Debris Management Website publishes decision support tool, free of charge

Sep 10, 2014 | Atlanta, GA

To assist disaster and waste management officials in assessing the cost of determining processing location sites and capacities and decisions related to debris flow such as collection, transportation, reduction, recycling, and disposal of debris, the Georgia Tech Center for Health & Humanitarian Systems (HHS) recently launched a website that provides an Excel based user-friendly decision support tool. The tool is available for download online at no charge.

The tool’s objectives are primarily to project financial costs and duration of debris removal operations among others. The tool can be used to support pre-disaster strategic decisions as well as operational decisions following a disaster.

To read more about the decision support tool and debris management visit

  • Debris Optimization model
    Debris Optimization model

For More Information Contact: 

Barbara Christopher
Industrial and Systems Engineering