RGV Sector Border Patrol Agents Assisting Flood Victims

6 years 5 months 3 weeks ago Wednesday, August 30 2017 Aug 30, 2017 August 30, 2017 12:40 PM August 30, 2017 in News

HOUSTON – U.S. Border Patrol agents are in the Houston area to help with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

Border Patrol officials said agents assigned to the Special Operations Detachment and Riverine Boat Patrol units and EMTs from the Rio Grande Valley sector have been sent to help.

The teams include agents from the Border Patrol Search, Trauma and Rescue Unit, who are trained in search-and-rescue operations, including water rescues and recovery.

The Riverine units will help victims trapped in high water.

Border Patrol is posting links to photos of its agents helping the people of Houston

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