Collection: Rhode Island Severe Storms and Flooding

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Rhode Island Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1894) 03/29/2010
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septiembre 20, 2013
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  • In March of 2010 spring rains caused massive flooding in Rhode Island.  These images capture the efforts of first responders to protect lives and property during the first 3 days of the floods that struck Southern New England.

    Rhode Island Floods: First 72 Hours

    Video by Robert Rose
    In March of 2010 spring rains caused massive flooding in Rhode Island. These images capture the efforts of first responders to protect lives and property during the first 3 days of the floods that struck Southern New England.
  • In March of 2010 historic rainfall caused flooding throughout much of the state of Rhode Island. A dam in Coventry Rhode Island was in danger of failing as a result of flooding along the Pawtuxet River.

    Coventry Bridge

    Video by Michael Moore
    In March of 2010 historic rainfall caused flooding throughout much of the state of Rhode Island. A dam in Coventry Rhode Island was in danger of failing as a result of flooding along the Pawtuxet River.
  • In March of 2010 the state of Rhode Island experienced a flood of historic proportions. On March 31st, FEMA Deputy Federal Coordinator Craig Gilbert viewed the destruction caused by the flood during a helicopter flight provided by the Coast Guard

    Rhode Island Floods

    Video by Robert Rose
    In March of 2010 the state of Rhode Island experienced a flood of historic proportions. On March 31st, FEMA Deputy Federal Coordinator Craig Gilbert viewed the destruction caused by the flood during a helicopter flight provided by the Coast Guard
  • Deputy Administrator Richard Serino tours the devastation left in the wake of major flooding in the state of Rhode Island.

    FEMA Deputy Administrator Tours RI

    Video by Robert Rose
    Deputy Administrator Richard Serino tours the devastation left in the wake of major flooding in the state of Rhode Island.
  • During the 2010 spring floods in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, National Grid responded as part of the emergency response team. Pre-planning and coordination between the private sector and government agencies was crucial.

    National Grid Responds

    Video by wendell.davisjr@fema.gov
    During the 2010 spring floods in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, National Grid responded as part of the emergency response team. Pre-planning and coordination between the private sector and government agencies was crucial.
  • In November 2011, at an international workshop at the University of Massachusetts, W. Russ Webster, Federal Preparedness Coordinator for FEMA Region 1, addressed the issue of preparedness for the whole community.

    Preparing The Whole Community

    Video by Robert Rose
    In November 2011, at an international workshop at the University of Massachusetts, W. Russ Webster, Federal Preparedness Coordinator for FEMA Region 1, addressed the issue of preparedness for the whole community.
  • FEMA’s mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from and mitigate all hazards.

    FEMA's Mission Statement

    Video by Robert Rose
    FEMA’s mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from and mitigate all hazards.
  • FEMA’s Youth Preparedness Council provides an opportunity for young leaders to share ideas and solutions to strengthen the national against all types of disasters. Rhode Island Senator Jack Reed is encouraging teenagers to apply to serve on the council.

    National Youth Preparedness Council 2013

    Video by Robert Rose
    FEMA’s Youth Preparedness Council provides an opportunity for young leaders to share ideas and solutions to strengthen the national against all types of disasters. Rhode Island Senator Jack Reed is encouraging teenagers to apply to serve on the council.
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