October 23, 2002
Dededo, Guam --
- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Delivered emergency generators; assisted
with delivery of potable water; conducted geo-tech surveys
- U.S. Forest Service - Assisted with distribution of nine-month food
supply; and the 21-day food distribution plan for the Lagoon Islands
- General Services Administration - Responsible for the procurement
of supplies and contract negotiations with outside vendors
- Health & Human Services - Initial medical team treated 140 people
on Tonoas; arranged for transfer of critically injured to Japan, Hawaii
and Guam. The Atlanta-based Center for Disease Control (CDC) sponsored
training and site visits of four medical teams to the inner and outer
Chuuk Lagoon Islands. They evaluated issues dealing with mental and
physical health, immunization and sanitation needs, and health education.
- Medical and nursing teams visited 90 Lagoon Island sites and 24 Outer
Island sites. Teams consisted of Chuuk State health and the Auyda Foundation
employees who visited the outer islands on ocean-going watercraft.
- Environmental Protection Agency - Planned the cleanup and disposal
of contaminated materials.
- U.S. Department of Agriculture - Identified food requirements and
implemented supplemental long-term food assistance program for approximately
3,000 Chuuk citizens.
- U.S. Department of Energy - Assisted with the restoration of electrical
facilities on Tonoas.
- U.S. Department of Defense - Coordinated transfer of medical supplies
and all assignments of the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines.
- U.S. Department of Transportation - Coordinated transportation of
relief supplies and personnel.
- American Red Cross - Coordinated distribution of tents, portable cooking sets and bulk food distribution.
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