Consultancy assignment: Disaster Management Consultant
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Assignment on Disaster Management Focus on Earthquake and Fire (1)
As seen by previous work done in this area, disaster management is complex in that managers must assign specific personnel and resources to multiple locations and tasks. For instance, although ambulance crews, fire crews, police, SWAT teams, and the bomb squad all have basic first responder skills, each has specific specialty skills and specialized equipment that are most useful (or required) at a certain point in the disaster management effort. This type of complexity suggests the DRSP is a form of the multiple resource-constrained project scheduling set of problems, and occurs when personnel can perform the various tasks of assorted projects with differing time and cost requirements (Brucker et al. ). MRCPSP problems are subject to a multitude of operational constraints, such as workload and labor requirements, safety issues, logistics and equipment availability, which are subject to precedence constraints and ultimately will be associated with specific time-periods (Drexl ). As was seen in the response to Hurricane Katrina, in real-world situations task/personnel assignments are often made in an unstructured manner, usually without the aid of sophisticated software. The end result is a disjointed response that often results in increased delays and higher casualties. Thus, we see a need for using MRCPSP-related models in disaster management.
Consultancy Assignment: Disaster Management Consultant, P ..
Years after that, HOT was focusing more on training local disaster management agencies (BPBD) in several disaster prone provinces. The exposure data collection was still our main focus to feed into InaSAFE system for disaster impact calculation. During that year, we met a very eager lecturer from Hasanuddin University in South Sulawesi. We finally did an extra training in the university and trained 15 students. A few weeks after that, the map of Makassar city was very well mapped as the lecturer started giving more students trainings and assignments to do mapping. The map created by the students was very detailed it was then used by the city disaster management agency to create a flood contingency plan in the following year. HOT saw this as an opportunity, then we developed a program called the University Roadshow in 2014-2015 where we trained students in 13 universities all over Indonesia which conveyed their interest.
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