CARE - Pre-positioning Inventory for Inventory for...

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8/27/2009 1 Pre-positioning Inventory for Emergency Response Serhan Duran, Marco A Gutierrez, Adaora Okwo Pinar Keskinocak 1 CARE (Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere, Inc.) Overview ± One of the world's largest private international humanitarian organizations - more than 12,000 staff ± Founded in 1945 to provide relief to survivors of World War II ± Mission: serve individuals and families in the poorest communities in the world ² Strengthen capacity for self-help ² Provide economic opportunity ² Influence policy decisions at all levels ² Address discrimination in all its forms ² Deliver relief in emergencies ± Operates in more than 65 countries CARE’s Operational Presence 2
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8/27/2009 2 CARE Overview - Development ± Hunger ² Focus on young children ± Education ² YouTube - Imagine This- India ± Health ² Training, nutrition, education, health services ² HIV/AIDS – education, testing, treatment, caring for orphans ² YouTube - Imagine This- Nepal ± Economic development , empowerment of women ² YouTube - The Girl Effect ± Agriculture and natural resources ± Water ² Build and maintain clean water systems and latrines 3 CARE Overview – Emergency relief ± Help communities create plans to deal with emergencies ± Ensure communities receive food, water, shelter, healthcare and other emergency relief supplies when they need them most ± Help communities recover and rebuild after disaster strikes ± In 2001, CARE emergency projects directly assisted more than 7 million people in 26 countries. ± Hot spots today ² East Timor : Provide urgent aid and long term help East Timor : Provide urgent aid and long-term help ² Sudan Crisis : A humanitarian crisis affecting millions of peoples ± “On March 4, 2009, CARE, along with several other international organizations, received a letters from the government of Sudan canceling our operations in the country. ” ² Nepal : Respond to flooding and helps prevent future crises 4
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8/27/2009 3 Responding to Floods in Nepal ± Increase in flash floods due to soil erosion ² Crops, livestock, homes, schools, roads, drinking water, standing pools ± Response ² 2.5 tons of food ² Funds for medicine ± Recovery and mitigation ² Planting trees ² Farming methods ² Education 5 Emergency response practice – historical perspective ± Conduct most of the activities after the onset of the disaster ² identify possible suppliers (local and/or international), ² conduct the procurement process ² identify potential warehouse sites ² rent and set up warehouses ± Most of the transportation is outsourced 6
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8/27/2009 4 Emergency response effectiveness ± Response time ± Coverage ± Quality CARE’s Operational Presence 7 Direct Shipments vs Pre-positioning ± Local Suppliers ² Stimulate economy Low transportation cos ² Low quality Lower availability ² Low transportation cost ± Global Suppliers ² Higher availability ² Higher quality ² ² Slower response ² Higher transportation cost ± Pre-positioning ² Faster response ² Higher availability ² Warehouse cost ² Inventory cost 8
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2009 for the course ISYE 4803 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Tech.

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