Definition of humanitarian operations center

0-9
a
b
c
d
e
f
g
h
i
j
k
l
m
n
o
p
q
r
s
t
u
v
w
y
z

search

TeachMeFinance.com - explain humanitarian operations center



humanitarian operations center

'humanitarian operations center' is an military term meaning '(DOD) An international and interagency body that coordinates the overall relief strategy and unity of effort among all participants in a large foreign humanitarian assistance operation. It normally is established under the direction of the government of the affected country or the United Nations, or a US Government agency during a US unilateral operation. Because the humanitarian operations center operates at the national level, it will normally consist of senior representatives from the affected country, assisting countries, the United Nations, nongovernmental organizations, intergovernmental organizations, and other major organizations involved in the operation. Also called HOC. See also operation'.

Previous 5 Terms:
humanitarian and civic assistance_
humanitarian assistance _
humanitarian assistance coordination center-
humanitarian demining assistance -
humanitarian mine action
Next 5 Terms:
hung ordnance_
hunter track _
hydrogen bomb-
hydrographic chart -
hydrographic reconnaissance



About the author

Mark McCracken

Author: Mark McCracken is a corporate trainer and author living in Higashi Osaka, Japan. He is the author of thousands of online articles as well as the Business English textbook, "25 Business Skills in English".

Copyright © 2005-2011 by Mark McCracken, All Rights Reserved. TeachMeFinance.com is an informational website, and should not be used as a substitute for professional medical, legal or financial advice. Information presented at TeachMeFinance.com is provided on an "AS-IS" basis. Please read the disclaimer for details.