Managing Risks For Humanitarian Aid And Disaster Relief Procurement And Logistical Supply

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Title: ‘’Managing Risks in Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief Procurement and Logistical Supply’’ Acknowledgement: This research thesis results from my Masters studies carried out at the Logistics and supply chain Department of the University of the West of Scotland, United Kingdom. It is my long term desire and great pleasure to offer my sincere thanks to all those who have contributed, in whatever way, to the completion of this work of mine. First of all, I wish to thank Mr. Thanos Kourouklis, head of the Logistics and supply chain Department for helping and guiding me throughout my course with the best of his knowledge and skills. I gladly extend these thanks to Dr AdeBisi Adewole, my supervisor…show more content…
7 1.6 Methodology........................................................................... 8 1.7 Limitations and scope........................................................................... 8 Chapter 2................................................................................................... Literature Review....................................................................................... Title: ‘’Managing Risks in Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief Procurement and Logistical Supply’’ Chapter 1: 1.1) Abstract: A steadily but alarmingly growing number of natural disasters is calling for more efficient and targeted handling of relief based operations around the world. These disasters are the topics of actuality and must be taken as serious as their impact is. Mankind is suffering from natural and manmade disasters since the beginning of time and have lost a lot in terms of lives and infrastructure at the hands of these disasters. On the other hand different humanitarian operations have also been taking place since the evolution of disasters and both sides of coin have been going parallel to each other. This paper investigates the humanitarian relief agencies efforts in their own respective field when it comes to tackling disaster relief operations and how they are managing their logistics and supply chain networks while operating in relief based operations. It includes risks that are involved in their
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