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22 Nov 2011 description
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LONDON –– On November 1st in London, the Fritz Institute / CILT (UK) Certification in Humanitarian Logistics (CHL) was awarded the European Supply Chain Excellence Award for Training and Professional Development. The award was presented to the Fritz Institute in partnership with the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (UK) and the Logistics Learning Alliance. Also short-listed for the award, which was sponsored by BiS Henderson, were BAE Systems, DHL Supply Chain, and Gist.

13 Sep 2007 description
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World Vision International and Oxfam are First to Implement the Software to Manage Humanitarian Efforts in Africa

13 Dec 2006 description
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Fritz Institute Leverages Corporate Expertise and Resources for Long-Term Improvement in the Delivery of Aid

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Fritz Institute announced today the launch of Corporations for Humanity, its unique alliance between private enterprise and the humanitarian relief sector.

05 Oct 2006 description
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Fritz Institute is pleased to share with you our latest report, Surviving the Pakistan Earthquake: Perceptions of the Affected One Year Later. This research was undertaken because we believe that the perceptions of those affected by disasters, and those who are recipients of disaster relief services, provide a unique perspective on the effectiveness of relief efforts and relief organizations.

04 Oct 2006 description
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INTRODUCTION

At 8:50 a.m. on October 8, 2005, a 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck northern Pakistan causing serious damage in the North West Frontier (NWFP) and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK)

provinces. Over 4000 villages were affected, 73,000 people killed, 79,000 injured and 3.3 million people rendered homeless. Over 470,000 houses were completely destroyed, nearly 65% of the hospitals in the area were destroyed or badly damaged and an estimated 10,000 school buildings were affected.

26 Apr 2006 description
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The storm surge from Hurricane Katrina, which made landfall on August 29, 2005, caused catastrophic damage along the coastlines of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama. Levees separating Lake Pontchartrain from New Orleans were breached, ultimately flooding about 80% of the city. Additionally, major wind damage was reported as far as 200 miles inland. Katrina is now considered the deadliest and costliest hurricane in the U.S. in over 80 years. In all, more than 1,400 people were killed and damages are estimated to have exceeded more than $75 billion.

26 Apr 2006 description
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SAN FRANCISCO - Findings released today from a survey of people affected by Hurricane Katrina reveal that government agencies, non-profit organizations and families were not well-prepared with evacuation plans and services essential to relief and recovery for a disaster of this magnitude. Sixty percent of respondents did not receive outside assistance in the first 48 hours and 26% of those who did not evacuate had to wait at least one week.

18 Jan 2006 description
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

On December 26, 2004, a devastating Tsunami struck south Asia. Over 230,000 people perished and millions more were displaced. The countries with the most deaths and largest losses of livelihood were Indonesia, Sri Lanka and India. With this disaster came an outpouring of generosity and assistance from within each country and across the world.

13 Dec 2005 description
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Fritz Institute Leverages Corporate Expertise and Resources for Long-Term Improvement in the Delivery of Aid

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Fritz Institute announced today the launch of Corporations for Humanity, its unique alliance between private enterprise and the humanitarian relief sector.

06 Dec 2005 description
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On December 26, 2004, a devastating Tsunami struck south Asia. Over 230,000 people perished and millions more were displaced. The countries with the most deaths and largest losses of livelihood were Indonesia, Sri Lanka and India. With this disaster came an outpouring of generosity and assistance from within each country and across the world. Aid groups at the international,regional, national, and local levels sprang into action, as did numerous community-based groups and religious organizations.

13 Sep 2005 description
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Experts from Fritz Institute, the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and MIT's Center for Transportation and Logistics share knowledge about how supply chain management can improve international disaster aid

STANFORD, CA - With the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina fresh on everyone's mind, members of humanitarian relief organizations, along with corporate and academic supply chain management experts, recently gathered at the Stanford Graduate School of Business to exchange ideas and best practices aimed at improving the effectiveness of major international disaster efforts.

01 Sep 2005 description
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In an effort to understand the dynamics of the relief operation for the South Asia Earthquake and Tsunami and gather data to inform future relief efforts, Fritz Institute conducted a study of NGOs and affected families in all the districts affected by the Tsunami in India and Sri Lanka. This report outlines the top line findings of the study. The NGO portion of the study included interviews with the relief coordinators of 226 NGOs in India and 150 NGOs in Sri Lanka.

20 Jun 2005 description
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Fritz Institute Study Finds Tsunami Challenged Relief Resources Tsunami Brought Logistics to the Forefront of Global Humanitarian Aid

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