Humanitarian Logistics: Meeting the Challenge of Preparing for and Responding to Disasters

Humanitarian Logistics: Meeting the Challenge of Preparing for and Responding to Disasters

by Martin Christopher
     
 

Humanitarian Logistics examines the challenges facing those whose role it is to organize and distribute resources in difficult situations. This multi-contributor volume includes insights from some of the world's leading experts in disaster relief. It examines key issues including warehousing, procurement, and funding. 

With particular focus on

Overview


Humanitarian Logistics examines the challenges facing those whose role it is to organize and distribute resources in difficult situations. This multi-contributor volume includes insights from some of the world's leading experts in disaster relief. 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 the ways to respond effectively.

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"[F]eatures a reader-friendly layout with numerous tables and bullet points."  -Book News, Inc.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780749462468
Publisher:
Kogan Page, Ltd.
Publication date:
05/28/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
298
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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From the Publisher
...features a reader-friendly layout with numerous tables and bullet points."  -Book News, Inc.

Meet the Author


Prof. Martin Christopher has worked in logistics education and research for 40 years and previously headed the department of Demand Chain Management at Cranfield University.

Dr. Peter Tatham is a leading international researcher in the field of humanitarian logistics and a Senior Lecturer in Logistics and Supply Network Management at Griffith University in Australia.  He previously taught Defense Logistics at Cranfield University. 

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