The Emergency Operations Center for the DRC. Staff have been busy outfitting the new facility since accepting ownership on Dec. 16, 2011. Furniture is configured to allow multiple uses, such as emergency response activities, drills, meetings, and training events.
A wide shot of the front of the Disaster Response Center. Next steps include furnishing the
facility and setting up communications and IT infrastructure, but the Gulf of Mexico Disaster Response Center is one step closer to being
A view of the exterior of the new Disaster Response Center. The 15,000-square foot facility will house up to 29 personnel and be constructed to withstand a major hurricane. Construction of the DRC is expected to be completed in 2011.
The 15,000-square foot facility will house up to 29 personnel and be constructed to withstand a major hurricane. The center will also be devoted to conserving energy, water, and natural resources while reducing impacts on human health and the environment.