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Governor Mark Dayton issues executive order to assist with Tropical Storm Florence

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Governor Mark Dayton issued Executive Order 18-13, directing Minnesota National Guard helicopter and response team to assist with relief efforts in North Carolina.

Dayton approves a request for assistance from the Minnesota National Guard through the Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC).

the order authorizes a response team from Minnesota to travel to North Carolina, and includes one CH-47 Chinhook  Heavy Transport Helicopter, four crew members, and one liaison officer. The team will provide general personnel and supply aviation support to relief efforts that have been ongoing in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.

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