Humanitarian Logistics

MIT CTL offering humanitarian logistics course

Monday, April 29, 2024 · Brian Straight
MIT’s Center for Transportation & Logistics is offering a 9-week course on humanitarian logistics.

5 things supply chain managers can do to contribute to humanitarian relief

Monday, August 28, 2023 · Iana Shaheen and Arash Azadegan
When it comes to disaster relief, supply chains are critical. Here’s what to know about working with relief organizations.

Humanitarian supply chains put into perspective

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 · Patrick Burnson
USC's 7th Annual Global Supply Chain Excellence Summit in August featured a panel discussion on the ever-changing nature of worldwide relief efforts in an age of increasing complexity.

Flexport Shares Views on State of Humanitarian Supply Chains

Monday, July 15, 2019 · Patrick Burnson
The better our combination of technology, physical infrastructure and human expertise gets, the better we'll be able to handle unexpected situations, maintains Flexport

USC’s 7th Annual Global Supply Chain Excellence Summit to Examine Current State of Humanitarian Aid

Friday, June 14, 2019 · Patrick Burnson
When USC's 7th Annual Global Supply Chain Excellence Summit commences in August, the agenda will include the growing field of humanitarian logistics

MIT-USAID Program Releases Supply Chain Evaluation of Malaria Diagnostics

Friday, October 14, 2016 · Lauren McKown
The World Health Organization estimates that nearly half of the world's population is at risk for malaria, a life-threatening, but ultimately curable and preventable disease spread by mosquitos.

Cargo Flight Launches a Vital Link in the Ebola Response Effort

Monday, January 12, 2015 · SCMR Staff
A shipment of medical equipment that arrived today in Monrovia, Liberia, from Miami, US, will enable 25 government hospitals to receive infection control training, helping the facilities which were partially or fully closed owing to the Ebola crisis to recommence regular…

Ebola and Humanitarian Logistics

Thursday, October 23, 2014 · SCMR Staff
Fear of an Ebola outbreak in the United States has spurred two key proposals for preventing the spread of this deadly disease, writes MIT’s Jarrod Goentzel. In his recent blog, he notes that these include travel bans from West Africa and stockpiling Personal Protective…

Now is the Time to Focus on Humanitarian Logistics

Monday, December 23, 2013 · Patrick Burnson
Dr. Jarrod Goentzel, Director of the MIT Humanitarian Response Lab, has written a compelling account of the response to Typhoon Haiyan



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