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JOEBM 2017 Vol.5(12): 366-372 ISSN: 2301-3567
DOI: 10.18178/joebm.2017.5.12.540

Disaster-Related Project Management: An Organizational Perspective

Ajaz Muhammad Khan, Ali Ahsan, and Sara Siddique
Abstract— This paper examines the problems faced by disaster management and relief organizations during handling different disaster-related projects. It focuses on the causes, and control and techniques adopted by different countries to effectively manage the disasters. Four different cases have been studied and analyzed to develop an understanding of issue faced by the organizations. Recommendations have been proposed for improving management policies. Findings of this research highlight the importance and need for coordination among different regional, national and international organizations to minimize the risks and vulnerabilities, and to ensure the availability of resources required for relief and rehabilitation.

Index Terms— Disaster management, public project management, humanitarian agencies, disaster relief.

A. M. Khan is with Pakistan Army, Pakistan (e-mail: ajaz.mkhan@yahoo.com).
A. Ahsan and S. Siddique are with the Faculty of Business and Technology, Foundation University, Islamabad, 44000 Pakistan (e-mail: al_ahsan1@yahoo.com, sara-sid@live.com).


Cite: Ajaz Muhammad Khan, Ali Ahsan, and Sara Siddique, " Disaster-Related Project Management: An Organizational Perspective," Journal of Economics, Business and Management vol. 5, no.12, pp. 366-372, 2017.

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