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Two things at foot here, we need to centralize certain plans and the restoration of power on the island is a centralized effort. And now the United States Army Corps of Engineers under General Semonite is in charge of restoring power on the island of Puerto Rico. 7,200 troops are there now, and over 10,000 federal employees total.
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So that's a combined ground force that's helping us distribute commodities. And then secondly we've got an augmentation business plan here that is a little different and a little bit more proactive than what FEMA normally engages in. Instead of providing assistance to the governor, in this case what we're doing is providing assistance not only to the governor, who's doing a tremendous job, but also to the municipal leadership.
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So at this point, the federal government is there at every level, so that is a new business model. On Monday, the distribution system became a question of security and force presence. And so what we did is we put a force security presence model in place to provide security for each of the truck drivers so that they could provide water and diesel fuel to the people who need it without feeling unsafe.
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That has constituted a great deal of success for us and we're gonna keep that model in place.