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Photograph of Tornado Damage

Joplin, MO, May 21, 2014 -- A quote from a survivor of the 2011 Joplin tornado is on a memorial stone at the Butterfly Garden located at Cunningham Park. The memorial was dedicated on the third anniversary of the F5 Joplin tornado. (Photo by Steve Zumwalt/FEMA)

[Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes] Carey, Ohio, September 12, 2007 -- Jim Sherwood, an hydrologist with the United States Geological Survey (USGS) marks flood waterline on a local barbershop entrance in the center of town.The bronze plaque on the store owners entrance is a historical marker indicating the level of the 1981 flood. The USGS marks flood water levels around the town, especially close to the stream. John Ficara/FEMA

A Portuguese Sailor from the Vasco de Gama Class Frigate, NRP VASCO DE GAMA (F 330), notes simulated battle damage on a status board during a mock air raid by British Tornadoes (Not shown) on March 12th, 1998. The VASCO DE GAMA, along other Portuguese Navy ships and one German frigate (Not Shown) are off the coast of Portugal during exercise Strong Resolve '98, Crisis South

A US Air Force (USAF) KC-135R Stratotanker, 92nd Air Refueling Wing (ARW), Fairchild AFB, Washington (WA), 379th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron (EARS), leads a formation composed of a USAF F-15E Strike Eagle, 391st Fighter Squadron (FS), Mountain Home Air Force Base (AFB), Idaho (ID), two F-16CG-40D Fighting Falcons, 510th Fighter Squadron, Aviano Air Base (AB), Italy (ITA), and two Royal Air Force (RAF) GR4 Tornadoes, No. 617th Squadron, RAF Lossiemouth, United Kingdom (UK). The airframes and crews deployed to the area in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

A pair of Royal Air Force (RAF) GR4 Tornadoes, No. 617th Squadron, RAF Lossiemouth, United Kingdom (UK), move up to a US Air Force (USAF) KC-135R Stratotanker, 92nd Air Refueling Wing (ARW), Fairchild Air Force Base (AFB), Washington (WA), 379th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron (EARS), to refuel somewhere over Iraq during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

A US Air Force (USAF) KC-135R Stratotanker, 92nd Air Refueling Wing (ARW), Fairchild Air Force Base (AFB), Washington (WA), 379th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron (EARS), left flanked by two Royal Air Force (RAF) GR4 Tornadoes, No. 617th Squadron, RAF Lossiemouth, United Kingdom (UK), during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

A US Air Force (USAF) F-15E Strike Eagle, 391st Fighter Squadron (FS), Mountain Home Air Force Base (AFB), Idaho (ID), leads a formation of two Royal Air Force (RAF) GR4 Tornadoes, No. 617th Squadron, RAF Lossiemouth, United Kingdom (UK), and two F-16CG-40D Fighting Falcons, 510th Fighter Squadron, Aviano Air Base (AB), Italy (ITA). The airframes and crews deployed to the area in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

Des Moines, Iowa, July 24, 2004 -- This tornado shelter for 400 campers at the Iowa State Fairgrounds outside Des Moines was completed in 2003. The 5,200 square-foot shelter is 100 feet long by 71 feet wide. When not in use as an emergency shelter, the large multi-purpose building is used by both the fairground staff and campers for restrooms, showers, a laundry area, offices, and meeting space. The shelter, funded through a $600,000 grant from FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Grant Program with the Iowa State Fair funding the remaining $150,000. In June 1998, a storm with winds in excess of 100 miles per hour (mph) caused over $465,000 in damage to the State Fair complex, severely impacting the cam

Des Moines, Iowa, July 24, 2004 -- This tornado shelter for 400 campers at the Iowa State Fairgrounds outside Des Moines was completed in 2003. The 5,200 square-foot shelter is 100 feet long by 71 feet wide. When not in use as an emergency shelter, the large multi-purpose building is used by both the fairground staff and campers for restrooms, showers, a laundry area, offices, and meeting space. The shelter, funded through a $600,000 grant from FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Grant Program with the Iowa State Fair funding the remaining $150,000. In June 1998, a storm with winds in excess of 100 miles per hour (mph) caused over $465,000 in damage to the State Fair complex, severely impacting the cam

Des Moines, Iowa, July 24, 2004 -- This tornado shelter for 400 campers at the Iowa State Fairgrounds outside Des Moines was completed in 2003. The 5,200 square-foot shelter is 100 feet long by 71 feet wide. When not in use as an emergency shelter, the large multi-purpose building is used by both the fairground staff and campers for restrooms, showers, a laundry area, offices, and meeting space. The shelter, funded through a $600,000 grant from FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Grant Program with the Iowa State Fair funding the remaining $150,000. In June 1998, a storm with winds in excess of 100 miles per hour (mph) caused over $465,000 in damage to the State Fair complex, severely impacting the cam

Des Moines, Iowa, July 24, 2004 -- This tornado shelter for 400 campers at the Iowa State Fairgrounds outside Des Moines was completed in 2003. The 5,200 square-foot shelter is 100 feet long by 71 feet wide. When not in use as an emergency shelter, the large multi-purpose building is used by both the fairground staff and campers for restrooms, showers, a laundry area, offices, and meeting space. The shelter, funded through a $600,000 grant from FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Grant Program with the Iowa State Fair funding the remaining $150,000. In June 1998, a storm with winds in excess of 100 miles per hour (mph) caused over $465,000 in damage to the State Fair complex, severely impacting the cam

Des Moines, Iowa, July 24, 2004 -- This tornado shelter for 400 campers at the Iowa State Fairgrounds outside Des Moines was completed in 2003. The 5,200 square-foot shelter is 100 feet long by 71 feet wide. When not in use as an emergency shelter, the large multi-purpose building is used by both the fairground staff and campers for restrooms, showers, a laundry area, offices, and meeting space. The shelter, funded through a $600,000 grant from FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Grant Program with the Iowa State Fair funding the remaining $150,000. In June 1998, a storm with winds in excess of 100 miles per hour (mph) caused over $465,000 in damage to the State Fair complex, severely impacting the cam

Des Moines, Iowa, July 24, 2004 -- This tornado shelter for 400 campers at the Iowa State Fairgrounds outside Des Moines was completed in 2003. The 5,200 square-foot shelter is 100 feet long by 71 feet wide. When not in use as an emergency shelter, the large multi-purpose building is used by both the fairground staff and campers for restrooms, showers, a laundry area, offices, and meeting space. The shelter, funded through a $600,000 grant from FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Grant Program with the Iowa State Fair funding the remaining $150,000. In June 1998, a storm with winds in excess of 100 miles per hour (mph) caused over $465,000 in damage to the State Fair complex, severely impacting the cam

Des Moines, Iowa, July 24, 2004 -- This tornado shelter for 400 campers at the Iowa State Fairgrounds outside Des Moines was completed in 2003. The 5,200 square-foot shelter is 100 feet long by 71 feet wide. When not in use as an emergency shelter, the large multi-purpose building is used by both the fairground staff and campers for restrooms, showers, a laundry area, offices, and meeting space. The shelter, funded through a $600,000 grant from FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Grant Program with the Iowa State Fair funding the remaining $150,000. In June 1998, a storm with winds in excess of 100 miles per hour (mph) caused over $465,000 in damage to the State Fair complex, severely impacting the cam

Des Moines, Iowa, July 24, 2004 -- This tornado shelter for 400 campers at the Iowa State Fairgrounds outside Des Moines was completed in 2003. The 5,200 square-foot shelter is 100 feet long by 71 feet wide. When not in use as an emergency shelter, the large multi-purpose building is used by both the fairground staff and campers for restrooms, showers, a laundry area, offices, and meeting space. The shelter, funded through a $600,000 grant from FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Grant Program with the Iowa State Fair funding the remaining $150,000. In June 1998, a storm with winds in excess of 100 miles per hour (mph) caused over $465,000 in damage to the State Fair complex, severely impacting the cam

Des Moines, IA, July 24, 2004 -- This tornado shelter for 400 campers at the Iowa State Fairgrounds outside Des Moines was completed in 2003. The 5,200 square-foot shelter is 100 feet long by 71 feet wide. When not in use as an emergency shelter, the large multi-purpose building is used by both the fairground staff and campers for restrooms, showers, a laundry area, offices, and meeting space. The shelter, funded through a $600,000 grant from FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Grant Program with the Iowa State Fair funding the remaining $150,000. In June 1998, a storm with winds in excess of 100 miles per hour (mph) caused over $465,000 in damage to the State Fair complex, severely impacting the campg

Des Moines, Iowa, July 24, 2004 -- This tornado shelter for 400 campers at the Iowa State Fairgrounds outside Des Moines was completed in 2003. The 5,200 square-foot shelter is 100 feet long by 71 feet wide. When not in use as an emergency shelter, the large multi-purpose building is used by both the fairground staff and campers for restrooms, showers, a laundry area, offices, and meeting space. The shelter, funded through a $600,000 grant from FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Grant Program with the Iowa State Fair funding the remaining $150,000. In June 1998, a storm with winds in excess of 100 miles per hour (mph) caused over $465,000 in damage to the State Fair complex, severely impacting the cam

Des Moines, Iowa, July 24, 2004 -- This tornado shelter for 400 campers at the Iowa State Fairgrounds outside Des Moines was completed in 2003. The 5,200 square-foot shelter is 100 feet long by 71 feet wide. When not in use as an emergency shelter, the large multi-purpose building is used by both the fairground staff and campers for restrooms, showers, a laundry area, offices, and meeting space. The shelter, funded through a $600,000 grant from FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Grant Program with the Iowa State Fair funding the remaining $150,000. In June 1998, a storm with winds in excess of 100 miles per hour (mph) caused over $465,000 in damage to the State Fair complex, severely impacting the cam

Des Moines, Iowa, July 24, 2004 -- This tornado shelter for 400 campers at the Iowa State Fairgrounds outside Des Moines was completed in 2003. The 5,200 square-foot shelter is 100 feet long by 71 feet wide. When not in use as an emergency shelter, the large multi-purpose building is used by both the fairground staff and campers for restrooms, showers, a laundry area, offices, and meeting space. The shelter, funded through a $600,000 grant from FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Grant Program with the Iowa State Fair funding the remaining $150,000. In June 1998, a storm with winds in excess of 100 miles per hour (mph) caused over $465,000 in damage to the State Fair complex, severely impacting the cam

Des Moines, Iowa, July 24, 2004 -- This tornado shelter for 400 campers at the Iowa State Fairgrounds outside Des Moines was completed in 2003. The 5,200 square-foot shelter is 100 feet long by 71 feet wide. When not in use as an emergency shelter, the large multi-purpose building is used by both the fairground staff and campers for restrooms, showers, a laundry area, offices, and meeting space. The shelter, funded through a $600,000 grant from FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Grant Program with the Iowa State Fair funding the remaining $150,000. In June 1998, a storm with winds in excess of 100 miles per hour (mph) caused over $465,000 in damage to the State Fair complex, severely impacting the cam

Des Moines, Iowa, July 24, 2004 -- This tornado shelter for 400 campers at the Iowa State Fairgrounds outside Des Moines was completed in 2003. The 5,200 square-foot shelter is 100 feet long by 71 feet wide. When not in use as an emergency shelter, the large multi-purpose building is used by both the fairground staff and campers for restrooms, showers, a laundry area, offices, and meeting space. The shelter, funded through a $600,000 grant from FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Grant Program with the Iowa State Fair funding the remaining $150,000. In June 1998, a storm with winds in excess of 100 miles per hour (mph) caused over $465,000 in damage to the State Fair complex, severely impacting the cam

Des Moines, Iowa, July 24, 2004 -- This tornado shelter for 400 campers at the Iowa State Fairgrounds outside Des Moines was completed in 2003. The 5,200 square-foot shelter is 100 feet long by 71 feet wide. When not in use as an emergency shelter, the large multi-purpose building is used by both the fairground staff and campers for restrooms, showers, a laundry area, offices, and meeting space. The shelter, funded through a $600,000 grant from FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Grant Program with the Iowa State Fair funding the remaining $150,000. In June 1998, a storm with winds in excess of 100 miles per hour (mph) caused over $465,000 in damage to the State Fair complex, severely impacting the cam

Vanderbergh County, IN, November 7, 2005 -- Urban Search and Rescue workers comb through the damaged homes in the Eastbrook Mobile Home Park which took the direct hit from the tornado. Gay Ruby/FEMA

Vanderbergh County, IN, November 7, 2005 -- Indiana Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman speaks to the press about the tornado that destroyed part of a mobile home park during the early morning hours of Sunday, November 6th. Gay Ruby/FEMA

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Evansville, IN, November 8, 2005 -- This Eastbrook Mobile Home Park is heavily damaged by a Tornado. Eighteen lives were destroyed. Vandenberg Humane Society worker with rescued dog. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Evansville, IN, November 8, 2005 -- This Eastbrook Mobile Home Park is heavily damaged by a Tornado. Eighteen lives were destroyed. Workers re-constructing sewage pump. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Evansville, IN, October 8, 2005 -- The Eastbrook Mobile Home Park is heavily damaged by a Tornado. Eighteen lives were destroyed in the park alone. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Evansville, IN, November 8, 2005 -- This Eastbrook Mobile Home Park is heavily damaged by a Tornado. Eighteen lives were destroyed. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Newburgh, IN, October 8, 2005 -- This Warrick Count development is heavily damaged by a Tornado. Volunteers help home owner in cleaning up. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Evansville, IN, November 8, 2005 -- This Eastbrook Mobile Home Park is heavily damaged by a Tornado. Eighteen lives were destroyed. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Evansville, IN, November 8, 2005 -- This Eastbrook Mobile Home Park is heavily damaged by a Tornado. Eighteen lives were destroyed. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Evansville, IN, November 8, 2005 -- This Eastbrook Mobile Home Park is heavily damaged by a Tornado. Eighteen lives were destroyed. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Newburgh, IN, October 8, 2005 -- This suburban community is heavily damaged by a Tornado. Temporary roofing is being placed as the community rebuilds. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA Photo

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Evansville, IN, November 9, 2005 -- Eastbrook Mobile Home Park shows damage from tornado. County workers replace street signs. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Evansville, IN, November 9, 2005 -- Eastbrook Mobile Home Park residents return to their destroyed homes. FEMA Community Relations staff offer guidance on applying for FEMA aid. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Evansville, IN, November 9, 2005 -- Eastbrook Mobile Home Park shows damage from tornado. Former residents work to salvage effects. A FEMA Community Relations worker is available to help anyone needing assistance. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Evansville, IN, November 9, 2005 -- Acting FEMA Director R. David Paulison tours tornado ravaged Evansville and Newberg, Indiana. Paulison praises local community efforts and volunteerisim. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA Photo

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Evansville, IN, November 9, 2005 -- Eastbrook Mobile Home Park residents prepare to visit their damaged property for the first time since the tornado destroyed their homes. FEMA Community Relations staff help explain how they can apply for assistance. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Evansville, IN, November 9, 2005 -- Acting FEMA Director R. David Paulison touring tornado ravaged Evansville and Newberg, Indiana. Paulison praising local community effort. Federal Coordinating Officer (FCO), Brad Gair (left). Leif Skoogfors/FEMA Photo

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Evansville, IN, November 9, 2005 -- Acting FEMA Director R. David Paulison touring tornado ravaged Evansville and Newberg, Indiana. Paulison praises local community effort. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA Photo

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Evansville, IN, November 9, 2005 -- These photogaphs are all all that remains from this home. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Evansville, IN, November 9, 2005 -- Acting FEMA Director R. David Paulison touring tornado ravaged Evansville and Newberg, Indiana. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA Photo

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Evansville, IN, November 9, 2005 -- Eastbrook Mobile Home Park shows damage from tornado. Former residents and volunteers work to salvage effects and rebuild. Donald Berry searches debris to locate family effects. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Evansville, IN, November 9, 2005 -- A volunteer Red Cross worker receives a tetnus shot before working in the Eastbrook Mobile Home Park. The volunteer, who lived in the park, returns to help other residents. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Newburgh, IN, November 9, 2005 -- Disaster Volunteer receives free massage at assistance center. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA Photo

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Evansville, IN, November 9, 2005 -- Acting FEMA Director R. David Paulison touring tornado ravaged Evansville and Newberg, Indiana. Paulison praises local community effort. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA Photo

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Evansville, IN, November 9, 2005 -- Eastbrook Mobile Home Park shows damage from tornado. A researcher from Texas Tech University's Wind Science Research Center looks at mobile home tie-downs to help develop safer structures. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Newburgh, IN, November 9, 2005 -- Acting FEMA Director R. David Paulison touring temporary relief center at "The Apple Center" . Paulison speaks with family and praises local community effort. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA Photo

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Evansville, IN, November 9, 2005 -- Acting FEMA Director R. David Paulison touring tornado ravaged Evansville and Newberg, Indiana. Paulison meets with community leaders requesting specific help. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA Photo

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Newburgh, IN, November 10, 2005 -- Electricity workers restore power to tornado ravaged neighborhood. Houses, power, and roads damaged by tornado. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA Photograph

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Newburgh, IN, November 10, 2005 -- Electricity workers restore power to tornado ravaged neighborhood. Houses, power, and roads damaged by tornado. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA Photograph

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Newburgh, IN, November 10, 2005 -- FEMA emplyees John Kenyon (center) and David Cross (r) assist a client. Before permanent FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers could be opened, FEMA set up a help desk in a Seventh Day Adventist relief supply center to help speed up applications for FEMA assistance. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA Photograph

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Newburgh, IN, November 10, 2005 -- Electricity workers restore power to tornado ravaged neighborhood. Houses, power, and roads damaged by tornado. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA Photograph

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Newburgh, IN, November 10, 2005 -- Electricity workers restore power to tornado ravaged neighborhood. Houses, power, and roads damaged by tornado. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA Photograph

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Newburgh, IN, November 10, 2005 -- Electricity workers restore power to tornado ravaged neighborhood. Houses, power, and roads damaged by tornado. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA Photograph

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Newburgh, IN, November 10, 2005 -- Church workers establish food distribution for emergency workers and residents. After the tornado devastated the area, this center provides up to 1,000 meals a day for residents and emergency aid workers. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA Photograph

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Newburgh, IN, November 10, 2005 -- Electricity workers restore power to tornado ravaged neighborhood. Houses, power, and roads damaged by tornado. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA Photograph

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Booneville, IN, November 12, 2005 -- Volunteers and family members clean up debris from rural field. Fields are covered with debris from downd barns and houses. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Booneville, IN, November 13, 2005 -- FEMA inspector discussing assistance available to a farmer in rural Indians. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Booneville, IN, November 12, 2005 -- Volunteers help residents with the clean up of rural Indiana where a recent tornado damaged homes. Fields contain debris from downed barns and houses. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Booneville, IN, November 12, 2005 -- Volunteers and family members collecting debris in rural Indiana. Agricultural fields become covered with debris from downd barns and houses. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Evansville, IN, November 13, 2005 -- A FEMA Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at work in the Eastbrook Mobile Home Park. The mobile DRC has sattelleti communications links, allowing disaster victims to register for FEMA assistance in areas without normal communications. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Boonevill, IN, November 12, 2005 -- Joyce Huggins, a tornado survivor, holding baby Jazmin. Joyce and her mother were thrown out of their mobile home by the tornado. The next day she gave birth to Jazmine. Leif skoogfors/FEMA

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Newburgh, IN, November 16, 2005 -- Federal Coordinating Officer (FCO) Brad Gair (c) speaking with reporters after a press conference. Jennifer Whitson (l), Evansville Courier & Press, Ryan Lenz (r), Associated Press. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Newburgh, IN, November 16, 2005 -- Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels addressing a press conference at FEMA's Joint Operations Center. Brad Gair (l), FEMA's Federal Coordinating Officer (FCO) also attending. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Evansville, IN, November 19, 2005 -- Volunteers clear debris from Eastbrook Mobile Home Park. Debris covers an agricultural field accross from the park. Volunteers are also salvaging photos and personal items found. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Evansville, IN, November 19, 2005 -- Volunteer Lee Barnes picks debris blown into an agricultural field from the Eastbrook Mobile Home Park. The tornado destroyed homes and scattered debris into state parks, fields, and neighborhoods. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Tornado and Severe Storms] November 23, 2005, Evansville, IN -- Eastbrooke mobile home park being cleared of destroyed homes. FEMA assists local government with aid for debris removal. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Tornado and Severe Storms] November 23, 2005, Evansville, IN -- Eastbrooke mobile home park being cleared of destroyed homes. FEMA assists local government with aid for debris removal. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Tornado and Severe Storms] November 23, 2005, Evansville, IN -- Eastbrooke mobile home park being cleared of destroyed homes. FEMA assists local government with aid for debris removal. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Tornado and Severe Storms] November 23, 2005, Evansville, IN -- Eastbrooke mobile home park being cleared of destroyed homes with front shovels and track loaders. FEMA assists local government with aid for debris removal. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Tornado and Severe Storms] Evansville, IN, November 23, 2005 -- Eastbrooke mobile home park being cleared of destroyed homes. FEMA assists local government with aid for debris removal. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Tornado and Severe Storms] November 25, 2005, Evansville, IN -- Eastbrooke mobile home park being cleared of destroyed homes. FEMA assists local government with aid for debris removal. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Tornado and Severe Storms] November 25, 2005, Evansville, IN -- Eastbrooke mobile home park being cleared of destroyed homes. FEMA assists local government with aid for debris removal. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

November 27, 2005, Evansville, IN -- State park being cleared of debris from tornado. FEMA assists local government with aid for debris removal. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Tornado and Severe Storms] November 26, 2005, Evansville, IN -- Eastbrooke mobile home park being cleared of destroyed homes. FEMA assists local government with aid for debris removal. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Tornado and Severe Storms] November 26, 2005, Evansville, IN -- Eastbrooke mobile home park being cleared of destroyed homes. A friend of the home owner looks for salvageable items. FEMA assists local government with aid for debris removal. Leif Skoogfors/FEMA

[Severe Storms and Tornadoes] Madisonville, Ky, December 6, 2005 - FEMA Applicant Services Specialist Kristy Jackson (left) answers questions regarding disaster programs for applicant Don Johnston. F4 tornadoes struck Hopkins and Marshall counties in western Kentucky on November 15th, and a federal declareation was issued on December first. Win Henderson/FEMA photo

[Severe Storms and Tornadoes] Madisonville, Ky, December 6, 2005 - (left to right) Applicant Services Specialists Kristy Jackson and Tina Wells (standing) review Mary Foster, Dwayne Laughary and Ashley Skimmerhorn's internet applications. Hopkins and Marshall counties in western Kentucky were declared eligible on December first for damages caused by F4 tornadoes on November 15. Win Henderson/FEMA photo

[Severe Storms and Tornadoes] Madisonville, Ky, December 6, 2005 - (left to right) Mary Foster, Dwayne Laughary and Ashley Shimmerhorn apply for disaster assistance by computer at the Mobile Disaster Recovery Center operating in Hopkins County. More than 20 percent of the applications for Hopkins and Marshall counties, eligible for federal assistance for damages and losses caused by F4 tornadoes on November 15, filed for assistance via the internet at www.FEMA.gov. Win Henderson/FEMA photo

[Severe Storms and Tornadoes] Madisonville, Ky, December 8, 2005 - The remains of a home destroyed by an F4 tornado on November 15 have been cleared away and the new foundation for a new home is poured in a neigborhood just south of the city. A federal disaster declaration to cover losses suffered by individuals and businesses was issued on December first for Kopkins and Marshall counties in western Kentucky. Win Henderson/FEMA photo

[Severe Storms and Tornadoes] Earlington, Ky, December 9, 2005 - A home with major roof damages, caused by F4 tornadoes on November 15, is framed by towering oaks completely stripped of foliage and suffering major limb loss. A federal disaster deeclaration for Individual Assistance was issued for Hopkins and Marshall counties in western Kentucky on December first. Win Henderson/FEMA photo

[Severe Storms and Tornadoes] Madisonville, Ky, December 10, 2005 - A home in the city's Country Club subdivision suffered major damages from an F4 tornado that struck on November 15. President Bush issued a federal disaster declaration on December first to address damages and losses for indivduals and business owners in Hopkins and Marshall counties. Win Henderson/FEMA photo

[Severe Storms and Tornadoes] Madisonville, Ky, December 11, 2005 - Construction workers toil under a cold December sun to rebuild a roof that sustained major damages from the F4 tornadoes that struck Hopkins and Marshal counties in western Kentucky on November 15. A disaster declaration approving individual assistance for homeowners, renters and business owners with losses from the storms was issued on December first. Win Henderson/FEMA photo

[Severe Storms and Tornadoes] Earlington, Ky, December 8, 2005 - A pile of rubble is all that remains of a 2400 square foot home destroyed by an F4 tornado that touched down on November 15. The damages and losses caused by storm systems that struck Hopkins and Marshall counties resulted in President Bush's approval of a federal disaster request on December first. Win Henderson/FEMA photo

[Severe Storms and Tornadoes] Madisonville, Ky, December 9, 2005 - Hundreds of trees destroyed by an F4 tornado that touched down on November 15 surround a solitary home which was demolished by flying limbs and tree trunks. The damages and losses caused to hundreds of homes and several businesses affected by this storm system were declared eligible for federal assistance on December first. Win Henderson/FEMA photo

[Severe Storms and Tornadoes] Madisonville, Ky, December 9, 2005 - Hundreds of trees destroyed by an F4 tornado that touched down on November 15 surround a solitary home which was demolished by flying limbs and tree trunks. The damages and losses caused to hundreds of homes and several businesses affected by this storm system were declared eligible for federal assistance on December first. Win Henderson/FEMA photo

[Severe Storms and Tornadoes] Madisonville, Ky, December 10, 2005 - Matha Koch, a FEMA Region 4 Community relations specialist (left) provides disaster program information to several Hopkins County residents during the town's annual Christmas parade. People in Hopkins and Marshall counties, issued a federal disaster declaration on December first, were contacted at home and at various community functions with disaster program information. The counties were struck by several storm systems that spawned F4 tornadoes on November 15. Win Henderson/FEMA photo

[Severe Storms and Tornadoes] Madisonville, Ky, December 10, 2005 - Matha Koch (left), a FEMA Community Relations specialist, speaks to a local law enforcement officer about federal and state disaster progams during the town's annual Christmas Day parade. Members of this FEMA cadre make contact with local and county officials as part of their mission to inform the public about disaster assistance programs. Hopkins and Marshall counties in western Kentucky received a federal disaster declaration on December first for damages caused by F4 tornadoes on November 15. Win Henderson/FEMA photo

[Severe Storms and Tornadoes] Earlington, Ky, December 11, 2005 - FEMA Community Relations specialist Cheryl Catchings (standing, left) responds to a question asked by a parishoner at Pleasant Grove Baptist Churh during her visit there to inform attendees about federal disaster programs available to individuals affected by the November 15th F4 tornado thath struck the area. President Busg issued a federal disaster declaration for Hopkins and Marshall counties on December first. Win Henderson/FEMA photo

[Severe Storms and Tornadoes] Earlington, Ky, December 11, 2005 - FEMA representatives Kristy Jackson (standing, left) and Cheryl Catchings (right) attend a Sunday service at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church and explain the application process to worshippers. FEMA Community Relations and Applicant Services cadre members attended a njumber of community and church functions to inform those affected by the November 15th tornadoes in Hopkins and Marshall counties about federal and state disaster assistance programs. President Bush isued a federal disaster declaration for vthese two western Kentucky counties on December first. Win Henderson/FEMA photo

[Severe Storms and Tornadoes] Earlington, Ky, December 11, 2005 - Cheryl Catchings (left), a FEMA Community Relations specialist and Kristy Jackson (center), a FEMA Applicant Services specialist, describe the operation of a federal disaster assistance program to LaDonnia Cowan. A number of homes in this community, five miles south of Madisonville in Hopkins County, were hit byan F4 tornado on November 15. This county, along with Marshall County in western Kentucky, received a federal disaster declaration on December first. Win Henderson/FEMA photo

[Severe Storms and Tornadoes] Madisonville, Ky, December 12, 2005 - Construction crews work on the damaged roofs of adjacent houses that were hit by one of the tornadoes spawned by a storm system that swept through Hopkins and Marshall counties on the afternoon of November 15. Individuals and business owners in these two western Kentucky counties are eligible for federal disaster assistance under a declaration issued by President Bush on December first. Win Henderson/FEMA photo

[Severe Storms and Tornadoes] Madisonville, Ky, December 8, 2005 - Nothing but the leaning west wall of a home's foundation remains after an F4 tornado struck it on the afternoon of November 15. Residents of Hopkins and Marshall counties in western Kentucky were declared eligible for federal disaster assistance on December first. Win Henderson/FEMA photo

[Severe Storms and Tornadoes] Madisonville, Ky, December 8, 2005 - A home, ripped off its foundation by one of the F4 tornado on November 15 that affected Hopkins and Marshall counties in western Kentucky, is set down on the edge of a hillside. A federal disaster declaration for these areas was issued by President Bush on December first. Win Henderson/FEMA photo

[Severe Storms and Tornadoes] Madisonville, Ky, December 8, 2005 - Nothing but scattered bricks, cinder blocks and a stairway to nowhere remain of a home struck by one of the F4 tornadoes spawned by a storm system that swept through Hopkins and Marshall counties on November 15. Residents of these two western Kentucky counties are now eligible for federal disaster assistance under a declaration issued on December first by President Bush. Win Henderson/FEMA photo

[Severe Storms and Tornadoes] Madisonville, Ky, December 12, 2005 - Darrel Qualls (right) and a friend discuss his new, soon-to-be home which will replace the one destroyed on the same location by one of the F4 tornadoes that struck the area on November 15. Two western Kentucky counties, Hopkins and Marshall, are eligible for federal disaster assistance through a declaration issued by President Bush on December first. Win Henderson/FEMA photo

[Severe Storms and Tornadoes] Madisonville, Ky, December 8, 2005 - A home torn off its foundation and cast partway down a hillside is dwarfed by the trees that were stripped of foliage and limbs by an F4 tornado that struck the area on November 15. Individuals and business owners with losses caused by the mid-November storm systems in Hopkins and Marshall counties are eligible to apply for federal and state of Kentucky disaster assistance programs. Win Henderson/FEMA photo

[Hurricane Katrina] Columbia, MS, December 15, 2005 - Tony "Chappy" Hodge stands on the steps of his FEMA mobile home. Hodge, a member of the Mississippi Air National Guard was deployed to the Gulf Coast prior to Hurricane Katrina's landfall and assisted hurricane victims. His wife and children lost their home at the same time due to tornadoes spawned by Hurricane Katrina. Patsy Lynch/FEMA

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