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Another chance for Trenton

Another chance for Trenton

A damp February afternoon found the Virginia Search & Rescue team looking for forty-year-old Trenton from Tennessee.

Hurricane Florence Project Updates

Hurricane Florence Project Updates

Florence cleanup underway in the Carolinas Monday, October 3, 8:03AM Floodwaters have gone down in most areas and Rapid Response volunteers are cleaning up flood-damaged homes at the following locations. Trenton, North Carolina: A Rapid Response base has been setup in...

3 ways CAM is preparing for Hurricane Florence

3 ways CAM is preparing for Hurricane Florence

As Hurricane Florence makes its way toward the East Coast, CAM team members are ready to take action as soon as possible after the storm. Florence has downgraded to a category 2 storm, but is still serious and could bring catastrophic flooding in the days to come. The...

Search and Rescue

Search and Rescue

This year, CAM’s Search and Rescue teams have already responded to more than 40 incidents in seven states and one Canadian province. They spent over 6,000 hours searching for missing children, dementia patients, drowned victims, and others.

Rapid Response teams investigate needs in Florida

Rapid Response teams investigate needs in Florida

UPDATE: The Florida Rapid Response team has set up a base near Jacksonville, as well as in Orlando where several hundred houses are flooded. Our generator trailer with 21 generators is being used in Georgia where the power is still out. We are also researching the...

Dangerous Hurricane Irma Approaches Florida

Dangerous Hurricane Irma Approaches Florida

The track of Hurricane Irma keeps looking more devastating as it approaches Florida. This powerful storm is predicted to hit west of Miami on Sunday morning with winds up to 155 mph. Severe flooding is predicted in Florida and Georgia. CAM’s Search and Rescue teams...

Hurricane Irma – CAM prepares to respond

Hurricane Irma – CAM prepares to respond

As Hurricane Irma pummels small islands in the Caribbean and churns its way toward the U.S., CAM is preparing to respond to what will likely be another catastrophic disaster in our homeland. South Florida, where CAM had its first disaster response project in 1992...

Cleanup underway in Texas

Cleanup underway in Texas

Rapid Response teams help homeowners begin the long road to recovery Our Rapid Response cleanup teams are beginning the immense task of helping homeowners to get started cleaning up their homes. Volunteers and staff are tarping damaged roofs, removing soggy drywall,...

As the Incident Commander I wanted to pass on my personal thanks to the entire team. Your professionalism, dedication and spirit were clear to everyone. Your work was excellent…Thank you all again for your support.
-Incident Commander, Dutch Mountain Command