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Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response (HA/DR): Strategic Competition & HA/DR

This research guide provides information, resources, and training materials on the subject of civil-military coordination in foreign humanitarian assistance and disaster responses (HA/DR).


This page contains various open sources about how the People's Republic of China (PRC) and The Russian Federation (RUS) conduct foreign humanitarian assistance (FHA) and foreign disaster relief (FDR) operations as well as external articles on how strategic competition impacts the HA/DR space.

Strategic Competition and HA/DR


Featured Resources on PRC & RUS HA/DR



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