Optimization for Fulfilling Education Requirements of Refugee Children

Betul M., Hadi G.

11th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Industrial Management (CIO), Valencia, İspanya, 5 - 06 Temmuz 2017, ss.235-242 identifier

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  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/978-3-319-96005-0_29
  • Basıldığı Şehir: Valencia
  • Basıldığı Ülke: İspanya
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.235-242


Complex humanitarian emergencies caused by war disaster necessitates fulfillment of shelter, health and education requirements of refugees. Developing countries hosting refugees are tackling with challenges and overstretching of available resources in meeting sheltering and education requirements of refugees. This study proposes a mathematical model that minimizes costs while deciding on the location of refugee camp sites, and allocation of refugee education demand to the existing and additional shifts in schools. Proposed model aims to help policy makers for decision making in camp site selection and school capacity building. A computational study using data of Nizip town in Gaziantep/Turkey is presented for model application.