Perú to be First Head of Cooperative System for Humanitarian Assistance

By Geraldine Cook
October 11, 2012

The recently created Cooperative System for Humanitarian Assistance (SICAHUM) will be a voluntary mechanism that will respect each country’s laws, and the coordination and direction of assistance will be provided by civil authorities, explained Chilean Defense Minister Andrés Allamand, on October 10, at the 10th Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas, celebrated in Uruguay.

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