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Humanitarian Assistance, Disaster Relief & Mine Action

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Overseas Humanitarian, Disaster, and Civic Aid Appropriation (OHDACA)


Humanitarian Assistance, Disaster Relief, and Mine Action

Building the capacity of partner nation civilian and military institutions to provide essential services to civilian populations through civil-military engagement

Humanitarian Assistance Program:

Makes available non-lethal excess property; medical, dental, veterinarian

Allows minor construction projects; repair of roads, schools, clinics; well digging, and flood control


Humanitarian Mine Action Program:

Provides unique training, access and readiness-enhancing benefits for U.S. Forces

Trains host nation trainers in clearing existing landmines and explosive remnants of war, mine-risk education and awareness, medical and safety requirements, and organizing local programs


Foreign Disaster Relief/Emergency Response:

Enables rapid response from geographic commanders

Provide logistics management, airlift, search and rescue, humanitarian daily rations, emergency supplies such as plastic sheeting, tents, bedding, water


Annual Humanitarian Assistance Report to Congress (furnished in accordance with 10 USC 2561)

Annual Humanitarian Mine Action Report (furnished in accordance with 10 USC 407)

Humanitarian Assistance Program

Excess Property Program

Funded Transportation Program

Denton (Space Available) Program

Foreign Disaster Relief

Humanitarian Mine Action

Overseas Humanitarian, Disaster, and Civic Aid (OHDACA) Appropriation

Humanitarian Daily Ration (HDR)

Humanitarian Demining Training Center