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Standby Task Force is Supporting FEMA in Response to Hurricane Maria

Standby Task Force (SBTF) is supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in response to Hurricane Maria providing information on the status of hospitals and roads in Puerto Rico. In support of FEMA and response activities in Puerto Rico, the

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End of our deployment for hurricane Maria in Dominica

On the 19th of September, Hurricane Maria slammed into the island of Dominica as a Category 5 Hurricane, leading to widespread devastation throughout the island. The Standby Task Force was activated by UN OCHA to consolidate and geolocate imagery for

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Standby Task Force is deploying for Hurricane Maria response efforts

On Monday, September 19th, Hurricane Maria started hit the island of Dominica after rapidly speeding up from a Category 1 to a Category 5 hurricane. Prime Minister Roosevelt  Skerrit addressed his nation from Antigua Thursday afternoon, saying the storm was

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End of Our Deployment for Hurricane Harvey

On the 25th of August, Hurricane Harvey struck the United States as a Category 4 storm, and wreaked havoc in Texas. The Standby Task Force was activated as part of the DHN (Digital Humanitarian Network) to support First Responder efforts

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Standby Task Force is deploying for Hurricane Harvey rescue and response efforts

We have been activated to support a First Responder Agency with rescue assets to collect information for Search and Rescue efforts as well as Pollution Response data including spill events that lead to contamination. Hurricane Harvey hit the Gulf Coast

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SBTF is activating to collect information on Hurricane Matthew

Several countries in the Caribbean are bracing for Hurricane Matthew, a powerful category 4 hurricane. While the trajectory and the severity of the hurricane is unpredictable, it has already started causing flooding and damage in several places. We at the

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