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NORAD: U.S. Sends Search And Rescue Teams In Response To Mexico Earthquake

on September 22, 2017 - 10:42am
U.S. Urban Search and Rescue team arrives in Mexico. Courtesy/NORAD
 
NORAD News:
 
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.  At the request of the Mexican government, a U.S. Urban Search and Rescue team arrived in Mexico to support search and rescue efforts after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck the country. 
 
USAID has deployed USAR internationally approximately 16 times since 1988, most recently for the 2015 Nepal earthquake and the 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami.
 
Below are links to relevant imagery from the U.S. Air Force’s transport of United States personnel and supplies to assist Mexico in earthquake response efforts.
 
 
Equipment and medical supplies belonging to a U.S. Agency for International Development elite disaster team are offloaded from a Travis Air Force Base, Calif., Globemaster III at the Mexico City International Airport, Sept. 21, 2017. 1 image https://www.dvidshub.net/image/3796838/us-responds-mexico-earthquake-with-search-and-rescue-teams
 
At the request of the Mexican government, a U.S. Urban Search and Rescue team arrived in Mexico to support search and rescue efforts after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck the country. 8 images https://www.dvidshub.net/search/?q=Mexico+Earthquake&page=1
 
 
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