Faculty addresses HADR rationale in Indo-Pacific

By |2019-01-09T15:11:40+00:00December 10th, 2018|Categories: Campbell, Canyon, External Publications, Ryan|Tags: , , , |

Three DKI APCSS Faculty members recently co-authored a paper entitled “Rationale for involving the private sector in humanitarian assistance and disaster relief in the Indo-Pacific.” Dr. Benjamin Ryan, Dr. Deon Canyon and Dr. James Campbell all contributed to the paper. The article was also co-authored by Harvard Humanitarian Initiative and Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, and the National Science and Technology Center for Disaster Risk Reduction. With the rise in disaster frequency and intensity throughout the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, the article explores the significant opportunity that exists for international humanitarian and disaster relief systems [...]

DKI APCSS supports ASEAN Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief exercise

By |2018-10-17T16:18:44+00:00August 10th, 2018|Categories: Workshop|Tags: , , , |

The current co-chairs of the ASEAN Defence Ministers Plus Expert Working Group on Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (ADMM Plus EWG HADR) are Malaysia and United States. As part of this co-chair role, both countries worked together to facilitate a table top exercise (TTX) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on July 25 and 26, 2018. DKI APCSS Associate Professor Benjamin Ryan had the opportunity of helping facilitate and review the TTX, and attend the meeting on July 27, 2018. This multinational exercise included representatives from all 18 ADMM Plus EWG HADR countries, ASEAN secretariat, ASEAN Coordination Centre for Humanitarian Assistance (AHA Centre), [...]