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Brazilian Navy Operations in Response to Two Disasters in Haiti: A Comparative Case Study

  • D’avila Mendes
  • Ludmylla da Silva Moreira
  • Tharcisio Cotta FontainhaEmail author
  • Adriana Leiras
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics book series (SPBE)

Abstract

This research aims to analyze comparatively the responses to the earthquake (2010) and the hurricane Mathew (2016) occurred in Haiti according to the perspective of the Brazilian Navy operations. The results reveal an improvement in the hurricane response that can be associated with preventive and planned collaborative strategies.

Keywords

Case study Disaster response Haiti 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This study was financed in part by the Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior—Brasil (CAPES)—Finance Code 001; Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (FAPERJ) under the grant 203.178/2016.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • D’avila Mendes
    • 1
  • Ludmylla da Silva Moreira
    • 1
  • Tharcisio Cotta Fontainha
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Adriana Leiras
    • 1
  1. 1.Lab Humanitarian Assistance and Needs for Disaster (Lab HANDs)Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de JaneiroRio de JaneiroBrazil
  2. 2.Production Engineering ProgramFederal University of Rio de JaneiroRio de JaneiroBrazil

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