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Rapid Communication Ultra High Frequency Satellite

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Galena, Alaska, June 30, 2013 -- In remote areas of the Yukon River, cell phone and internet communication are sparse. The Rapid Communication Ultra High Frequency satellite receiver is a key tool for emergency managers to operate recovery efforts to those affected by recent severe flooding. President Obama issued a major disaster declaration for the State of Alaska triggering the release of Federal funds to help people and communities recover from flooding that occurred from May 17 to June 11, 2013. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA
Galena, Alaska, June 30, 2013 -- In remote areas of the Yukon River, cell phone and internet communication are sparse. The Rapid Communication Ultra High Frequency satellite receiver is a key tool for emergency managers to operate recovery efforts to those affected by recent severe flooding. President Obama issued a major disaster declaration for the State of Alaska triggering the release of Federal funds to help people and communities recover from flooding that occurred from May 17 to June 11, 2013. Adam DuBrowa/ FEMA - Location: Galena, AK
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