Coast Guard responds to devastation in Haiti with multiple aircraft and cutters

MIAMI – The U.S. Coast Guard continued to provide support, Wednesday, to the U.S. Government’s humanitarian assistance and disaster response efforts after the devastating earthquake in Haiti.   Drawing on assets from as far away as Michigan, the Coast Guard has devoted 3 HC-130 Hercules aircraft, 1 HC-144A Ocean Sentry aircraft, 1 HU-25 Falcon jet, 3 MH-60 Jayhawk helicopters, 2 MH-65...

Coast Guard ready to respond to Haiti in wake of massive earthquake

MIAMI – Coast Guard officials in Miami have mobilized cutters and aircraft to positions in close proximity to Haiti to render humanitarian assistance as needed.

Coast Guard Responding to Earthquake and Tsunami in American Samoa

Honolulu – Coast Guard and FEMA personnel were scheduled to leave Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point on a C-130 last night bound for earthquake and tsunami ravaged American Samoa.

Southern California under Tsunami Advisory

SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The National Weather Service has issued a Tsunami Advisory for the west coast of the United States with specific applicability to the southern California coastline.