Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management: Volume 9 Issue 2


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Supply chain management, national culture, and refugee network performance

Jason James Woldt, Sameer Prasad, Jasmine Tata

The purpose of this paper is to examine the flow of refugees through the dual lens of supply chain management and national cultural values.

The refugee camp management: a general framework and a unifying decision-making model

Ozlem Karsu, Bahar Y. Kara, Bayram Selvi

Motivated by the increasing need to provide support to refugees, which remains as a pressing issue in the agenda of many countries, the purpose of this paper is to…

Purchasing strategies for relief items in humanitarian operations

Arthur Abreu da Silva Lamenza, Tharcisio Cotta Fontainha, Adriana Leiras

The purpose of this paper is to develop a Humanitarian Purchasing Matrix to guide purchasing strategies for relief items in humanitarian operations.

Instances for the problem of pre-positioning emergency supplies

Renata Turkeš, Kenneth Sörensen

Despite a growing body of research on the problem of increasing disaster preparedness by pre-positioning relief supplies at strategic locations, there is a lack of a…

Effectiveness of humanitarian logistics training: The Finnish Red Cross (FRC) Emergency Response Unit (ERU)

Karl-Kristian Stuns, Graham Heaslip

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the effectiveness of humanitarian logistics training for the Finnish Red Cross (FRC) Emergency Response Unit (ERU) delegates, and…

The Humanitarian Supply Chain Assessment Tool (HumSCAT)

Ruth Banomyong, Puthipong Julagasigorn, Paitoon Varadejsatitwong, Pairach Piboonrungroj

An understanding of the “AS-IS” stage of a relief operation is the basis for further action in humanitarian supply chain management. The purpose of this paper is to…

A multi-objective emergency network design problem to carry out disaster relief operations in developing countries: A case study of Tehran, Iran

Mohsen Babaei, Afshin Shariat-Mohaymany, Nariman Nikoo, Ahmad-Reza Ghaffari

One of the problems in post-earthquake disaster management in developing countries, such as Iran, is the prediction of the residual network available for disaster relief…

Developing and analyzing framework to manage resources in humanitarian logistics

Waqar Ahmed, Arsalan Najmi, Farhana Khan, Hasan Aziz

Humanitarian services usually perform in the face of uncertainty in which mobilization of resources in an efficient and effective manner is a big challenge. Sharing timely…

Mount Merapi eruption: Simulating dynamic evacuation and volunteer coordination using agent-based modeling approach

Bertha Maya Sopha, Risqika Edni Doni Achsan, Anna Maria Sri Asih

Uneven distribution and mistarget beneficiaries are among problems encountered during post-disaster relief operations in 2010 Mount Merapi eruption. The purpose of this…

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