ARC Caribe Provides HADR Support to to San Andrés and Providencia

March 2, 2021 – 157 tons of humanitarian aid, including construction materials and implements that will contribute to the well-being of the island and Raizal community, were transported aboard the ship ARC ‘Caribe’ of the General Maritime Directorate (Dimar) to San Andrés and Providencia. Within the cargo material, they included transport units for the Military Authorities allowing the strengthening of…

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Colombia Applauds French Assistance at the San Andres Islands

February 20, 2020 (Google Translation) – Within the framework of international cooperation between the Colombian Navy and the French Navy, the ship “Dumont D’Urville” joined the logistical support for the reconstruction of the department of San Andrés Islas. The ship made a visit to the ARC “Bolívar” Naval Base where it was received by Rear Admiral Juan Ricardo Rozo Obregón,…

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Almirante Padilla Returns to Cartagena from HADR Mission

February 8, 2021 – Personnel from the Caribbean Naval Force and the families of the crew of the Colombian Navy ship, were arranged at the main dock of the ARC “Bolívar” Naval Base to welcome the men and women of the ARC “Almirante frigate. Padilla “who returned to the port of Cartagena, after their outstanding participation in the” Renacer “operation,…

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Colombian Navy Assists in Providencia and Santa Catalina Reconstruction

February 5, 2020 (Google Translation) – More than 2,200 homes will be intervened, of which the Naval Institution will work on 400 homes. · Since the passage of Hurricane Iota over the Archipelago department, the Colombian Navy has contributed daily to humanitarian assistance in this area of ​​the country. · As part of this effort, to date, thanks to the…

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ARC Caribe Deploys with Humanitarian Relief Supplies

January 30, 2021 (Google Translation) – With 101.9 tons of humanitarian aid, construction materials and logistical supplies for the reconstruction of the Archipelago of San Andrés, Providencia and Santa Catalina, the multipurpose ship ARC “Caribe” of the General Maritime Directorate set sail. This is the eighth ship that joins the “Renacer” operation in the process of rebuilding the island of…

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Helicopters Vital in Delivery of Supplies to Fiji

January 25, 2021 – HMAS Adelaide’s embarked MRH-90 Taipan helicopters played a vital role in delivering much-needed supplies to Fijian communities that had been cut off by the damage caused by Tropical Cyclone Yasa. The crews flew more than 166 hours, delivering 71,475kg of aid through 62 vertical replenishments, as well as troops, to communities across Vanua Levu and outlying…

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Amphibious assets key to supply mission

January 22, 2021 – HMAS Adelaide showcased her sophisticated amphibious deployment system during Operation Fiji Assist. The ship transported more than 400 tonnes of disaster relief supplies to cyclone-affected areas. Leading Seaman James Rollo said operational success came down to Adelaide’s capable platform for staging and deploying amphibious assets. “With a fully functioning NATO-compatible well dock, Adelaide can carry up…

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KRI Dr Soeharso Delivers Medical & Logistic Assistance to Mamuju

January 19, 2021 (Google Translation) – KRI dr. Soeharso (SHS) –990 with 2 helicopters onboard, arrived at the Mamuju Navy Base (Lanal) in the context of carrying out humanitarian operations to help victims of the earthquake in West Sulawesi Province, Monday (18/1/2021). The arrival of the Indonesian Navy Hospital Ship carrying 56 personnel from the Task Force was greeted directly…

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USS William P Lawrence Conducts Hurricane Etna Relief Operations

November 17, 2020 – USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) and the embarked “Easyriders” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 37 Detachment 7 completed search and rescue (SAR) operations in the areas affected by Hurricane Eta, November 15. In coordination with Joint Task Force-Bravo (JTF-Bravo) and the government of Honduras, the William P. Lawrence and HSM-37 Detachment 7, supported 10…

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Coast Guard provides humanitarian assistance to Honduras after Hurricane Eta

November 15, 2020 – A Coast Guard Helicopter Tactical Squadron (HITRON) MH-65 Dolphin aircrew forward deployed aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Seneca (WMEC-906) provided humanitarian assistance, Friday, to Honduran villages after Hurricane Eta impacted the country. The HITRON aircrew and Seneca crew medevaced multiple people and redistributed relief aid across the hurricane impacted area as needed. “I am very thankful…

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