Collection: Hurricane Irene

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Multimedia related to response and recovery efforts for Hurricane Irene, which affected the East Coast in August of 2011.
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September 20, 2013
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  • Maunabo, Puerto Rico, August 23, 2011 - Plantain tree farms were severly affected by Hurricane Irene's winds.  Some trees were knocked down and others were pulled out from their roots.  Yuisa Rios/FEMA

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    Photo by Yuisa Rios
    Maunabo, Puerto Rico, August 23, 2011 - Plantain tree farms were severly affected by Hurricane Irene's winds. Some trees were knocked down and others were pulled out from their roots. Yuisa Rios/FEMA
  • Washington, D.C., August 26, 2011 -- DHS Sec, Janet Napolitano along with Red Cross President and CEO Gail McGoven(l), W.Craig Fugate, FEMA Administrator(r)and via video, NOAA National Hurricane Center Director, Bill  Read discussed the need for all citizens to be prepared at  a press conference in the FEMA HQ. They discussed the current status of Hurricane Irene while encouraging residents to prepare for potential power outages and other disaster-related issues.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

    FEMA Press Conference on Hurricane Irene

    Photo by Patsy Lynch
    Washington, D.C., August 26, 2011 -- DHS Sec, Janet Napolitano along with Red Cross President and CEO Gail McGoven(l), W.Craig Fugate, FEMA Administrator(r)and via video, NOAA National Hurricane Center Director, Bill Read discussed the need for all citizens to be prepared at a press conference in the FEMA HQ. They discussed the current status of Hurricane Irene while encouraging residents to prepare for potential power outages and other disaster-related issues. Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA
  • Canovanas, Puerto Rico, August 24, 2011 - The River Canovanillas burst from its banks and flooded the Loiza Valley community.  It Is the first time an event like this happens in 44 years.   FEMA is in the city to provide assistance to the disaster survivors. Yuisa Rios/FEMA

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    Photo by Yuisa Rios
    Canovanas, Puerto Rico, August 24, 2011 - The River Canovanillas burst from its banks and flooded the Loiza Valley community. It Is the first time an event like this happens in 44 years. FEMA is in the city to provide assistance to the disaster survivors. Yuisa Rios/FEMA
  • Canovanas, Puerto Rico, August 24, 2011 - The flood line can be clearly seen after the River Canovanillas flooded the neighborhood.  Residents returned to their homes to clean and salvage what they can.  Yuisa Rios/FEMA

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    Photo by Yuisa Rios
    Canovanas, Puerto Rico, August 24, 2011 - The flood line can be clearly seen after the River Canovanillas flooded the neighborhood. Residents returned to their homes to clean and salvage what they can. Yuisa Rios/FEMA
  • Canovanas, Puerto Rico, August 24, 2011 - Residents return to their homes to clean and salvage what they can, after the River Canovanillas flooded their houses.  This is the first time an event like this happens in this neighborhood in 44 years.  Yuisa Rios/FEMA

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    Photo by Yuisa Rios
    Canovanas, Puerto Rico, August 24, 2011 - Residents return to their homes to clean and salvage what they can, after the River Canovanillas flooded their houses. This is the first time an event like this happens in this neighborhood in 44 years. Yuisa Rios/FEMA
  • Miami, Fla., August 25, 2011 -- The FEMA Hurricane Liaison team at the Miami office of the National Hurricane Center tracks the progress of Hurricane Irene in anticipation of her arrival on the Eastern Seaboard of the United States.  David Fine / FEMA

    Tracking Hurricane Irene

    Photo by David Fine
    Miami, Fla., August 25, 2011 -- The FEMA Hurricane Liaison team at the Miami office of the National Hurricane Center tracks the progress of Hurricane Irene in anticipation of her arrival on the Eastern Seaboard of the United States. David Fine / FEMA
  • Miami, Fla., August 25, 2011 -- Senior Hurricane Specialist Daniel Brown develops  a current forecast for the path of Hurricane Irene in anticipation of her arrival on the United States Eastern Seaboard.  FEMA will use this forecast information to prepare emergency supplies and resources in strategic locations.   David Fine / FEMA

    Forecasting Hurricane Irene

    Photo by David Fine
    Miami, Fla., August 25, 2011 -- Senior Hurricane Specialist Daniel Brown develops a current forecast for the path of Hurricane Irene in anticipation of her arrival on the United States Eastern Seaboard. FEMA will use this forecast information to prepare emergency supplies and resources in strategic locations. David Fine / FEMA
  • Canovanas, Puerto Rico, August 24, 2011 - The Community of San Isidro was severly affected by the rain that followed Hurricane Irene.  The evidence of the flooding can be seen in the first story of this house.  Yuisa Rios/FEMA

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    Photo by Yuisa Rios
    Canovanas, Puerto Rico, August 24, 2011 - The Community of San Isidro was severly affected by the rain that followed Hurricane Irene. The evidence of the flooding can be seen in the first story of this house. Yuisa Rios/FEMA
  • Miami, Fla., August 25, 2011 -- National Hurricane Center Director Bill Read and National Weather Service Meteorologist Lance Wood update FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate and  FEMA Deputy Administrator Richard Serino via teleconference with the status of Hurricane Irene in anticipation of her arrival on the United States Eastern Seaboard.  David Fine / FEMA

    Tracking Hurricane Irene

    Photo by David Fine
    Miami, Fla., August 25, 2011 -- National Hurricane Center Director Bill Read and National Weather Service Meteorologist Lance Wood update FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate and FEMA Deputy Administrator Richard Serino via teleconference with the status of Hurricane Irene in anticipation of her arrival on the United States Eastern Seaboard. David Fine / FEMA
  • Miami, Fla., August 25, 2011 -- FEMA Hurricane Specialist Brandon Bolinsky takes notes for the FEMA Liaison Team during the National Weather Service coordination conference call from the Miami office of the National Weather Center to update  the status of Hurricane Irene in anticipation of her arrival on the United States Eastern Seaboard.  David Fine / FEMA

    Photograph by David Fine taken on 08/25/2011 in Florida

    Photo by David Fine
    Miami, Fla., August 25, 2011 -- FEMA Hurricane Specialist Brandon Bolinsky takes notes for the FEMA Liaison Team during the National Weather Service coordination conference call from the Miami office of the National Weather Center to update the status of Hurricane Irene in anticipation of her arrival on the United States Eastern Seaboard. David Fine / FEMA
  • Atlanta, Ga., August 25, 2011 -- FEMA's Ginger Edwards, Director Response Division at Region IV, conducts an interview with a local Atlanta television station concerning preparations for Hurricane Irene.   FEMA photo/Tim Burkitt

    Media interest in Hurricane Irene is growing.

    Photo by Tim Burkitt
    Atlanta, Ga., August 25, 2011 -- FEMA's Ginger Edwards, Director Response Division at Region IV, conducts an interview with a local Atlanta television station concerning preparations for Hurricane Irene. FEMA photo/Tim Burkitt
  • Miami, Fla., August 25, 2011 -- FEMA Hurricane Specialist Brandon Bolinsky and National Weather Service Meteorologist Lance Wood field calls and monitor the status of Hurricane Irene from the FEMA Liaison office at the National Weather Center in Miami to anticipate her arrival on the United States Eastern Seaboard.  David Fine / FEMA

    Photograph by David Fine taken on 08/25/2011 in Florida

    Photo by David Fine
    Miami, Fla., August 25, 2011 -- FEMA Hurricane Specialist Brandon Bolinsky and National Weather Service Meteorologist Lance Wood field calls and monitor the status of Hurricane Irene from the FEMA Liaison office at the National Weather Center in Miami to anticipate her arrival on the United States Eastern Seaboard. David Fine / FEMA
  • Fayetteville, N.C., August 26, 2011 -- FEMA Logistics Specialist Richard Page verifies transponder numbers, truck numbers and contents of each tractor trailer entering the Incident Support Base in Ft. Bragg, North Carolina.   FEMA is staging equipment and emergency supplies in anticipation of Hurricane Irene on the coast of North Carolina.  David Fine / FEMA

    Preparing for Hurricane Irene

    Photo by David Fine
    Fayetteville, N.C., August 26, 2011 -- FEMA Logistics Specialist Richard Page verifies transponder numbers, truck numbers and contents of each tractor trailer entering the Incident Support Base in Ft. Bragg, North Carolina. FEMA is staging equipment and emergency supplies in anticipation of Hurricane Irene on the coast of North Carolina. David Fine / FEMA
  • Fayetteville, N.C., August 26, 2011 -- FEMA tractor trailers containing bottled water, generators and other emergency supplies wait to be admitted to the Incident Support Base at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina.  FEMA is staging equipment and emergency supplies in anticipation of Hurricane Irene on the coast of North Carolina.  David Fine / FEMA

    Preparing for Hurricane Irene

    Photo by David Fine
    Fayetteville, N.C., August 26, 2011 -- FEMA tractor trailers containing bottled water, generators and other emergency supplies wait to be admitted to the Incident Support Base at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina. FEMA is staging equipment and emergency supplies in anticipation of Hurricane Irene on the coast of North Carolina. David Fine / FEMA
  • Fayetteville, N.C., August 26, 2011 -- FEMA Logistics Specialist Demetrice Robinson labels and numbers each emergency supply truck entering the Incident Support Base at Ft. Bragg.  FEMA is staging equipment and emergency supplies in anticipation of Hurricane Irene on the coast of North Carolina.  David Fine / FEMA

    Preparing for Hurricane Irene

    Photo by David Fine
    Fayetteville, N.C., August 26, 2011 -- FEMA Logistics Specialist Demetrice Robinson labels and numbers each emergency supply truck entering the Incident Support Base at Ft. Bragg. FEMA is staging equipment and emergency supplies in anticipation of Hurricane Irene on the coast of North Carolina. David Fine / FEMA
  • Fayetteville, N.C., August 26, 2011 -- FEMA Public Information Officer Don Daniel speaks with the local media about the staging of emergency supplies at the Incident Support Base in anticipation of Hurricane Irene on the coast of North Carolina.  David Fine / FEMA

    FEMA Updates the Media

    Photo by David Fine
    Fayetteville, N.C., August 26, 2011 -- FEMA Public Information Officer Don Daniel speaks with the local media about the staging of emergency supplies at the Incident Support Base in anticipation of Hurricane Irene on the coast of North Carolina. David Fine / FEMA
  • Washington, D.C., August 26, 2011 -- FEMA Administrator, Craig Fugate briefs DHS Secretary, Janet Napolitano on the pre-staging of supplies, materials and personnel along the east coast, in preparation of Hurricane Irene.  Photo by Barry Bahler/DHS

    Photograph by Barry Bahler taken on 08/26/2011 in District of Columbia

    Photo by Barry Bahler
    Washington, D.C., August 26, 2011 -- FEMA Administrator, Craig Fugate briefs DHS Secretary, Janet Napolitano on the pre-staging of supplies, materials and personnel along the east coast, in preparation of Hurricane Irene. Photo by Barry Bahler/DHS
  • Washington, D.C., August 26, 2011 -- FEMA Administrator, Craig Fugate goes over the numbers pertaining to placement of supplies and support personnel prior to Hurricane Irene's arrival.  DHS Secretary, Janet Napolitano joined the administrator in briefing President Obama on the status of FEMA's efforts during a conference call from the National Response Coordination Center (NRCC).  Photo by Barry Bahler

    Photograph by Barry Bahler taken on 08/26/2011 in District of Columbia

    Photo by Barry Bahler
    Washington, D.C., August 26, 2011 -- FEMA Administrator, Craig Fugate goes over the numbers pertaining to placement of supplies and support personnel prior to Hurricane Irene's arrival. DHS Secretary, Janet Napolitano joined the administrator in briefing President Obama on the status of FEMA's efforts during a conference call from the National Response Coordination Center (NRCC). Photo by Barry Bahler
  • Washington, D.C., August 26, 2011 -- DHS Secretary, Janet Napolitano, briefs the media on DHS' and FEMA's, ongoing preparation for Hurricane Irene. She is joined by (L-R) American Red Cross CEO, Gail McGovern; FEMA Administrator, Craig Fugate and NOAA Hurricane Center Director, Bill Read (via VTC link). Photo by Barry Bahler/DHS

    DHS Secretary, Napolitano, briefs media on ongoing preparation for Hurricane Irene.

    Photo by Barry Bahler
    Washington, D.C., August 26, 2011 -- DHS Secretary, Janet Napolitano, briefs the media on DHS' and FEMA's, ongoing preparation for Hurricane Irene. She is joined by (L-R) American Red Cross CEO, Gail McGovern; FEMA Administrator, Craig Fugate and NOAA Hurricane Center Director, Bill Read (via VTC link). Photo by Barry Bahler/DHS
  • Loiza, Puerto Rico, August 24, 2011 - The community of Mini Mini in Loiza was severly affected by the rain that followed Hurricane Irene. Yuisa Rios/FEMA

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    Photo by Yuisa Rios
    Loiza, Puerto Rico, August 24, 2011 - The community of Mini Mini in Loiza was severly affected by the rain that followed Hurricane Irene. Yuisa Rios/FEMA

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