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Photos from the Opening Ceremony of the Mozambique Disaster Preparedness and Response Exercise
The event represented a successful collaboration among international and interagency organizations, with the Government of Mozambique hosting an event sponsored by U.S. Africa Command and executed by the Center for Disaster and Humanitarian Assistance Medicine.
U.S. Africa Command Chief of Humanitarian and Health Activities, Michael Hryshchyshyn, left,  welcomes Mozambique Prime Minister Alberto Vaquina as he arrives for the opening ceremony of the  Mozambique Pandemic and Natural Disaster Preparedness and Response Exercise in Maputo, Mozambique, July 28, 2014. The USAFRICOM DPP supports African Nations to enhance their capacity to mitigate, prepare for and respond to disasters. (U.S. Africa Command photo by Mass Communications Chief Mark Richardson/Released)
9 photos: Mozambique Pandemic and Natural Disaster Preparedness Program
Photo 1 of 9: U.S. Africa Command Chief of Humanitarian and Health Activities, Michael Hryshchyshyn, left, welcomes Mozambique Prime Minister Alberto Vaquina as he arrives for the opening ceremony of the Mozambique Pandemic and Natural Disaster Preparedness and Response Exercise in Maputo, Mozambique, July 28, 2014. The USAFRICOM DPP supports African Nations to enhance their capacity to mitigate, prepare for and respond to disasters. (U.S. Africa Command photo by Mass Communications Chief Mark Richardson/Released) Download full-resolution version
U.S. Africa Command Chief of Humanitarian and Health Activities, Michael Hryshchyshyn, right, and Erik Threet, Program Manager, Disaster Preparedness Program, U.S. Africa Command, center, greet Mozambique Prime Minister Alberto Vaquina as he arrives at the Mozambique Pandemic and Natural Disaster Preparedness and Response Exercise in Maputo, Mozambique, July 28, 2014. The USAFRICOM DPP supports African Nations to enhance their capacity to mitigate, prepare for and respond to disasters. (U.S. Africa Command photo by Mass Communications Chief Mark Richardson/Released)
9 photos: Mozambique Pandemic and Natural Disaster Preparedness Program
Photo 2 of 9: U.S. Africa Command Chief of Humanitarian and Health Activities, Michael Hryshchyshyn, right, and Erik Threet, Program Manager, Disaster Preparedness Program, U.S. Africa Command, center, greet Mozambique Prime Minister Alberto Vaquina as he arrives at the Mozambique Pandemic and Natural Disaster Preparedness and Response Exercise in Maputo, Mozambique, July 28, 2014. The USAFRICOM DPP supports African Nations to enhance their capacity to mitigate, prepare for and respond to disasters. (U.S. Africa Command photo by Mass Communications Chief Mark Richardson/Released) Download full-resolution version
Mozambique Prime Minister Alberto Vaquina and Mark Cassayre, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy Maputo, Mozambique, review the Mozambique Pandemic and Natural Disaster Preparedness and Response Exercise in Maputo, Mozambique, July 28, 2014. The event represented a successful collaboration among international and interagency organizations, with the Government of Mozambique hosting an event sponsored by U.S. Africa Command and executed by the Center for Disaster and Humanitarian Assistance Medicine.  (U.S. Africa Command photo by Mass Communications Chief Mark Richardson/Released)
9 photos: Mozambique Pandemic and Natural Disaster Preparedness Program
Photo 3 of 9: Mozambique Prime Minister Alberto Vaquina and Mark Cassayre, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy Maputo, Mozambique, review the Mozambique Pandemic and Natural Disaster Preparedness and Response Exercise in Maputo, Mozambique, July 28, 2014. The event represented a successful collaboration among international and interagency organizations, with the Government of Mozambique hosting an event sponsored by U.S. Africa Command and executed by the Center for Disaster and Humanitarian Assistance Medicine. (U.S. Africa Command photo by Mass Communications Chief Mark Richardson/Released) Download full-resolution version
Mozambique officials attending the week long Pandemic and Natural Disaster Preparedness and Response Exercise in Maputo July 28, 2014 – Aug. 1, 2014 broke into small groups, rehearsing their roles in a realistic, simulated emergency. The USAFRICOM DPP supports African Nations to enhance their capacity to mitigate, prepare for and respond to disasters. (U.S. Africa Command photo by Mass Communications Chief Mark Richardson/Released)
9 photos: Mozambique Pandemic and Natural Disaster Preparedness Program
Photo 4 of 9: Mozambique officials attending the week long Pandemic and Natural Disaster Preparedness and Response Exercise in Maputo July 28, 2014 – Aug. 1, 2014 broke into small groups, rehearsing their roles in a realistic, simulated emergency. The USAFRICOM DPP supports African Nations to enhance their capacity to mitigate, prepare for and respond to disasters. (U.S. Africa Command photo by Mass Communications Chief Mark Richardson/Released) Download full-resolution version
Mozambique officials attending the week long Pandemic and Natural Disaster Preparedness and Response Exercise in Maputo July 28, 2014 – Aug. 1, 2014 broke into small groups, rehearsing their roles in a realistic, simulated emergency. The USAFRICOM DPP supports African Nations to enhance their capacity to mitigate, prepare for and respond to disasters. (U.S. Africa Command photo by Mass Communications Chief Mark Richardson/Released)
9 photos: Mozambique Pandemic and Natural Disaster Preparedness Program
Photo 5 of 9: Mozambique officials attending the week long Pandemic and Natural Disaster Preparedness and Response Exercise in Maputo July 28, 2014 – Aug. 1, 2014 broke into small groups, rehearsing their roles in a realistic, simulated emergency. The USAFRICOM DPP supports African Nations to enhance their capacity to mitigate, prepare for and respond to disasters. (U.S. Africa Command photo by Mass Communications Chief Mark Richardson/Released) Download full-resolution version
Mozambique officials attending the week long Pandemic and Natural Disaster Preparedness and Response Exercise in Maputo July 28, 2014 – Aug. 1, 2014 broke into small groups, rehearsing their roles in a realistic, simulated emergency. The USAFRICOM DPP supports African Nations to enhance their capacity to mitigate, prepare for and respond to disasters. (U.S. Africa Command photo by Mass Communications Chief Mark Richardson/Released)
9 photos: Mozambique Pandemic and Natural Disaster Preparedness Program
Photo 6 of 9: Mozambique officials attending the week long Pandemic and Natural Disaster Preparedness and Response Exercise in Maputo July 28, 2014 – Aug. 1, 2014 broke into small groups, rehearsing their roles in a realistic, simulated emergency. The USAFRICOM DPP supports African Nations to enhance their capacity to mitigate, prepare for and respond to disasters. (U.S. Africa Command photo by Mass Communications Chief Mark Richardson/Released) Download full-resolution version
U.S. Africa Command Chief of Humanitarian and Health Activities, Michael Hryshchyshyn, discusses AFRICOM’s role during the Mozambique Pandemic and Natural Disaster Preparedness and Response Exercise in Maputo, Mozambique, July 28, 2014. The event represented a successful collaboration among international and interagency organizations, with the Government of Mozambique hosting an event sponsored by U.S. Africa Command and executed by the Center for Disaster and Humanitarian Assistance Medicine.  The USAFRICOM DPP supports African Nations to enhance their capacity to mitigate, prepare for and respond to disasters. (U.S. Africa Command photo by Mass Communications Chief Mark Richardson/Released)
9 photos: Mozambique Pandemic and Natural Disaster Preparedness Program
Photo 7 of 9: U.S. Africa Command Chief of Humanitarian and Health Activities, Michael Hryshchyshyn, discusses AFRICOM’s role during the Mozambique Pandemic and Natural Disaster Preparedness and Response Exercise in Maputo, Mozambique, July 28, 2014. The event represented a successful collaboration among international and interagency organizations, with the Government of Mozambique hosting an event sponsored by U.S. Africa Command and executed by the Center for Disaster and Humanitarian Assistance Medicine. The USAFRICOM DPP supports African Nations to enhance their capacity to mitigate, prepare for and respond to disasters. (U.S. Africa Command photo by Mass Communications Chief Mark Richardson/Released) Download full-resolution version
Uganda Maj. Gen F. Julius Oketta, left, and Mark Cassayre, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy Maputo, Mozambique, during a break at the Mozambique Pandemic and Natural Disaster Preparedness and Response Exercise in Maputo, Mozambique, July 28, 2014. The USAFRICOM DPP supports African Nations to enhance their capacity to mitigate, prepare for and respond to disasters. (U.S. Africa Command photo by Mass Communications Chief Mark Richardson/Released)
9 photos: Mozambique Pandemic and Natural Disaster Preparedness Program
Photo 8 of 9: Uganda Maj. Gen F. Julius Oketta, left, and Mark Cassayre, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy Maputo, Mozambique, during a break at the Mozambique Pandemic and Natural Disaster Preparedness and Response Exercise in Maputo, Mozambique, July 28, 2014. The USAFRICOM DPP supports African Nations to enhance their capacity to mitigate, prepare for and respond to disasters. (U.S. Africa Command photo by Mass Communications Chief Mark Richardson/Released) Download full-resolution version
Distinguished guests, exercise participants and event coordinators pose for a group photo after the opening ceremony of the Mozambique Pandemic and Natural Disaster Preparedness and Response Exercise in Maputo, Mozambique, July 28, 2014. The event represented a successful collaboration among international and interagency organizations, with the Government of Mozambique hosting an event sponsored by U.S. Africa Command and executed by the Center for Disaster and Humanitarian Assistance Medicine. (Photo by U.S. Embassy Mozambique/Released)
9 photos: Mozambique Pandemic and Natural Disaster Preparedness Program
Photo 9 of 9: Distinguished guests, exercise participants and event coordinators pose for a group photo after the opening ceremony of the Mozambique Pandemic and Natural Disaster Preparedness and Response Exercise in Maputo, Mozambique, July 28, 2014. The event represented a successful collaboration among international and interagency organizations, with the Government of Mozambique hosting an event sponsored by U.S. Africa Command and executed by the Center for Disaster and Humanitarian Assistance Medicine. (Photo by U.S. Embassy Mozambique/Released) Download full-resolution version
U.S. Africa Command Chief of Humanitarian and Health Activities, Michael Hryshchyshyn, left,  welcomes Mozambique Prime Minister Alberto Vaquina as he arrives for the opening ceremony of the  Mozambique Pandemic and Natural Disaster Preparedness and Response Exercise in Maputo, Mozambique, July 28, 2014. The USAFRICOM DPP supports African Nations to enhance their capacity to mitigate, prepare for and respond to disasters. (U.S. Africa Command photo by Mass Communications Chief Mark Richardson/Released)
U.S. Africa Command Chief of Humanitarian and Health Activities, Michael Hryshchyshyn, right, and Erik Threet, Program Manager, Disaster Preparedness Program, U.S. Africa Command, center, greet Mozambique Prime Minister Alberto Vaquina as he arrives at the Mozambique Pandemic and Natural Disaster Preparedness and Response Exercise in Maputo, Mozambique, July 28, 2014. The USAFRICOM DPP supports African Nations to enhance their capacity to mitigate, prepare for and respond to disasters. (U.S. Africa Command photo by Mass Communications Chief Mark Richardson/Released)
Mozambique Prime Minister Alberto Vaquina and Mark Cassayre, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy Maputo, Mozambique, review the Mozambique Pandemic and Natural Disaster Preparedness and Response Exercise in Maputo, Mozambique, July 28, 2014. The event represented a successful collaboration among international and interagency organizations, with the Government of Mozambique hosting an event sponsored by U.S. Africa Command and executed by the Center for Disaster and Humanitarian Assistance Medicine.  (U.S. Africa Command photo by Mass Communications Chief Mark Richardson/Released)
Mozambique officials attending the week long Pandemic and Natural Disaster Preparedness and Response Exercise in Maputo July 28, 2014 – Aug. 1, 2014 broke into small groups, rehearsing their roles in a realistic, simulated emergency. The USAFRICOM DPP supports African Nations to enhance their capacity to mitigate, prepare for and respond to disasters. (U.S. Africa Command photo by Mass Communications Chief Mark Richardson/Released)
Mozambique officials attending the week long Pandemic and Natural Disaster Preparedness and Response Exercise in Maputo July 28, 2014 – Aug. 1, 2014 broke into small groups, rehearsing their roles in a realistic, simulated emergency. The USAFRICOM DPP supports African Nations to enhance their capacity to mitigate, prepare for and respond to disasters. (U.S. Africa Command photo by Mass Communications Chief Mark Richardson/Released)
Mozambique officials attending the week long Pandemic and Natural Disaster Preparedness and Response Exercise in Maputo July 28, 2014 – Aug. 1, 2014 broke into small groups, rehearsing their roles in a realistic, simulated emergency. The USAFRICOM DPP supports African Nations to enhance their capacity to mitigate, prepare for and respond to disasters. (U.S. Africa Command photo by Mass Communications Chief Mark Richardson/Released)
U.S. Africa Command Chief of Humanitarian and Health Activities, Michael Hryshchyshyn, discusses AFRICOM’s role during the Mozambique Pandemic and Natural Disaster Preparedness and Response Exercise in Maputo, Mozambique, July 28, 2014. The event represented a successful collaboration among international and interagency organizations, with the Government of Mozambique hosting an event sponsored by U.S. Africa Command and executed by the Center for Disaster and Humanitarian Assistance Medicine.  The USAFRICOM DPP supports African Nations to enhance their capacity to mitigate, prepare for and respond to disasters. (U.S. Africa Command photo by Mass Communications Chief Mark Richardson/Released)
Uganda Maj. Gen F. Julius Oketta, left, and Mark Cassayre, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy Maputo, Mozambique, during a break at the Mozambique Pandemic and Natural Disaster Preparedness and Response Exercise in Maputo, Mozambique, July 28, 2014. The USAFRICOM DPP supports African Nations to enhance their capacity to mitigate, prepare for and respond to disasters. (U.S. Africa Command photo by Mass Communications Chief Mark Richardson/Released)
Distinguished guests, exercise participants and event coordinators pose for a group photo after the opening ceremony of the Mozambique Pandemic and Natural Disaster Preparedness and Response Exercise in Maputo, Mozambique, July 28, 2014. The event represented a successful collaboration among international and interagency organizations, with the Government of Mozambique hosting an event sponsored by U.S. Africa Command and executed by the Center for Disaster and Humanitarian Assistance Medicine. (Photo by U.S. Embassy Mozambique/Released)

The event represented a successful collaboration among international and interagency organizations, with the Government of Mozambique hosting an event sponsored by U.S. Africa Command and executed by the Center for Disaster and Humanitarian Assistance Medicine. (U.S. Africa Command photos by Chief Petty Officer Mark Richardson)

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