Basics of International Humanitarian Mission, by Cahill, Kevin M.
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- ISBN: 9780823222421 | 082322242X
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 11/1/2003
This important book is a primer on the basics of humanitarian action. The ten chapters--each written by a leading professional--introduce 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.ContentsHumanitarian 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