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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  • Washington, D.C., August 26, 2011 -- FEMA Administrator, Craig Fugate, briefs the media on preparation for Hurricane Irene. He is joined by (L-R) American Red cross CEO, Gail McGovern and DHS Secretary, Janet Napolitano at FEMA Headquarters.  Photo by Barry Bahler/DHS

    FEMA Administrator, Fugate, briefs the media on preparation for Hurricane Irene

    Photo by Barry Bahler
    Washington, D.C., August 26, 2011 -- FEMA Administrator, Craig Fugate, briefs the media on preparation for Hurricane Irene. He is joined by (L-R) American Red cross CEO, Gail McGovern and DHS Secretary, Janet Napolitano at FEMA Headquarters. Photo by Barry Bahler/DHS
  • Loiza, Puerto Rico, August 24, 2011 - Some parts of the community of Mini Mini were cut off due to the flooding. The flooding was caused by the heavy rain that followed Hurricane Irene.   Yuisa Rios/FEMA

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    Photo by Yuisa Rios
    Loiza, Puerto Rico, August 24, 2011 - Some parts of the community of Mini Mini were cut off due to the flooding. The flooding was caused by the heavy rain that followed Hurricane Irene. Yuisa Rios/FEMA
  • 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.

    Need for citizens to be prepared press conference

    Photo by Barry Bahler
    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.
  • 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.

    Need for all citizens to be prepared press conference

    Photo by Barry Bahler
    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.
  • 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.
Photo by: Scott Moir'

    Napolitano, Fugate discuss Hurricane Irene Options

    Photo by Scott Moir
    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. Photo by: Scott Moir'
  • San Juan, Puerto Rico, August 26, 2011 -- Federal Coordinating Officer, Justo Hernández gives an interview with local news reporter for Univisión Channel 11 to provide information on FEMA's response after Hurricane Irene.  Ashley Andújar/FEMA

    Federal Coordinating Officer, Justo Hernández gives an interview

    Photo by Ashley Andujar
    San Juan, Puerto Rico, August 26, 2011 -- Federal Coordinating Officer, Justo Hernández gives an interview with local news reporter for Univisión Channel 11 to provide information on FEMA's response after Hurricane Irene. Ashley Andújar/FEMA
  • San Juan, Puerto Rico, August 26, 2011 -- Federal Coordinating Officer, Justo Hernández gives an interview with news anchorman from Univisión Channel 11, Ramón Enrique Torres to provide information on FEMA's emergency response after Hurricane Irene.  Ashley Andújar/FEMA

    FEMA's emergency response after Hurricane Irene in San Juan, PR

    Photo by Ashley Andujar
    San Juan, Puerto Rico, August 26, 2011 -- Federal Coordinating Officer, Justo Hernández gives an interview with news anchorman from Univisión Channel 11, Ramón Enrique Torres to provide information on FEMA's emergency response after Hurricane Irene. Ashley Andújar/FEMA
  • San Juan, Puerto Rico, August 26, 2011 -- Federal Coordinating Officer, Justo Hernández gives an interview with local news reporter for Univisión Channel 11 to provide information on FEMA's response after Hurricane Irene.  Ashley Andújar/FEMA

    FCO Justo Hernández talks to media

    Photo by Ashley Andujar
    San Juan, Puerto Rico, August 26, 2011 -- Federal Coordinating Officer, Justo Hernández gives an interview with local news reporter for Univisión Channel 11 to provide information on FEMA's response after Hurricane Irene. Ashley Andújar/FEMA
  • Villalba, Puerto Rico, August 25, 2011 -- Preliminary Damage Assesments were completed in several municipalities to evaluate the extent and type of damages in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene.  The owner for this home shows us the mudslides that are affecting the entrance to his house.  Ashley Andújar/FEMA

    Survivor shows damages of his house after Hurricane Irene

    Photo by Ashley Andujar
    Villalba, Puerto Rico, August 25, 2011 -- Preliminary Damage Assesments were completed in several municipalities to evaluate the extent and type of damages in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene. The owner for this home shows us the mudslides that are affecting the entrance to his house. Ashley Andújar/FEMA
  • Villalba, Puerto Rico, August 25, 2011 -- Preliminary Damage Assesments took place in several municipalities to evaluate the extent and type of damages in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene.  For the Public Assistance PDA's, this debris collection point was evaluated.  Ashley Andújar/FEMA

    Debris collection point in Villalba Municipality

    Photo by Ashley Andujar
    Villalba, Puerto Rico, August 25, 2011 -- Preliminary Damage Assesments took place in several municipalities to evaluate the extent and type of damages in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene. For the Public Assistance PDA's, this debris collection point was evaluated. Ashley Andújar/FEMA
  • Villalba, Puerto Rico, August 25, 2011 -- Preliminary Damage Assesments took place in several municipalities to evaluate the extent and type of damages in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene. In this photo,  Jason Chavez, from Public Assistance takes a look at the damages in the backyard of one of the affected homes.  Ashley Andújar/FEMA

    Jason Chavez from Public Assistance takes a look at damages after Hurricane Irene

    Photo by Ashley Andujar
    Villalba, Puerto Rico, August 25, 2011 -- Preliminary Damage Assesments took place in several municipalities to evaluate the extent and type of damages in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene. In this photo, Jason Chavez, from Public Assistance takes a look at the damages in the backyard of one of the affected homes. Ashley Andújar/FEMA
  • Villalba, Puerto Rico, August 25, 2011 -- Preliminary Damage Assesments were completed in several municipalities to evaluate the extent and type of damages in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene.  In this picture, this home was affected by mudslides.  Ashley Andújar/FEMA

    Hurricane Irene Preliminary Damage Assesments

    Photo by Ashley Andujar
    Villalba, Puerto Rico, August 25, 2011 -- Preliminary Damage Assesments were completed in several municipalities to evaluate the extent and type of damages in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene. In this picture, this home was affected by mudslides. Ashley Andújar/FEMA
  • Villalba, Puerto Rico, August 25, 2011 -- Preliminary Damage Assesments took place in several municipalities to evaluate the extent and type of damages in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene. The PDA teams took a look at damages in Villalba Municipality.  Currently FEMA  is working closely with the area to rebuild the community to be better and stronger than before. Ashley Andújar/FEMA

    Hurricane Irene Aftermath Preliminary Damage Assesments

    Photo by Ashley Andujar
    Villalba, Puerto Rico, August 25, 2011 -- Preliminary Damage Assesments took place in several municipalities to evaluate the extent and type of damages in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene. The PDA teams took a look at damages in Villalba Municipality. Currently FEMA is working closely with the area to rebuild the community to be better and stronger than before. Ashley Andújar/FEMA
  • Bethesda, Md., August 27, 2011 -- PEPCO electric power company crews clear power lines of obstructions in anticipation of Hurricane Irene's arrival.  Crews from around the country are coming into the area to assists local power companies with anticipated power outages. President Obama has signed several emergency assistance orders allowing FEMA to provide assistance to these states. Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

    Preparing for Hurrincane Irene

    Photo by Patsy Lynch
    Bethesda, Md., August 27, 2011 -- PEPCO electric power company crews clear power lines of obstructions in anticipation of Hurricane Irene's arrival. Crews from around the country are coming into the area to assists local power companies with anticipated power outages. President Obama has signed several emergency assistance orders allowing FEMA to provide assistance to these states. Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA
  • Bethesda, Md., August 27, 2011 -- PEPCO electric power company crews clear power lines of obstructions in anticipation of Hurricane Irene's arrival.  Crews from around the country are coming into the area to assists local power companies with anticipated power outages. President Obama has signed several emergency assistance orders allowing FEMA to provide assistance to these states. Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

    Preparing for Hurrincane Irene

    Photo by Patsy Lynch
    Bethesda, Md., August 27, 2011 -- PEPCO electric power company crews clear power lines of obstructions in anticipation of Hurricane Irene's arrival. Crews from around the country are coming into the area to assists local power companies with anticipated power outages. President Obama has signed several emergency assistance orders allowing FEMA to provide assistance to these states. Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA
  • Fayetteville, N.C., August 27, 2011 -- Virginia Task Force 1 K9 Rescue Specialist "Czoro" is prepared to locate people trapped in collapsed structures as part of the urban search and rescue team.  FEMA is responding to the threat of Hurricane Irene across the Eastern Seaboard.  David Fine / FEMA

    Urban Search and Rescue Prepare

    Photo by David Fine
    Fayetteville, N.C., August 27, 2011 -- Virginia Task Force 1 K9 Rescue Specialist "Czoro" is prepared to locate people trapped in collapsed structures as part of the urban search and rescue team. FEMA is responding to the threat of Hurricane Irene across the Eastern Seaboard. David Fine / FEMA
  • Fayetteville, N.C., August 27, 2011 -- Virginia Task Force 1 Rescue Specialist  Erick Weinzapfel packs his rescue equipment in preparation for the urban search and rescue team to be deployed  in the aftermath of  Hurricane Irene, if needed. David Fine / FEMA

    Urban Search and Rescue Prepare

    Photo by David Fine
    Fayetteville, N.C., August 27, 2011 -- Virginia Task Force 1 Rescue Specialist Erick Weinzapfel packs his rescue equipment in preparation for the urban search and rescue team to be deployed in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, if needed. David Fine / FEMA
  • Fayetteville, N.C., August 27, 2011 -- Virginia Task Force 1 Rescue Specialists Erick Weinzapfel (L), Bobby Garza (c) and Mark Lucas (r) orient their GPS units in preparation for the urban search and rescue team to be deployed in the aftermath of  Hurricane Irene, if needed.  David Fine / FEMA

    Urban Search and Rescue Prepare

    Photo by David Fine
    Fayetteville, N.C., August 27, 2011 -- Virginia Task Force 1 Rescue Specialists Erick Weinzapfel (L), Bobby Garza (c) and Mark Lucas (r) orient their GPS units in preparation for the urban search and rescue team to be deployed in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, if needed. David Fine / FEMA
  • D.C., August 27, 2011 -- Washington, DC, August 27, 2011 -- DHS Secretary, Janet Napolitano answers a question on preparedness, during a tele-conference with President Obama and FEMA Administrator, Craig Fugate, at FEMA Headquarters.  Photo by Barry Bahler/DHS

    Hurricane preparedness discussed during a tele-conference with President Obama

    Photo by Barry Bahler
    D.C., August 27, 2011 -- Washington, DC, August 27, 2011 -- DHS Secretary, Janet Napolitano answers a question on preparedness, during a tele-conference with President Obama and FEMA Administrator, Craig Fugate, at FEMA Headquarters. Photo by Barry Bahler/DHS
  • Washington, D.C., August 27, 2011 -- FEMA Administrator, Craig Fugate, answers a question on preparedness, during a tele-conference with President Obama and DHS Secretary, Janet Napolitano at FEMA Headquarters.  Photo by Barry Bahler/DHS

    Tele-conference with President Obama, DHS Secretary Napolitano and FEMA Administrator, Fugate at FEMA Headquarters

    Photo by Barry Bahler
    Washington, D.C., August 27, 2011 -- FEMA Administrator, Craig Fugate, answers a question on preparedness, during a tele-conference with President Obama and DHS Secretary, Janet Napolitano at FEMA Headquarters. Photo by Barry Bahler/DHS

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