CFE-DMHA supports ASEAN Regional Forum in Manila
The Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance (CFE-DMHA) supported the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) for Cross-Sectoral Security Cooperation on Bio-Preparedness and Disaster Response Workshop August 26 – 28 in Manila, Philippines.
Chilean Army Commander in Chief visits CFE-DMHA
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii – Commander in Chief of the Chilean Army, Gen. Humberto Oviedo Arriagada, visited the Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance on Ford Island Aug. 13 to discuss disaster response best practices and possible future collaborations.
News & Announcements
Secretary Kerry's Asia-Pacific Policy Address
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry discusses the U.S. vision for engagements within the Asia-Pacific at the East-West Center on August 13, 2014. WATCH THE VIDEO
RIMPAC sets the scene for HADR
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii - U.S. Third Fleet conducted a two-day scene setter for the multinational and interagency participants of the humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HADR) scenario of RIMPAC 2014 July 5-6. FULL STORY
Natural Disasters in the Pacific
AFN produced this 3-part video series on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HA/DR) in the U.S. Pacific Command area of responsibility. WATCH NOW
2-4 July 2014
ASEAN Defense Ministers Meeting & HA/DR Experts Working Group, Tokyo, Japan
The Center for Excellence in Disaster Management & Humanitarian Assistance
is the DMHA coordinating authority for U.S. Pacific Command.
Our mission is to facilitate collaborative partnerships, conduct applied research, and develop education, training, and information sharing programs in order to enhance US and international civil-military preparedness, knowledge and performance in disaster management and humanitarian assistance.
CFE partners with diverse groups of civil and military organizations to increase international DMHA capacity and share expertise in the areas of humanitarian assistance and disaster management.
Education & Training
CFE's courses help prepare U.S. and foreign militaries along with civilian organizations to work together and respond effectively to disasters and humanitarian crises.
Enhancing the effectiveness of military DMHA support and providing informational support and situational awareness to planners, decision makers, and trainers of supported organizations.
CFE has the capability to identify and collect best practices during and after DMHA operations through its contacts with USPACOM and components headquarters and staffs.