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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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Defense Department Provides Hurricane Relief
Sept. 28, 2017 | 1:27
Elements of the Defense Department, along with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, are providing humanitarian relief for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Sept. 28, 2017.

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