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Warfighters in the Navy and Marine Corps likely have some familiarity with the differences - cultural, structural and philosophical – between how they perform crisis action and deliberate action planning when contrasted with non-military organizations. Within the humanitarian assistance space, one must consider the Navy planning process in contrast to the planning efforts of international and nongovernmental organizations which employ the cluster system. The purpose of this article is to discuss some of the key differences between these planning styles with respect to the humanitarian assistance space.

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