Government and Private-Sector Entities and Logistics Evaluation Criteria Development

Order Description
There are many federal agencies that serve a supporting role to disaster logistics. These include:

Department of Agriculture
Department of Commerce
Department of Defense
Department of Energy
Department of Health and Human Services
Department of the Interior
Department of Labor
Department of Transportation
Department of Veterans Affairs
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Office of Personnel Management
List taken from the reading: Emergency Support Function #7 – Logistics Management and Resource Support Annex, p 1.

Depending on the disaster, there are also private and non-government (NGOs) entities that provide different types of support. This support, at times serves as a critical resource for disaster
operations, and at times overlaps existing support. See reading Operation of the Logistics Enterprise in Complex Emergencies (2012) for additional information.

Case Assignment

From the list of government support agencies, rank order the top five most important that would be involved in disaster logistics. Briefly discuss your reason for the ranking.
List the five of the most important private or non-government organizations (NGOs) entities that could be involved in disaster logistics. Briefly discuss your reason for including in the list.
Discuss how the government and private-sector entities overlap in providing support to disaster logistics.
Properly cite your quotations that you use to support your statements. Use in-text references as needed to support your points.