CFE director, Sen. Boxer tour Pearl Harbor
Dr. Pamela Milligan, Director, CFE-DMHA and Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer of California discussed the Center's role in disaster preparedness and civil-military disaster response collaborations while touring Pearl Harbor and Ford Island aboard the U.S. Pacific Fleet Commander’s Barge Apr. 16, 2014.
CFE attends Exercise 9 Innings
Michael Sashin, a disaster management and humanitarian assistance advisor for the Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance, participated in a nongovernmental organization and humanitarian community panel during Exercise 9 Innings in Quantico, Va. Apr. 17.
CFE supports CBRNE workshop Tempest Express-24 in Sri Lanka
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, April 8, 2014 - CFE-DMHA is supporting Tempest Express-24, a CBRNE workshop, in Sri Lanka April 1-9.
ASEAN Defense Ministers Spouse Program Presentation
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii, April 2, 2014 - Dr. Pamela Milligan, Director, CFE, delivered a presentation to the spouses of visiting ASEAN defense ministers at NOAA Headquarters to highlight the important role of women in disaster relief efforts.
CFE joins U.S. delegation in Indonesian Disaster Relief Exercise
Personnel from the Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance (CFE-DMHA) served on the U.S. delegation at Indonesia's Mentawai Megathrust Disaster Relief Exercise (DiREx) in Pandang, West Sumatra March 15 – 19.
News & Announcements
CFE-DMHA to instruct HART course for Hawaii units
The Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance is scheduled to instruct its third Humanitarian Assistance Response Training (HART) course this year Apr. 22-23 on Ford Island. FULL STORY
CFE, 8th TSC discuss future DMHA collaborations
The Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance (CFE) hosted Maj. Gen. Stephen Lyons, commander of the 8th Theater Sustainment Command (TSC), Apr. 16 to discuss future collaborations in foreign and domestic disaster preparedness and relief. FULL STORY
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.