Teresa Ortuño : Humanitarian logistics. Multicriteria decision-aid models for last mile distribution

Teresa Ortuño : Humanitarian logistics. Multicriteria decision-aid models for last mile distribution

Speaker: Dr M. Teresa Ortuño
Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain)

Title: Humanitarian logistics. Multicriteria decision-aid models for last mile distribution

Date and time: Friday 11 August 2017, 3:00–4:00pm
Location: Building 8 Level 9 Room 66 (AGR) RMIT City campus

Abstract: Large scale disasters, such as the catastrophic Haiti earthquake (2010), have massive and lasting effects on large concentrations of people. Nowadays disasters can be considered as a consequence of inappropriately managed risk, being these risks the product of hazards and vulnerability. Vulnerability refers to the extent to which a community can be affected by the impact of a hazard and, in this way, developing countries, due to their greater vulnerability, suffer the highest costs when a disaster occurs. Read more

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