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Disaster management and humanitarian logistics In any disaster response, the management of humanitarian logistics is of prime importance. Affected people need different kinds of goods and services support for survival. There is the need of cost effec

BY: Sanjay Pandey
Organization: Yuganter
Original Source / Author: M.T. Ortuño 21 Jun, 2017
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Disaster management and humanitarian logistics

 

In any disaster response, the management of humanitarian logistics is of prime importance. Affected people need different kinds of goods and services support for survival. There is the need of cost effective and timely flow and storage of goods, services as well as information.

 

“The  process of planning, implementing and controlling the efficient, cost-effective flow and storage of goods and materials as well as related information, from the point of origin to the point of consumption for the purpose of meeting the end beneficiary’s requirements and alleviate the suffering of vulnerable people is called humanitarian logistics

 

It is a complex process and involves severe time pressure, high uncertainty and several stakeholders. The decision making processes in managing humanitarian logistics becomes complicated task due to the involvement of multiple actors (decision-makers) and involvement of uncertainty and time constraint. Decision making process requires decision aids tools.

 

Book titled “Decision Aid Models for “Disaster Management and Emergencies by Vitoriano B Montero De Juan J n Ruan D ( Eds), from Atlantis press” provides important insights based on the survey of literature and practices related to the management of humanitarian logistics from last 20 years.

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