Posted by: Public Affairs
We are continuing to support the emergency management team across the southeast as they recover from deadly storms and tornadoes. Here are some of the latest photos from our Photo Library, highlighting some of the ongoing recovery efforts.
Griffin, Ga., May 4, 2011 -- A Catoosa County resident confirms the necessary paper work for filing an application to receive federal funding for damage from the April 27, 2011 tornado. FEMA Disaster Assistance Employee Carol Hill, at the Catoosa County Disaster Recovery Center, explains the process.
Concord, Ala., May 4, 2011 -- Federal Coordinating Officer Michael Byrne conducts an interview an Associated Press photographer. He explained FEMA's role in helping communities and individuals recover from the April 27 tornadoes and how they can come to this Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Concord, or any other DRC in Alabama, and register with FEMA.
Heckleburg, Ala., May 6, 2011 -- The downtown section here was destroyed by the April 28 tornado. FEMA is on the ground and continues to assist in recovery efforts.
Selma, Ala., May 7, 2011 -- Trucks prepare to transfer mobile homes which will serve as temporary housing to residents of Hackleburg, Ala. who lost their homes to the April 27 tornadoes.
Benson, N.C., May 6, 2011 -- FEMA Mitigation Outreach Specialist Crispin Nery explains the bracket system used in the DAWG HAUS or Disaster Avoidance with Good Home Attenuating-Unionization System structure to West Johnstone High school shop teacher Eddie Poplin before beginning construction. The DAWG HAUS is a FEMA mitigation program to show how to build or rebuild stronger, safer structures that can withstand most tornadoes.
Concord, Ala., May 4, 2011 -- A survivor of the April 27th tornado takes the first step of applying for assistance by registering with FEMA at the Concord Disaster Recovery Center.
Concord, Ala., May 4, 2011 -- FEMA External Affairs Officer Bob Jensen and Federal Coordinating Officer Michael Byrne meet with citizens impacted by the April 27 tornado, and discuss how to register with FEMA.
Rocky Mount, N.C., May 7, 2011 -- FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer Mike Bolch and Deputy State Coordinating Officer Emily Young answer media questions concerning FEMA's use of temporary housing in North Carolina. FEMA is responding to the deadly tornadoes and severe storms that damaged or destroyed homes and businesses across North Carolina on April 16, 2011.
Ringgold, Ga., May 5, 2011 -- The residents of Ringgold take time from cleaning up their damaged town to remember veterans, and take part in the National Day of Prayer. Ringgold, in Catoosa County, was hit by a powerful tornado on April 27, 2011.