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U.S. Northern Command is leading the Defense Department's disaster response and relief efforts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands in the wake of Hurricane Maria, which made landfall on the U.S. territory Sept. 20. DoD continues to synchronize efforts with the Puerto Rico National Guard and FEMA. Troops and equipment already were assisting authorities in the region, which has seen two other powerful hurricanes, Irma and Jose, in recent weeks.

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Officials Provide Update on Hurricane Irma
Sept. 12, 2017 | 18:04
Elaine Duke, acting secretary of homeland security; Brock Long, Federal Emergency Management Agency administrator; and Chris Krebs, senior official performing the duties of the under secretary for the national protection and programs directorate, deliver an update on the impact and ongoing response for Hurricane Irma, Sept. 12, 2017.

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