Clean-up in the Philippines challenges aid

Nov 18, 2013 | Atlanta, GA

Typhoon Haiyan made its landfall in central-eastern Philippines, with a wind speed exceeding 195 miles per hour. It left behind thousands dead, and hundreds of thousands homeless and in need of aid. The challenge becomes how to clear the debris so responders can deliver the aid. 

Ozlem Ergun, Coca Cola Associate Professor, and Pinar Keskinocak, Joseph C. Mellow Professor, are co-directors of Georgia Tech’s Center for Health and Humanitarian Logistics.They and Ph.D. student Melih Celik explain what’s next in the clean-up process in a recent posting in the Amplifer, Georgia Tech’s blog featuring experts on current issues.

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  • Dr. Pinar Keskinocak
    Dr. Pinar Keskinocak
  • Dr. Özlem Ergun
    Dr. Özlem Ergun

For More Information Contact: 

Barbara Christopher
Industrial and Systems Engineering