The Emory Wheel: Rollins School of Public Health Hosts France-Atlanta Humanitarian Forum on International Emergencies

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France-Atlanta, a series of events sponsored by the Consulate General of France in Atlanta and the Georgia Institute of Technology, hosted a humanitarian forum discussing logistics and supply chain management in international emergencies on Friday, Nov. 9 at the Rollins School of Public Health. The series focuses on innovation and French-American cooperation in science, business, culture and humanitarianism.

Forum: Humanitarian logistics and supply chain management in emergencies

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During this one-day forum which unites French and American NGOs and health experts, experts will touch on medical commodities, the use of pre-packed kits and the opportunity for collaboration between corporations and humanitarian organizations. They will also explore the connection between Atlanta-based programming and organizations with global humanitarian logistics programming.

Humanitarian Forum: Gender-based violence in emergency settings

When society breaks down due to war or disaster, women and girls are often the first to feel it. This forum focuses on gender-based violence in regions undergoing conflict or other types of emergencies via two panels.