OCLC Number: (OCoLC)227898278 Subject: Military occupation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. Excerpt: ... ( UN ) agencies and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies ( IFRC ), and NGOs, such as Mercy Corps, OXFAM, and Doctors without Borders. Moreover, in any given deployment, DOD must work with and support the affected host-nation government and civil society. A number of efforts are ongoing to strengthen U.S. government defense, diplomacy, and development initiatives to better link and coordinate responses to HADR and S a R operations. DOS has established the Office of the Coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization ( S / CRS ) to lead, coordinate, and institutionalize civilian government capacities to prevent or prepare for post-conflict situations and to help stabilize and reconstruct societies in transition from conflict or civil strife. U.S. military and USAID staff members have been detailed to S / CRS, which in turn participates in the exercises and other activities of the military's combatant commands ( COCOMs ). S / CRS is also reaching out to other governments, IOs, and NGOs. Meanwhile, USAID has created an Office of Military Affairs ( OMA ), which serves as the day-to-day operational link with DOD and is responsible for the development of long-term strategic relationships. USAID is also strengthening its relationship with DOS, which works with USAID in dealing with other governments and IOs. DOD has pioneered several initiatives, including the Afghan Reachback Office, which facilitates collaboration and coordination among DOD, DOS, and USAID for Afghanistan reconstruction activities. The COCOMs and other military elements, such as Civil Affairs ( CA ) units, are developing improved linkages with DOS and USAID. NDU and the military service schools and colleges are focusing on S a R operational training and education, including interagency coordination and outreach to the IO and NGO communities. The military educat...A number of efforts are ongoing to strengthen U.S. government defense, diplomacy, and development initiatives to better link and coordinate responses to HADR and S aamp; R operations.
|Title||:||An Ict Primer|
|Publisher||:||Books LLC - 2012-06|