FEMA Photo Library

US Coast Guard Vice Admiral Thad Allen and General Honore

Allen, Thad - Photograph - Pictured with General Honore

US Coast Guard Vice Adm. Thad Allen and US Army Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré are shown during a press conference in New Orleans, focusing on the evacuation plans for Hurricane Rita. Jocelyn Augustino of the Federal Emergency Management Administration made the photograph on September 21, 2005. View »

FEMA Base Camp in Cameron, LA

FEMA Base Camp - Photograph - Cameron, LA

In the aftermath of Hurricane Rita in Cameron Parish, FEMA worker Tim Flanagan adjusts a TV antenna he bought to bring a little "home" to this remote base camp, with no other intact lodging to be found for seventy miles. Flanagan had worked nonstop for more than four months when this photograph was taken in January 2006. ZoomifyView »

Holly Beach

Holly Beach - Photograph - After Hurricane Rita

Win Henderson of FEMA made this photograph of Holly Beach, near the town of Cameron, on October 3, 2005, showing the destruction left by Hurricane Rita. This Gulfside community was once home to 300 residents. Hurricane Rita destroyed numerous structures and severely damaged utility systems along a long stretch of Highway 27 in lower Cameron Parish. ZoomifyView »

Debris Collection Center in Louisana

Hurricane Katrina - Photograph - Debris Collection Center

The devastation in the wake of Hurricane Katrina posed the largest waste-removal challenge in U.S. history. ZoomifyView »

After Hurricane Katrina, a National Guardsman walks through a residential area that was reduced to debris.

Hurricane Katrina - Photograph - National Guardsman in the Lower 9th Ward

A National Guardsman walks through the Lower 9th Ward, a residential neighborhood, in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. View »