News & Announcements
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
FY 2013 Disaster Risk Reduction fact sheet and map for South Asia from USAID
21-23 July 2014
Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA
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.