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USARPAC, Bangladesh army kick off Disaster Relief Exercise & Exchange Sgt. 1st Class Mary Ferguson

Ambassador Dan Mozena, U.S Embassy, Dhaka, listens as Lt. Gen. Abu Belal Mohammad Shafiul Haque, the Bangladesh Armed Forces Division's principal staff officer, emphasizes the importance of disaster preparedness and sets the tone of collaboration while addressing members of U.S. and Bangladesh military, government, and civil organizations during the 2013 Pacific Resilience Disaster Response Exercise & Exchange (DREE) opening ceremony Aug. 18, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The four-day DREE, led by the U.S. Army Pacific and Bangladesh Government and Armed Forces Division, is a civil-military disaster preparedness and response initiative featuring table-top and field training exercises focused on command and control, urban search and rescue, engineering capacity, and debris management. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Mary E. Ferguson)

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The United States Army Pacific joined the Bangladesh government and Armed Forces Division in kicking off the 2013 Pacific Resilience Disaster Response Exercise & Exchange (DREE) during an opening ceremony Aug. 18, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The ceremony's speakers emphasized communication and collaboration throughout the exercise which focuses on regional readiness through civil-military disaster preparedness and response. The DREE is scheduled for Aug. 18-21, and features a Table-Top Exercise and a phased Field Training Exercise focusing on command and control, search and rescue, engineering and debris management.


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Date Taken:08.18.2013

Date Posted:08.18.2013 10:47

Location:DHAKA, BDGlobe

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