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[Hurricane Katrina] New Orleans, LA, August 31, 2005 -- Local residents carry personal items over dry land to reach a second boat which will bring them to dry land.  They were brought to this location via FEMA Urban Search and Rescue personnel and local rescue workers.  Photo by Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

[Hurricane Katrina] New Orleans, LA, August 31, 2005 -- Local residents carry personal items over dry land to reach a second boat which will bring them to dry land. They were brought to this location via FEMA Urban Search and Rescue personnel and local rescue workers. Photo by Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

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Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Programs, Activities, and Officials

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