Disaster Relief Logistics: Benefits of and Impediments to Horizontal Cooperation between Humanitarian Organizations

@inproceedings{Schulz2008DisasterRL,
  title={Disaster Relief Logistics: Benefits of and Impediments to Horizontal Cooperation between Humanitarian Organizations},
  author={S. Schulz},
  year={2008}
}
  • S. Schulz
  • Published 2008
  • Political Science
  • A steadily growing number of natural disasters is calling for a more efficient and effective handling of disaster relief operations. Since logistics accounts for up to 80% of the total relief expenditures of humanitarian organizations, it represents one of the main levers to achieve improvements in terms of cost, time and quality. In particular, investments in supply chain infrastructure and other preparations in the forefront of disasters are still limited, although they promise the highest… CONTINUE READING
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