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Global humanitarian assistance 2003

Judith Randel

Global humanitarian assistance 2003

by Judith Randel

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Published by Development Initiatives in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[prepared by Judith Randel and Tony German].
ContributionsGerman, Tony., Development Initiatives.
The Physical Object
Pagination92p.
Number of Pages92
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18960566M

  Delivering medical supplies—Drones are currently being used to deliver medical supplies and other humanitarian aid to areas around the globe that are either too dangerous or too difficult to Y. Lee in MIT Technology Review, writes: Working with global health organizations, companies such as Zipline and Matternet are exploring the use of drones to deliver meds. It is an excellent book and I recommend it highly to all those interested in humanitarianism.’International Affairs, ‘These essays illuminate the ethical, legal and political conditions under which humanitarian intervention can be justified, while revealing the dangers and complexities of such force.’Foreign Affairs, 'The pooled efforts.

Governing Disasters: Engaging Local Populations in Humanitarian Relief examines the interplay between law, governance and collaborative decision making with international, state, private sector and community actors in order to understand the dynamics of a global decentralized yet coordinated process of post-disaster humanitarian assistance. 25 February U.S. Outlines Humanitarian Assistance Plans for Iraq (Extensive interagency effort underway) () The Bush administration, at a White House briefing Febru outlined plans.

  Global humanitarian needs are at an unprecedented level. Right now an estimated million people across 37 countries require humanitarian assistance, and the number keeps rising. In a landscape marked by protracted conflicts, natural disasters, and over 65 million displaced persons, the international community faces the daunting challenge of providing both immediate live-saving, . Cover --Contents --Preface --Introduction Humanitarians at Work --The Setting; the Risks; the Purpose --Humanitarian Care From Natural Rights to National Rights --Natural Law: From Aristotle to Aquinas --The Sovereigns: Henry VIII and Louis XIV --Napoleon and the Leve en Masse --Henry Dunant and the Red Cross --Humanitarian Ideals in.


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