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Self-Sufficient Healthcare Logistics Systems and Responsiveness: Ten Cases of Foreign Field Hospitals Deployed to Disaster Relief Supply Chains

Michael Naor, Ednilson Bernardes
2016 Journal of Operations and Supply Chain Management  
However, not much is known about factors that may account for their success in the supply chain literature.  ...  The aftermath of sudden-impact disasters, such as civil conflicts, wars, and natural disasters, are typically characterized by chaos and the urgent need for medical care for a massive number of casualties  ...  Military involvement in humanitarian supply chains. In G. Kovacks & K. Spens. Relief supply chain management for disasters: Humanitarian aid and emergency logistics. Hershey, U.S.: IGI Global.  ... 
doi:10.12660/joscmv9n1p1-22 fatcat:5rxhuhflvzcntl5zkjg3ra5spe

Agent-based model for material convergence in humanitarian logistics

Juan David Suárez-Moreno, Carlos Osorio-Ramírez, Wilson Adarme-Jaimes
2016 Revista Facultad de Ingeniería  
This problem may occur as an oversupply of goods, the arrival of unneeded products, or the supply of expired goods.  ...  Followed by the simulation, an experimental analysis of the results is performed with three different system configurations.  ...  The flow of supplies travels from outside in these rings, while information travels from the inside out. Figure 2 shows the description above in detail. supply chain is composed of three echelons.  ... 
doi:10.17533/udea.redin.n81a03 fatcat:sal6y24z2navzf452xk322xkky

The Role of Medical Service Corps Officers in the Management of Mass Casualties

Kenneth L. Knight
1956 Military medicine  
In addition, all fixed military medical installations are considered as belonging to this echelon.  ...  Station team will constitute this echelon and will move into the Field Aid Military Medicine—April, 1956 Station as a unit.  ... 
doi:10.1093/milmed/118.4.393 pmid:13308863 fatcat:5rbjazrpyngz7d5crbz7if2a54

Supply chain management for Disaster Relief Operations: principles and case studies

I. Nyoman Pujawan, Nani Kurniati, Naning A. Wessiani
2009 International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management  
Recently, there is an increasing concern towards the management of logistics/supply chain for Disaster Relief Operations (DROs).  ...  Supply chain management has been widely researched and applied in business context.  ...  Similar to commercial and military logistics/supply chain, visibility is vital to the effective operations and decision-making of disaster relief supply chains.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijlsm.2009.024797 fatcat:tzpnlqpxarfxpnos2dfwy4esly

Supply chain design: issues, challenges, frameworks and solutions

Steven A. Melnyk, Ram Narasimhan, Hugo A. DeCampos
2013 International Journal of Production Research  
Truly effective supply chain management is planned and purposive.  ...  Supply chain design needs to comprehend these three levels of analysis.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to recognise the contributions of the 46 reviewers (in addition to the three special issue editors).  ... 
doi:10.1080/00207543.2013.787175 fatcat:i3oa2cu73jgxnhhxmfu777pjzq

A research agenda for information quality assurance in public safety networks: information orchestration as the middle ground between hierarchical and netcentric approaches

Nitesh Bharosa, Marijn Janssen, Yao-Hua Tan
2011 Cognition, Technology & Work  
One of the key challenges in public safety networks is to ensure a high level of information quality (IQ) during disaster response.  ...  Even though both architectures have their strengths and weaknesses depending on several contingencies, both include characteristics that hamper IQ assurance for relief workers.  ...  Table 1 outlines only a handful of IQ problems encountered by relief workers during disaster management efforts.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10111-011-0172-9 fatcat:ajexrlthk5a6pdj4lvnuphb4iq

Theory in humanitarian operations research

Richard Oloruntoba, Gazi Farid Hossain, Beverly Wagner
2016 Annals of Operations Research  
The paper suggests and analyzes 3 social science and management theories as worthy of consideration by scholars and practitioners.  ...  The paper generates and stimulates new theory driven research ideas and outlines potential directions for future theoretically rigorous investigations of the practice of operations management in humanitarian  ...  For instance, scholars might seek to know how multiple levels or echelons of the humanitarian supply chain could affect a conceptual examination of humanitarian supply chains as well as existing models  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10479-016-2378-y fatcat:kirnpnhjofgzpceg5jagcxamwi

Supply chain disruptions and resilience: a major review and future research agenda

K. Katsaliaki, P. Galetsi, S. Kumar
2021 Annals of Operations Research  
The content analysis of these studies synthesized existing information about the types of disruptions, their impact on supply chains, resilience methods in supply chain design and recovery strategies proposed  ...  The aim of this study is to amalgamate knowledge on supply chain disruptions which constitutes an important and timely as the frequency and impact of disruptions increase.  ...  Natural disasters and disease outbreaks consequences can be mitigated through resilient management of the relief SC operation.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10479-020-03912-1 pmid:33437110 pmcid:PMC7792559 fatcat:x2ce77z4lval7ifffhit6bhnvm

Local level Disaster Response in Nepal: Investigating the Government Agencies

Shrijan Bahadur Malla, Ranjan Kumar Dahal, Shuichi Hasegawa
2020 Bulletin of the Department of Geology  
Effect of local level disaster response is always questionable in Nepal.  ...  disaster response and eroded the effectiveness of cluster approach.  ...  Today the army has the Disaster Management Directorate under the military operation branch.  ... 
doi:10.3126/bdg.v22i0.33410 fatcat:2exfsu54bfh5pnnhvlaz6zbnxa

Healthcare Military Logistics at Disaster Regions around the World: Insights from Ten Field Hospital Missions over Three Decades [chapter]

Michael Naor
2019 Military Engineering [Working Title]  
Military Engineering 2 (FFH) is one type of medical relief system.  ...  Data was collected by interviews conducted in Israel with senior military staff who actively commanded the humanitarian missions in the disaster areas.  ...  Description of IDF disaster relief missions.  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.88214 fatcat:nn4pykmyp5ewpmpcm2eupuiu5q

Multiple‐buyer procurement auctions framework for humanitarian supply chain management

Mustafa A. Ertem, Nebil Buyurgan, Manuel D. Rossetti
2010 International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management  
Originality/value -Combining the three phases of procurement auctions is unique both in the auction literature and in the disaster relief research, and it helps the humanitarian organizations supply the  ...  Purpose -The purpose of this paper is to address the inefficiency in resource allocation for disaster relief procurement operations.  ...  The presented framework is for a two-echelon supply chain, where all bidders have an external supplier replenishing their inventories by an (s, S) policy.  ... 
doi:10.1108/09600031011035092 fatcat:nordidisvjf27e3mflisb4yaoe

Coordination, cooperation and collaboration in relief supply chain management

Christian Wankmüller, Gerald Reiner
2019 Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft  
In recent years, an increasing number of natural and man-made disasters has demonstrated that a working relief supply chain management (RSCM) is crucial in order to alleviate the suffering of the affected  ...  The diversity of actors operating along a relief chain is extremely high, depending on the magnitude and severity of disasters.  ...  and relief chain management.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11573-019-00945-2 fatcat:awsex4vjo5cbpmmhvgrkyc3zoy

What can business learn from humanitarian supply chains? The case of the Spanish red cross in Haiti

Angel Diaz, Elcio Mendonça Tachizawa
2015 Journal of Operations and Supply Chain Management  
Five clues to the performance of the Red Cross are identified: a global, multi-level organization; modularity; standardization; knowledge management; and flexible funding mechanisms.  ...  Humanitarian supply chains have to manage highly dynamic and informal networks.  ...  For example, Oluruntoba & Gray (2006) argue that humanitarian supply chains can be agile with financial flows e.g. when attracting and managing funds from donors in disasters.  ... 
doi:10.12660/joscmv8n1p1-15 fatcat:3mj3gvkpgfdcjfy2nw7kaf5ysu

An insurance risk management framework for disaster relief and supply chain disruption inventory planning

E J Lodree Jr, S Taskin
2008 Journal of the Operational Research Society  
We make the following fundamental distinction between disaster relief supply chain management and supply chain disruption management: The purpose of disaster relief supply chain management is to coordinate  ...  Disaster relief supply chain management Supply chain management assumes a major role in the logis- tics activities associated with responding to disasters caused by hazards such as major hurricanes, earthquakes  ... 
doi:10.1057/palgrave.jors.2602377 fatcat:ouanzj3v4zakxdt3djgohnzmu4

Sustainability and the Future of Supply Chain Management

Benita Beamon
2014 Operations and Supply Chain Management An International Journal  
This paper describes the challenges and opportunities facing the supply chain of the future and describes the various effects these issues have on supply chain design, management, and integration.  ...  The global supply chain is embarking upon a new era of challenges and opportunities.  ...  Relief chains have been more closely compared to the military supply chain, whose focus is also on readiness, and which also plays significant roles in relief efforts.  ... 
doi:10.31387/oscm010003 fatcat:nwyum7qv7nhollo3btse22t7yu
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