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We wanted to highlight some of the photos from the last few days of the ongoing response and recovery efforts to the southern U.S. tornadoes. To view all of our latest photos, visit our photo library.
Tuscaloosa, Ala., May 3, 2011 -- Workers begin removal and salvage of what remains of the Tuscaloosa County Emergency Operations Center. The EOC was destroyed as a result of the April 27 tornado, and a temporary center has been set up at the Alabama Fire College with help from the FEMA Mobile Emergency Response Support to provide communications.
Garner, N.C., May 2, 2011 -- Mike Bolch, FEMA federal coordinating officer, addresses FEMA staff during an all-hands meeting at the joint field office in Garner, N.C. FEMA is responding to severe storms and deadly tornadoes that tore through the state April 16 that damaged or destroyed homes and businesses across North Carolina on.
Outside of the Belk Activity Center, members of the Southern Baptist Convention work in partnership with the Red Cross, cooking the food the Emergency Response Vehicles (ERV) take out on their feeding runs. Cheryl Peters, Southern Baptist chaplain, helps Red Cross volunteer Scott Brantley load a carboy of food onto an ERV. Photo courtesy of the American Red Cross (More Red Cross photos)
Birmingham, Ala., May 1, 2011 -- Prior to the press conference with Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, Brad Carroll, FEMA press secretary, speaks with a Fox News reporter as Jason Nelson, chief of FEMA’s Disaster Branch, Legislative Division, approaches. FEMA works closely with the press to assure correct information goes out to help those impacted by the deadly April tornadoes.