Topic: Humanitarian and Disaster Relief (HADR)
The success of the multi-national PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP humanitarian aid and disaster relief training series continues to expand, with this year’s mission reaching as far west as Sri Lanka.
A cruise ship and a tanker collide and burst into flames, diesel fuel and oil are rapidly spilling into the Han River, five people are thrown into the water, one of the vessels starts to sink and first responders from five nations rush to the scene, in the scenario of a major regional emergency response exercise.
A team of Australian Defence Force medical specialists have deployed to Vietnam for the final phase of Exercise PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP 2017 - the largest annual multilateral humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.
The local community came together to help HMAS Moreton celebrate a big milestone – the Queensland establishment’s first birthday.
One of Navy's smallest establishments was central to Australian Defence Force support for the post cyclone Debbie recovery efforts after amphibious HMAS Choules was dispatched to assist.