Strengthening the Resilience of Supply Chains After Hurricanes

Strengthening Post-Hurricane Supply Chain Resilience: Observations from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, recommends steps FEMA and other organizations can take to make supply chains – the systems that provide populations with critical goods and services, such as food and water, gasoline, and medical supplies – more resilient in the face of hurricanes and other disasters, drawing upon lessons learned from the 2017 hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria.

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