About Amrita Center for Humanitarian Operations and Management (ACHOM)

Humanitarian operations and disaster management have been increasingly challenging in recent years because of increased severity and frequency of natural disasters. Four most devastating natural disasters (i.e., the Asian tsunami, the Haitian earthquake, the Japanese earthquake, the Uttarakhand landslide) in the last 100 years occurred during the last decade. Despite the best efforts by several governmental and voluntary institutions, these disasters have caused significant loss of life and material resources

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Collaborations

The Center for Humanitarian Operations and Management (ACHOM) has collaborations with government organizations, international organizations, non governmental organizations, universities, etc.

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Activities

Apart from scholarly research, the center would serve as a think tank, advisory body, training/education center for organizations/professionals interested developing humanitarian operations capabilities.

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People

The Center for Humanitarian Operations and Management (ACHOM) invites scholars, government officials, company executives and experts around the world to participate in collaborative knowledge creation and sharing.

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Research

The Amrita Center for Humanitarian Operations & Management under the Amrita School of Business, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham aims to study the organizational, managerial and behavioral issues pertaining to preparedness, response, relief, recovery, rehabilitation and reconstruction to better understand the operational intricacies and build humanitarian operations body of knowledge. The objective of the center is to build on MA Math’s immense disaster and aid management experience to develop a scientific knowledge base of humanitarian operations. The key research areas are Disaster Management Framework, Comparison of Disaster Management Activites of NGOs, Government Organizations etc., Early Warning Systems for Disaster Management, De-Addiction Activity Management, Poverty Alleviation Management etc.

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Events

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2018
Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore will host the National Student Management Games (SMG) 2018, in association with AIMA (...
Dec
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2018
Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore Campus, will host the First Annual National Science Olympiad and Young Scientist...
Dec
5
2018
The Department of Mathematics and Department of Computer Science, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus, will...
Dec
11
2018
Amrita Center for Wireless Networks & Applications (AmritaWNA) is organizing a workshop on IoT, Applications using...

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Amritapuri Campus, Clappanna P.O.
Kollam, Kerala- 690525

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