The Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance is celebrating its 30th anniversary, and we invite you to be a part of our commemoration. Liaison Magazine’s special 30th anniversary edition aims to reflflect on the past, present, and future of the Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response (HADR) community. This edition seeks to assess the successes and challenges faced in the past, and what work will need to be done to reinforce resiliency to natural disasters and complex emergencies in the Indo-Pacifific region and beyond in the near future.

The Liaison Journal seeks articles exploring these questions and more.

  • What are the key achievements of the HADR community in the Indo-Pacific over the past 30 years?
  • How has civil-military coordination evolved over the past 30 years, and what are the lessons learned?
  • What are the trends in HADR, climate change impacts, and conflict, military operations, and humanitarian assistance in the Indo-Pacific over the next 10-15 years?
  • How can governments, militaries, and nongovernmental organizations collaborate to achieve a strategic vision for future priorities and work?

Article Submissions

The Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance invites article submissions for upcoming Liaison journals with regard to civil-military disaster management and humanitarian relief collaborations.

CFE-DM invites original submissions from contributors of all backgrounds within the dmha community that have supported collaborations in assessments, lessons learned, technology, science and applied research, and training and education within the regional cooperation theme.

Liaison is a journal of civil-military disaster management and humanitarian relief collaborations and aims to engage and inform readers on the most current research, collaborations and lessons learned available.

We prefer original submissions, but if your article or paper is being considered for publication elsewhere, please note that with the submission.

Please direct submissions or questions to the editor at

Article Submission Details


All submissions should be emailed to the editor as an unformatted Microsoft Word file with a word count of 2,000 - 8,000. Endnotes are the preferred method of citation, if applicable, and please attach any images within the document as separate files as well.

Provide original research or reporting

Liaison is looking for original work, but previously published articles or papers will be considered if they are relevant to the issue topic.


Please avoid technical acronyms and language. the majority of Liaison readers are from Asia-Pacific nations and articles should be addressed to an international audience.

Copyrights or Licenses

All work remains the property of the author or photographer. Submission of an article or photograph implies authorization of publication by liaison magazine.

Supporting Imagery

Original imagery supporting any and all articles is also welcome. Please ensure the images are high-resolution and can be credited to the photographer without license infringement. Images should be attached to the submission separately, not embedded within the Microsoft word document.

Biography and Photo

When submitting an article, please include a short biography and high-resolution photo of yourself for the contributors' section.