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A contractor working with the Army Corps of Engineers in Puerto Rico ensures the fuel filter is working properly on a generator. Army Engineers Generate Electric Power in Puerto Rico
Maintenance operations conducted as part of the Army Corps of Engineers temporary emergency power mission in Puerto Rico are keeping nearly 1,000 federal emergency power generators running at critical public facilities across the island.
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A mother and daughter collect food and water from an Army distribution point in Humacao, Puerto Rico. Officials Detail DoD Support During Unprecedented Hurricane Season
Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria put tremendous strain on all levels of government and service members stepped up to save lives, restore critical services and help those affected transition to recovery, a Defense Department official said.
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A fuel truck contracted by the Defense Logistics Agency makes its way through fallen electrical poles and downed trees in Puerto Rico. Power Restoration In Puerto Rico Could Take Up to a Year, Corps Chief Says
The Army Corps of Engineers is installing up to 500 temporary generators until Puerto Rico’s deteriorating power grid can be made operational again, but long-term total power restoration could take nearly a year, the Corps’ chief of engineers said.
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Soldiers load pallets of bottled water onto a helicopter. Puerto Rico Governor Updates Pence on Recovery Efforts
Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello said he briefed Vice President Mike Pence on the recovery efforts in Puerto Rico and underscored the need for urgent, ongoing support following the devastation from Hurricane Maria.
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Soldiers assist the Federal Emergency Management Agency to deliver relief supplies to the residents of Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico Governor Praises DoD for Hurricane Relief Efforts
Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello described the relief missions on the U.S. island territory following Hurricane Maria’s devastation as part of a comprehensive effort and thanked the Defense Department for its assistance.
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A soldier watches a child carrying a case of water away from a helicopter. Food, Water, Fuel Still Priorities for Puerto Rico; 9K Military Now Helping Effort
Ahead of a presidential visit, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello briefed reporters on progress the unified collaboration of commonwealth and federal officials has made in delivering aid to the people of the island following Hurricane Maria.
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Military Police soldiers from the Puerto Rico National Guard continue to help local authorities by providing security to public places such as gas stations and hospitals around the island, Sept. 30, 2017. The guardsmen are working to ensure the safety and security of all citizens during Hurricane Maria response and recovery operations. Puerto Rico Army National Guard photo by Spc. Agustín Montañez DoD Continues to Provide More Response Capacity to Puerto Rico
The Defense Department is deploying more response capacity to Puerto Rico to support the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s need for a commodities distribution network able to reach isolated communities and sustained medical support for the island’s residents, a Pentagon spokesman said in a statement.
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