By Christopher W. Zobel,Nezih Altay,Mark P. Haselkorn
This quantity offers a survey of present learn difficulties and leads to humanitarian operations research. also, it discusses latest functions of humanitarian operations examine, and considers new study efforts that sincerely expand present study and applications. The publication is split into 3 sections that supply an summary of the topic, a glance on the idea, and an exam of applications.
The assessment part offers chapters on modeling techniques and metrics to judge nonprofit operations; leader findings of fieldwork study in catastrophe reaction logistics; using money as a sort of reduction; and measuring markets that provide cash-based humanitarian interventions.
The idea part comprises chapters that learn the accomplice proliferation challenge in catastrophe reaction networks; a case learn of humanitarian logistics that examines how humanitarian tradition informs swap adoption; and a glance on the present state-of-the-art for info visibility in humanitarian operations.
Finally, the appliance part specializes in blood items, vaccines, and nutrients tips, with person chapters on effective inventorying and distribution of blood items in the course of failures; an in depth examine modeling within the context of the vaccine offer chain; a framework for attaining fairness, effectiveness, and potency in meals financial institution operations; and a spatio-temporal vulnerabili
ty overview of the resilience of a inhabitants plagued by unexpected loss of food.
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Advances in Managing Humanitarian Operations (International Series in Operations Research & Management Science) by Christopher W. Zobel,Nezih Altay,Mark P. Haselkorn