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Navy Expands Hurricane Irene Order to Account 

By Chief Mass Communication Specialist (SW) Maria Yager, Navy Personnel Command Public Affairs

MILLINGTON, Tenn. – Navy has updated the geographical areas of interest (GAOI) affected under an order to account for Navy personnel and their families following Hurricane Irene, official said Aug. 30.

The updated order released in NAVADMIN 258/11 expands the GAOI to include Vermont, New Hampshire and two additional New York counties, Albany and Greene.

The order requires commanders to conduct a personnel accountability muster of all Navy personnel and families in the following areas:

North Carolina counties: Beaufort, Bertie, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hertford, Hyde, Jones, Martin, New Hanover, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Pinder, Tyrrell, Washington

Virginia counties: Accomack, Charles City, Chesapeake, Essex, Franklin, Fredericksburg, Gloucester, Hampton, Hopewell, Isle of Wight, James City, King William, Kings and Queen, Lancaster, Matthews, Middlesex, New Kent, Newport News, Norfolk, Northampton, Northumberland, Petersburg, Poquoson, Portsmouth, Prince George, Richmond, Southampton, Suffolk, Surry, Sussex, Virginia Beach, Westmoreland, Williamsburg, York

Maryland counties: Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Calvert, Caroline, Cecil, Dorchester, Harford, Kent, Queen Anne’s Somerset, St mary’s, Talbot, Wicomico, Worcester

Delaware counties: All

New Jersey counties: All

Pennsylvania counties: Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, Philadelphia, Pike, Wayne
New York counties: Albany, Bronx, Columbia, Duchess, Greene, Kings, Nassau, New York, Orange, Putnam, Queens, Rensselaer, Richmond, Rockland, Suffolk, Sullivan, Ulster, Westchester

Connecticut counties: All

Rhode Island counties: All

Massachusetts counties: All

New Hampshire counties: All

Vermont counties: All

This order includes active and Reserve component Sailors, Navy government service employees and family members.

Command representatives must muster and account for all affected personnel, including family members within the area. Commanding officers are responsible for ensuring the muster is entered in the Navy Family Accountably and Assessment System (NFASS).

NFAAS standardizes a method for the Navy to account, manage, and monitor the recovery process for personnel and their families affected and/or scattered by a wide-spread catastrophic event.

Navy personnel and families severely impacted by the storm must log into NFAAS at at their earliest convenience to update contact information and complete a needs assessment.

Individuals who are unable to contact their command should log on to NFAAS and muster on the Navy Family Members section. Impacted personnel unable to contact their command or the NFAAS website can call the Navy Personnel Command (NPC) Emergency Coordination Center (ECC) (877) 414-5358.

Additionally, NPC has established a Hurricane Irene emergency information page on its website  which will be continually updated with guidance; resources and contact information as it becomes available throughout the storm and recovery period. 


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