Accession Number : ADA328196

Title :   Humanitarian Assistance Operations: The Basics.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL WAR COLL NEWPORT RI

Personal Author(s) : Panter, Frank A.

PDF Url : ADA328196

Report Date : 14 MAY 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 21

Abstract : A paper identifying some of the basic challenges facing the JTF commander when participating in humanitarian assistance operations. The paper discusses: (1) How the decision is made to deploy military forces in support of humanitarian assistance operations, (2) The importance of a proper assessment survey in support of operational planning, (3) The coordination mechanisms used to interface with NGOS/PVOS and other relief organizations, and (4) Suggestions on how the JTF commander can overcome the problems associated with combined JTF humanitarian assistance operations.

Descriptors :   *MILITARY FORCES(UNITED STATES), *LOGISTICS PLANNING, *RAPID DEPLOYMENT, FOREIGN POLICY, LOGISTICS SUPPORT, SURVEYS, COLD WAR.

Subject Categories : Military Forces and Organizations
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE