The US Coast Guard has helicoper’s working the country….
They also have deployed 3 patrol ships…..
The US Navy has a transport ship , USS Arlington, enroute…..
The Arlington Navy has helo’s, 200 Marines and medical personnel….
More US Army helo’s from Honduras have been sent to Haiti to provide assistance…
The United States has dispatched a massive transport ship and begun delivering field hospitals to Haiti after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck the southwestern part of the island Saturday, crumbling homes, destroying roads and killing more than 2,000 people.
The USS Arlington, a transport dock ship, left Naval Station Norfolk, Va. on Tuesday and is scheduled to reach Haiti by Sunday, according to a spokesperson with U.S. Southern Command. The ship is carrying a fleet surgical team, 200 marines, two helicopters and a landing craft unit….
Since Saturday, the U.S. military has deployed three Coast Guard helicopters that have assisted hundreds of people and transported nearly 7,000 pounds of medical supplies and three U.S. Coast Guard cutters to Haiti. The U.S. also provided eight military helicopters from Joint Task Force-Bravo in Honduras.
After the earthquake, members of Congress and Haitian American leaders have called on the Biden administration for more support, including extending the date for Haitians in the U.S. to qualify for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). But on Thursday, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said TPS was extended after last month’s assassination of President Jovenel Moïse and DHS has no plans for further extensions….