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Douala, Cameroon, (February 11, 2008) - High speed vessel Swift (HSV 2) sailors offload 27 pallets of food, medical supplies and hygiene products in Douala, Cameroon as part of the Navy's Project Handclasp program February 11. The bulk of the items, donated at the request of the U.S. Embassy in Cameroon, will support ongoing relief efforts for refugees from Chad in Cameroon by the Office of the United nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and World Food Program. Several pallets will also support programs of the non-governmental organization Catholic Relief Services (CRS). Delivery and transportation was made possible through the efforts of African Partnership Station. Commander Task Group 365 and training teams from various U.S. and European military commands, as well as governmental and non-governmental organizations are embarked on board Fort McHenry and Swift to enhance cooperative partnerships with regional maritime services in West and Central Africa and the Gulf of Guinea. (Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Elizabeth Merriam, U.S. Navy)
Douala, Cameroon, (February 11, 2008) - High speed vessel Swift (HSV 2) sailors offload 27 pallets of food, medical supplies and hygiene products in Douala, Cameroon as part of the Navy's Project Handclasp program February 11.  The bulk of the items, donated at the request of the U.S. Embassy in Cameroon, will support ongoing relief efforts for refugees from Chad in Cameroon by the Office of the United nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)  and World Food Program. Several pallets will also support programs of the non-governmental organization Catholic Relief Services (CRS). Delivery and transportation was made possible through the efforts of African Partnership Station. Commander Task Group 365 and training teams from various U.S. and European military commands, as well as governmental and non-governmental organizations are embarked on board Fort McHenry and Swift to enhance cooperative partnerships with regional maritime services in West and Central Africa and the Gulf of Guinea. (Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Elizabeth Merriam, U.S. Navy)
Douala, Cameroon, (February 11, 2008) - High speed vessel Swift (HSV 2) sailors offload 27 pallets of food, medical supplies and hygiene products in Douala, Cameroon as part of the Navy's Project Handclasp program February 11. The bulk of the items, donated at the request of the U.S. Embassy in Cameroon, will support ongoing relief efforts for refugees from Chad in Cameroon by the Office of the United nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and World Food Program. Several pallets will also support programs of the non-governmental organization Catholic Relief Services (CRS). Delivery and transportation was made possible through the efforts of African Partnership Station. Commander Task Group 365 and training teams from various U.S. and European military commands, as well as governmental and non-governmental organizations are embarked on board Fort McHenry and Swift to enhance cooperative partnerships with regional maritime services in West and Central Africa and the Gulf of Guinea. (Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Elizabeth Merriam, U.S. Navy)
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