U.S. Response to Caribbean Hurricanes

Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 storm, hit the Caribbean beginning on September 6. Less than two weeks later, Hurricane Maria, a second Category 5 storm, struck the region. USAID deployed a Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) on September 7. The DART—which at its height comprised 54 people—deployed to 11 locations in the Caribbean to lead the U.S. government’s humanitarian ...
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Solar Panel Array at U.S. Consulate General Curacao

U.S Consul General Margaret Hawthorne is very pleased with the addition of a solar panel system at the U.S. Consulate General on Curacao. The addition will enable the consulate to become the first net-zero diplomatic post among U.S. missions worldwide. According to the consul general, it is particularly notable that this new facility is located ...
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