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, AK, September 8, 2013 -- FEMA Regional Administrator Ken Murphy interviews with the media regarding the FEMA mission for the disaster survivors affected by recent flooding. FEMA, the State of Alaska and their partners are working closely together to assist those who were impacted and get them back on the road to recovery. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Media Relations in Alaska

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    Galena, AK, September 8, 2013 -- FEMA Regional Administrator Ken Murphy interviews with the media regarding the FEMA mission for the disaster survivors affected by recent flooding. FEMA, the State of Alaska and their partners are working closely together to assist those who were impacted and get them back on the road to recovery. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Galena, AK, September 8, 2013 -- FEMA Mass Care Supervisor John Fulton interviews with the media regarding the FEMA Mass Care mission for the disaster survivors affected by recent flooding. FEMA, the State of Alaska and their partners are working closely together to assist those who were impacted and get them back on the road to recovery. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Mass Care Group Interviews with the Media

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    Galena, AK, September 8, 2013 -- FEMA Mass Care Supervisor John Fulton interviews with the media regarding the FEMA Mass Care mission for the disaster survivors affected by recent flooding. FEMA, the State of Alaska and their partners are working closely together to assist those who were impacted and get them back on the road to recovery. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Galena, AK, September 9, 2013 -- Deputy FEMA Associate Administrator of Response and Recovery Elizabeth Zimmerman (C) meets with AmeriCorps members at their workshop area to talk about the recovery work that is underway. The FEMA and AmeriCorps partnership is key in the recovery process to those who were impacted by disaster. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    AmeriCorps Members Discuss the Recovery Progress

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    Galena, AK, September 9, 2013 -- Deputy FEMA Associate Administrator of Response and Recovery Elizabeth Zimmerman (C) meets with AmeriCorps members at their workshop area to talk about the recovery work that is underway. The FEMA and AmeriCorps partnership is key in the recovery process to those who were impacted by disaster. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Galena, AK, September 9, 2013-- FEMA Deputy Associate Administrator of Response and Recovery Elizabeth Zimmerman (L) meets with AmeriCorps members at their workshop area to talk about the recovery work that is underway. The FEMA and AmeriCorps partnership is key in the recovery process to those who were impacted by disaster. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    AmeriCorps Members Discuss the Recovery Process

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Galena, AK, September 9, 2013-- FEMA Deputy Associate Administrator of Response and Recovery Elizabeth Zimmerman (L) meets with AmeriCorps members at their workshop area to talk about the recovery work that is underway. The FEMA and AmeriCorps partnership is key in the recovery process to those who were impacted by disaster. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Galena, AK, September 9, 2013 -- FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer Dolph A. Diemont talks with an AmeriCorps volunteer about the use of frozen salmon as dog food for the disaster survivors. Salmon is a key source of protein for the sled dogs throughout the winter. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Federal Coordinating Officer Tour FEMA Facilities

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    Galena, AK, September 9, 2013 -- FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer Dolph A. Diemont talks with an AmeriCorps volunteer about the use of frozen salmon as dog food for the disaster survivors. Salmon is a key source of protein for the sled dogs throughout the winter. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Galena, AK, September 9, 2013 -- The Louden Tribal Council Administrative building was impacted by severe flooding that inundated the structure. FEMA is working closely through their tribal relations partners to relay key recovery information and disaster management methods with tribal administrators.  Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Inspecting Water Damage

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    Galena, AK, September 9, 2013 -- The Louden Tribal Council Administrative building was impacted by severe flooding that inundated the structure. FEMA is working closely through their tribal relations partners to relay key recovery information and disaster management methods with tribal administrators. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Galena, AK, September 9, 2013 -- Lounden Tribal Council Administrator March Runne discusses the damages to their administrative building after a severe flood inundated the structure. FEMA is working closely with their partners to assist the tribal council and the disaster survivors on the road to recovery. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    FCO Meets with Tribal Administrator

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    Galena, AK, September 9, 2013 -- Lounden Tribal Council Administrator March Runne discusses the damages to their administrative building after a severe flood inundated the structure. FEMA is working closely with their partners to assist the tribal council and the disaster survivors on the road to recovery. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Galena, AK, September 9, 2013 --The Louden Tribal Council administrative building was impacted by severe flooding that inundated the structure. FEMA is working closely through tribal relations to liaise key recovery information and disaster management methods with tribal administrators to get the community on the road to recovery. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Water Damage

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    Galena, AK, September 9, 2013 --The Louden Tribal Council administrative building was impacted by severe flooding that inundated the structure. FEMA is working closely through tribal relations to liaise key recovery information and disaster management methods with tribal administrators to get the community on the road to recovery. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Galena, AK, September 9, 2013 -- Lounden Tribal Council Administrator March Runne discusses the damages to their administrative building with FEMA Deputy Associate Administrator of Response and Recovery Elizabeth Zimmerman after a severe flood inundated the structure. FEMA is working closely with their partners to assist the tribal council and the disaster survivors on the road to recovery. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Tribal Council Administrator and the FEMA Associate Administrator Tour

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    Galena, AK, September 9, 2013 -- Lounden Tribal Council Administrator March Runne discusses the damages to their administrative building with FEMA Deputy Associate Administrator of Response and Recovery Elizabeth Zimmerman after a severe flood inundated the structure. FEMA is working closely with their partners to assist the tribal council and the disaster survivors on the road to recovery. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Galena, AK, September 9, 2013 -- Lounden Tribal Council Administrator March Runne discusses the damages to their administrative building  in the midst of all their office belongings which were moved upstairs prior to the flooding that inundated the structure. FEMA is working closely with their partners to assist the tribal council and the disaster survivors on the road to recovery. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Tribal Relations in Alaska

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    Galena, AK, September 9, 2013 -- Lounden Tribal Council Administrator March Runne discusses the damages to their administrative building in the midst of all their office belongings which were moved upstairs prior to the flooding that inundated the structure. FEMA is working closely with their partners to assist the tribal council and the disaster survivors on the road to recovery. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Galena, AK, September 9, 2013 -- FEMA leadership tour the Yukon-Koyukuk Elder Assisted Living Facility which was flooded after a severe ice jam. FEMA is working closely with the State of Alaska, their partners and tribal entities to assist in the recovery efforts. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    FEMA Tours Assisted Living Facility

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    Galena, AK, September 9, 2013 -- FEMA leadership tour the Yukon-Koyukuk Elder Assisted Living Facility which was flooded after a severe ice jam. FEMA is working closely with the State of Alaska, their partners and tribal entities to assist in the recovery efforts. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Galena, AK, September 9, 2013 --FEMA staff tour the Yukon Elder Assisted living facility which was flooded after a severe ice jam. FEMA is working closely with the retirement home, the State of Alaska, their partners and tribal entities to assist in the recovery measures. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    FEMA Tours Elder Facility

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    Galena, AK, September 9, 2013 --FEMA staff tour the Yukon Elder Assisted living facility which was flooded after a severe ice jam. FEMA is working closely with the retirement home, the State of Alaska, their partners and tribal entities to assist in the recovery measures. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Galena, AK, September 9, 2013 -- FEMA Corps members work to help feed the disaster survivors in this community center. FEMA Corps and the Mass Care Unit are responsible for feeding the disaster survivors while they have their homes repaired. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    FEMA Corps in the Kitchen

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    Galena, AK, September 9, 2013 -- FEMA Corps members work to help feed the disaster survivors in this community center. FEMA Corps and the Mass Care Unit are responsible for feeding the disaster survivors while they have their homes repaired. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Alaska, September 19, 2013 -- The Galena Bible Church in Alaska's Interior was among the 90% of structures affected by spring flooding; the church's carpeting has been removed, and will be replaced. While still service as a place of worship, the church is also housing volunteers from across the nation who have worked more than 10,000 hours assisting locals recover. Savannah Brehmer/FEMA

    Galena Bible Church - A Place of Worship and Volunteer Housing

    Photo by Savannah Brehmer
    Alaska, September 19, 2013 -- The Galena Bible Church in Alaska's Interior was among the 90% of structures affected by spring flooding; the church's carpeting has been removed, and will be replaced. While still service as a place of worship, the church is also housing volunteers from across the nation who have worked more than 10,000 hours assisting locals recover. Savannah Brehmer/FEMA
  • Galena, Alaska, September 19, 2013 -- Brian Landrum provides KIYU Wireless 90.1 & 901 radio station listeners in Galena and surrounding areas in Alaska's Interior with a weather update. Radio is one of the primary means of getting information in remote areas of Alaska.

    Providing Information in Alaska's Remote Interior

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    Galena, Alaska, September 19, 2013 -- Brian Landrum provides KIYU Wireless 90.1 & 901 radio station listeners in Galena and surrounding areas in Alaska's Interior with a weather update. Radio is one of the primary means of getting information in remote areas of Alaska.
  • Alaska, September 4, 2013 -- Athabaskan Tribal Chief Jessica Boyle talks with emergency managers inside the temporary medical facility. The temporary medical facility will serve as the primary medical treatment facility for the community members while the new medical facility is under construction. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Setting up a Temporary Medical Facility

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    Alaska, September 4, 2013 -- Athabaskan Tribal Chief Jessica Boyle talks with emergency managers inside the temporary medical facility. The temporary medical facility will serve as the primary medical treatment facility for the community members while the new medical facility is under construction. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Circle, AK, September 4, 2013--Construction workers assemble the temporary medical facility for the residents of this community after a severe flood destroyed the previous structure. The temporary medical facility will serve as the primary medical treatment facility for the community members while the new medical facility is under construction. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Construction Workers Assemble Temporary Medical Facility in Circle, Alaska

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    Circle, AK, September 4, 2013--Construction workers assemble the temporary medical facility for the residents of this community after a severe flood destroyed the previous structure. The temporary medical facility will serve as the primary medical treatment facility for the community members while the new medical facility is under construction. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Circle, AK, September 4, 2013 -- Harold Miller of the California Mennonites (C) goes over home building plans with Federal Coordinating Officer Dolph A. Diemont (L) and State Coordinating Officer Bryan Fisher (R). The home was was relocated to higher ground after severe floods destroyed the previous structure and the homeowners opted to move out of harms way and mitigate the loss of life and property. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Mennonites Assist in Rebuilding Efforts in Circle, Alaska

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Circle, AK, September 4, 2013 -- Harold Miller of the California Mennonites (C) goes over home building plans with Federal Coordinating Officer Dolph A. Diemont (L) and State Coordinating Officer Bryan Fisher (R). The home was was relocated to higher ground after severe floods destroyed the previous structure and the homeowners opted to move out of harms way and mitigate the loss of life and property. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Circle, AK, September 4, 2013 -- Harold Miller of the California Mennonites nails the plywood base to this home which was relocated to higher ground after severe floods destroyed the previous structure. Along the Yukon river, disaster survivors are working with FEMA and our partners to move out of harms way and mitigate loss of life and property. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Mennonites Rebuild a Home After Severe Flooding

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Circle, AK, September 4, 2013 -- Harold Miller of the California Mennonites nails the plywood base to this home which was relocated to higher ground after severe floods destroyed the previous structure. Along the Yukon river, disaster survivors are working with FEMA and our partners to move out of harms way and mitigate loss of life and property. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Circle, AK, September 4, 2013 -- The California Mennonites meet with emergency managers and tribal representatives during the construction of this replacement home after the disaster survivor decided to move up to higher ground away from the floodplain. The home was relocated to higher ground after severe floods destroyed the previous structure and the homeowners opted to move out of harms way and mitigate the loss of life and property with a FEMA grant and volunteer labor coordinated by FEMA. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Mennonites, Emergency Managers and Tribal Representatives Discuss Rebuilding a Home

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Circle, AK, September 4, 2013 -- The California Mennonites meet with emergency managers and tribal representatives during the construction of this replacement home after the disaster survivor decided to move up to higher ground away from the floodplain. The home was relocated to higher ground after severe floods destroyed the previous structure and the homeowners opted to move out of harms way and mitigate the loss of life and property with a FEMA grant and volunteer labor coordinated by FEMA. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

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