Disaster Recovery

Army Corps of Engineers is Supporting Recovery Operations Following Francis Scott Key Bridge Collapse

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District has activated its Emergency Operations Center, clearing the way for more than 1,100 engineering, construction, contracting and operations specialists to provide support to local, state and federal agencies following the collapse of …

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Damaged boats and watercraft sit off shore of Lahaina destroyed in the Maui wildfires in Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii, Aug. 15, 2023. (Photo by Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Matthew A. Foster)

USACE Awards $52.5 Million Site Assessment, Debris Removal Contract to Dawson Solutions

USACE is managing the removal of the debris on Maui as part of the federal government’s unified national response following the wildfires that ravaged the towns of Lahaina, Kula/Olinda Aug. 8. The wildfires damaged or destroyed more than 2,000 Maui …

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The aftermath of the Almeda wildfire in Oregon in 2022 can be seen through a burned-out van. Members of the Kansas City District’s debris project response team deployed to Oregon in 2022 after a wildfire as part of a technical monitoring mission. (USACE photo by Christine Paul)

Ready, Willing and Able: Kansas City District’s Debris Planning and Response Team Ready to Respond When Disaster Strikes

When a disaster occurs, whether natural or manmade, and the state in which it occurred is not equipped to handle the response and cleanup afterwards, the governor may declare a State of Emergency, which is needed prior to a request …

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