A new Roadmap for Procurement and Sourcing Preparedness Activities in Humanitarian Disasters for NGOs

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In this study a new roadmap for procurement and sourcing activities is developed for international NGOs. The framework includes preparedness activities to support procurement and sourcing in case of humanitarian disasters. The study is based on a structured literature review and the case study approach including extensive interviews with key managers in a large international NGO. Challenges within procurement and sourcing has been identified including uncertainty in demand and regulations. The developed framework consisting of four stages of Procurement and Sourcing Preparedness Activities. These activities can increase the level of preparedness, thus saving more lives in sudden onset disasters.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBook of Proceedings - 27th EurOMA Conference : Managing Operations for Impact
Place of PublicationWarwick
PublisherUniversity of Warwick
Publication date2020
Publication statusPublished - 2020
Event27th EurOMA Conference: Managing Operations for Impact - On-line conference - University of Warwick, United Kingdom, Warwick, United Kingdom
Duration: 29. Jun 202030. Jun 2020
Conference number: 27


Conference27th EurOMA Conference
LocationOn-line conference - University of Warwick, United Kingdom
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
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  • Procurement Preparedness
  • Humanitarian Supply Chain


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