"The local community along with Indian community has enthusiastically joined the HADR
efforts being undertaken by the ships.
As one of the major projects under the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) between the two countries, the HADR
facility will provide access to necessary prepositioned equipment and infrastructure, thus enabling the two countries to respond efficiently to both traditional and non-traditional defense and security challenges.
It added that the purpose of the HADR
operations was to provide relief assistance to the affected population in Palu City through the Indonesian National Disaster Management Authority and ASEAN coordinating assistance center for humanitarian assistance on disaster management (AHA CENTRE)
At this point in time, the priority of the President is HADR
and counter terrorism so thats the thing we are focusing on now,' said Lt.
To sustain HADR
operations, another ship INS MAGAR, suitably loaded with relief materials is being sent to Mozambique.
He said part of the exercise could deal with maneuvers, interoperability exercises, and HADR
He said part of the exercise could deal with manuevers, inter-operability exercises, and HADR
or Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief operations.
'We have so much to learn from each other, especially if we focus on HADR
(humanitarian assistance and disaster response, anti-piracy, and counter terrorism scenarios,' he said.
Summary: Beira [Mozambique], Mar 20 (ANI): India's three naval ships have reached Port Beira of Mozambique, which has been ravaged by Cyclone Idai, and have delivered the first batch of Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR
) stores including food, medicines and clothing to the Maputo's defence authorities.
"This eventuality shows the real intent of these terrorist groups that despite the willingness of the NOLCOM troopers to provide help and assistance to its people who were heavily-affected by typhoon Ompong, they (rebels) picked this crucial time to attack and harass our forces who are currently on Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR
) mode," said Bulosan.