Foreign Disaster Relief Definition -

foreign disaster relief

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

1.) Assistance that can be used immediately to alleviate the suffering of foreign disaster victims that normally includes services and commodities as well as the rescue and evacuation of victims; the provision and transportation of food, water, clothing, medicines, beds, bedding, and temporary shelter; the furnishing of medical equipment, medical and technical personnel; and making repairs to essential services.

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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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