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 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.