Tag: FEMA Mission
  • Corps general tours military, DOD, VA projects during weeklong visit to California

    LOS ANGELES – One of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ top generals for military and international operations made his first visit to Southern California during a weeklong tour of some of the agency’s Los Angeles District projects. Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Milhorn, the Corps’ deputy commanding general for Military and International Operations, toured several project sites across the desert and the coastline – from the National Training Center at Fort Irwin to Vandenburg Air Force Base – during his visit to California.
  • General visits LA-area hospitals, gets updates on construction progress in support of COVID-19 response

    Brig. Gen. Paul Owen, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers South Pacific Division commander, visited two Los Angeles-area hospitals March 19 to view the progress on construction the Corps and its contractors are doing in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Corps, multiple teams ready to construct Memphis ACF

    As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Memphis District continues to work in support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) - and in coordination with other federal, state, local, tribal partners, and our prime contractor AECOM – to build Memphis' Alternate Care Facility and to synchronize the interagency response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, multiple teams came together yesterday to meet and prepare for a very busy month ahead.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeking design-build capability statements for retrofit of pre-existing buildings and facilities

    With emerging space capacity for medical facilities in Hawaii and the Pacific region due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Honolulu District contracting branch is seeking capability statements from construction companies interested in providing design-build construction services for the retrofit of pre-existing buildings and facilities. USACE is requesting capability statements from interested firms located within the State of Hawaii, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands (CNMI), American Samoa, and those capable of mobilizing to other areas within the Pacific. Capability statements will be accepted via email only through 10 p.m. (Hawaii Standard Time), Friday March 27, 2020.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers evaluates Convention Center, Blaisdell Center for use as alternate-care-sites

    In response to the spread of coronavirus in Honolulu, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Honolulu District technical survey team conducted two initial planning and site assessments this week for possible conversion into Alternate Care Facilities (ACFs). On Monday, the team surveyed the 204,000 sq. ft. Kamehameha Room in the Hawaii Convention Center and the Neal S. Blaisdell Center, including the 65,000 sq. ft. exhibition hall, on Wednesday. On Friday, the USACE site assessment team will be surveying additional sites on Maui.
  • 18-111 Sixteen Walla Walla District power team members return from mission in Guam; two relocate to Saipan to assist recovery efforts

    WALLA WALLA, Wash. – Sixteen members of Walla Walla District’s 18-member Temporary Emergency Power Planning and Response Team (PRT) returned home during Sept. 13 and 14, after providing support to FEMA’s Typhoon Mangkhut emergency-response efforts in Guam and the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), according to District emergency management officials. Both Guam and the CNMI are U.S. territories located east of the Philippines in the Pacific Ocean. Two Power PRT members will remain to continue assisting FEMA’s temporary emergency power assistance mission.
  • 18-44 District employees deploy to support FEMA missions in Puerto Rico, California

    WALLA WALLA, Wash. – Three U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District employees deployed during the past week to support ongoing Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster-response missions in Puerto Rico and California, according to District emergency management officials.
  • Corps adds additional “last pass” dates for Puerto Rico

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, working with local government officials, have set additional dates of the last day debris will be picked up by contractors operating under the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s debris mission assignment.
  • Corps to remove debris following wildfires, flooding

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District will remove debris in Santa Barbara County to support Federal Emergency Management Agency response operations following the California Wildfires. The Corps received a verbal mission assignment from FEMA Jan. 10.
  • Army Corps Completes New Mission in Support of FEMA

    When the New York District responds to a federally-declared disaster, it’s usually to provide emergency assistance to communities such as rebuilding public facilities such as schools, and providing temporary shelter.