IAP Worldwide Services Responds to Hurricane Florence
ALEXANDRIA, Va., September 21, 2018 — IAP Worldwide Services, working in coordination with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and FEMA, deployed over 125 personnel, 286 generators, and heavy construction equipment to Ft. Bragg, NC; Kinston, N.C.; and Columbia, S.C. in response to Hurricane Florence. Teams deployed within 24 hours of notification and were on the ground for preparation and immediate response activities prior to Florence making landfall.
IAP Chief Operating Officer, Rob Hargis: “IAP is proud to support our federal, state, and local government first responders during these challenging and time-sensitive response efforts. IAP and its worldwide network of partners has invested in our proven deployment processes and technology, which allows our team to respond within hours of activation.”
IAP has a rich history of humanitarian and emergency power missions and management since 1998, executing over 150 emergency responses to natural disasters. Over the last 20 years, IAP has provided water, ice, temporary power generation, supply chain management, and logistics support services to FEMA, the Army Corps of Engineers, and state and local governments.
Last year, IAP deployed teams of more than 100 personnel to both Texas and Florida coordinating with local government and federal agencies in response to Hurricanes Matthew and Harvey.
A leading international services company for more than 60 years, IAP provides a broad spectrum of services and solutions to U.S. and international government agencies and organizations. A world-class leader in providing seasoned program management, IAP leverages and integrates its capabilities to provide safe, innovative, and reliable solutions to meet customers’ diverse and complex challenges. IAP maintains offices in the Washington, D.C. area, Florida, Maryland, Oklahoma, the United Kingdom, and the Middle East, and operates in more than 110 locations in 27 countries. Learn more at www.iapws.com.