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Joplin, Mo., May 22, 2013 -- Jane Cage, chair of the Joplin Area Citizens Advisory Recovery Team (CART), talks about the importance of community resiliency during the city's 2-year tornado anniversary ceremony after receiving the first national presentation of the Rick Rescorla National Award for Resiliency from U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano.  FEMA recovery specialists helped organize the citizen-based group that Cage has led for nearly 2 years. CART has continuously helped citizens explore ways to re-imagine and recover tornado-impacted areas and works closely with local officials, governmental and non-governmental agencies and long-term recovery planners. Seated in background: Joplin City Manager Mark Rohr, DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano.  Barb Sturner/FEMA

Joplin, Mo., May 22, 2013 -- Jane Cage, chair of the Joplin Area Citiz...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-05-22 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Barb Sturner City/State: Joplin, MO Keywords: Recovery ^ Community ^ Missouri ^ Joplin ^ resilience ^ speci... more

Joplin, Mo., May 22, 2013 -- U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano (left) presents the Rick Rescorla National Award for Resilience to Jane Cage and the citizens of Joplin, MO for their efforts to help the community recover from a devastating 2011 tornado.  Cage heads the Joplin Area Citizens Advisory Recovery Team, a citizen-based group formed to help guide Joplin's rebuilding.  The award, given for just the second time, was presented during the city's 2-year tornado anniversary ceremony.  Seated in background from left: Joplin Fire Chief Mitch Randles, City Manager Mark Rohr, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon and Matt Erskine, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development, U.S. Department of Commerce. FEMA continues to support the community's long-term recovery.  Barb Sturner/FEMA

Joplin, Mo., May 22, 2013 -- U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secr...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-05-22 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Barb Sturner City/State: Joplin, MO Keywords: Recovery ^ Tornado ^ FEMA ^ Missouri ^ Joplin ^ resilience ^ ... more

Joplin, Mo., May 22, 2013 -- U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano presents the Rick Rescorla National Award for Resilience to Jane Cage and the citizens of Joplin at the community's 2-year tornado anniversary ceremony. Cage heads the Joplin Area Citizens Advisory Recovery Team, a citizen-based group that was begun with the help of FEMA after the city was devastated by an EF 5 tornado in May 2011 to help guide the community's long-term recovery. Rescorla died on 9/11 after helping to save scores of Morgan Stanley employees from one of the World Trade Center towers.  This is the first national presentation of the DHS award in his honor. Seated in the background from left:  Joplin Fire Chief Mitch Randles and Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon.  Barb Sturner/FEMA

Joplin, Mo., May 22, 2013 -- U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secr...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-05-22 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Barb Sturner City/State: Joplin, MO Keywords: Recovery ^ Tornado ^ FEMA ^ Award ^ Missouri ^ Joplin ^ resil... more

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden pose with the full Cabinet for an official photograph in the East Room of the White House on 9/10/2009. Seated, from left: Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates, Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr.  Standing, second row, from left: Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Energy Secretary Steven Chu, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Susan E. Rice, Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki, and Education Secretary Arne Duncan.  Back row, from left: Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Commerce Secretary Gary Locke, Labor Secretary Hilda L. Solis, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan, Office of Management and Budget Director Peter Orszag, and Council of Economic Advisers Chair Christina Romer.

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden pose with the full...

Photographer: Chuck Kennedy--White House Photo Creation Date: 9/10/2009 President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden pose with the full Cabinet for an official photograph in the East Room of the White H... more

Washington, D. C. , January 26, 2009 -- Official portrait of Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano. DHS/NyxoLyno Cangemi

Washington, D. C. , January 26, 2009 -- Official portrait of Departmen...

The original database describes this as: Title: Official portrait of Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano Production Date: 01/26/2009 Caption: Washington, D. C. , January 26, 2009 -- Of... more

Winter Storm - Paducah, Ky. , February 10, 2009 -- U. S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Kentucky Governor Steven Beshear respond to questions from the media following a tour of winter storm damage in Kentucky. President Barack Obama's major disaster declaration for 93 counties allows local and state governments to receive reimbursements for a large portion of debris cleanup and emergency protective measures associated with the storm. Photo by Dianna Gee/FEMA

Winter Storm - Paducah, Ky. , February 10, 2009 -- U. S. Department of...

The original database describes this as: Title: Secretary Janet Napolitano in Kentucky Production Date: 02/10/2009 Caption: Paducah, Ky. , February 10, 2009 -- U. S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary... more

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Warwick, R. I. , April 5, 2010 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano (c) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Deputy Administrator Richard Serino (l fg) traveled to Rhode Island today to tour areas affected by flooding and meet with Congressional, state and local leaders to discuss the Department's ongoing response and recovery efforts in the region.  FEMA/Marty Bahamonde

Flooding ^ Severe Storm - Warwick, R. I. , April 5, 2010 -- Department...

The original database describes this as: Title: Deputy Administrator Serino and DHS Secretary Napolitano visit Rhode Island Production Date: 04/05/2010 Caption: Warwick, R. I. , April 5, 2010 -- Department o... more

Tornado - Birmingham, Ala. , May 1, 2011 -- As these residents of Pratt City search for possessions in the rubble of their former home, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano provides words of encouragement. FEMA is here in response to the deadly tornado of April 28.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Tornado - Birmingham, Ala. , May 1, 2011 -- As these residents of Prat...

The original database describes this as: Title: Secretary Napolitano at Alabama Tornado Site Production Date: 05/01/2011 Caption: Birmingham, Ala. , May 1, 2011 -- As these residents of Pratt City search for... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Birmingham, Ala. , May 1, 2011 -- Media is gathered in the April tornado affected area of Pratt City for today's press conference with federal, state, and local officials.  Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, other Presidential Cabinet members, and FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate are present.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Birmingham, Ala. , May 1, 2011 -- Media is ga...

The original database describes this as: Title: Press Conference in Alabama Disaster Area Production Date: 05/01/2011 Caption: Birmingham, Ala. , May 1, 2011 -- Media is gathered in the April tornado affecte... more

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Birmingham, Ala. , May 1, 2011 -- Prior to today's press conference with Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, FEMA Headquarters Press Secretary Brad Carroll speaks with a Fox News reporter as FEMA Chief, Disaster Branch of the Legislative Division, Jason Nelson approaches. FEMA works closely with the press to assure correct information goes out to help those impacted by the deadly April tornadoes.  George Armstrong/FEMA

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Birmingham, Ala. , May 1, 2011 -- Prior to to...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA Staff with News Reporter Production Date: 05/01/2011 Caption: Birmingham, Ala. , May 1, 2011 -- Prior to today's press conference with Homeland Security S... more

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, second from right, talks to  employees at the State Emergency Operations Center. Napolitano was joined by members of the Congressional delegation as well as State and Local Elected Officials and toured areas impacted by Tropical Storm Irene.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --Dep...

The original database describes this as: Title: Department of Homeland Security Napolitano Visits Areas in Connecticut Impacted by Tropical Storm Irene Production Date: 09/05/2011 Caption: East Haven, Conn. ... more

East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, right, and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman, right,  view areas impacted by Tropical Storm Irene.  Napolitano was joined by members of the Congressional delegation as well as State and Local Elected Officials.  President Obama issued a major disaster declaration for the State of Connecticut, allowing federal funds to help communities recover from Tropical Storm Irene.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --Department of Homeland Securit...

The original database describes this as: Title: Deparment of Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano Visits Areas Impacted by Tropical Storm Irene Production Date: 09/05/2011 Caption: East Haven, Conn. , Sept... more

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011--Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, views areas impacted by Tropical Storm Irene.  Napolitano was joined by members of the Congressional delegation as well as State and Local Elected Officials.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011--Depa...

The original database describes this as: Title: Department of Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano Tours Areas Impacted by Tropical Storm Irene Production Date: 09/05/2011 Caption: East Haven, Conn. , Sept... more

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, speaks to first responders during a visit to areas impacted by Tropical Storm Irene.  Napolitano was joined by members of the Congressional delegation as well as State and Local Elected Officials.  President Obama issued a major disaster declaration for the State of Connecticut, allowing federal funds to help communities recover from Tropical Storm Irene.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --Dep...

The original database describes this as: Title: Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano Visits Areas Impacted by Tropical Storm Irene Production Date: 09/05/2011 Caption: East Haven, Conn.... more

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, speaks to first responders during a visit to areas impacted by Tropical Storm Irene.  Napolitano was joined by members of the Congressional delegation as well as State and Local Elected Officials.  President Obama issued a major disaster declaration for the State of Connecticut, allowing federal funds to help communities recover from Tropical Storm Irene.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --Dep...

The original database describes this as: Title: Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano Visits Areas Impacted by Tropical Storm Irene Production Date: 09/05/2011 Caption: East Haven, Conn.... more

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, views areas impacted by Tropical Storm Irene.  Napolitano was joined by members of the Congressional delegation as well as State and Local Elected Officials.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --Dep...

The original database describes this as: Title: Department of Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano Tours Areas Impacted by Tropical Storm Irene Production Date: 09/05/2011 Caption: East Haven, Conn. , Sept... more

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, speaks to residents during a visit to areas impacted by Tropical Storm Irene.  Napolitano was joined by members of the Congressional delegation as well as State and Local Elected Officials.  President Obama issued a major disaster declaration for the State of Connecticut, allowing federal funds to help communities recover from Tropical Storm Irene.  US Senator Lieberman is on right.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --Dep...

The original database describes this as: Title: Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano Visits Areas Impacted by Tropical Storm Irene Production Date: 09/05/2011 Caption: East Haven, Conn.... more

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, second from left,  speaks to Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman, center,  during a visit to areas impacted by Tropical Storm Irene.  Napolitano was joined by members of the Congressional delegation as well as State and Local Elected Officials.  President Obama issued a major disaster declaration for the State of Connecticut, allowing federal funds to help communities recover from Tropical Storm Irene.  Also pictured are Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, left, Mayor April Capone, second from right, and US Senator Blumenthal, third from right.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --Dep...

The original database describes this as: Title: Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano Visits Areas Impacted by Tropical Storm Irene Production Date: 09/05/2011 Caption: East Haven, Conn.... more

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, left, talks with US Senator Joseph Lieberman while touring areas impacted by Tropical Storm Irene.  Napolitano was joined by members of the Congressional delegation as well as State and Local Elected Officials.  President Obama issued a major disaster declaration for the State of Connecticut, allowing federal funds to help communities recover from Tropical Storm Irene.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --Dep...

The original database describes this as: Title: Deparment of Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano Visits Areas Impacted by Tropical Storm Irene Production Date: 09/05/2011 Caption: East Haven, Conn. , Sept... more

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, (blue shirt) talks with local residents. Napolitano was joined by members of the Congressional delegation as well as State and Local Elected Officials.  Governor Malloy, is to left of Napolitano.  President Obama issued a major disaster delcaration for the State of Connecticut, allowing federal funds to help communities recover from Tropical Storm Irene.  Also picutred are US Senator Richard Blumentahal, left, US Senator Joseph Lieberman, center, and US Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro and local first responders.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --Dep...

The original database describes this as: Title: Deparment of Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano Visits Areas Impacted by Tropical Storm Irene Production Date: 09/05/2011 Caption: East Haven, Conn. , Sept... more

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, (blue shirt) speaks to members of the press regarding the various types of assistance available from FEMA following a presidential declaration.  Napolitano was joined by members of the Congressional delegation as well as State and Local Elected Officials.  President Obama issued a major disaster delcaration for the State of Connecticut, allowing federal funds to help communities recover from Tropical Storm Irene.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --Dep...

The original database describes this as: Title: Deparment of Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano Visits Areas Impacted by Tropical Storm Irene Production Date: 09/05/2011 Caption: East Haven, Conn. , Sept... more

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, (blue shirt) talks with local residents. Napolitano was joined by members of the Congressional delegation as well as State and Local Elected Officials.  US Senator Joe Lieberman, second from left, was part of the Congressional, State, and Local Elected Officials who toured the damaged areas.  President Obama issued a major disaster declaration for the State of Connecticut, allowing federal funds to help communities recover from Tropical Storm Irene.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --Dep...

The original database describes this as: Title: Deparment of Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano Visits Areas Impacted by Tropical Storm Irene Production Date: 09/05/2011 Caption: East Haven, Conn. , Sept... more

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano greets employees at the State Emergency Operations Center. Napolitano was joined by members of the Congressional delegation as well as State and Local Elected Officials and toured areas impacted by Tropical Storm Irene.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --Dep...

The original database describes this as: Title: Department of Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano, Tours The State Emergency Operations Center Production Date: 09/05/2011 Caption: East Haven, Conn. , Sept... more

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, (blue shirt) speaks to memebers of the press about the situation in East Haven.  Napolitano was joined by members of the Congressional delegation as well as State and Local Elected Officials.  President Obama issued a major disaster delcaration for the State of Connecticut, allowing federal funds to help communities recover from Tropical Storm Irene.  Also picutred are US Senator Richard Blumentahal, left, US Senator Joseph Lieberman, center, and US Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro and local first responders.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --Dep...

The original database describes this as: Title: Deparment of Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano Visits Areas Impacted by Tropical Storm Irene Production Date: 09/05/2011 Caption: East Haven, Conn. , Sept... more

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, speaks to local responders while she toured areas impacted by Tropical Storm Irene.  Napolitano was joined by members of the Congressional delegation as well as State and Local Elected Officials.  President Obama issued a major disaster declaration for the State of Connecticut, allowing federal funds to help communities recover from Tropical Storm Irene.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --Dep...

The original database describes this as: Title: Deparment of Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano Visits Areas Impacted by Tropical Storm Irene Production Date: 09/05/2011 Caption: East Haven, Conn. , Sept... more

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --US Senator Joesph Lieberman, right, talks to a local resident while touring areas impacted by Tropical Storm Irene.  He is joined by Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, thrid from right, Governor Malloy, second from left.  Napolitano was joined by members of the Congressional delegation as well as State and Local Elected Officials.  President Obama issued a major disaster declaration for the State of Connecticut, allowing federal funds to help communities recover from Tropical Storm Irene.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --US ...

The original database describes this as: Title: Deparment of Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano Visits Areas Impacted by Tropical Storm Irene Production Date: 09/05/2011 Caption: East Haven, Conn. , Sept... more

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, speaks to a Red Cross Representative, left, along with Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman during a visit to areas impacted by Tropical Storm Irene.  Napolitano was joined by members of the Congressional delegation as well as State and Local Elected Officials.  President Obama issued a major disaster declaration for the State of Connecticut, allowing federal funds to help communities recover from Tropical Storm Irene.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 -- De...

The original database describes this as: Title: Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano Visits Areas Impacted by Tropical Storm Irene Production Date: 09/05/2011 Caption: East Haven, Conn.... more

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, visits residents impacted by Tropical Storm Irene.  Napolitano was joined by members of the Congressional delegation as well as State and Local Elected Officials.  President Obama issued a major disaster declaration for the State of Connecticut, allowing federal funds to help communities recover from Tropical Storm Irene.  Also pictured is US Senator Blumenthal, second from left, and Deputy Federal Coordinating Officer Steve DeBlasio  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --Dep...

The original database describes this as: Title: Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano Visits Areas Impacted by Tropical Storm Irene Production Date: 09/05/2011 Caption: East Haven, Conn.... more

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, center, is briefed by  Don Boyce, FEMA Regional Administrator for Region 1, left, and Stephen M. De Blasio, Sr. , FEMA Deputy Federal Coordinating Officer , right, during a visit to areas impacted by Tropical Storm Irene.  Napolitano was joined by members of the Congressional delegation as well as State and Local Elected Officials.  President Obama issued a major disaster declaration for the State of Connecticut, allowing federal funds to help communities recover from Tropical Storm Irene.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --Dep...

The original database describes this as: Title: Department of Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano Speaks with FEMA Representatives Production Date: 09/05/2011 Caption: East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 201... more

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, (blue shirt) listens while Mayor April Capone, speaks about the situation in East Haven.  Napolitano was joined by members of the Congressional delegation as well as State and Local Elected Officials.  President Obama issued a major disaster delcaration for the State of Connecticut, allowing federal funds to help communities recover from Tropical Storm Irene.  Also picutred are US Senator Richard Blumentahal, left, US Senator Joseph Lieberman, center, and US Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro and local first responders.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --Dep...

The original database describes this as: Title: Deparment of Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano Visits Areas Impacted by Tropical Storm Irene Production Date: 09/05/2011 Caption: East Haven, Conn. , Sept... more

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Hartford, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, (at table, blue shirt) attends a briefing on operations taking place in the State of Connecticut. Governor Malloy, is seated at the head of the table.  Napolitano was joined by members of the Congressional delegation as well as State and Local Elected Officials to tour the impacted area.  President Obama issued a major disaster delcaration for the State of Connecticut, allowing federal funds to help communities recover from Tropical Storm Irene.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Hartford, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --Depar...

The original database describes this as: Title: Department of Homeland Security Napolitano Attends a Briefing at the Emergency Operations Center Production Date: 09/05/2011 Caption: Hartford, Conn. , Septemb... more

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Hartford, Conn. , September 5, 2011 -- Hartford, CT, September 5, 2011 -US Senator Joseph Lieberman responds to a reporters question during a press conference with Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, center.  She is joined by Governor Malloy, second from right, Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman, second from left, , Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, left, Congressman Chris Murphy, third from left and US Senator Richard Blumenthal, right.  President Obama issued a major disaster delcaration for the State of Connecticut, allowing federal funds to help communities recover from Tropical Storm Irene.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Hartford, Conn. , September 5, 2011 -- Hart...

The original database describes this as: Title: Department of Homeland Security Napolitano Attends Press Conference Production Date: 09/05/2011 Caption: Hartford, Conn. , September 5, 2011 -- Hartford, CT, S... more

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano greets employees at the State Emergency Operations Center. Napolitano was joined by members of the Congressional delegation as well as State and Local Elected Officials and toured areas impacted by Tropical Storm Irene.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - East Haven, Conn. , September 5, 2011 --Dep...

The original database describes this as: Title: Department of Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano Tours Areas Impacted by Tropical Storm Irene Production Date: 09/05/2011 Caption: East Haven, Conn. , Sept... more

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Hartford, Conn. , September 5, 2011 -- Hartford, CT, September 5, 2011 -Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, center speaks at a Press Conference with elected officials.  She is joined by Governor Malloy, behind Napolitano, Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman, in white, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, left, Congressman Chris Murphy, third from left, US Senator Joseph Lieberman, right and US Senator Richard Blumenthal, second from right, not pictured.  President Obama issued a major disaster delcaration for the State of Connecticut, allowing federal funds to help communities recover from Tropical Storm Irene.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Hartford, Conn. , September 5, 2011 -- Hart...

The original database describes this as: Title: Department of Homeland Security Napolitano Speaks at a Press Conference Regarding the Different Types of Assistance Available Production Date: 09/05/2011 Capti... more

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , September 22, 2011 -- Education Secretary Arne Duncan (end of counter), Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano (middle) and FEMA Deputy Administrator Richard Serino  (right) purchase a drink at the Joplin High School coffee shop. The coffee shop is a student run business to help purchase items for the temporary high school as their original high school was destroyed in the May tornado.

Tornado - Joplin, Mo. , September 22, 2011 -- Education Secretary Arne...

The original database describes this as: Title: Secretary Napolitano Visits Reopened Joplin Schools Production Date: 09/22/2011 Caption: Joplin, Mo. , September 22, 2011 -- Education Secretary Arne Duncan (e... more

Staten Island, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, right, and  FEMA Deputy Administrator Rich Serino, center, speak to FEMA Corps members at a shelter set up at Susan Wagner high school. The shelter is set up to assist residents impacted by Hurricane Sandy.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Staten Island, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security S...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-02 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Jocelyn Augustino City/State: Staten Island, NY Disasters: New York Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085) Disaster Typ... more

Washington, D.C., Oct. 30, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, center, and FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate, left, participate in a briefing at the National Response Coordination Center at FEMA headquarters on October 30, 2012. Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA Photo

Washington, D.C., Oct. 30, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Sec...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-10-30 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Jocelyn Augustino City/State: Washington, DC Disasters: District of Columbia (DC) Hurricane Sandy (EM-3352)... more

Lincroft, N.J., Nov. 16, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan, give each other a hug after a press conference concerning Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts. Photo by Liz Roll/FEMA

Lincroft, N.J., Nov. 16, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secre...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-16 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Liz Roll City/State: Lincroft, NJ Disasters: New Jersey Hurricane Sandy (DR-4086) Disaster Types: Hurrican... more

Charleston, W.Va., Nov. 3, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano listens as West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin describes damage in the state in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Multiple federal agencies have joined with the state to provide assistance to residents. Norman Lenburg/FEMA

Charleston, W.Va., Nov. 3, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Sec...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-03 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Norman Lenburg City/State: Charleston, WV Keywords: West Virginia ^ dhs ^ Janet Napolitano Disasters: West... more

Staten Island, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, second from right, and  FEMA Deputy Administrator Rich Serino, left, speak to local residents at a shelter set up at Susan Wagner high school. The shelter is set up to assist residents impacted by Hurricane Sandy.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Staten Island, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security S...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-02 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Jocelyn Augustino City/State: Staten Island, NY Disasters: New York Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085) Disaster Typ... more

Staten Island, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2012 -- FEMA Deputy Administrator Rich Serino, left, and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, speak to local residents at a shelter set up at Susan Wagner high school.  The shelter is set up to assist residents impacted by Hurricane Sandy.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Staten Island, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2012 -- FEMA Deputy Administrator Rich Se...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-02 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Jocelyn Augustino City/State: Staten Island, NY Disasters: New York Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085) Disaster Typ... more

Charleston, W.Va., Nov. 3, 2012 -- West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin (standing at podium) addresses news media after meeting with Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano (immediate left) at the National Guard Headquarters here. The federal government is providing assistance to help residents recover from the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy that resulted in several feet of snow, heavy rains and high winds in the state. Norman Lenburg/FEMA

Charleston, W.Va., Nov. 3, 2012 -- West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-03 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Norman Lenburg City/State: Charleston, WV Keywords: dhs ^ Janet Napolitano ^ Earl Ray Tomblin Disasters: W... more

Charleston, W.Va., Nov. 3, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano (standing at podium) addresses news media after meeting with top disaster and elected officials in West Virginia. Also pictured: Jimmy Gianato (left), director of West Virginia Homeland Security; U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, 2nd District; Dolph Diemont, FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer; and, U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin. The federal government is providing assistance to help residents recover from the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy that caused several feet of snow, heavy rains and high winds in the state. Norman Lenburg/FEMA

Charleston, W.Va., Nov. 3, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Sec...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-03 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Norman Lenburg City/State: Charleston, WV Keywords: West Virginia ^ dhs ^ Janet Napolitano Disasters: West... more

Staten Island, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2012 --Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, speaks at a press conference with local officials at Miller's field where a Red Cross distribution point has been set up. Secretary Napolitano was joined by FEMA Deputy Administrator Rich Serino.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Staten Island, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2012 --Department of Homeland Security Se...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-02 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Jocelyn Augustino City/State: Staten Island, NY Disasters: New York Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085) Disaster Typ... more

Staten Island, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, center, gets a briefing from local officials and FEMA officials at a shelter at Susan Wagner high school.  The shelter is set up to assist residents impacted by Hurricane Sandy.Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Staten Island, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security S...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-02 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Jocelyn Augustino City/State: Staten Island, NY Disasters: New York Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085) Disaster Typ... more

Coney Island, N.Y., Nov. 5, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, second from left and other elected and local officials speak at a press conference at a local Disaster Recovery Center.  The center has program specialists as well as phones set up for people impacted by Hurricane Sandy to apply for assistance.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Coney Island, N.Y., Nov. 5, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Se...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-05 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Jocelyn Augustino City/State: Coney Island, NY Disasters: New York Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085) Disaster Type... more

Charleston, W.Va., Nov. 3, 2012 -- Top disaster officials take part in a state-wide video conference with local emergency workers at West Virginia's National Guard Headquarters. Seated in the front row, from left to right, are FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer Dolph Diemont, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, and West Virginia Homeland Security Director Jimmy Gianato. Maj. Gen. James A. Hoyer, the state's adjutant general (standing, right), coordinated the conference. Norman Lenburg/FEMA

Charleston, W.Va., Nov. 3, 2012 -- Top disaster officials take part in...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-03 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Norman Lenburg City/State: Charleston, WV Keywords: West Virginia ^ dhs ^ Janet Napolitano Disasters: West... more

Staten Island, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2012 -- FEMA Deputy Administrator Rich Serino speaks at a briefing with Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, with local officials and FEMA officials at Susan Wagner high school.  The shelter is set up to assist residents impacted by Hurricane Sandy.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Staten Island, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2012 -- FEMA Deputy Administrator Rich Se...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-02 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Jocelyn Augustino City/State: Staten Island, NY Disasters: New York Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085) Disaster Typ... more

Staten Island, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2012 -- FEMA Deputy Administrator Rich Serino speaks at a briefing with Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, center, with local officials and FEMA officials at a shelter in Susan Wagner high school.   The shelter is set up to assist residents impacted by Hurricane Sandy.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Staten Island, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2012 -- FEMA Deputy Administrator Rich Se...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-02 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Jocelyn Augustino City/State: Staten Island, NY Disasters: New York Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085) Disaster Typ... more

Charleston, W.Va., Nov. 3, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano arrives in Charleston to meet with elected officials and disaster workers to learn about damage in the state in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy and discuss assistance being provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and other federal and state partners. Norman Lenburg/FEMA

Charleston, W.Va., Nov. 3, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Sec...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-03 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Norman Lenburg City/State: Charleston, WV Keywords: West Virginia ^ dhs ^ Janet Napolitano Disasters: West... more

Washington, D.C., Oct. 31, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano speaks to Defense Secretary Leon Panetta prior to the start of a cabinet meeting that President Barack Obama held at FEMA headquarters to discuss ongoing operations in response to Hurricane Sandy.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Washington, D.C., Oct. 31, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Sec...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-10-31 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Jocelyn Augustino City/State: Washington, DC Disasters: District of Columbia (DC) Hurricane Sandy (EM-3352)... more

Staten Island, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, right, talks to  Red Cross volunteers at a distribution point at Miller's Field.  Other volunteer agencies are set up with relief supplies to assist residents impacted by Hurricane Sandy.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Staten Island, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security S...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-02 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Jocelyn Augustino City/State: Staten Island, NY Disasters: New York Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085) Disaster Typ... more

Charleston, W.Va., Nov. 3, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano (center, left) describes the federal assistance being provided to state residents for West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin (left), Jimmy Gianato, director of West Virginia Homeland Security (center), and Maj. Gen. James A. Hoyer, the state's adjutant general (standing, right). Multiple federal agencies are providing assistance to disaster survivors in the state. Norman Lenburg/FEMA

Charleston, W.Va., Nov. 3, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Sec...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-03 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Norman Lenburg City/State: Charleston, WV Keywords: West Virginia ^ dhs ^ Janet Napolitano Disasters: West... more

Rockaway, N.Y., Nov. 5, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano greets Urban Search and Rescue workers from Virginia who are helping distribute water and supplies to residents impacted by Hurricane Sandy. A Disaster Recovery Center has been set up for residents to apply for federal assistance.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Rockaway, N.Y., Nov. 5, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secret...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-05 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Jocelyn Augustino City/State: Rockaway, NY Disasters: New York Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085) Disaster Types: H... more

Staten Island, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, left and FEMA Deputy Administrator Rich Serino, right, speak to local residents at a shelter set up at Susan Wagner high school.  The shelter is set up to assist residents impacted by Hurricane Sandy. FEMA is working with many partners and organization to assist residents affected by Hurricane Sandy.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Staten Island, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security S...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-02 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Jocelyn Augustino City/State: Staten Island, NY Disasters: New York Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085) Disaster Typ... more

Staten Island, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2012 -- FEMA Deputy Administrator Rich Serino, left, and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, second from left, speak to local residents at a shelter set up at Susan Wagner high school.  The shelter is set up to assist residents impacted by Hurricane Sandy.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Staten Island, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2012 -- FEMA Deputy Administrator Rich Se...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-02 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Jocelyn Augustino City/State: Staten Island, NY Keywords: DHS Leadership Disasters: New York Hurricane San... more

Lincroft, N.J., Nov. 16, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan greet a FEMA employee at the Joint Field Office where Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts are coordinated.  Photo by Liz Roll/FEMA

Lincroft, N.J., Nov. 16, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secre...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-16 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Liz Roll City/State: Lincroft, NJ Disasters: New Jersey Hurricane Sandy (DR-4086) Disaster Types: Hurrican... more

Charleston, W.Va., Nov. 3, 2012 -- West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin (left) describes damage in the state in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano (center) and West Virginia Homeland Security Director Jimmy Gianato  (right) during a state-wide video briefing. Multiple federal agencies have joined with the state to provide assistance to residents affected by the storm. Norman Lenburg/FEMA

Charleston, W.Va., Nov. 3, 2012 -- West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-03 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Norman Lenburg City/State: Charleston, WV Keywords: West Virginia ^ dhs ^ Janet Napolitano Disasters: West... more

Lincroft, N.J., Nov. 16, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano speaks at a press conference concerning Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts. Photo by Liz Roll/FEMA

Lincroft, N.J., Nov. 16, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secre...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-16 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Liz Roll City/State: Lincroft, NJ Disasters: New Jersey Hurricane Sandy (DR-4086) Disaster Types: Hurrican... more

Charleston, W.Va., Nov. 3, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano listens to a report on relief efforts in West Virginia from the state's adjutant general, Maj. Gen. James A. Hoyer. The area was hit with several feet of snow, heavy rain and high winds in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Norman Lenburg/FEMA

Charleston, W.Va., Nov. 3, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Sec...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-03 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Norman Lenburg City/State: Charleston, WV Keywords: West Virginia ^ dhs ^ Janet Napolitano Disasters: West... more

Washington, D.C., Oct. 30, 2012 -- FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate, left, and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, center,  participate in a briefing on Hurricane Sandy at the National Response Coordination Center at FEMA headquarters on October 30, 2012. Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA Photo

Washington, D.C., Oct. 30, 2012 -- FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate, le...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-10-30 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Jocelyn Augustino City/State: Washington, DC Disasters: District of Columbia (DC) Hurricane Sandy (EM-3352)... more

Brooklyn, N.Y., Nov. 5, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano left, and FEMA Deputy Administrator Rich Serino, tour areas impacted by Hurricane Sandy.  Cleanup continues throughout the communities while residents try to get their lives back in order.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Brooklyn, N.Y., Nov. 5, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secret...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-05 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Jocelyn Augustino City/State: Brooklyn, NY Disasters: New York Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085) Disaster Types: H... more

Rockaway, N.Y., Nov. 5, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano greets National Guard members who are helping distribute water and supplies to residents impacted by Hurricane Sandy.  There is also a Disaster Recovery Center that has been set up in the area for residents to apply for federal assistance.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Rockaway, N.Y., Nov. 5, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secret...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-05 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Jocelyn Augustino City/State: Rockaway, NY Disasters: New York Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085) Categories: DHS l... more

Bethpage, N.Y., Nov. 6, 2012 --Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, United States Senator Charles Schumer and member of Federal Coordinating Officers Mark Navaua, discuss response to Hurricane Sandy in the Nassau County Office of Emergency Management. Howard Greenblatt/FEMA

Bethpage, N.Y., Nov. 6, 2012 --Department of Homeland Security Secreta...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-06 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Howard Greenblatt City/State: Bethpage, NY Disasters: New York Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085) Disaster Types: F... more

Lincroft, N.J., Nov. 16, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan, along with members of Congress, greet members of FEMA Corps at the Joint Field Office where Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts are being coordinated.  Photo by Liz Roll/FEMA

Lincroft, N.J., Nov. 16, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secre...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-16 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Liz Roll City/State: Lincroft, NJ Disasters: New Jersey Hurricane Sandy (DR-4086) Disaster Types: Hurrican... more

Rockaway, N.Y., Nov. 5, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and FEMA Deputy Administrator Rich Serino talk to local business owners impacted by Hurricane Sandy.  Business owners impacted by the storm are encouraged to register with FEMA to get the process in motion with the Small Business Administration.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Rockaway, N.Y., Nov. 5, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secret...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-05 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Jocelyn Augustino City/State: Rockaway, NY Disasters: New York Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085) Disaster Types: H... more

Staten Island, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, right, greets Red Cross volunteers at a distribution point at Miller's Field.  Other volunteer agencies are set up with relief supplies to assist residents impacted by Hurricane Sandy.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Staten Island, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security S...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-02 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Jocelyn Augustino City/State: Staten Island, NY Disasters: New York Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085) Disaster Typ... more

Coney Island, N.Y., Nov. 6, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano meets with survivors or Hurricane Sandy in Coney Island, New York. High level officials often meet with survivors to get first hand information. Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA

Coney Island, N.Y., Nov. 6, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Se...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-06 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Ed Edahl City/State: Coney Island, NY Disasters: New York Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085) Disaster Types: Coasta... more

Rockaway, N.Y., Nov. 5, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and FEMA Deputy Administrator Richard Serino visited the Rockaways where she met with state, local officials, first responders, and volunteers to discuss ongoing response and recovery efforts of Hurricane Sandy. Photo by Geralda Calixte/FEMA

Rockaway, N.Y., Nov. 5, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secret...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-05 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Geralda Calixte City/State: Rockaway, NY Keywords: FEMA ^ FEMA Corps ^ New York ^ hurricane sandy ^ dhs ^ C... more

Charleston, W.Va., Nov. 3, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano (standing at podium) addresses news media after meeting with top disaster and elected officials in West Virginia. The federal government is providing assistance to help residents recover from the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy that caused several feet of snow, heavy rains and high winds in the state. Norman Lenburg/FEMA

Charleston, W.Va., Nov. 3, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Sec...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-03 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Norman Lenburg City/State: Charleston, WV Keywords: West Virginia ^ dhs ^ Janet Napolitano Disasters: West... more

Staten Island, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2012 -- FEMA Deputy Administrator Rich Serino, left, and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, second from right, speak to local residents at a shelter set up at Susan Wagner high school.  The shelter is set up to assist residents impacted by Hurricane Sandy.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Staten Island, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2012 -- FEMA Deputy Administrator Rich Se...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-02 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Jocelyn Augustino City/State: Staten Island, NY Disaster Types: Hurricane/Tropical Storm Categories: DHS l... more

Charleston, W.Va., Nov. 3, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano (seated, right) joins West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and members of the state's congressional delegation as West Virginia Homeland Security Director Jimmy Gianato (standing, left), and Maj. Gen. James A. Hoyer (standing, right), the state's adjutant general, describe damage that occurred in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy and the joint state-federal response to assist residents. Norman Lenburg/FEMA

Charleston, W.Va., Nov. 3, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Sec...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-03 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Norman Lenburg City/State: Charleston, WV Keywords: West Virginia ^ dhs ^ Janet Napolitano Disasters: West... more

Charleston, W.Va., Nov. 3, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano (seated, left) listens as Jimmy Gianato (standing, center right), director of West Virginia Homeland Security, describes damage that occurred in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy and the joint state-federal response to assist residents. Norman Lenburg/FEMA

Charleston, W.Va., Nov. 3, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Sec...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-03 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Norman Lenburg City/State: Charleston, WV Keywords: dhs ^ Janet Napolitano Disasters: West Virginia Hurric... more

Staten Island, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, speaks to local residents at a shelter set up at Susan Wagner high school.  The shelter is set up to assist residents impacted by Hurricane Sandy. FEMA is working with many partners and organization to assist residents affected by Hurricane Sandy.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Staten Island, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security S...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-02 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Jocelyn Augustino City/State: Staten Island, NY Disasters: New York Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085) Disaster Typ... more

Charleston, W.Va., Nov. 3, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano listens as West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin describes damage in the state in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. The Federal Emergency Management Agency is coordinating the work of multiple federal agencies providing assistance to residents. Norman Lenburg/FEMA

Charleston, W.Va., Nov. 3, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Sec...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-03 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Norman Lenburg City/State: Charleston, WV Keywords: West Virginia ^ dhs ^ Janet Napolitano ^ Ear Ray Tombli... more

Rockaway, N.Y., Nov. 5, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is briefed on events in by local officials in areas impacted by Hurricane Sandy. Napolitano was joined by FEMA Deputy Administrator Rich Serino, left.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Rockaway, N.Y., Nov. 5, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secret...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-05 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Jocelyn Augustino City/State: Rockaway, NY Disasters: New York Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085) Disaster Types: H... more

Bethpage, N.Y., Nov. 6, 2012 -- Following a visit with survivors of Hurricane Sandy, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, U.S. Congressman Peter King, U.S Congressman Steve Israel, and Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano speak to reporters. FEMA is working with state and local officials to assist residents who were affected by Hurricane Sandy. Howard Greenblatt/FEMA

Bethpage, N.Y., Nov. 6, 2012 -- Following a visit with survivors of Hu...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-06 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Howard Greenblatt City/State: Bethpage, NY Disasters: New York Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085) Disaster Types: F... more

Rockaway, N.Y., Nov. 5, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano gets a briefing of events in by local officials in areas impacted by Hurricane Sandy. Secretary Napolitano was joined by FEMA Deputy Administrator Rich Serino, left. Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Rockaway, N.Y., Nov. 5, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secret...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-05 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Jocelyn Augustino City/State: Rockaway, NY Disasters: New York Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085) Disaster Types: H... more

Lincroft, N.J., Nov. 16, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano speaks at a press conference concerning Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts. FEMA is working with state and local officials to assist residents who were affected by Hurricane Sandy. Photo by Liz Roll/FEMA

Lincroft, N.J., Nov. 16, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secre...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-16 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Liz Roll City/State: Lincroft, NJ Disasters: New Jersey Hurricane Sandy (DR-4086) Disaster Types: Hurrican... more

Staten Island, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, right, greets Red Cross volunteers at a distribution point at Miller's Field. Other volunteer agencies are set up with relief supplies to assist residents impacted by Hurricane Sandy. Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Staten Island, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security S...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-02 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Jocelyn Augustino City/State: Staten Island, NY Disasters: New York Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085) Disaster Typ... more

Washington, D.C., Oct. 30, 2012 -- FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate, left, and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, center, and FEMA Deputy Administrator Rich Serino participate in a briefing on Hurricane Sandy at the National Response Coordination Center at FEMA headquarters on October 30, 2012. Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA Photo

Washington, D.C., Oct. 30, 2012 -- FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate, le...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-10-30 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Jocelyn Augustino City/State: Washington, DC Disasters: District of Columbia (DC) Hurricane Sandy (EM-3352)... more

Washington, D.C., Dec. 13, 2012 -- Member of Disaster Assistance Improvement Program (DAIP) team accepts award from Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano,  FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate, and FEMA Deputy Administrator Rich Serino

Washington, D.C., Dec. 13, 2012 -- Member of Disaster Assistance Impro...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-12-13 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Karen Nutini City/State: Washington, DC Categories: Ceremony Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergenc... more

Staten Island, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, right, greets Red Cross volunteers at a distribution point at Miller's Field.  Volunteer agencies such as the American Red Cross have set up relief supplies and services to assist residents impacted by Hurricane Sandy.  Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Staten Island, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security S...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-02 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Jocelyn Augustino City/State: Staten Island, NY Disasters: New York Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085) Disaster Typ... more

Lincroft, N.J., Nov. 16, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, greets members of the FEMA Corps at the Joint Field Office where Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts are coordinated. FEMA is working with state and local officials to assist residents who were affected by Hurricane Sandy. Photo by Liz Roll/FEMA

Lincroft, N.J., Nov. 16, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secre...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2012-11-16 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Liz Roll City/State: Lincroft, NJ Disasters: New Jersey Hurricane Sandy (DR-4086) Disaster Types: Hurrican... more

Washington, D. C. , Jan. 19, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano greets the FEMA Individual and Community Preparedness Award Winners and Champions of Change. Award recipients were honored for their significant innovation and creativity in working to get their communities ready for the unexpected and embraced the approach of involving all members of their communities in emergency preparedness and response, reaching out to faith-based, tribal, non-profit, private sector and community-based organizations, as well as individual citizens.

Washington, D. C. , Jan. 19, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security S...

The original database describes this as: Title: Champions of Change Awards Ceremony Production Date: 01/19/2012 Caption: Washington, D. C. , Jan. 19, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet N... more

Washington, D. C. , Jan. 19, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano offers opening remarks congratulating each Honoree during the White House Champions of Change ceremony. Award recipients were honored for their significant innovation and creativity in working to get their communities ready for the unexpected and embraced the approach of involving all members of their communities in emergency preparedness and response, reaching out to faith-based, tribal, non-profit, private sector and community-based organizations, as well as individual citizens.

Washington, D. C. , Jan. 19, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security S...

The original database describes this as: Title: Champions of Change Awards Ceremony Production Date: 01/19/2012 Caption: Washington, D. C. , Jan. 19, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet N... more

Washington, D. C. , March 13, 2012 --  Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano introduces the new partnership the Corporation for National and Community Service and FEMA. FEMA Corps is designed to strengthen the nation's ability to respond to and recover from disasters while expanding career opportunities for young people. Photo by Brittany Trotter/FEMA

Washington, D. C. , March 13, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security...

The original database describes this as: Title: DHS Secretary Napolitano Introduces FEMA Corps Production Date: 03/13/2012 Caption: Washington, D. C. , March 13, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secr... more

Washington, D. C. , May 30, 2012 -- President Barack Obama participates in the annual hurricane preparedness briefing in the Situation Room of the White House, May 30, 2012. Seated clockwise from the President are: Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano; John Brennan, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism; Daniel Poneman, Department of Energy Deputy Secretary; Eric Silagy, FP&L President; Bryan Koon, Florida Director of Emergency Management; Major General Emmett Titshaw, Florida Adjutant General; Chief of Staff Jack Lew; and Craig Fugate, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Washington, D. C. , May 30, 2012 -- President Barack Obama participate...

The original database describes this as: Title: Administrator Fugate Briefs President Obama on the 2012 Hurricane Season Production Date: 05/30/2012 Caption: Washington, D. C. , May 30, 2012 -- President Bar... more

Orlando, Fla. , June 1, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Florida Governor Rick Scott get briefed on the upcoming hurricane season outlook. Photo by Dennis Feltgen - NOAA Communications

Orlando, Fla. , June 1, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secret...

The original database describes this as: Title: DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano at National Hurricane Conference Production Date: 06/01/2012 Caption: Orlando, Fla. , June 1, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Sec... more

Washington, D. C. , Aug. 22, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano meets with FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate to discuss Tropical Storm Isaac's progress. The Department of Homeland Security and FEMA urge residents to take steps to prepare for severe weather.

Washington, D. C. , Aug. 22, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security S...

The original database describes this as: Title: Secretary Napolitano Meets with Administrator Fugate about Tropical Storm Isaac Production Date: 08/22/2012 Caption: Washington, D. C. , Aug. 22, 2012 -- Depar... more

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Washington, D. C. , Aug. 28, 2012 --  Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and FEMA Deputy Administrator Richard Serino hold a briefing  with FEMA Regions in regards to Hurricane Isaac preparations.

Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Washington, D. C. , Aug. 28, 2012 -- Depar...

The original database describes this as: Title: DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano and FEMA Deputy Administrator Rich Serino at Hurricane Isaac Briefing Production Date: 08/28/2012 Caption: Washington, D. C. , A... more

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm ^ Severe Storm - Slidell, La. , Sep. 2, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano along with Sen Mary Landrieu, talks to a volunteer from the Convey of Hope, a faith-based organization that distributes ice and food to residents affected by disasters. Secretary Napolitano visited Louisiana and Mississippi to assess the current needs of the areas affected by Hurricane Isaac. Secretary Napolitano has ordered FEMA to provide assistance to the affected areas.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm ^ Severe Storm - Slidell, La. , Se...

The original database describes this as: Title: DHS Secretary Napolitano visits Emergency Food Distribution Point Production Date: 09/02/2012 Caption: Slidell, La. , Sep. 2, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Se... more

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Bay St Louis, Miss. , Sep. 2, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant tour areas damaged by Hurricane Isaac. FEMA is in the state helping with recovery efforts. FEMA/Tim Burkitt

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Bay St Louis, Miss. , Sep. 2, 20...

The original database describes this as: Title: DHS Secretary Napolitano tours the Gulf Coast Production Date: 09/02/2012 Caption: Bay St Louis, Miss. , Sep. 2, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secret... more

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Kiln, Miss. , Sep. 2, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Mississippi Emergency Management Agency Director Robert Latham speak with some American Red Cross volunteers while touring a flood damaged area of Kiln. Volunteer organizations are a vital part of disaster recovery.  FEMA/Tim Burkitt

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Kiln, Miss. , Sep. 2, 2012 -- De...

The original database describes this as: Title: Secretary Napolitano visits with American Red Cross Volunteers Production Date: 09/02/2012 Caption: Kiln, Miss. , Sep. 2, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Securi... more

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Bay St Louis, Miss. , Sep. 2, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant speak to local officials and residents about recovery efforts from Hurricane Isaac.  FEMA/Tim Burkitt

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Bay St Louis, Miss. , Sep. 2, 20...

The original database describes this as: Title: DHS Secretary Napolitano speaks at Town Meeting Production Date: 09/02/2012 Caption: Bay St Louis, Miss. , Sep. 2, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secr... more

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Kiln, Miss. , Sep. 2, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Mississippi Emergency Management Agency Director Robert Latham, visit with a resident cleaning up her home from flooding due to Hurricane Isaac. FEMA is in areas affected by Isaac to assist the state with recovery efforts.  FEMA/Tim Burkitt

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm - Kiln, Miss. , Sep. 2, 2012 -- De...

The original database describes this as: Title: Secretary Napolitano visits with Kiln, Miss. Residents Production Date: 09/02/2012 Caption: Kiln, Miss. , Sep. 2, 2012 -- Department of Homeland Security Secre... more

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm ^ Severe Storm - Slidell, La. , Sep. 2, 2012 -- From left to right, Slidell Mayor Freddy Drennan, Lt DeZiminger, Gerald Stolar, FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer, Sen Mary Landrieu, and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano at an emergency food distribution center.  Secretary Napolitano visited Louisiana and Mississippi to assess the current needs of the areas affected by Hurricane Isaac. FEMA is providing assistance to those affected by Hurricane Isaac.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Flooding ^ Hurricane/Tropical Storm ^ Severe Storm - Slidell, La. , Se...

The original database describes this as: Title: DHS Sec Napolitano visits Emergency Food Distribution Production Date: 09/02/2012 Caption: Slidell, La. , Sep. 2, 2012 -- From left to right, Slidell Mayor Fre... more

New York, N.Y., June 14, 2013 --Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Shaun Donovan, met with Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) executives  at Bellevue Hospital to discuss repair work taking place in a number of New York City Hospitals damaged during Hurricane Sandy. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

New York, N.Y., June 14, 2013 --Department of Homeland Security Secret...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-06-14 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Kenneth Wilsey City/State: New York, NY Keywords: Bellevue Hospital FEMA HHC Hurricane Sandy Janet Napolita... more

Boston, Mass., May 24, 2013 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and FEMA Deputy Administrator Rich Serino pay their respects at the Boston Marathon Bombing Memorial in Boston's Copley Square

Boston, Mass., May 24, 2013 -- Department of Homeland Security Secreta...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-05-24 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Eilis Maynard City/State: Boston, MA Disaster Types: Emergency Planning and Security Categories: DHS leade... more

Boston, Mass., May 24, 2013 -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and FEMA Deputy Administrator Rich Serino pay their respects at the Boston marathon bombing memorial in Copley Square

Boston, Mass., May 24, 2013 -- Department of Homeland Security Secreta...

The original finding aid described this as: Date Taken: 2013-05-24 00:00:00 UTC Photographer Name: Eilis Maynard City/State: Boston, MA Disaster Types: Emergency Planning and Security Categories: DHS leade... more