US Navy Hospital Ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) Arrives Off Coast Of Jeremie, Haiti
Hospital ship USNS Consolation (T-AH 20) arrived off the coast of Jeremie, Haiti, in help of U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet’s Persevering with Promise 2022 (CP22) mission, December 11. This go to marks the ultimate mission cease of CP22 and the sixth time the Persevering with Promise mission has visited Haiti since 2007. Because the announcement of CP22, Hospitalman Christie Guerrier, from Port-au-Prince, Haiti, has been wanting ahead to this mission cease. From December 12 to December 15, Consolation is scheduled to supply medical companies on the Wharf de Jeremie, which can embody common grownup care, pediatric care, dental, and optometry.
In August of 2021, a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck within the neighborhood of Jeremie, killing no less than 3,000 individuals and injuring greater than 12,000. In response, U.S. Southern Command created Joint Activity Power Haiti (JTF-Haiti) to supply humanitarian help and catastrophe reduction. JTF-Haiti rescued tons of of individuals and distributed nearly 600,000 reduction provides in coordination with the U.S. Company for Worldwide Growth. Because of the latest humanitarian help and catastrophe reduction mission in Jeremie, the U.S. Nation Group in Haiti and Commander, U.S. Southern Command, selected to conduct a CP 2022 mission cease in Jeremie, Haiti, in coordination with Haitian officers.
The Persevering with Promise 2022 crew consists of U.S. and companion nation medical personnel from Canada, Chile, Ecuador, the UK, U.S. Coast Guardsmen, U.S. Marines, and U.S. Nationwide Guard Troopers from Louisiana, Haiti’s State Partnership Program companion. Moreover, a number of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and personnel from educational establishments volunteered to serve on the Persevering with Promise 2022 crew. Since its inaugural mission in 2007, Persevering with Promise missions have handled greater than 582,000 sufferers and performed over 7,000 surgical procedures within the area.
Hospital ship USNS Consolation (T-AH 20) present mission would be the twelfth Persevering with Promise mission performed within the Caribbean, Central and South America. U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet helps U.S. Southern Command’s joint and mixed army operations by using maritime forces in cooperative maritime safety operations to take care of entry, improve interoperability, and construct enduring partnerships with a purpose to improve regional safety and promote peace, stability and prosperity within the Caribbean, Central and South American area.
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