ISSN: 1817-5880

Author : Ebrahim Essa Al Khalidy, Khalil


The Impact of the Humanitarian logistic services in the improvement of the Disaster Management effectiveness: Chaos theory pillar as a moderating variable. (An applied study in Ministry of Emigration & Displacement and International Humanitarian Organizations in Iraq)

Mohammed Hussein Manhal; Khalil Ebrahim Essa Al Khalidy

Gulf Economist, Volume 33, Issue 32, Pages 1-49

The Research aims to measure the Impact the humanitarian logistic services to improve the effectiveness of the management disaster in the light of the moderating variable of the Chaos theory pillars, correlations were measured between the independent variable (the humanitarian logistic services) and its major independent dimensions (the speed of start, the reason of disaster, the context of the operation and the scientific methods), They are all indicators oriented to measure humanitarian logistics and the dependent variable (the effectiveness of the of disaster management) and its dimensions (pre - alarm regulations system, safety and readiness system, damages controlling and deterring system, balance and activity recovery system, strategic sustainable education system). They are all indicators used to measure the effectiveness of the disaster management. Moreover, the analysis shows the importance of variables with each major dimension of both independent and by - variable with the items of the dimension of each. The interactive role (of Chaos theory pillars) in their eight dimensions was measured which they handle the complex and chaotic systems. The sample of the research was represented by a group of officials ( High Administrations), managers from various levels, engineers and technical technicians who work in humanitarian logistic services sector in the Iraqi Ministry of Emigration and Displacement and international humanitarian organizations in Iraq since they are specialized in the field of humanitarian logistic support in the event of disaster after the problem is to be diagnosed efficiently through visiting the camps of the displaced from the disastrous Iraqi Governorates . The Research is based on two basic hypotheses. The first is (there is a statistic - significant influence for the humanitarian logistic services through their collective dimensions to improve the effectiveness of the disaster management), The second is (there is a moderating influence for the Chaos theory bases in the relation between the humanitarian logistic services through their collective dimensions and crisis management). The researcher depends on the descriptive methodology in the theoretical side and statistical analysis in the applied side. An adequate and promoted questionnaire application was developed to serve this purpose. The research concluded certain conclusions, the most important of which is the comparison that shows the role of the international humanitarian organizations recognized by their being of high level of experience in providing humanitarian logistic services in such a way that it would reduce the melancholy of the displaced. Then, the role of the Ministry of Emigration & Displacement has come to serve this goal that it has its own influence to improve the effectiveness of the disaster management in the organizations under study. The intercommunicative relations revealed different outcomes and being of contrast as per officials opinions in the Ministry of Emigration & Displacement and the international humanitarian organizations. Moreover, the study summed up some recommendations and suggestions, one of which is the confirmation on the role and the importance of humanitarian logistic services in the event of the crisis or disaster occurrence and its significant influence to improve the disaster management especially in the organizations which are the subject matter of the Research.