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Typhoon Merbok Response

Recovery efforts collected drums, fuel containers, oily waste, and solid oiled debris in Chevak.

In September, ACN was mobilized via Global Diving & Savage BOA for a USCG-led response to collect oily debris in the village of Chevak caused by the remnants of Typhoon Merbok. Our response team worked closely with the U.S. Coast Guard and Global Diving & Salvage on-site personnel in this response. The team was based at Bethel as Chevak was incapable of housing the team due to the devastation caused by the storm and flew daily to/from Chevak to conduct the cleanup.