CIBER Focus: "Humanitarian Logistics" with Alfonso Pedraza-Martinez
Alfonso Pedraza-Martinez discusses humanitarian logistics in an interview with Kelley MBA student Jimmy Bettcher. Pedraza-Martinez, Assistant Professor at the Kelley School of Business, first describes his background in this field including his experiences preparing for cyclical disasters in Colombia. He then outlines several unique challenges facing organizations that respond to humanitarian crises and explains the differences between short-term relief programs and long-term development programs. Pedraza-Martinez also highlights how humanitarian organizations have developed better collaboration skills and emphasizes the importance of building relationships with local communities. *This video was recorded as a part of the Indiana University CIBER Focus Vodcast Series.