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The Backbone of Recovery

When communities are hit with disasters, it is volunteers who make the biggest difference in helping families recover and rebuild. And that need is not just in the weeks following the event, but for months and years to come. FEMA Videographer Samir Valeja and Photographer Andrea Booher take a look at what it means to be a volunteer active in disaster.

Video by Samir Valeja - Oct 16, 2015
Last Updated: May 10, 2017