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Nov. 12, 2019

Energy partners in FEMA Readiness Drill

Preparing for the next presidential disaster declarations, DLA Energy and FEMA held a readiness drill at Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico, Sept. 11.

Sept. 13, 2019

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Expeditionary teams pull out of Hurricane Dorian Incident Staging Bases

The Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Expeditionary team demobilizes at Maxwell Air Force Base Sept. 7. The 20-person DDXX teams have been at Maxwell and Fort Bragg ISBs supporting Hurricane Dorian recovery operations for the past week.

Sept. 6, 2019

Expanded operations and plans capability supports Dorian relief efforts of FEMA, government partners

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Operations and Plans Directorate’s expanded capabilities prove valuable in Hurricane Dorian response efforts to support whole of government customers such as the Federal Emergency Management Agency and U.S. Northern Command.

Sept. 4, 2019

DLA poised to support relief operations in wake of Hurricane Dorian 

The Defense Logistics Agency is prepositioning necessities like food and fuel along the east coast for first responders who’ll support relief operations in the wake of Hurricane Dorian.

Sept. 4, 2019

DLA Distribution Expeditionary on the ground at Maxwell Air Force Base in support of FEMA

The Defense Logistics Agency Expeditionary team arrived at Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery, Alabama, over the weekend to help establish the Incident Staging Base for U.S. Department of Homeland

July 24, 2019

DLA Distribution Expeditionary—Whole of Government Logistics Enabler

Hurricane Katrina, a Category 4 hurricane with a storm surge well above normal high tide levels, swept across the Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama Gulf Coasts in August 2005, with maximum sustained winds at landfall estimated at 140 miles per hour. There were many lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina. One major lesson was that support supplies need to reach victims sooner rather than later following a disaster.

July 18, 2019

Subsistence, FEMA partner to provide nutritious meals before hurricane season

In preparation for hurricane season, the Federal Emergency Management Agency requested the assistance of the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain to aid them in providing more nutritious pre-packaged meals to be distributed during natural disasters.

March 6, 2019

DLA’s Whole of Government Division continues to refine its support to federal agencies responding to natural disasters.

DLA’s Whole of Government Division continues to refine its support to federal agencies responding to natural disasters.

Dec. 4, 2018

Barstow distribution center supplies tents to victims of Super Typhoon Yutu

In the wake of Typhoon Yutu, DLA Distribution is once again demonstrating its unwavering commitment to Whole of Government entities such as the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Nov. 16, 2018

Service Members Build Tent Systems for Yutu Survivors

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — Local and federal government agencies, along with joint service members, collaborated to provide temporary shelters Nov. 9 to Saipan-based residents whose homes were heavily impacted by Super Typhoon Yutu.