foreign disaster

foreign disaster

An act of nature (such as a flood, drought, fire, hurricane, earthquake, volcanic eruption, or epidemic), or an act of man (such as a riot, violence, civil strife, explosion, fire, or epidemic), which is or threatens to be of sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant United States foreign disaster relief to a foreign country, foreign persons, or to an international organization. See also foreign disaster relief.
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HAP provides excess, non-lethal property to authorized recipients, arranges for other HA projects, like refurbishing schools and medical facilities, funds the transportation of privately donated humanitarian assistance items, coordinates foreign disaster relief missions, and procures, manages, and arranges for delivery of humanitarian daily rations to those in need.
Agency for International Development's Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance asked CDC to assess the public health status and needs of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) is seeking applications for a cooperative agreement from qualified entities to implement the Southern Africa Rapid Response Fund for Acute Humanitarian Needs Resulting from Sudden-Onset Flooding and Cyclones.
* After the disaster in Japan, the Japan Earthquake Task Force coordinated with the Department of Energy and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on analysis of the ongoing situation at Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Plant, worked with AID/Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance's response management team's efforts to provide humanitarian assistance and supported Mission Japan's response on the ground.
Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) for assistance in arranging the delivery of the supplement to Pakistan.
Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) to the Sri Lanka Red Cross Society for emergency humanitarian assistance.
The Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) in USAID's Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA) provides immediate relief materials and personnel, many of whom are already abroad on mission.
Foreign Disaster Assistance) and the United Nations.''
Members included coalition partners; representatives from the Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) at USAID; representatives from InterAction, an NGO umbrella organization; and the United Nations.
The DoD consulted a range of nutritional and relief experts in developing the requirements for the HDR, including USAID's Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance, the World Food Program, the Center for Disease Control, the U.S.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) is seeking applications for a cooperative agreement from qualified entities to implement the East and Central Africa Rapid Response Fund for Acute Humanitarian Needs Resulting from New Internal Displacement.
Foreign Disaster Assistance Rapid Response Fund, IOM partners Impact Health Organization, Nile Hope and Mentor Initiative are reportedly conducting hygiene promotion in Juba neighbourhoods and at the UN Mission in South Sudan Tongping base to stem the spread of cholera and water-borne diseases.

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