Cleanup efforts begin in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene. The storm released heavy rain and inflicted damage on the Mid-Atlantic on Saturday. States of emergency were declared in D.C., Virginia and Maryland.
Hollywood, Md., Aug. 29, 2011 Darnell Gross, left, and Justin Briscoe unloads bags of ice, donated by Chesapeake Ice, for residents of St. Mary's County at the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department in Hollywood, Md. Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post Buy Photo