US&R NY TF-1 Deploys to North Carolina

New York Task Force 1 Urban Search and Rescue Team Deploys to North Carolina

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has activated the Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) New York Task Force 1 (NY TF-1) team to deploy to North Carolina in support of Hurricane Florence. The US&R NY TF-1 team is managed by the New York City Emergency Management Department and is made up of specially trained personnel from FDNY and NYPD. There are 28 FEMA US&R teams strategically located throughout the United States that can be deployed within six hours of activation.

Visit the New York Task Force 1 website to learn more about the team.