Topic: Humanitarian and Disaster Relief (HADR)
Three new specialist Maritime Geospatial Warfare Unit teams have been declared mission-ready following an intense assessment exercise in Queensland.
While in Singapore for the International Maritime Defence Exhibition, members of the INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019 (IPE19) Joint Task Force shared humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HADR) knowledge.
Australian Defence Force personnel have undertaken humanitarian assistance and disaster relief training with the Sri Lankan Navy in Puttalam, Sri Lanka.
As Exercise Kakadu reached a conclusion at sea, a land based challenge was taking place ashore.
The RAN’s Amphibious landing ship HMAS Choules and Coastal Mine Hunters HMAS Gascoyne and Yarra have joined a French-led multinational force to participate in valuable disaster response training designed to increase Australia’s ability to operate alongside regional nations.
Officers and sailors from HMAS Coonawarra have joined forces with other Australian Defence Force personnel and the local community for the massive clean-up operation following Cyclone Marcus, which struck Darwin on 17th March.
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.