Category: Activations

On August 28th 2019, Hurricane Dorian intensified from a tropical wave into a massive hurricane, with it reaching Category 5 status on September 1. Standby Task Force activated on September 4th to support FEMA by collecting information on the status …

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Hurricane Michael hit the US states of Florida and Georgia in October 2018, and wreaked havoc on the East Coast of the USA. It was one of the most powerful storms to ever hit the United States and entire waterfront …

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In September 2018,¬†Standby Task Force activated to consolidate information on the status of hospitals in the areas affected by Hurricane Florence. Hurricane Florence was wreaking havoc on the East Coast of the USA. The winds died down slightly but the …

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As most of you know Indonesia suffered an 7.5 magnitude earthquake on the island of Sulawesi on September 28th, 2018. The quake was located 77 km (48 mi) away from the provincial capital of Palu, and was followed shortly thereafter …

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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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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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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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The Standby Task Force has been activated in support of the United States Coast Guard as Hurricane Irma moves towards Florida in the southern United States of America. You can find out more about Hurricane Irma in this Public Advisory …

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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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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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