Search and Rescue has been responding to COVID19 in Flint/Genesee County Michigan since 4/01/2020.
Through our partners at Church World Services, Information Technology Disaster Resource Center, Wal-Mart, and the Church of the Latter Day Saints, we have been able to service our community.
Specialized Tactical Operations rescue mobilization Team
S.T.O.R.M. (Specialized Tactical Operations Rescue Mobilization) Team is a Search and Rescue Team and Disaster relief provider. We are capable of deploying within the United States and its territories. S.T.O.R.M. is dedicated to serving the most vulnerable communities during emergencies and disasters.
S.T.O.R.M.'s mission is the safety and well being of all life. We are an organization comprised of Fire Fighters, Medic, EMS, First Responders, Veterans and all around good people that have the desire and sense of duty to serve and help others. STORM personnel is dedicated, trained and certificate holder of F.E.M.A., U.S.A.R. and Swift Water qualifications. All members are also part of C.E.R.T. (Community Emergency Response Teams) organizations. S.T.O.R.M. members utilize our training and skills to assist Emergency Management Agencies at Federal, State and Local levels with Search and Rescue Operations.
Additionally S.T.O.R.M. is capable of providing self sustaining Disaster Relief Operations. We are able through our collaborative partners to have items such as food, water, toiletries, dry goods, pantry items, blankets and school supplies delivered to the hardest hit communities when a disaster strikes. The S.T.O.R.M. Team stays in military "MASH" style tent units on site, and we use our own equipment. This allows us to streamline and reduce overhead in rental equipment and lodging fees that are normally paid by other traditional relief agencies with donation dollars. S.T.O.R.M. puts more of your donations into helping those most vulnerable and affected and less into administrative cost and overhead expenses. S.T.O.R.M. along with organizations like Information Technology Disaster Resource Center to provide wifi and satellite communications to the communities and agencies we serve when their 911, internet and phone services are down. Our network partners include Sunbelt Rentals, Church World Services (CWS), Latter day Saints (LDS), Cajun Navy Relief, and many other organizations to provide the quickest most efficient disaster relief available.
S.T.O.R.M. is a National Response Search and Rescue Team that also provides Disaster relief. S.T.O.R.M. Search and Rescue personnel deploy as soon as they are able to reach the affected regions and begin performing missions. These Search and Rescue operations allow S.T.O.R.M. the ability to network and make contacts that are crucial to rescue and relief efforts. These early Search and Rescue operations and contacts allow us to reduce the transition time between the Rescue and Relief periods of disaster management that other relief agencies experience . By streamlining cost and time S.T.O.R.M. is the most timely and effective way to put your donation dollars to work . We are capable of responding to hurricanes, floods, wildfires, earthquakes, and other major disasters.
Please join us by becoming a S.T.O.R.M. donor, supporter, sponsor or team member.
Together we can save lives and define the future of disaster response.