Urban Search and Rescue Florida Task Force 2

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FEMA Director Joe Allbaugh meets with FL-TF2 at the World Trade Center on September 24, 2001.

Urban Search and Rescue Florida Task Force 2 or FL-TF2 is a FEMA Urban Search and Rescue Task Force based in Miami, Florida and sponsored by the Miami Fire Department.[1] FL-TF2 was started in 1991 and is designed to respond to a variety of disasters, including earthquakes, hurricanes, and terrorist attacks.[2] The Miami Fire Department sponsors the team, and provides administrative staff as well as warehouse space and other infrastructure needs. The team is composed of experts from 23 additional fire and police departments as well as civilians making up the 210 members of the team.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Task Force Locations". FEMA. Retrieved 30 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Task Force 2". USAR South Florida Task Force 2. Retrieved 1 February 2015. 
  3. ^ "About Us". USAR South Florida Task Force 2. Retrieved 1 February 2015. 
  4. ^ "Hurricane Opal". FL TF2. Retrieved 1 February 2015. 
  5. ^ "Humberto Vidal". FL TF2. Retrieved 1 February 2015. 
  6. ^ "Papua New Guinea". FL TF2. Retrieved 1 February 2015. 
  7. ^ "Hurricane Floyd". FL TF2. Retrieved 1 February 2015. 
  8. ^ "World Trade Center". FL TF2. Retrieved 1 February 2015. 
  9. ^ "Shuttle Columbia". FL TF2. Retrieved 1 February 2015. 
  10. ^ "Hurricane Charley". FL TF2. Retrieved 1 February 2015. 
  11. ^ "Hurricane Frances". FL TF2. Retrieved 1 February 2015. 
  12. ^ "Gulfport Deployment 2005". FL TF2. Retrieved 1 February 2015. 
  13. ^ "Gulfport Deployment 2005". FL TF2. Retrieved 1 February 2015. 
  14. ^ "Haiti Deployment (January 2010)". FL TF2. Retrieved 1 February 2015.