Mexican Navy Delivers Earthquake Relief Supplies to Haiti

September 3, 2021 – The Government of Mexico reaffirms its solidarity with Haiti after the effects caused by the earthquake that shook the Caribbean country, with the arrival yesterday of the ships ARM “PAPALOAPAN” (A-411) and ARM “LIBERTADOR” (BAL-02 ), of the Secretariat of the Navy (SEMAR). These ships transported 1,729 tons of food, including pantries, personal hygiene items, clothing,…

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Netherlands Completes Emergency Aid to Haiti

September 21, 2021 – HNLMS Holland just moored again at Curaçao. This concludes the military emergency response operation after the earthquake in Haiti. The Defense deployment was for 14 days and started on Friday 20 August. The Dutch government provided military aid at the request of the Haitian government. The naval ship Holland, with a helicopter and fast motorboats on…

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French Assessment of Operation TELLURE in Haiti

On August 14, 2021, a violent 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit Haiti, exacerbating the already difficult humanitarian situation in the country. Thanks to the support of the system of sovereignty forces present in the Antilles, the French armies were able to provide assistance to the Haitian people. On August 18, the Germinal Surveillance Frigate (FS) transported 47 tonnes of humanitarian cargo.…

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USS Arlington Arrives in Haiti to Support USAID

San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24) arrived in U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations off the coast Haiti to begin humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations August 21st. Arlington departed Naval Station Norfolk Aug. 17 to support U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) following a 7.2-magnitute earthquake that struck Haiti on Aug. 14, 2021. “Our initial…

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RFA Wave Knight Helps ‘turbo charge’ Haiti Relief Effort

August 19, 2021 – Royal Navy supply ship RFA Wave Knight is helping to ‘turbo charge’ relief efforts in Haiti after the country was hit by a devastating earthquake. The ship is acting as a ‘floating petrol station’ for US Army helicopters spearheading the relief effort – ensuring the Black Hawks do not have to return to base to refuel,…

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U.S. Southern Command Supports U.S. Disaster Assistance to Haiti

U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) established Joint Task Force-Haiti Aug. 15 to conduct U.S. military operations in support of U.S. foreign disaster assistance to the people of Haiti. The task force is led by U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Keith Davids, commander of U.S. Special Operations Command South (SOCSOUTH). In preparation for that mission, a 14-person SOUTHCOM Situational Awareness Team (SSAT) from…

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US Coast Guard HADR in Haiti Underway

Coast Guard air crews continue to medevac critically injured Haitian citizens from impacted areas to Port au Prince, Haiti, for higher level of care. Coast Guard cutters are staged offshore of Haiti to give assistance in any capacity our federal partners and the Haitian Government request. Our crews and assets will be in-country helping to save lives for as long as our assistance is…

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