Managing Information in Humanitarian Crises: The UNJLC Website

Published 05 Feb 2005
Reference 5278
Topic Operations
Region Global
Summary

Based on a series of deployments (Mozambique-Sudan) the case narrates some of the lessons learned and challenges faced by the United Nations Joint Logistics Center (UNJLC) is using Information Management to reinforce and enact their mandate of interagency coordination in complex crises.

Teaching objectives

This case serves to highlight the importance of information, and its challenges, to support the activities of the supply chain.

Keywords
  • AR2005
  • AR0405
  • RD0505
  • UNITED NATIONS
  • HUMANITARIAN LOGISTICS
  • INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  • JOINT LOGISTICS CENTER
  • DISASTER MANAGEMENT
  • COORDINATION
  • SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
  • CRISIS MANAGEMENT