disaster Service volunteer, lifts a beam for a two story log cabin that is being built.  The volunteer labor has been essential to rebuilding Eagle.  Ben Brennan/FEMA

    Mennonite volunteer helps to rebuild Eagle, Alaska

    Photo by Ben Brennan
    Eagle, Alaska, July 24, 2009 -- David Reynolds, a Mennonite Disaster Service volunteer, lifts a beam for a two story log cabin that is being built. The volunteer labor has been essential to rebuilding Eagle. Ben Brennan/FEMA
  • Eagle, Alaska, July 24, 2009 -- A van drives on the tundra road mat detour that connects Eagle City and Eagle Village.  This temporary road was set up because the main road was heavily damaged by ice.  - Ben Brennan/FEMA

    Van on a tundra road mat in Alaska

    Photo by Ben Brennan
    Eagle, Alaska, July 24, 2009 -- A van drives on the tundra road mat detour that connects Eagle City and Eagle Village. This temporary road was set up because the main road was heavily damaged by ice. - Ben Brennan/FEMA
  • Eagle, Alaska, July 29, 2009 -- Samaritan's Purse volunteer John Woldstad helps begin the foundation to a new home in Eagle, AK.  In addition to volunteer labor, Samaritan's Purse is also donating $10,000 in interior goods and fixtures for disaster survivors in Eagle.  -- Ben Brennan/FEMA

    Volunteer works on a home foundation in Alaska

    Photo by Ben Brennan
    Eagle, Alaska, July 29, 2009 -- Samaritan's Purse volunteer John Woldstad helps begin the foundation to a new home in Eagle, AK. In addition to volunteer labor, Samaritan's Purse is also donating $10,000 in interior goods and fixtures for disaster survivors in Eagle. -- Ben Brennan/FEMA
  • Stevens Village, Alaska, August 4, 2009 --  Amos Diener, Mennonite Disaster Service volunteer, drills a handrail on a new handicap ramp for a home damaged by flood waters.  The handicap ramp became necessary because Amos and his fellow volunteer raised the house two feet to prevent future flood damage. - Ben Brennan/FEMA

    Volunteer Constructing a Handicap Ramp in Alaska

    Photo by Ben Brennan
    Stevens Village, Alaska, August 4, 2009 -- Amos Diener, Mennonite Disaster Service volunteer, drills a handrail on a new handicap ramp for a home damaged by flood waters. The handicap ramp became necessary because Amos and his fellow volunteer raised the house two feet to prevent future flood damage. - Ben Brennan/FEMA
  • Stevens Village, Alaska, August 4, 2009 --  Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS) volunteer De Hon cuts insulation for a home MDS is repairing.  They hope to have all of the houses in Stevens Village repaired before winter. - Ben Brennan/FEMA

    Mennonite Volunteer Cutting Insulation for a resident in Alaska

    Photo by Ben Brennan
    Stevens Village, Alaska, August 4, 2009 -- Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS) volunteer De Hon cuts insulation for a home MDS is repairing. They hope to have all of the houses in Stevens Village repaired before winter. - Ben Brennan/FEMA
  • Stevens Village, Alaska, August 4, 2009 -- This home was carried off of its original foundation by flood waters this past spring.  Ben Brennan/FEMA

    Home shifted from its foundation by flooding in Alaska

    Photo by Ben Brennan
    Stevens Village, Alaska, August 4, 2009 -- This home was carried off of its original foundation by flood waters this past spring. Ben Brennan/FEMA
  • Eagle, Alaska, July 29, 2009 -- Disaster survivor Judy Mann speaks with FEMA Individual Assistance Specialist John Fulton while checking on the progression of her and her husband's new home.  Mrs. Mann's home was moved 300 feet during the flooding and ice jams of spring 2009. - Ben Brennan/FEMA

    Resident Watches the Construction of her new home

    Photo by Ben Brennan
    Eagle, Alaska, July 29, 2009 -- Disaster survivor Judy Mann speaks with FEMA Individual Assistance Specialist John Fulton while checking on the progression of her and her husband's new home. Mrs. Mann's home was moved 300 feet during the flooding and ice jams of spring 2009. - Ben Brennan/FEMA
  • Tanana, Alaska, July 31, 2009 -- Ken Westveer, a volunteer for Christian Reformed World Relief Committee, loads a door into a damaged house in Tanana with FEMA Ground Support Unit Lead, Leslie Burgin.  Ben Brennan/FEMA

    CRWRC Volunteer and FEMA Logistics Employee Bring a Door into a House

    Photo by Ben Brennan
    Tanana, Alaska, July 31, 2009 -- Ken Westveer, a volunteer for Christian Reformed World Relief Committee, loads a door into a damaged house in Tanana with FEMA Ground Support Unit Lead, Leslie Burgin. Ben Brennan/FEMA
  • A barge arrives carrying supplies for the repairing of homes damaged during flooding and ice jams in Tanana, AK.  FEMA Logistics Unit Lead Leslie Burgin talks about what that means to her mission and what it means to the community.  Tim Wilcox, a crew member on the barge talks about the difficulties of getting supplies to very remote towns like Tanana.

    Tanana Barge Arrival

    Video by Benjamin Brennan
    A barge arrives carrying supplies for the repairing of homes damaged during flooding and ice jams in Tanana, AK. FEMA Logistics Unit Lead Leslie Burgin talks about what that means to her mission and what it means to the community. Tim Wilcox, a crew member on the barge talks about the difficulties of getting supplies to very remote towns like Tanana.
  • A main road in Eagle, AK that was heavily damaged during Spring 2009 flooding and ice jams reopens for travel.

    Eagle, AK Road Opening

    Video by Benjamin Brennan
    A main road in Eagle, AK that was heavily damaged during Spring 2009 flooding and ice jams reopens for travel.
  • Due to time and logistical constraints, in Eagle, Alaska FEMA is providing gravel to disaster survivors for the first time ever.  The gravel is essential to the housing mission because it is the first step in providing safe and secure housing.

    Gravel Mission

    Video by Benjamin Brennan
    Due to time and logistical constraints, in Eagle, Alaska FEMA is providing gravel to disaster survivors for the first time ever. The gravel is essential to the housing mission because it is the first step in providing safe and secure housing.
  • The main natural resource for Eagle, AK is salmon.  During the Spring 2009 flooding and ice jams the fish wheels used to harvest fish were all damaged in Eagle.  Volunteers and residents repaired one to use as a community fish wheel to help prepare for winter.

    Eagle, AK Fish Wheel

    Video by Benjamin Brennan
    The main natural resource for Eagle, AK is salmon. During the Spring 2009 flooding and ice jams the fish wheels used to harvest fish were all damaged in Eagle. Volunteers and residents repaired one to use as a community fish wheel to help prepare for winter.
  • As their homes are rebuilt, the lives of the disaster survivors of Eagle, Alaska are slowly getting back to normal.

    Back to Normal

    Video by Benjamin Brennan
    As their homes are rebuilt, the lives of the disaster survivors of Eagle, Alaska are slowly getting back to normal.
  • Mennonite and Samaritan's Purse volunteers in Eagle, AK have been rebuilding homes at lightning pace.  Their free labor is essential in making FEMA assistance go much further for families affected by the disaster.

    Eagle Volunteers

    Video by Benjamin Brennan
    Mennonite and Samaritan's Purse volunteers in Eagle, AK have been rebuilding homes at lightning pace. Their free labor is essential in making FEMA assistance go much further for families affected by the disaster.
  • Volunteers from the Christian Reformed World Relief Committee help disaster survivors in Tanana, Alaska repair their homes.

    Rebuilding Tanana

    Video by Benjamin Brennan
    Volunteers from the Christian Reformed World Relief Committee help disaster survivors in Tanana, Alaska repair their homes.
  • Horace Smoke, Second Chief of Stevens Village, AK, talks about the decision to allow volunteers into his village to help rebuild from spring flooding.

    Repairing Stevens Village, AK

    Video by Benjamin Brennan
    Horace Smoke, Second Chief of Stevens Village, AK, talks about the decision to allow volunteers into his village to help rebuild from spring flooding.
  • FEMA Assistant Administrator for the Disaster Assistance Directorate, Beth Zimmerman, visits villages in Alaska that were affected by spring flooding and ice jams.

    Policy Makers See Results

    Video by Benjamin Brennan
    FEMA Assistant Administrator for the Disaster Assistance Directorate, Beth Zimmerman, visits villages in Alaska that were affected by spring flooding and ice jams.

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