Responding to the Tsunami Disaster

Hasenauer, Heike
March 2005
Soldiers;Mar2005, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p24
Reports on the relief provided by U.S. military forces to the devastated regions of Southeast Asia affected by earthquake and tsunami. Amount pledged by the U.S. government for humanitarian aid and recovery assistance to the governments of the affected countries; Number of military personnel involved in the massive humanitarian aid mission dubbed Operation Unified Assistance; Access of U.S. forces deployed to the disaster area to the global information system of the U.S. Department of Defense via the STEP site.


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