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?
Sponsored By: Acquisition Research Program
Status: Published--Unlimited Distribution
Research Type: NPS Faculty
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