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Logistics in Emergencies

Venue: Istanbul – Turkey Registration Deadline: March 23, 2023 Training Date: April 03 to 05, 2023 Register before: March 13, 2023 to get 10% Discount


Logistics is a highly in-demand skill during a humanitarian crisis. It encompasses moving goods and equipment, relocating disaster-affected people, transferring casualties and moving of aid, relief workers and volunteers. Around two-thirds of funding in each emergency is spent on logistics, highlighting the need for effective and efficient systems.

This highly practical training provides an overview of logistics in humanitarian emergency operations. The course equips and refreshes individuals with the background and knowledge to apply logistics skills through a combination of on-site visits, exercises and scenarios.

Course Contents:

The course addresses the following aspects related to disaster- and conflict related emergencies.

  • Introduction to Humanitarian Supply Chain
  • Emergency Cycle & Preparedness
  • Logistics Assessment
  • Operational Planning
  • Procurement Planning
  • Logistics planning
  • Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Mapping
  • Supply Chain Partnership
  • Information Management

Training takes away

On completion of the training, you will be able to:

  • Understand the implementation and planning processes of the humanitarian logistics
  • Identify the supply chain role and responsibilities along the project cycle
  • Understand, use and adapt procurement tools and procedures, stock management tools & transportation management tools
  • Deploy effective and functional humanitarian logistics systems responsive to emergencies
  • Analyze and identify the information needs during emergencies
  • Create constructive strategies for resource allocation, mobilization
  • Design strategies for success operation of humanitarian logistics

Methodology of training

The mixed-method approach will be used to inculcate the adult learning principles for the training. To make it highly innovative, the trainer will use lectures, discussions, group work, and case studies from existing fraud cases. The training will be conducted in a friendly environment where the participants will be encouraged to bring forward their queries and share their thoughts and opinions. Participative practical activities will reinforce individual and group learning. The training will be evaluated at every day’s end to know the shortcomings/lacking and will be improved for the next day.

Targeted Audience

Humanitarian aid practitioners, development sector personnel, operations, administration and logistics staff of agencies; Specialist professionals deployed (or seeking deployment) in Humanitarian Emergencies. Emergency response or Logistics management specialists with some experience of major NGOs, Emergencies desk staff of humanitarian organizations; government officials working in emergencies from the region.

Medium of Instruction:


Duration & Venue:       

April 03 to 05, 2023

Istanbul- Turkey

Registration Deadline:   

March 23, 2023

Training Fee:

  • Local Organizations (Turkey Based)                                  $290
  • International Organizations (Turkey Based)                    $390
  • Other Countries                                                                     $590

Early Bird Discount:  

10 % discount will be offered if registered before March 13, 2023.

Residential Package: 

Residential Package is available at the venue hotel on payment of required charges.

Discount Policy: Group Discount (from same organisation):

On every three paid nominations from same organisation, one person (i.e fourth one) will be free of charge.

In-House Training:

CRSM also offers this training for your organisation as an in-house event. This will be cost effective and customised for your organisation’s specific needs.

To discuss this, please contact CRSM representative at +92 321 55 65 072 or +92 316 58 87 783 or mail to

For Further Information, Please Contact:


Tel: +92 321 55 65 072 or +92 316 58 87 783



  • In-Person


  • Training/Workshop


  • Project Manager

Course language

  • English
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