Aviation and Humanitarian Logistics Series
Events in this Series
Humanitarian Logistics in the Horn of Africa
Date: Thursday, September 2, 10:00 – 11:00 AM ET
Featuring AirServ Limited Uganda and Concern Worldwide Ethiopia, this session focused on the challenges of last-mile humanitarian operations in the Horn of Africa, examining the ways that NGOs can become more familiar with bush aircraft operations, as well as getting an inside look at the challenges of NGO operations in the Tigray Crisis.
Humanitarian Logistics in South-East Asia
Date: Thursday, September 9, 8:00 – 9:00 AM ET
This session highlighted Deutsche Post DHL’s program, “Get Airports Ready for Disasters” (GARD), focusing on Indonesia and the Philippines. Airlink partner Aviation Without Borders discussed the challenges and opportunities involved in last-mile humanitarian air transportation and Swoop Aero presented innovative solutions to support humanitarian missions.
Humanitarian Logistics in the Caribbean
Date: Tuesday, September 14, 10:00 – 11:00 AM ET
Co-hosted with DHL, this session explored lessons learned from the humanitarian responses in Haiti in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake and Hurricane Matthew in 2016. Airlink’s Director of Humanitarian Programs discussed the ways the organization has learned from its responses in Haiti, as well as in general in the Caribbean, and Airlink partners World Hope International and Sol Relief explored challenges and best practices for last-mile transportation in the response to the 2021 earthquake.