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  • Mobile District stands up the Puerto Rico Recovery Field Office

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District deployed its first wave of personnel to Puerto Rico Sunday to stand up the Puerto Rico Recovery Field Office (RFO) that will oversee the management and execution of FEMA recovery missions to restore the essential public services and facilities.
  • ‘Temporary Power’ team doing their part to return Florida to normalcy

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District is nearing completion on its Hurricane Irma temporary power mission. Just 11 days following Irma’s impact, the team assigned to provide emergency power to the state’s critical public facilities has met the challenge.
  • Corps to resume flows Lake Okeechobee to Caloosahatchee

    With Lake Okeechobee continuing its ascent, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District plans to resume flows to the Caloosahatchee River starting tomorrow (Sept. 19).
  • Prepositioning of debris removal experts accelerates Hurricane Irma recovery operations

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers preemptively mobilized Mobile District Emergency Management Chief Hubert “Bo” Ansley to the U.S. Virgin Islands, and civil engineer Herb Bullock to Puerto Rico, Sept. 4, to accelerate Hurricane Irma recovery operations. At the time, Hurricane Irma was still two days away, but the Corps of Engineers made it a priority to get someone on the ground to begin initial damage assessments, immediately following the storm.