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Humanitarian Logistics : Meeting the Challenge of Preparing for and Responding to Disasters
by Prof. Martin Christopher and Dr. Peter Tatham

Overview - In 2007, there were 34 armed conflicts worldwide. That same year, a total of 414 natural disasters affected 211 million people. Overall, these natural disasters resulted in 16,847 deaths, and caused $74.9 billion in damages.Humanitarian Logistics examines the key challenges facing those whose role it is to organize and distribute resources in the most difficult of situations.  Read more...

 
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Overview
In 2007, there were 34 armed conflicts worldwide. That same year, a total of 414 natural disasters affected 211 million people. Overall, these natural disasters resulted in 16,847 deaths, and caused $74.9 billion in damages.Humanitarian Logistics examines the key challenges facing those whose role it is to organize and distribute resources in the most difficult of situations. This multi-contributor title includes insights from some of the world's leading experts in humanitarian logistics. It examines key issues including, warehousing, procurement and funding.With particular focus on pre-disaster preparation, rather than post-disaster assistance, Humanitarian Logistics provides current thinking as well as best practice for those who need to understand the many challenges and ways to respond effectively in this crucial area.


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  • ISBN: 9780749462475
  • Publisher: Kogan Page
  • Date: June 2011
 
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