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Operation: HOME FRONT & Noah's Ark

Project DYNAMO: Hurricane IAN Rescue Operations

In October 2022, Hurricane IAN was barreling and tracked to hit Tampa where Project DYNAMO is headquartered. Hurricane IAN changed trajectory and was predicted to then make landfall near Fort Myers. Recognizing a CAT IV hurricane would cause tremendous devastation on the barrier islands and innocent civilians would be trapped, Project DYNAMO quickly built a plan, set conditions for maritime and air rescues, and initiated operations prior to sunrise on day one. DYNAMO boats were in the water conducting rescues before local, state, and federal agencies, even the U.S. Coast Guard.