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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  • Circle, AK-- Federal Coordinating Officer Dolph A. Diemont (R) talks with Athabaskan Tribal Chief Jessica Boyle (L) about the recovery measures underway in her community. FEMA and their partners are on the ground working the recovery steps with the community leaders and the disaster survivors. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Alaska Federal Coordinating Officer and Athabaskan Tribal Chief Discuss Recovery Measures

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Circle, AK-- Federal Coordinating Officer Dolph A. Diemont (R) talks with Athabaskan Tribal Chief Jessica Boyle (L) about the recovery measures underway in her community. FEMA and their partners are on the ground working the recovery steps with the community leaders and the disaster survivors. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Circle, AK, September 3, 2013 -- Athabaskan Tribal Chief Jessica Boyle proudly sits atop construction material for a new home that is being constructed for the disaster survivor which had a total loss of their structure.  FEMA works closely with the Alaska Natives through tribal relations with the Tribal Chiefs. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Athabaskan Tribal Chief Jessica Boyle

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Circle, AK, September 3, 2013 -- Athabaskan Tribal Chief Jessica Boyle proudly sits atop construction material for a new home that is being constructed for the disaster survivor which had a total loss of their structure. FEMA works closely with the Alaska Natives through tribal relations with the Tribal Chiefs. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Circle, AK, September 3, 2013--Mennonite Disaster Services Member Jerry Umble (L) and Reynold Zimmerman (R) take inventory of the building materials for a new home.  FEMA coordinates with volunteer groups that provide critical recovery skills to those who are affected by disasters. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Mennonites Take Inventory of Building Materials

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Circle, AK, September 3, 2013--Mennonite Disaster Services Member Jerry Umble (L) and Reynold Zimmerman (R) take inventory of the building materials for a new home. FEMA coordinates with volunteer groups that provide critical recovery skills to those who are affected by disasters. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Circle, AK, September 3, 2013 -- Robert James of the Mennonite Disaster Services Organization shows Federal Coordinating officer Dolp A. Diemont the chalk line of a new replacement home for a disaster survivor. FEMA coordinates the volunteer organizations who provide key skills and expertise to rebuild communities and help disaster survivors recover. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Mennonites Assist in Rebuilding Efforts in Alaska

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Circle, AK, September 3, 2013 -- Robert James of the Mennonite Disaster Services Organization shows Federal Coordinating officer Dolp A. Diemont the chalk line of a new replacement home for a disaster survivor. FEMA coordinates the volunteer organizations who provide key skills and expertise to rebuild communities and help disaster survivors recover. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Circle, AK, September 3, 2013 -- The Mennonite Disaster Service completes the foundation of this replacement home after the disaster survivor decided to move up to higher ground away from the repetitive flooding areas. 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. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Foundation for a Replacement Home in Circle, Alaska

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Circle, AK, September 3, 2013 -- The Mennonite Disaster Service completes the foundation of this replacement home after the disaster survivor decided to move up to higher ground away from the repetitive flooding areas. 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. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Circle, AK, September 3, 2013 -- Federal Coordinating Officer Dolph A. Diemont tours with the Mennonite Disaster Services Harold Miller to inspect a plot of new higher ground for homes. After severe flooding inundated the communities previous location, the rebuilding is underway with the Mennonite carpenters in this location. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Federal Coordinating Officer Dolph A. Diemont Tours with Mennonites

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Circle, AK, September 3, 2013 -- Federal Coordinating Officer Dolph A. Diemont tours with the Mennonite Disaster Services Harold Miller to inspect a plot of new higher ground for homes. After severe flooding inundated the communities previous location, the rebuilding is underway with the Mennonite carpenters in this location. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Circle, AK, September 3, 2013 -- The Mennonite Disaster Service completes the stairway of this replacement home after the disaster survivor decided to move up to higher ground away from the repetitive flooding areas. The home was was relocated to higher ground after severe floods destroyed the previous structure. The homeowners opted to move out of harms way and mitigate the loss of life and property with a FEMA grant and utilize the volunteer labor coordinated by FEMA with Mennonite Disaster Services. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Federal Coordinating Officer Dolph A. Diemont Meets with Mennonite Carpenters

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Circle, AK, September 3, 2013 -- The Mennonite Disaster Service completes the stairway of this replacement home after the disaster survivor decided to move up to higher ground away from the repetitive flooding areas. The home was was relocated to higher ground after severe floods destroyed the previous structure. The homeowners opted to move out of harms way and mitigate the loss of life and property with a FEMA grant and utilize the volunteer labor coordinated by FEMA with Mennonite Disaster Services. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Circle, AK, September 3, 2013 -- Federal Coordinating Officer Dolph A. Diemont (C) inspects a newly constructed home with State Coordinating Officer Bryan Fisher (R). The Mennonite Disaster Services Volunteer group built six homes for those disaster survivors that were eligible in the impacted area. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Federal Coordinating Officer Meets with Mennonite Carpenters

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Circle, AK, September 3, 2013 -- Federal Coordinating Officer Dolph A. Diemont (C) inspects a newly constructed home with State Coordinating Officer Bryan Fisher (R). The Mennonite Disaster Services Volunteer group built six homes for those disaster survivors that were eligible in the impacted area. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Circle, AK, September 3, 2013 -- Mennonite Disaster Service volunteers complete the stairs of this replacement home. The disaster survivor decided to move up to higher ground away from the repetitive flooding areas and the Mennonites rebuilt the community. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Mennonite Carpenters Complete Stairs for a Replacement Home

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Circle, AK, September 3, 2013 -- Mennonite Disaster Service volunteers complete the stairs of this replacement home. The disaster survivor decided to move up to higher ground away from the repetitive flooding areas and the Mennonites rebuilt the community. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Circle, AK-- Mennonite Disaster Service Director John Eshleman (L) points out the elevation of this replacement home after the disaster survivor decided to elevate up to higher ground away from the repetitive flooding areas.  The homeowners opted to move out of harms way and mitigate the loss of life and property with a FEMA grant and utilize the volunteer labor coordinated by FEMA with Mennonite Disaster Services for rebuilding. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Mennonite Carpenter Points out the Elevation of a Home

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Circle, AK-- Mennonite Disaster Service Director John Eshleman (L) points out the elevation of this replacement home after the disaster survivor decided to elevate up to higher ground away from the repetitive flooding areas. The homeowners opted to move out of harms way and mitigate the loss of life and property with a FEMA grant and utilize the volunteer labor coordinated by FEMA with Mennonite Disaster Services for rebuilding. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Circle, AK, September 3, 2013 -- Federal Coordinating Officer Dolph A. Diemont (L) tours with Athabaskan Tribal Chief Jessica Boyle (C) while discussing the rebuilding and recovery measures underway in this community. FEMA and their partners are on the ground working the recovery steps with the community leaders and the disaster survivors. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Federal Coordinating Officer and Athabaskan Tribal Chief Tour a Home

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Circle, AK, September 3, 2013 -- Federal Coordinating Officer Dolph A. Diemont (L) tours with Athabaskan Tribal Chief Jessica Boyle (C) while discussing the rebuilding and recovery measures underway in this community. FEMA and their partners are on the ground working the recovery steps with the community leaders and the disaster survivors. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Circle, AK, September 3, 2013 -- State Coordinating Officer Bryan Fisher inspects this elevated home after the disaster survivor opted to elevate above the base level elevation. FEMA works closely with the State of Alaska to ensure that those impacted by the disaster are rebuilding above the former elevations. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Elevating Up to the Base Flood Level

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Circle, AK, September 3, 2013 -- State Coordinating Officer Bryan Fisher inspects this elevated home after the disaster survivor opted to elevate above the base level elevation. FEMA works closely with the State of Alaska to ensure that those impacted by the disaster are rebuilding above the former elevations. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Galena, AK, September 18, 2013 -- Sled Dogs are a critical transportation method in the Arctic where the snow level accumulations are high. FEMA has been coordinating the delivery of hundreds of pounds of dry dog food, dry salmon and food for the eligible homeowners with sled mushing dog packs. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Sled Dogs as Critical Winter Transportation

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Galena, AK, September 18, 2013 -- Sled Dogs are a critical transportation method in the Arctic where the snow level accumulations are high. FEMA has been coordinating the delivery of hundreds of pounds of dry dog food, dry salmon and food for the eligible homeowners with sled mushing dog packs. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Hughes, AK, September 19, 2013 -- Coordinated by FEMA, the California Hoopa Tribe AmeriCorps volunteers  completed the final home repairs after a severe flood inundated the community. FEMA coordinated a recovery operation with tools, safety equipment and logistics while the Hoopa Tribe volunteered to provide the labor to get the community back on their feet prior to the dangerous winter months ahead in the Arctic. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Final Repairs Complete Before the 1st Snowfall

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Hughes, AK, September 19, 2013 -- Coordinated by FEMA, the California Hoopa Tribe AmeriCorps volunteers completed the final home repairs after a severe flood inundated the community. FEMA coordinated a recovery operation with tools, safety equipment and logistics while the Hoopa Tribe volunteered to provide the labor to get the community back on their feet prior to the dangerous winter months ahead in the Arctic. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Hughes, AK, September 19, 2013 -- The California Hoopa Tribe volunteers work to repair this flooded home by removing old wet insulation and replacing it with new. After a severe flood inundated the community, FEMA coordinated a recovery operation with tools, safety equipment and logistics while the Hoopa Tribe volunteered to provide the labor to get the community back on their feet prior to the dangerous winter months in the Arctic. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    AmeriCorps Remove Old, Wet Insulation

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Hughes, AK, September 19, 2013 -- The California Hoopa Tribe volunteers work to repair this flooded home by removing old wet insulation and replacing it with new. After a severe flood inundated the community, FEMA coordinated a recovery operation with tools, safety equipment and logistics while the Hoopa Tribe volunteered to provide the labor to get the community back on their feet prior to the dangerous winter months in the Arctic. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Hughes, AK, September 19, 2013 -- The California Hoopa Tribe volunteers work to repair this flooded home by removing old wet insulation and replacing it with new. After a severe flood inundated the community, FEMA coordinated a recovery operation with tools, safety equipment and logistics while the Hoopa Tribe volunteered to provide the labor to get the community back on their feet prior to the dangerous winter months in the Arctic. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    AmeriCorps Repairs a Flooded Home

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Hughes, AK, September 19, 2013 -- The California Hoopa Tribe volunteers work to repair this flooded home by removing old wet insulation and replacing it with new. After a severe flood inundated the community, FEMA coordinated a recovery operation with tools, safety equipment and logistics while the Hoopa Tribe volunteered to provide the labor to get the community back on their feet prior to the dangerous winter months in the Arctic. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Hughes, AK, September 19, 2013 -- The California Hoopa Tribe volunteers work to repair this flooded home by removing old wet insulation and replacing it with new. After a severe flood inundated the community, FEMA coordinated a recovery operation with tools, safety equipment and logistics while the Hoopa Tribe volunteered to provide the labor to get the community back on their feet prior to the dangerous winter months in the Arctic. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    California Hoopa Tribe Repair a Flooded Home

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Hughes, AK, September 19, 2013 -- The California Hoopa Tribe volunteers work to repair this flooded home by removing old wet insulation and replacing it with new. After a severe flood inundated the community, FEMA coordinated a recovery operation with tools, safety equipment and logistics while the Hoopa Tribe volunteered to provide the labor to get the community back on their feet prior to the dangerous winter months in the Arctic. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Hughes, AK, September 19, 2013 -- The California Hoopa Tribe volunteers work to repair this flooded home by removing old wet insulation and replacing it with new. After a severe flood inundated the community, FEMA coordinated a recovery operation with tools, safety equipment and logistics while the Hoopa Tribe volunteered to provide the labor to get the community back on their feet prior to the dangerous winter months in the Arctic. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    California Hoopa Tribe Volunteers Repair a Home

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Hughes, AK, September 19, 2013 -- The California Hoopa Tribe volunteers work to repair this flooded home by removing old wet insulation and replacing it with new. After a severe flood inundated the community, FEMA coordinated a recovery operation with tools, safety equipment and logistics while the Hoopa Tribe volunteered to provide the labor to get the community back on their feet prior to the dangerous winter months in the Arctic. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Circle, AK, September 25, 2013-- FEMA Tribal Relations Romona VanCleve (L), Individual Assistance Group Supervisor Tracy Aupperlee (R) and Federal Coordinating Officer Dolph A. Diemont (C) tour a newly constructed replacement home. Coordinated through FEMA, the Mennonite Disaster Services volunteered the skilled labor while a FEMA grant assisted with the construction materials. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Federal Coordinating Officer Tours Newly Constructed Home in Alaska

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Circle, AK, September 25, 2013-- FEMA Tribal Relations Romona VanCleve (L), Individual Assistance Group Supervisor Tracy Aupperlee (R) and Federal Coordinating Officer Dolph A. Diemont (C) tour a newly constructed replacement home. Coordinated through FEMA, the Mennonite Disaster Services volunteered the skilled labor while a FEMA grant assisted with the construction materials. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
  • Circle, AK, September 25, 2013-- FEMA Tribal Relations Romona VanCleve (C) and Federal Coordinating Officer (R) greets a homeowner outside the newly constructed replacement home. The Mennonite Disaster Services volunteered the labor while a FEMA grant assisted with the construction materials. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

    Federal Coordinating Officer and Tribal Relations Specialist Tours Newly Constructed Home

    Photo by Adam DuBrowa
    Circle, AK, September 25, 2013-- FEMA Tribal Relations Romona VanCleve (C) and Federal Coordinating Officer (R) greets a homeowner outside the newly constructed replacement home. The Mennonite Disaster Services volunteered the labor while a FEMA grant assisted with the construction materials. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA

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