Collection: Alaska Flooding and Ice Jams

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Alaska Flooding and Ice Jams (DR-1843) 06/11/2009
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September 20, 2013
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  • Galena, Alaska, June 30, 2013 -- State of Alaska officer Jeremy Zidek walks the water line that was eroded due to the severe flooding that impacted this part of the territory. Federal funding in the form of Public Assistance is available to state, tribal, and eligible local governments on a cost sharing basis for emergency work and the repair and replacement of facilities damaged by the flooding in the Alaska Gateway Regional Educational Attendance Area (REAA). Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Water Line Exposed

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Galena, Alaska, June 30, 2013 -- State of Alaska officer Jeremy Zidek walks the water line that was eroded due to the severe flooding that impacted this part of the territory. Federal funding in the form of Public Assistance is available to state, tribal, and eligible local governments on a cost sharing basis for emergency work and the repair and replacement of facilities damaged by the flooding in the Alaska Gateway Regional Educational Attendance Area (REAA). Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Galena, Alaska, June 30, 2013 -- State of Alaska Public information Officer Jeremy Zidek inspects a home that was heavily damaged due to the severe flooding that has impacted this community. Federal funding in the form of Individual Assistance is available to affected individuals in the Alaska Gateway Regional Educational Attendance Area (REAA). Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    High Flood Water Line

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Galena, Alaska, June 30, 2013 -- State of Alaska Public information Officer Jeremy Zidek inspects a home that was heavily damaged due to the severe flooding that has impacted this community. Federal funding in the form of Individual Assistance is available to affected individuals in the Alaska Gateway Regional Educational Attendance Area (REAA). Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Galena, Alaska, June 30, 2013 -- President Obama issued a major disaster declaration for the State of Alaska triggering the release of Federal funds to help people and communities recover from severe flooding that occurred from May 17 to June 11. Federal funding in the form of Individual Assistance is available to affected individuals in the Alaska Gateway Regional Educational Attendance Area (REAA) Lower Yukon REAA, Yukon Flats REAA, and the Yukon-Koyukuk REAA. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    High Water Line

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Galena, Alaska, June 30, 2013 -- President Obama issued a major disaster declaration for the State of Alaska triggering the release of Federal funds to help people and communities recover from severe flooding that occurred from May 17 to June 11. Federal funding in the form of Individual Assistance is available to affected individuals in the Alaska Gateway Regional Educational Attendance Area (REAA) Lower Yukon REAA, Yukon Flats REAA, and the Yukon-Koyukuk REAA. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Galena, Alaska, June 30, 2013 -- State of Alaska officer Jeremy Zidek surveys the site of the former bridge that was destroyed due to the severe flooding that occured from May 17 to June 11th. Federal funding in the form of Public Assistance is available to state, tribal, and eligible local governments on a cost sharing basis for emergency work and the repair and replacement of facilities damaged by the flooding in the Alaska Gateway Regional Educational Attendance Area (REAA). Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Bridge is OUT!

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Galena, Alaska, June 30, 2013 -- State of Alaska officer Jeremy Zidek surveys the site of the former bridge that was destroyed due to the severe flooding that occured from May 17 to June 11th. Federal funding in the form of Public Assistance is available to state, tribal, and eligible local governments on a cost sharing basis for emergency work and the repair and replacement of facilities damaged by the flooding in the Alaska Gateway Regional Educational Attendance Area (REAA). Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Galena, Alaska, June 29, 2013 -- Debris piles at the right of way signify the water damages associated with the major flooding of the Yukon river. Federal funding in the form of Public Assistance and Individual assistance is available to state, tribal and eligible local governments for emergency work, debris removal and the repair and or replacement of facilities damaged by the flooding. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Water Damage

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Galena, Alaska, June 29, 2013 -- Debris piles at the right of way signify the water damages associated with the major flooding of the Yukon river. Federal funding in the form of Public Assistance and Individual assistance is available to state, tribal and eligible local governments for emergency work, debris removal and the repair and or replacement of facilities damaged by the flooding. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Galena, Alaska, June 29, 2013 -- The homes along the Yukon river were especially hard hit in the area known as Old Galena after an ice jam restricted the spring melt and innundated the community. FEMA is responding with teams in place working the State of Alaska and the designated Regional Educational Attendance Areas (REAA's) and the disaster survivors. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Structural Damage

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Galena, Alaska, June 29, 2013 -- The homes along the Yukon river were especially hard hit in the area known as Old Galena after an ice jam restricted the spring melt and innundated the community. FEMA is responding with teams in place working the State of Alaska and the designated Regional Educational Attendance Areas (REAA's) and the disaster survivors. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Galena, Alaska, June 29, 2013 -- The homes along the Yukon river were especially hard hit in the area known as Old Galena after an ice jam restricted the spring melt and innundated the community. FEMA is responding with teams in place working the State of Alaska and the designated Regional Educational Attendance Areas (REAA's) and the disaster survivors. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Flooding up to the Antlers

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Galena, Alaska, June 29, 2013 -- The homes along the Yukon river were especially hard hit in the area known as Old Galena after an ice jam restricted the spring melt and innundated the community. FEMA is responding with teams in place working the State of Alaska and the designated Regional Educational Attendance Areas (REAA's) and the disaster survivors. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Galena, Alaska, June 29, 2013 -- A large tug barge was deposited onto the property of this homeowner after severe ice jams and flooding inundated this community. Federal funding in the form of Public Assistance and Individual Assistance is available to state, tribal and eligible local governments for emergency work, debris removal and the repair and or replacement of facilities damaged by the flooding. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Barge in the Backyard

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Galena, Alaska, June 29, 2013 -- A large tug barge was deposited onto the property of this homeowner after severe ice jams and flooding inundated this community. Federal funding in the form of Public Assistance and Individual Assistance is available to state, tribal and eligible local governments for emergency work, debris removal and the repair and or replacement of facilities damaged by the flooding. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Galena, Alaska, June 29, 2013 -- A large tug barge was deposited onto the river bank after severe ice jams and flooding inundated the community. Federal funding in the form of Public Assistance and Individual Assistance is available to state, tribal and eligible local governments for emergency work, debris removal and the repair and or replacement of facilities damaged by the flooding. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Stranded Barge

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Galena, Alaska, June 29, 2013 -- A large tug barge was deposited onto the river bank after severe ice jams and flooding inundated the community. Federal funding in the form of Public Assistance and Individual Assistance is available to state, tribal and eligible local governments for emergency work, debris removal and the repair and or replacement of facilities damaged by the flooding. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Galena, Alaska, June 29, 2013 -- Heavy machinery and local contractors work to restore and rebuild the river bank of the Yukon river in an attempt to mitigate any future flooding potential. FEMA is responding with teams in place working the State of Alaska and the designated Regional Educational Attendance Areas (REAA's) and the disaster survivors. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    River Bank Restoration

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Galena, Alaska, June 29, 2013 -- Heavy machinery and local contractors work to restore and rebuild the river bank of the Yukon river in an attempt to mitigate any future flooding potential. FEMA is responding with teams in place working the State of Alaska and the designated Regional Educational Attendance Areas (REAA's) and the disaster survivors. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Galena, Alaska, June 29, 2013 -- Local contractors work to paint the inside of the US Postal Service building after severe flooding innudated the structure. FEMA is responding with emergency management teams in place whom are working on behalf of the State of Alaska's designated Regional Educational Attendance Areas (REAA's) and the disaster survivors. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Painting the Post Office

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Galena, Alaska, June 29, 2013 -- Local contractors work to paint the inside of the US Postal Service building after severe flooding innudated the structure. FEMA is responding with emergency management teams in place whom are working on behalf of the State of Alaska's designated Regional Educational Attendance Areas (REAA's) and the disaster survivors. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Galena, Alaska, June 29, 2013 -- Local contractors work to muck out the inside of the US Postal Service building after severe flooding innudated the structure. FEMA is responding with emergency management teams in place whom are working on behalf of the State of Alaska's designated Regional Educational Attendance Areas (REAA's) and the disaster survivors. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Postal Service Recovery

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Galena, Alaska, June 29, 2013 -- Local contractors work to muck out the inside of the US Postal Service building after severe flooding innudated the structure. FEMA is responding with emergency management teams in place whom are working on behalf of the State of Alaska's designated Regional Educational Attendance Areas (REAA's) and the disaster survivors. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Galena, Alaska, June 29, 2013 -- President Obama issued a major disaster declaration for the State of Alaska triggering the release of Federal funds to help people and communities recover from flooding that occurred from May 17 to June 11, 2013. Federal funding in the form of Individual Assistance is available to affected individuals in the Alaska Gateway Regional Educational Attendance Area (REAA). Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Off the Foundation

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Galena, Alaska, June 29, 2013 -- President Obama issued a major disaster declaration for the State of Alaska triggering the release of Federal funds to help people and communities recover from flooding that occurred from May 17 to June 11, 2013. Federal funding in the form of Individual Assistance is available to affected individuals in the Alaska Gateway Regional Educational Attendance Area (REAA). Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Galena, Alaska, June 29, 2013 -- The debris line on this home signify the water level of the Yukon river and the damages associated with the major flooding. Federal funding in the form of Public Assistance and Individual assistance is available to state, tribal and eligible local governments for emergency work, debris removal and the repair and or replacement of facilities damaged by the flooding. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Yukon River Water Line

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Galena, Alaska, June 29, 2013 -- The debris line on this home signify the water level of the Yukon river and the damages associated with the major flooding. Federal funding in the form of Public Assistance and Individual assistance is available to state, tribal and eligible local governments for emergency work, debris removal and the repair and or replacement of facilities damaged by the flooding. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Galena, Alaska, June 29, 2013 -- Debris piles stud driveways along this local road after residents experienced severe damages from the recent spring flooding in the Alaska Gateway Regional Educational Attendance Area (REAA).  Individual Assistance is available to those affected by this disaster, which can include grants for temporary housing, home repairs, low cost loans to cover uninsured property losses, and other programs to help the business owners recover from the effects of the disaster. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Debris Removal

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Galena, Alaska, June 29, 2013 -- Debris piles stud driveways along this local road after residents experienced severe damages from the recent spring flooding in the Alaska Gateway Regional Educational Attendance Area (REAA). Individual Assistance is available to those affected by this disaster, which can include grants for temporary housing, home repairs, low cost loans to cover uninsured property losses, and other programs to help the business owners recover from the effects of the disaster. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Galena, Alaska, June 29, 2013 -- In remote areas of the Yukon River,  KIYU RADIO "The Sasquatch" provides key recovery information to disaster survivors regarding programs and registration information. FEMA and the State of Alaska work together to help the people and communities recover from the severe flooding that occurred. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Flooding Damages to KIYU AM

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Galena, Alaska, June 29, 2013 -- In remote areas of the Yukon River, KIYU RADIO "The Sasquatch" provides key recovery information to disaster survivors regarding programs and registration information. FEMA and the State of Alaska work together to help the people and communities recover from the severe flooding that occurred. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Galena, Alaska, June 29, 2013 -- In remote areas of the Yukon River, charter air travel is the only option for transportation in an effort to help the people and communities recover from the severe flooding. Security Air is contracted to transport FEMA specialists into the affected territories to provide response and recovery services to the disaster survivors. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Air Transportation into Remote Areas

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Galena, Alaska, June 29, 2013 -- In remote areas of the Yukon River, charter air travel is the only option for transportation in an effort to help the people and communities recover from the severe flooding. Security Air is contracted to transport FEMA specialists into the affected territories to provide response and recovery services to the disaster survivors. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, July 9, 2013 -- Dolph A.  Diemont, the Federal Coordinating Officer for Alaska Declaration 4122, speaks with staffers at the Fairbanks office of Senator Mark Begish. One to one relationships go along way in resolving local  issues. Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA

    FCO Speaks with Office of Senator Mark Begish

    Photo by Ed Edahl
    Fairbanks, Alaska, July 9, 2013 -- Dolph A. Diemont, the Federal Coordinating Officer for Alaska Declaration 4122, speaks with staffers at the Fairbanks office of Senator Mark Begish. One to one relationships go along way in resolving local issues. Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA
  • Anchorage, Alaska, July 12, 2013 -- The pilot chats with FEMA and SBA  passengers before take-off. One of  the things that differentiates Alaska and Disaster 4122 from other federal disasters  is the air travel necessitated by the lack of roads. Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMAl

    FEMA and SBA Travel to Alaska

    Photo by Ed Edahl
    Anchorage, Alaska, July 12, 2013 -- The pilot chats with FEMA and SBA passengers before take-off. One of the things that differentiates Alaska and Disaster 4122 from other federal disasters is the air travel necessitated by the lack of roads. Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMAl
  • Eagle, Alaska, Aug. 8, 2013 -- A salmon wheel sits on the Yukon River bank after it was destroyed due to the recent flooding disaster. Salmon Wheels are a necessary tool for the subsistence living residents in the upper Yukon and FEMA provides Other Needs Assistance (ONA) in the form of grants to those who are eligible for federal assistance. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Salmon Wheel in Ruin

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Eagle, Alaska, Aug. 8, 2013 -- A salmon wheel sits on the Yukon River bank after it was destroyed due to the recent flooding disaster. Salmon Wheels are a necessary tool for the subsistence living residents in the upper Yukon and FEMA provides Other Needs Assistance (ONA) in the form of grants to those who are eligible for federal assistance. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

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