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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



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.

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Education must attempt to nurture the holistic development of human beings.


The Center for Humanitarian Operations and Management (ACHOM) invites scholars, government officials, company executives and experts…..


The Center for Humanitarian Operations and Management (ACHOM) has collaborations with government organizations, international…..


Apart from scholarly research, the center would serve as a think tank, advisory body, training/education center for organizations/professionals….

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Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
Former President of India

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has a major role to play in transforming our society into a knowledge society through its unique value-added education system

Dr. Lee Hartwell
Nobel Laureate

What makes Amrita students special? Western science leads to knowledge. Eastern sceince leads to understanding. Amrita has both Western and Eastern traditions in education.

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Amrita Center for Humanitarian Operations and Management (ACHOM)
Amritapuri Campus, Clappanna P.O.
Kollam, Kerala- 690525

Phone: +91 476 2801280, +91 476 2804109


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