Tag: FEMA

DOD successfully completes Yutu relief mission in Northern Mariana Islands

DOD successfully completes Yutu relief mission in Northern Mariana Islands

| February 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Service members from Joint Task Force West officially concluded Super Typhoon Yutu relief and recovery efforts in Saipan and Tinian in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Feb. 6-7.

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225th Bde. Sept. Bn., 2nd IBCT helps community get prepared during Waianae Coast Disaster Readiness Fair

225th Bde. Sept. Bn., 2nd IBCT helps community get prepared during Waianae Coast Disaster Readiness Fair

| June 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

During a typhoon, flood or fire is not the time to prepare for emergencies; the time is now, according to FEMA. Being prepared can reduce fear, anxiety and losses that can accompany disasters that disrupt hundreds of thousands of lives every year. 

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Army Reserve answers first call for disaster relief

Army Reserve answers first call for disaster relief

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

When disaster strikes at home, who answers the call to clean up and rebuild? After a destructive storm struck, here, recently, Army Reserve forces took immediate action. In concert and coordination with various federal, state, local, interagency and non-governmental organization partners, Army Reservists transported Federal Emergency Management Agency and American Red Cross relief supplies and equipment to support their fellow citizens following the destructive path of Tropical Cyclone Gita across the island of American Samoa, Feb. 11-16.

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DCE-Hawaii responds to Tropical Storm Gita in Samoa

DCE-Hawaii responds to Tropical Storm Gita in Samoa

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Federal Emergency Management Agency provided tents, cots, tarpaulins, clean-up materials and medical supplies to aid those who suffered damage from Tropical Storm Gita.

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FEMA encourages tsunami awareness, preparedness

FEMA encourages tsunami awareness, preparedness

| January 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Following an intense earthquake that occurred in the Gulf of Alaska on Tuesday, Jan. 23, which prompted tsunami watches, advisories and warnings across many state coastlines, FEMA continues to highlight safety tips for those who live in or visit coastal communities.

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Army engineers help emergency relief efforts in the Caribbean

Army engineers help emergency relief efforts in the Caribbean

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Among the split power lines, uprooted trees and scattered debris, a Federal Emergency Management Agency staging area sits in the heart of the island of St. Croix. Filled with materials and supplies, it awaits Army Corps of Engineers employees at the Incident Support Base on St. Croix, who will hustle to acquire and stage supplies for the disaster-struck Virgin Islands.

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Pacific Army Reserve supports ‘Ocean Sun’ EDRE

Pacific Army Reserve supports ‘Ocean Sun’ EDRE

| August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

A dozen Pacific Army Reserve Soldiers deployed to conduct “Ocean Sun” Emergency Disaster Response Exercise at the Konelio Pele U.S. Army Reserve Center, in Pago Pago, American Samoa, Aug. 14-18.

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Delta Co. linemen power Saipan’s electricity restoration

Delta Co. linemen power Saipan’s electricity restoration

| September 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Delta Company of the 249th Engineer Battalion (Prime Power) deployed to Saipan in August to provide much-needed power line restoration support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers authority missions in response to Typhoon Soudelor.

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September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month

| September 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Soldiers and family members are invited to join millions of Americans who have made a commitment to increasing the level of emergency preparedness for themselves, their family and their community.

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Army Divers partner with Coast Guard in support of Saipan recovery

Army Divers partner with Coast Guard in support of Saipan recovery

| September 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

In support of the disaster relief efforts in Saipan, an Army Hawaii dive detachment partnered with Coast Guard 14th District for a required port assessment and certification of Tanapag Harbor, the port of Saipan, which remains partially non-mission capable, Aug. 27.

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