Foreign Disaster Definition -

foreign disaster

Term Source: JP 3-29 (Foreign Humanitarian Assistance) ?

1.) A calamitous situation or event that occurs naturally or through human activities, which threatens or inflicts human suffering on a scale that may warrant emergency relief assistance from the United States Government or from foreign partners.

In the United States, military vocabulary is standardized by the Department of Defence. These terms are used by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.

Term Classification: operations


Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-29: Foreign Humanitarian Assistance, updated January 2014 View source document

This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015

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