Basics of International Humanitarian Mission

ISBN-10: 0823222438
ISBN-13: 9780823222438
Edition: 2nd 2003
Authors: Kevin M. Cahill
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Book details

List price: $40.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: lFordham University Press
Publication date: 11/1/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

This important book is a primer on the basics of humanitarian action. The ten chapterseach written by a leading professionalintroduce the essential issues facing humanitarian workers as they confront both natural and man-made crises. Designed for students, teachers, practitioners, policy-makers, journalists, and other professionals, Basics of Humanitarian Missions covers fundamental concepts, contexts, and problems, in settings that range from floods and earthquakes to medical emergencies, civil strife, and forced migration. Contents Humanitarian Action in the Twenty-First Century: The Danger of a Setback Paul Grossrieder Scope of International Humanitarian Crises Ibrahim Osman The Language of Disasters: A Brief Terminology of Disaster Management and Humanitarian Action S.W.A. Gunn, M.D. Training for Humanitarian Assistance Kevin M. Cahill, M.D. Teamwork in Humanitarian Assistance Pamela Lupton-Bowers Humanitarian Ethical and Legal Standards Michel Veuthey Rules of Engagement: An Exmination of Relationships and Expectations in the Delivery of Humanitarian Assistance H. Roy Williams Humanitarians and the Press Joshua Friedman The Sinews of Humanitrian Assistance: Funding Policies, Practices, and Pitfalls Joelle Tanguy From the Other Side of the Fence: The Problems Behind the Solution Abdulrahim Abby Farah

Acknowledgments
Abbreviations and Acronyms
Introduction
Humanitarian Action in the Twenty-first Century: The Danger of a Setback
Scope of International Humanitarian Crises
The Language of Disasters: A Brief Terminology of Disaster Management and Humanitarian Action
Training for Humanitarian Assistance
Teamwork in Humanitarian Missions
Humanitarian Ethical and Legal Standards
Rules of Engagement: An Examination of Relationships and Expectations in the Delivery of Humanitarian Assistance
Humanitarians and the Press
The Sinews of Humanitarian Assistance: Funding Policies, Practices, and Pitfalls
From the Other Side of the Fence: The Problems Behind the Solution
Selected Web Sites
Chapter Notes and References
Appendixes
The Center for International Health and Cooperation and the Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs
About the Authors
Index

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