disaster assistance response team


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disaster assistance response team

United States Agency for International Development's (USAID) Office of United States Foreign Disaster Assistance provides this rapidly deployable team in response to international disasters. A disaster assistance response team provides specialists, trained in a variety of disaster relief skills, to assist US embassies and USAID missions with the management of US Government response to disasters. Also called DART. See also foreign disaster; foreign disaster relief.
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Agency for International Development and headed the Disaster Assistance Response Team in Japan.
It's the injured who most urgently need help," said Bill Berger, leader of the USAID disaster assistance response team.
The head of a seven-person Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) has arrived in Islamabad.
Some organizations have sent medical, emergency services and social service personnel to work in stricken communities and the Disaster Assistance Response Team of the Canadian Defence Forces is now serving in stricken areas of Sri Lanka.
The HPT, originally called the Abuse Prevention Team, deployed to the field for the first time in 2003 as part of USAID's Disaster Assistance Response Team in Iraq, where it dealt with issues connected to the discovery of mass graves and potentially violent landownership disputes.
And the city's Disaster Assistance Response Team will be beefed up to 55 members in October, when 15 new volunteers trained in search and rescue and first aid are expected to join the group, Reynolds said.
Agency for International Development (USAID) has deployed a Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) as Hurricane Irma - the strongest Atlantic hurricane on record - brings life-threatening rains, winds, and storm surges to the Caribbean.
government deployed a USAID Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART), including humanitarian disaster experts and two urban search-and-rescue teams from Fairfax and Los Angeles counties.
The CAF's Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) is currently deployed to Nepal to aid that country in the wake of the devastating April 25 earthquake that had a magnitude of 7.
Our disaster assistance response team and US military conducted aerial assessments of earthquake-affected districts and they are also working with the government of Nepal on how best to streamline airfield operations, speed up cargo flow and improve efficiency at the airport," he said.
Approximately 200 residents were called in at sundown Thursday while some of the sheriff's 70 search-and-rescue, Disaster Assistance Response Team and citizens patrol units stayed into the night, according to Senior Deputy Maureen Hookstra.
Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations Disaster Assistance Response Team with 35 officers from across Florida has deployed to Texas to aid federal, state, and local agencies helping those in need as part of the multi-faceted federal response to Harvey.
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