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By Matthias Klumpp, Sander de Leeuw, Alberto Regattieri, Robert de Souza

This contributed quantity combines conceptual and strategic study articles facing the "why" and "to what finish" of sustainable operations in humanitarian logistics, in addition to operational learn contributions concerning the "how" from the United international locations in addition to from researchers and agencies from diverse international locations (Germany, Australia, Singapore, Netherlands, Italy, Denmark, Jordan). the objective viewers basically contains examine specialists, choice makers and practitioners within the box, however the e-book can also be worthwhile for graduate students.

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Humanitarian Logistics and Sustainability

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2014; Zach 2014). One ethical issue that is seldom discussed is the wise spending of tax payer and/or donor funds. Governments have a fiduciary duty to taxpayers to spend tax funds wisely, and the HO who undertakes HL should also spend funds sustainably (McGee 2008). It seems that this has not always been done. Another ethical question that is not often asked is whether governments should get involved at all in disaster relief, recovery and rehabilitation using tax payers’ funds (McGee 2008). People in general often assume, without thinking, that the government should get involved and use tax payers’ money; however, an ethical analysis of this issue might reveal that it is less efficient for government to get involved in such activities, than for the private sector (such as insurance companies and disaster insurance).

The socio-psychological and emotional aspects of caring for affected persons are not often addressed. Other challenges in current approaches to HL planning and decision-making include the relatively high levels of selectivity, and sometimes inequities in the response to humanitarian crises. Research has 3 A Planning and Decision-Making Framework … 37 shown that the logistics of relief distribution often tends to ignore ethics and equity (Sumathipala 2014; Flynn and Speier 2014; Schwartz et al. 2014; Zach 2014).

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