Tag: Disaster Response

    Branson, Mo. -- The Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District will hold four open houses Aug. 14-17 in Shell Knob, Kimberling City and twice in Branson to discuss and seek input on the draft Table Rock Master Plan. All interested persons are invited.
  • SWD conducts Hurricane Exercise

    DALLAS—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Southwestern Division, joined by Corps Headquarters personnel, State of Texas officials, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency and other federal agencies, held a hurricane “table top” exercise today to help prepare for response in the event of a hurricane making landfall along the Texas Coast.
  • Jacksonville District prepares for potential emergency

    The exercise tested the COOP plan, which identifies critical actions that must continue in the event the district’s headquarters building was no longer inhabitable because of fire, flood or some other event.
  • The relationship between the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

    The first of this series of four stories about the history of Jacksonville District’s Antilles Office described the location of the archipelago of islands that includes Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. This installment will look at how Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands are related to the United States.
  • Tulsa District answers call for help after Sandy destruction

    The Tulsa District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers supported the recovery efforts for Superstorm Sandy by deploying several employees to multiple locations in the United States to assist in the mission.
  • Corps’ Personnel Stay Prepared to Respond to Disasters

    The employees of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers took action in anticipation of Hurricane Irene’s landfall by monitoring storm activity, taking measures to minimize flood damage and pre-positioning its trained responders.
  • Watts selected as special projects officer

    Joseph M. Watts was recently selected as the special projects officer in ERDC-TEC’s Executive Office. He will also serve as the program manager for various special projects. Watts was formerly an associate technical director in the Office of the Technical Directors.