Humanitarian Relief and Broken Supply Chains: Advancing Logistics Performance

All of the stakeholders in a relief operation—donors, humanitarian groups, governments, local nongovernment organizations, the military, and the private sector—are connected by a fragile supply chain. The challenge is to create a flexible and adaptive supply chain for humanitarian relief, capable of launching a variety of services appropriate to the incident, with a wide scope, in a short time. The authors of this article identify some practical approaches.


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Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 11-16
  • Serial:
    • TR News
    • Issue Number: 287
    • Publisher: Transportation Research Board
    • ISSN: 0738-6826

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01496022
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: Oct 23 2013 1:44PM