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.
|Hazard||lightning, heat wave, flood, earthquake, climate Change, drought,|
|Location||Araria, Arwal, Aurangabad, Banka, Begusarai, Bhagalpur, Bhojpur, Buxar, Darbhanga, East Champaran, Gaya, Gopalganj, Jamui, Jehanabad, Kaimur, Katihar, Khagaria, Kishanganj, Lakhisarai, Madhepura, Madhubani, Monghyr, Muzaffarpur, Nalanda, Nawada, Patna, Purnea, Rohtas, Saharsa, Samastipur, Saran, Sheohar, Shiekhpura, Sitamarhi, Siwan, Supaul, Vaishali, West Champaran,|
|Theme||resilient villages, resilient livelihoods, resilient basic services, resilient critical infrastructure, resilient cities, miscellaneous,|
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