Civilian-military coordination in the emergency response in Indonesia

Mil Med. 2006 Oct;171(10 Suppl 1):66-70. doi: 10.7205/milmed.171.1s.66.

Abstract

Military and civilian humanitarian interventions in severely affected Indonesian province of Aceh are described following the tsunami of December 26. Specific events and activities illustrate the comparative roles of these types of agencies and how collaboration should recognize the abilities and limitations of each.

MeSH terms

  • Altruism*
  • Cooperative Behavior*
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Disaster Planning / organization & administration*
  • Disasters*
  • Humans
  • Indonesia
  • Interinstitutional Relations*
  • Local Government
  • Medical Missions / organization & administration*
  • Military Medicine / organization & administration*
  • Military Personnel
  • Organizational Objectives
  • Program Development
  • Program Evaluation
  • Public Health Practice
  • Relief Work / organization & administration*
  • Time Factors
  • United States
  • Volunteers