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Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chains: Case Studies and Research Issues,9781420042900
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Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chains: Case Studies and Research Issues

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Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chains examines cases involving humanitarian relief efforts for natural disasters, such as hurricanes and tsunamis, or public service problems, such as immunization of large populations, that require efficient use of operations research management. This book introduces supply chain models and techniques to effectively deliver relief efforts, illustrating the use of such strategies and techniques on various real-world problems. It examines areas of study where additional research efforts are most needed. It also investigates the connections between supply chain managers and humanitarian organizations such as the WHO, CARES, and CDC.

Table of Contents

Overview of Logistics and Supply Chain Problems
Mathematics of Logistics Solution Methods
The Medical Cold Chain Problem
Childhood Immunization Problems
Mitigating the Spread of Infectious Diseases
Control of Asian Bird Flu
Guinea Worm Eradication in the Sudan
Hurricane Katrina Relief
Earthquake Relief in Third World Countries
Military Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chains
Humanitarian Logistics at CARE
Humanitarian Logistics at WHO
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