A framework for improving operational effectiveness and cost efficiency in emergency planning and response

A framework for improving operational effectiveness and cost efficiency in emergency planning and... Presents a practical framework within which disaster response operational effectiveness can be balanced with cost efficiency. This balancing is accomplished through a systematic proactive planning of response requirements, costs projections, procurement and resource mobilization. The framework is useful in general disaster response planning and in the development of cost‐efficient procedures for supporting disaster response efforts. It is generic and can be adapted to local conditions and requirements. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Disaster Prevention and Management Emerald Publishing

A framework for improving operational effectiveness and cost efficiency in emergency planning and response

Disaster Prevention and Management, Volume 4 (3): 7 – Aug 1, 1995

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 1995 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0965-3562
DOI
10.1108/09653569510088041
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Abstract

Presents a practical framework within which disaster response operational effectiveness can be balanced with cost efficiency. This balancing is accomplished through a systematic proactive planning of response requirements, costs projections, procurement and resource mobilization. The framework is useful in general disaster response planning and in the development of cost‐efficient procedures for supporting disaster response efforts. It is generic and can be adapted to local conditions and requirements.

Journal

Disaster Prevention and ManagementEmerald Publishing

Published: Aug 1, 1995

Keywords: Contingency planning; Cost control; Disaster management; Effectiveness; Resource management

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