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Humanitarian logistics: development of an improved disaster classification framework


Tatham, P and L'Hermitte, C and Spens, K and Kovacs, G, Humanitarian logistics: development of an improved disaster classification framework, Proceedings of the 11th ANZAM operations, supply chain and services management symposium, 20 - 21 June, Brisbane, Australia, pp. 1-10. ISBN 978-0-646-90576-1 (2013) [Refereed Conference Paper]


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To date, the majority of Humanitarian Logistic researchers have used a relatively parsimonious 2*2 matrix to classify a disaster event and its logistic impact. The aim of this conceptual paper is to develop a more detailed framework that contains 13 major elements which are designed capture a range of antecedents and emergent properties and, thereby, offer an improved understanding of the logistic impact of a potential or actual disaster event. The results will underpin future research that is aimed at improving our understanding of the Humanitarian Logistic cost drivers.

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Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:Humanitarian logistics; logistic cost drivers; disaster classification
Research Division:Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
Research Group:Transportation, logistics and supply chains
Research Field:Logistics
Objective Division:Transport
Objective Group:Other transport
Objective Field:Other transport not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:L'Hermitte, C (Ms Cecile L'Hermitte)
ID Code:100388
Year Published:2013
Deposited By:NC Ports and Shipping
Deposited On:2015-05-14
Last Modified:2015-10-09
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