Coast Guard DART deploys for Hurricane Irene

PADUCAH, Ky. — Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Paducah deployed one Disaster Assistance Response Team, Friday, as part of emergency response efforts for Hurricane Irene. DART Paducah will be prestaged in Richmond, Va., where it will be directed to aid areas impacted after Hurricane Irene makes landfall. Additionally, the Coast Gurd deployed DARTs from Nashville, Tenn., Huntington, W. Va.,...

Coast Guard responding to Nashville flooding

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment here is working closely with local, state, federal and industry partners to conduct search and rescue operations and implement contingency plans to help minimize the impact of flooding.

Coast Guard continues support in wake of Haiti earthquake – Jan 14 Update

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard, the first Department of Homeland Security agency to provide assistance to Haiti following Tuesday’s earthquake, continues to provide support Thursday to the U.S. Government’s humanitarian assistance and disaster response efforts.

Coast Guard deploys Disaster Assistance Response Team to Louisville

LOUISVILLE, KY. — Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley deployed one Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) from Cincinnati, today in response to flooding in the greater Louisville area and surrounding Kentuckiana communities.

Coast Guard responds to flooding in North Dakota, Minnesota

ST. LOUIS – The Coast Guard has established an Incident Command Post in preparation for the high-water conditions in the Red River, which runs through Minnesota and North Dakota.

Coast Guard DART prepares for Hurricane Gustav operations

In this video the Coast Guard Disaster Assistance and Response Team, staged at the Reliant Center in Houston, prepares to be deployed to areas along the Texas and Louisiana coast affected by Hurricane Gustav, Sept. 1, 2008. The DART has special shallow-water search and rescue capabilities and is comprised of personnel from Huntington, W. Va., Paducah, Ky., Louisville, Ky. and Memphis, Tenn. The DART...

Coast Guard activates DART’s to assist in Iowa flooding

ST. LOUIS – Coast Guard Disaster Area Response Teams (DARTs) are now standing by to assist with the widespread flooding in the Midwest. The Coast Guard has activated two DARTs after receiving a request for assistance by the state of Iowa. The Coast Guard DARTs are slated to operate near Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Other Coast Guard DARTs are on standby in Sectors Upper Mississippi and Ohio Valley. DARTs...