Techniques for Locating Facilities in Emergency Situations, Chiapas, Mexico




Facilities Location Methods; Storage Warehouse; Natural Phenomenon, Factors and Characteristics of Evaluation


Disasters due to natural causes occur more frequently worldwide. In order to provide a solution to the problem of locating facilities for humanitarian aid, this research is based on the application of different models for locating facilities, such as weighted factors, the center of gravity, Break-even point, transport method, and p-median; to locate one or several feasible geographical spaces for the installation of a warehouse that allows the protection and supply of essential products to people affected by the impact of a natural phenomenon in the state of Chiapas, Mex. Under different factors and evaluation characteristics derived from the methods used, two municipalities are considered feasible venues. The first is within the municipality of El Parral, followed by the municipality of Emiliano Zapata. Their characterization of proximity to suppliers, level of marginalization, and services, to name a few, make them acceptable for the purpose above.




How to Cite

Barojas-Payán, E., Martínez-Rodríguez , A., Mota-López, D. R., & Medina-Cervantes, J. (2024). Techniques for Locating Facilities in Emergency Situations, Chiapas, Mexico. International Journal of Combinatorial Optimization Problems and Informatics, 15(1), 101–112.




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