Center for Excellence in Disaster Management & Humanitarian Assistance

CFE-DM increases the readiness of U.S. forces, civilian and military counterparts, and international partners to respond globally to foreign humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations through Civil-Military coordination, training, information sharing, and regional planning.

ABOUT CFE-DM

The Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance (CFE-DM) is a U.S. Department of Defense organization that was established by U.S. Congress in 1994. 

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TRAINING COURSES

CFE-DM's courses aim to  prepare U.S. and foreign militaries to work alongside civilian organizations to respond effectively and efficiently to disasters and humanitarian crises.


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DISASTER MANAGEMENT REFERENCE HANDBOOKS

CFE-DM's Disaster Management Reference Handbooks provide an operational understanding of the disaster management capability and vulnerability of countries most prone to disasters. 

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LIAISON JOURNAL 

Liaison is CFE-DM’s civil-military journal of disaster management and humanitarian relief collaborations. Articles are original work from throughout the DMHA community.


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