Basics of International Humanitarian Mission
Edition: 2nd 2003
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Description: 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
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Fordham University Press
Publication date: 11/1/2003
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
|Abbreviations and Acronyms|
|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|
|The Center for International Health and Cooperation and the Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs|
|About the Authors|