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Developing supply chains in disaster relief operations through cross‐sector socially oriented collaborations: a theoretical model

François Maon, Adam Lindgreen, Joëlle Vanhamme, Adam Lindgreen
2009 Supply chain management  
In this context, relief refers to "the emergency food, shelter and services provided in the immediate aftermath of a natural or man-made disaster" (Thomas, 2003b: 4) and often entails a foreign intervention  ...  Predictions suggest the number of natural and human-made disasters will increase five-fold in the next 50 years (Thomas and Kopczak, 2005) ; hence, the need for efficient disaster relief operations is  ... 
doi:10.1108/13598540910942019 fatcat:5dp55fjunng5dlnh6vhu7d3qbm

Managing supply chains in times of crisis: a review of literature and insights

Malini Natarajarathinam, Ismail Capar, Arunachalam Narayanan, R. Glenn Richey
2009 International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management  
Purpose -The purpose of this paper is to review the literature to describe the current practices and research trends in managing supply chains in crisis.  ...  Originality/value -To the best of the authors' knowledge, this is the first literature review in the area of managing supply chains during crisis that looks at both SCM and operations research/management  ...  The authors would like to thank Drs William Sawaya and Manoj Vanajakumari and the reviewers for their comments that helped to improve this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1108/09600030910996251 fatcat:2nrqa6s2gzg3fnox6gx5zccbpq

Developing Information For Disaster And Risk Management In Public Universities Of Kenya: An Emerging Role Of Information Professionals

Henry Lucheli Lusala
2017 Zenodo  
Disaster management is the organization and management of resources and responsibilities for dealing with all humanitarian aspects of emergencies, in particular preparedness, response, and recovery in  ...  face the pressure to professionalize; explore the world of risk, trust, and the distribution of power to allow confrontation and flow of information as they gather daily intelligence on acts of disasters  ...  found that disasters can be classified into three types: (a) Natural; (b) Man-made; and (c) Hybrid.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1465698 fatcat:s5dmcbaeavhqbfvque42vjmq54


Buddhi Raj Joshi, Parbati Pandey, Keshari Tiwari, Dikshya Regmi, Singha Bahadur Khatri, Kshitij Sharma, Ganga Lal Tuladhar, Ramesh Raj Pant
2022 Zenodo  
One of the key aspects of the DRRM Act 2017 is the provision for forming community-based Disaster Preparedness and Response Committees.  ...  Importantly, it is also highlighted that the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act 2017 is the milestone in the DRRM section in Nepal.  ...  The objectives of the Tenth Plan on natural and man-made disaster management were to make public life secure by managing the natural and man-made disasters systematically and effectively and by making  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6026637 fatcat:sgmu5u7v4zhgrpiyfb56ssosii

Communities communicating with formal and informal systems: Being more resilient in times of need

Gaston Armour
2010 Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
Gaston Armour is the statewide emergency preparedness coordinator in the Illinois Department of Human Services, Office of Security and Emergency Preparedness.  ...  Today businesses, local governments and citizens are more aware of the impact that natural and man-made disasters can have on our daily lives and activities within a few hours or even a few minutes.  ...  Individuals and families are experiencing more distress today than ever before in their communities due to the contracting American economy as well as the prevailing natural and man-made threats.  ... 
doi:10.1002/bult.2010.1720360510 fatcat:5ucv5kumefgk7lysism56cwz7m

Rules of General Scope in Order to Be Prepared to Deal with CBRN Emergency Situations [chapter]

2022 International Law and Chemical, Biological, Radio-Nuclear (CBRN) Events  
This is an open access chapter distributed under the terms of the CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 license.  ...  on Collaboration in Emergency Assistance and Emergency Response to Natural and Man-made Disasters (1998), the Nordic Public Health Preparedness Agreement (2002) and the Agreement Between the Governments  ...  international support and assistance in case of natural or man-made disaster.51 For an example, see the Agreement Among the Governments of the Participating States of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation  ... 
doi:10.1163/9789004507999_005 fatcat:5hdapbiu5fa6lluxjoygb5vlbe

From disaster relief to disaster risk reduction: a consideration of the evolving international relief mechanism

Dewald Van Niekerk
2008 The Journal for Transdisciplinary Research in Southern Africa  
The early years of international disaster relief are discussed and it is shown how a change in this system was necessitated by a variety of factors and international disasters, which exposed its weakness  ...  The article argues that disaster relief and development aid were inextricably linked and it is this linkage which provided a catalyst for questioning the manner in which relief, and development assistance  ...  UNDRO was initially created with a mandate to respond to natural disasters, but quickly expanded to include so called "man-made" disasters as well (UN Chronicle, 1985) .  ... 
doi:10.4102/td.v4i2.158 fatcat:gtiqoe4pqnfihoop73a775xuhy


Rahsidi Sabri Muda, Izawati Tukiman, Mohamad Faiq Md Amin, Mohd. Ramzi Mohd. Hussain, Ainul Bahiah Mohd Khidzir
In practice, this framework poses as an interactive and cohesive community approach to face dam related disasters (DRD) which will enhance overall response in disaster risk reduction programs.  ...  To address this issue, a clear objective and approach are required to help the community, authorities and government to enhance preparedness and response in case of disaster.  ...  caused by natural and man-made hazards and related environmental, technological and biological (Oxley, 2013) .  ... 
doi:10.21837/pm.v18i14.837 fatcat:2g32nfqwyzeajaipl6abdbwfmy

Strategic planning for disaster relief logistics: lessons from supply chain management

Nezih Altay, Sameer Prasad, Jayavel Sounderpandian
2009 International Journal of Services Sciences  
In this article, we concentrate on the strategic planning stage and build an integrated logistics model based on elements of supply chain management theory.  ...  Reference to this paper should be made as follows: Altay, N., Prasad, S. and Sounderpandian, J. (2009) 'Strategic planning for disaster relief logistics: lessons from supply chain management', Int.  ...  The authors would like to thank Saroj Kumar Jha, Senior Infrastructure Specialist, Hazard Risk Management Team at The World Bank Group for insights into disaster relief logistics.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijssci.2009.024937 fatcat:p6g3ip3kazcvxbtqjvr47yaqqq

Disharmonization of Logistic Management and Regulation of Natural Disaster in Indonesia: A Collaborative Governance Perspective

Rustian, Sumartono, Hermawan, Hendro Wardhono
2021 Journal of Southwest Jiaotong University  
This research is at the ontological level of implementing logistic disaster management that is very significant in reducing the risk of natural disaster in Indonesia.  ...  regarding regulations and sanctions in natural disaster management that were carried out deliberately, and balance the provision of disaster management.  ...  A disaster is a natural or man-made event, sudden and progressive, which has a great impact so that the affected community must respond to the extraordinary actions [11] .  ... 
doi:10.35741/issn.0258-2724.56.3.29 fatcat:p744mdqkh5gjdc6jccbu75cmpm


D. Velev, P. Zlateva, L. Steshina, I. Petukhov
2019 The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
</strong> Natural and man-made disasters can severely destroy environments and they make conditions difficult to access the affected areas and to provide assistance.  ...  These can also facilitate the location of people in need, and can survey constructions to find critical damages.</p>  ...  Applicability of Virtual Reality in Education and Business", Grant № NID NI-22/2017.  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprs-archives-xlii-3-w8-437-2019 fatcat:nxfvpknvvjfafg3rm3llpg3oku

Empowerment of Disaster Affected Farmers – A Comprehensive Study on Developing Feasible Strategies for Empowering Thane Affected Cashew Growers in Cuddalore District of Tamil Nadu, India

M. Balarubini, C. Karthikeyan, T.N. Sujeetha
2017 International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences  
The major victim of any natural or man-made disaster is agriculture and people who are dependent on it for their livelihood (Fig. 2) .  ...  The primary data was collected during November, 2014.Based on the survey experience of the researcher and the interaction with stakeholders of Thane relief management officials, suitable strategies were  ... 
doi:10.20546/ijcmas.2017.611.469 fatcat:6krcf6oorncdhpshjuep5dydd4

An Investigation into Organisation Capacity for National Disaster Management in Zimbabwe: The Case of the Department of Civil Protection

Bismark Mutizwa
2021 International Journal of Humanities Management and Social Science  
Across the globe, disasters – both natural and man-made – have threatened humanity.  ...  This research sought to investigate the Department of Civil Protection's (DCP) capacity in national disaster management.  ...  Introduction The Across the global spectrum, disasters -both natural and man-made -have threatened humanity.  ... 
doi:10.36079/lamintang.ij-humass-0401.207 fatcat:rqsqfjdggrf5dk4uulofegh2a4

Disaster Management Discourse in Bangladesh: A Shift from Post-Event Response to the Preparedness and Mitigation Approach Through Institutional Partnerships [chapter]

C. Emdad, M. Salim
2013 Approaches to Disaster Management - Examining the Implications of Hazards, Emergencies and Disasters  
Acknowledgments MFDM, DMB and DRR  ...  For example, the Disaster Management Act of 1998 acknowledges the capacity of affected populations [15] : "An event, natural or man-made, sudden or progressive, that seriously disrupts the functioning  ...  The strategic focus of the CDMP was to lay the foundation for the shift in principle from a post-disaster relief and response strategy towards a comprehensive risk minimization culture that encouraged  ... 
doi:10.5772/54973 fatcat:isvvo4t4pbdidmtti3skmcvjq4


Lilybeth Matunhay, Jonel Milan, Cecilio Paqueo
2019 International Journal of Social Sciences  
It is recommended that such 'disaster preparedness' culture should be continued through regular and strict monitoring in the implementation of the DRRM plan and initiate more efforts relating to disaster  ...  Creation of awareness among people living in disaster-prone areas of the imminent risk they face and how best to respond when it occurs can be done through a broad range of avenues to enhance local people's  ...  and the enhancement of capabilities to prevent, protect, mitigates the effects of natural disaster, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disaster (Kruger, 2017) .  ... 
doi:10.20472/ss2019.8.1.003 fatcat:jvhrruux4ndtfdxrueadxbsnee
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