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Hurricane Michael

MO-TF1 has been activated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to deploy as a 16-person Mission Ready Package – Water (Type 1 Swiftwater Rescue Team) to...

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ABC 17 MO-TF1 Rescues 109 People in North Carolina

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MO-TF1 Responds to Hurricane Lane

On Wednesday, August 22, three members of Missouri Task Force 1 were activated to deploy to the Hawaiian Islands in preparation for Hurricane Lane’s landfall. They join...

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MO HSART

HSART Activation – February 24, 2018 The Missouri Helicopter Search and Rescue Team inclusive of three members was activated on February 24, 2018 for potential needs of...

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Tornado Threats – IST

Tornado Threats – IST – May 27, 2017 Missouri Task Force 1 deployed 3 members to staff the State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) during the heightened tornado...

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West Plains – IST

West Plains – IST – April 28 – May 7, 2017 Missouri Task Force 1 deployed 12 members to staff the State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) during...

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West Plains Type IV

West Plains – Type IV – April 28 – May 7, 2017 Missouri Task Force 1 deployed 25 members to the West Plains, Missouri area to aide...

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Hurricane Maria IST

Hurricane Margo – September 17 – September 29, 2017  Missouri Task Force 1 was deployed two IST members to  San Juan, Puerto Rico in response to severe flooding...

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Hurricane Irma – Mission Ready Package

Hurricane Irma – September 3 – September 17, 2017  Missouri Task Force 1 deployed a five member Mission Ready Package inclusive of a Search Team Manager, Rescue...

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Hurricane Irma – IST

Hurricane Irma – September 3 – September 17, 2017  Missouri Task Force 1 was deployed seven IST members to  multiple areas including Herndon, VA, Samta Catalina, Puerto...

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Hurricane Harvey Blue IST I, II and Expansion

Hurricane Harvey – August 24 – September 5, 2017  Missouri Task Force 1 was deployed five IST Members to San Antonio, Texas in response to severe flooding and...

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Hurricane Matthew – Blue IST I & II

Hurricane Matthew – October 6, 2016 – October 15, 2016 Missouri Task Force 1 deployed two IST members to Dobbins Air Force Base in Marietta, Georgia in...

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Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey – August 24, 2017 – September 4, 2017 Missouri Task Force 1 was deployed as a Type III (35 member and 10 ground support) to...

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Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew – October 6, 2016 – October 15, 2016 Missouri Task Force 1 was deployed as a Type III (35 member and 10 ground support) to...

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Louisiana Floods

LA Floods – August 17 – 22, 2016 One member of Missouri Task Force 1 was deployed on August 17, 2016 to Denham Spring, LA in response...

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American Samoa

American Samoa – April 21 – 27, 2016 One member of Missouri Task Force 1 was deployed to Pago Pago, American Samoas for advancement placement in response...

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Hurricane Joaquin

Hurricane Joaquin – October 4 – 12, 2015 One member of Missouri Task Force 1 was deployed to West Columbia, South Carolina to aid in the response...

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Arkansas Tornado

Arkansas Tornado – April 28 – 30, 2014 One member of Missouri Task Force 1 was deployed to Jacksonville, AR to aid in the response efforts due...

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Washington Floods – Blue Team

Washington Floods – Blue Team – April 3 – 16, 2014 One member of Missouri Task Force 1 was deployed to Darrington, WA to aid with the...

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Washington Floods – White Team

WA Floods – White Team – March 24 – April 1, 2014 One member of Missouri Task Force 1 was deployed to Bothel, WA to aid with...

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Colorado Floods

Colorado Floods – September 15 – 22, 2013 Missouri Task Force 1 was deployed as a Type I (80 members) to Fort Collins, CO in response to...

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Oklahoma Tornado – Moore

Oklahoma Tornado – May 20 – 24, 2013 Missouri Task Force 1 deployed one Incident Support Team Member and an alert group of 16 members to Moore,...

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Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy – October 29 – November 5, 2012 Missouri Task Force 1 was deployed as a Type I (80 person) Task Force, to New York to...

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Hurricane Isaac

Hurricane Isaac – August 28 – September 1, 2012 Two members of Missouri Task Force 1 were deployed to Louisiana for a five day deployment.  Hurricane Isaac...

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Hurricane Dean

Hurricane Dean – August 20 – 23, 2007 Missouri Task Force 1 deployed with 38 Members for a four day deployment.

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Hurricane Ike

Hurricane Ike – September 11 – 18, 2008 Missouri Task Force 1 deployed to Texas with 30 members and 2 IST members.  The deployment was a six...

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Republican National Convention (RNC)

RNC – August 31 – September 5, 2008 Missouri Task Force 1 was deployed as a Type I (80 pereson) Task Force to Minnesota for staging efforts...

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Hurricane Dolly

Hurricane Dolly – July 21 – 26, 2008 Missouri Task Force 1 was deployed as a 39 member team to the Hurricane Dolly efforts.   This was...

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Mississippi Flooding – Clarksville, MO

Clarksville, MO  June 20 – 24, 2008 – State IST Deployment Missouri Task Force 1 deployed one Incident Support Team member to the Mississippi River flooding event....

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Flash Flooding – Piedmont, MO

Piedmont, MO – March 18, 2008 – State IST Missouri Task Force 1 deployed Incident Support Team members to Piedmont to help in the flooding event.  ...

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Ice Storm – Southeast, MO

Ice Storm – 2008   Missouri Task Force 1 deployed three members to Southeast, Missouri to aid with the Ice Storm event.   This was a three...

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Hurricane Dean

Hurricane Dean – August 20 – 23, 2007 Missouri Task Force 1 deployed 38 members to the Hurricane Dean event.  This was a four day event.

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Greene County Ice Storm

Ice Storm Greene County – January 14 – 18, 2007   Missouri Task Force 1 deployed five Incident Support Team members to Greene County for a five...

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Hurricane Ernesto

Hurricane Ernesto – August 29 – September 1, 2006 Missouri Task Force 1 deployed a Type 1 (80 person) Task Force to the Hurricane Ernesto event.  This...

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Hurricane Wilma

Hurricane Wilma – October 19 – 29, 2005 Missouri Task Force 1 deployed one member to the Hurricane Wilma event.

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Hurricane Katrina – II

Hurricane Katrina – II – September 12 – 27, 2005   Missouri Task Force 1 deployed a Type I (80 person) Task Force to the Hurricane Katrina...

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Hurricane Katrina – I

Hurricane Katrina – I – August 26 – September 7, 2005   Missouri Task Force 1 deployed a Type 3 (40 person) Task Force to the Hurricane...

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Hurricane Dennis

Hurricane Dennis – July 8 – 12, 2005   Missouri Task Force 1 deployed a Type 3 (35 person) Task Force to the Hurricane Dennis event.  This was...

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Level Orange Alert

Level Orange Alert – December 21 – January 2, 2004   This was an alert only event, no members were deployed.

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Hurricane Isabel

Hurricane Isabel – September 16 – 21, 2003 Missouri Task Force 1 deployed a Type 3 (39 person) Task Force to the Hurricane Isabel event.  This was...

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Texas Shuttle Deployment

Texas Shuttle – March 13 – April 4, 2003   Missouri Task Force 1 deployed three members to the Shuttle crash in Texas.

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World Trade Center (9-11) Deployment

World Trade Center Deployment – September 11, 2001   Missouri Task Force 1 deployed a Type 1 (63 person) Task Force to the World Trade Centers.  This was Missouri Task...

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MO-TF1 Update: 2018-10-15 1500 Hours: Yesterday, Missouri Task Force 1 performed search operations in Jackson County, FL. MO-TF1 completed wellness checks on 67 residents that remained in their homes. The team also performed damage assessments on 431 structures and searched 1 vehicle. Last night, the three Human Remains Detection (HRD) Canine Teams, that left Columbia, MO yesterday morning, arrived in Pensacola, FL. This morning, the task force left Jackson County and headed for Mexico Beach, FL, where they met up with our three MO-TF1 HRD Canine Teams. Part of the task force is supporting the three HRD Canine Teams as they search large debris fields in and around Mexico Beach. The rest of the task force is working with other FEMA US&R teams to search Tyndall Air Force Base. ... See MoreSee Less

October 15th, 3:37 pm  ·  

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MO-TF1 Update: 2018-10-13 2300 Hours: On Friday, Missouri Task Force 1 continued to perform search and rescue operations in Panama City, FL. MO-TF1 evacuated 1 resident, completed wellness checks on 926 residents that remained in their homes and provided assistance to 13 residents. The teams also performed damage assessments on 928 structures and searched 42 vehicles. Today the task force began operations at 0800 hours. They were assigned an area north and west of Panama City. The team searched an area south of Highway 388 from Highway 79 to Burnt Mill Creek. The area is rural and many of the residences have been isolated since the storm. The team completed wellness checks on 125 residents that remained in their homes and provided assistance to 5 residents. The teams also performed damage assessments on 187 structures. The team concluded operations at 1400 hours and returned to their Base of Operations (BoO). They demobilized from their BoO on the parking lot of the Panama City Mall and moved to a new BoO on the campus of Gulf Coast Community College. Once there they received their first shower and hot meal since Thursday morning. Tomorrow morning the team will travel north to Jackson County where they will report to the EOC in Mariana and receive their mission assignments for the day. Tonight, FEMA activated 12 Human Remains Detection (HRD) Canine Search Teams to deploy to Florida to assist ground search teams during their operations. MO-TF1 will deploy three HRD Canine Search Teams tomorrow morning at 0700 hours as part of that activation order. ... See MoreSee Less

October 13th, 11:09 pm  ·  

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