Defining a role for the Canadian Armed Forces and humanitarian assistance and disaster relief
Overall, humanitarian assistance and disaster relief is a significant and growing demand on CAF resources—though it fits uneasily with the vision the CAF has of itself.
Military personnel stack sandbags at Constance Bay on April 30, 2019. Canadian Forces units were deployed to flood zones along the Ottawa River Valley in response to record high water levels. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade