Authorities Australia Sets Up Crisis-Response Systems View post tag: Royal Australian Navy September 25, 2015 View post tag: HMAS Canberra Back to overview,Home naval-today Australia Sets Up Crisis-Response Systems Share this article View post tag: DFAT Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is working with the Australian Defence Force (ADF) to prepare for overseas crises.Through Exercise Sea Raider, the ADF is certifying its new Amphibious Assault Ship, HMAS Canberra, to conduct humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, and civilian evacuation operations.DFAT has prepositioned humanitarian supplies on HMAS Canberra and will deploy crisis specialists to the exercise. While there they will conduct a mock delivery of humanitarian relief supplies to a fictional regional country. They will also practice delivery of consular services in a crisis situation.DFAT and the ADF work closely together in overseas emergencies, such as the recent earthquake in Nepal and Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu. By conducting joint exercises Australia hopes to ensure that DFAT and ADF systems work smoothly together in a crisis.[mappress mapid=”17008″]Image: Australian Department of Defence
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