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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.

Sept. 18, 2018

Emergency plans at home and work

Since its inception in 2004, National Preparedness Month is observed each September in the United States. Sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the month-long campaign encourages Americans to take steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses, schools and communities.

Sept. 1, 2018

David Kless, DLA executive director for operations, discusses the agency’s increasing global mission supporting the military services and other federal agencies

DLA’s executive director for operations discusses the agency’s increasing global mission supporting the military services and other federal agencies.

Oct. 24, 2017

Joint, interagency partners establish ISB for hurricane relief efforts

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Charleston website — Joint Base Charleston has been established as the central hub for sustained efforts aiding the rebuilding of Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria.

Oct. 18, 2017

DLA Energy continues fueling Hurricane Maria relief efforts

Defense Logistics Agency Energy is continuing fuel support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency in response to ongoing Hurricane Maria relief efforts in Puerto Rico.

Oct. 17, 2017

Call for volunteers to deploy with FEMA taskforce attracts over 130 DLA employees

Over 130 employees volunteered for ten assignment opportunities to support hurricane relief efforts with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and will soon deploy to Texas, Florida, the U.S. Virgin Islands or Puerto Rico.

Oct. 4, 2017

Local troops, supplies headed to Caribbean for hurricane relief

The same day more than 120 tractor-trailers filled with hurricane relief aid left Fort Bragg, officials announced that hundreds of local soldiers would be deployed to Puerto Rico to help rebuild the island.

Oct. 3, 2017

DLA adds deployment team as role in disaster relief increases

Federal agencies have increasingly relied on DLA for critical support to disaster relief and humanitarian assistance in the past decade, and DLA’s commitment is now reflected in the addition of another full-time team of volunteers ready to deploy on short notice.

Sept. 25, 2017

Eye on the ground: A look inside Distribution’s Expeditionary Team’s hurricane support

Before the 2017 hurricane season, DLA Distribution had never had all three expeditionary teams deployed simultaneously in support of a natural disaster. They worked together on deployments in Afghanistan but never for a FEMA response.