When Disaster Strikes: Is Logistics and Contracting Support Ready?

Report Number: NPS-AM-11-C8P22R02-075

Series: Acquisition Management

Category: Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR)

Report Series: Proceedings Paper

Authors: Aruna Apte, E. Cory Yoder

Title: When Disaster Strikes: Is Logistics and Contracting Support Ready?

Published: 2011-04-01

Sponsored By: Acquisition Research Program

Status: Published--Unlimited Distribution

Research Type: NPS Faculty

Full Text URL: http://acquisitionresearch.net/files/FY2011/NPS-AM-11-C8P22R02-075.pdf

Keywords: Crisis Response, Haiti, Logistics and Contract Capability, Optimizing Response Capability

Abstract:

Recent crisis responses, including the Department of Defense (DoD) and the United States (U.S.) integrated response to the 7.0-magnitude earthquake in Haiti, in which the DoD played a major role, can be examined and analyzed to determine how greater efficiencies and effectiveness may be achieved. Specific examination and analysis of actual logistics and contract capability in real-world response, including the DoD