Rapid Response: Includes stories on specific countries' responses for aid after natural disasters or challenges affect partner nation countries. Some example of these include Joint Task Force Matthew, a SOUTHCOM-led response to aid Haiti after 2016's Hurricane Matthew ravaged the nation by deploying, mobilizing, and providing humanitarian aid efforts, equipment, etc. Another example was the 2016 earthquake in Ecuador for which the System of Cooperation Among American Air Forces (SICOFAA) coordinated the response and aid delivered to the country.
Air Delivery Gets Critical Supplies to Haiti Earthquake Victims
1/18/2010 - SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. – A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster aircraft flew non-stop from Pope Air Force Base, N.C., and delivered 14,500 meals ready to eat and 15,000 liters of water by air into a controlled drop zone of 900 x 1800 yards in Haiti.
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