Defense Secretary Hagel Urges Better International Humanitarian Aid Coordination During Asian Tour
Omaha World-Herald: During Southeast Asia trip, Chuck Hagel stresses humanitarian aid coordination
“…During his ongoing trip through the [Asian] region, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has made a priority of pushing for better international coordination in the face of natural disasters and other crises, such as the disappearance of the Malaysian airliner. In part, the need is expected to increase as climate change and other environmental challenges produce more crises. But Hagel also stressed how working together in response to disasters can help deepen ties among nations…” (Morton, 4/7).