CARE, ACF, and Emory specialists to discuss Climate Change and Humanitarian Aid as part of France-Atlanta partnership

CARE, ACF, and Emory specialists to discuss Climate Change and Humanitarian Aid as part of France-Atlanta partnership

"Climate change and humanitarian aid : local and global stakes in COP21"


Hosted by FRANCE-Atlanta in partnership with Emory University and the Center for Health & Humanitarian Systems at Georgia Tech


Climate change is an aggravating factor of humanitarian crises that poses significant challenges for government and non-government humanitarian actors alike. In 2014, 87% of recorded disasters were climate-related.

2015 Health and Humanitarian Logistics Conference

2015 Health and Humanitarian Logistics Conference

The 2015 Conference on Health and Humanitarian Logistics was held November 18-20, 2015 in South Africa. The conference, now in its seventh year, was held for the first time by the University of Pretoria Gordon Institute of Business Science and co-organized by Georgia Tech, INSEAD, MIT and Northeastern University. The mission of the conference is to stimulate innovation and build capacity to manage global health and humanitarian supply chains around the world.

Ebola Modeling Workshop

WORKSHOP JAN 22-23: Modeling the control and spread of Ebola in W. Africa

MODELING THE SPREAD AND CONTROL OF EBOLA IN WEST AFRICAA rapid response workshop


*Co-organized by Dr. Pinar Keskinocak, co-dirctor of the GA Tech Center for Health & Humanitarian Systems (HHS) along with Joshua Weitz (Chair, Georgia Tech), Rustom Antia (Emory), John Drake (UGA), John Glasser (CDC), Jonathan Dushoff (McMaster), Lauren Meyers (UT-Austin), and Fredrik Vannberg (Georgia Tech)


January 22-23, 2015         (1/22 8:30AM - 1/23 1:30PM)

Presentation from disaster logistics and rehabilitation experts

Comprehensive Disaster Response: Presentation from disaster logistics and rehabilitation experts

Disaster logistics and rehabilitation experts Abrar Ismail (Pakistan Earthquake Reconstruction & Rehabilitation Authority) and Todd Shea (Compregensive Disaster Relief Services) led a presentation and lively discussion about emergency disaster response and long-term disaster rehabilitation and reconstruction (COMPREHENSIVE DISASTER RESPONSE: MUCH MORE THAN SHORT TERM HUMANITARIAN DISASTER RELIEF).

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