Agency for International Development and headed the Disaster Assistance Response Team
Agency for International Development dispatched a Disaster Assistance Response Team
to Haiti and activated partners to help.
"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.
USAID's Disaster Assistance Response Team
is in the DRC to lead coordination of the U.S.
Working alongside the Government of the DRC, the WHO, and Congolese and other international partners, USAID and Embassy Kinshasa have been responding to Ebola in the DRC since the beginning of this outbreak, including through the deployment of a Disaster Assistance Response Team
to the region in September 2018 to coordinate the U.S.
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 7.8.
"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.
USAID/OFDA also deployed a 32-member Disaster Assistance Response Team