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Gallery Mon, Apr 24, 2017
10:46pm
Biloxi/Gulfport, Mississippi 2005
 
 

Rachel Speranza and Sylla in the cubicle at the only hotel left on Biloxi coast of the Joint Field office for FEMA/MEMA where 1500 FEMA, Homeland Security, MEMA, Disaster Mortuary Response , ICE, Army corp of engineers and many many other agencies and workers (coroners/fire/police, etc) from all over the country came and went from
 
All along the highway across from beach, the entire coastline of Mississippi was affected- walls of water took away the homes and lives of so many. Pieces of life hang in a tree dying from the salt water.
 

 
Signs mark where homes once stood; debris swept to the side of the road still waits, piles of rubble with bathtub here, shoe there, clothes everywhere, dead animals, rotting food. Now they are burning a lot of it so the air is nasty down there.
 

Geraldine and Camp Runamuk in Shreveport, LA with our supplies.
 
UAE supply shelf
 

The ERMI team: Rachel, Lynn, Sylla and Candy with one of our Biloxi favorites, Buddy Bell-commander Disaster Mortuary Response Team
 
Harrell Neal, MEMA Hazmat Program manager was another Biloxi favorite, he got 'aromatized' and had to listen to us all day as his desk was in the next cubicle to ours.
 

Candy and Lynn at work at the FEMA/MEMA Joint Field Office, Biloxi
 
 
 
 
 
DougE and the ERMI"A" Team (Candy, Rachel, Lynn, and Sylla) outside our home away from home, the Lizana Volunteer Fire Station where we slept on cots.


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