CFE-DMHA Director visits partners in DC
Col. Joseph Martin, director of the Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance, emphasized collaborative partnerships during a trip to Washington, D.C. Sept. 8-12. (DoD photo by Cpl. Christina O'Neil, U.S. Marine Corps/Released)
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.
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Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii
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.