Author: Kevin Cahill
Publisher: Fordham University Pre
Keywords: humanitarian, affairs, international, assistance, pulse
Number of Pages: 314
Published: 2007-04-15
List price: $28.00
ISBN-10: 0823227162
ISBN-13: 9780823227167

Understanding the complex nature of international humanitarian action--particularly following natural disasters or armed conflicts--has been the mission of this unique series. This book explores the cutting-edge concerns that will affect how assistance is offered in the future.Featuring twelve original essays by leading practitioners, policymakers, and scholars, the book is a state of the field report on problems, threats, and opportunities facing relief efforts in today’s world.With contributions from such authorities as Bernard Kouchner, founder of Doctors Without Borders, Charles McCo

Author: Eric A. Heinze
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Keywords: humanitarian, politics, intervention, law, ethics, war, waging
Number of Pages: 207
Published: 2009-01-08
List price: $65.00
ISBN-10: 0791476952
ISBN-13: 9780791476956

Examines the ethical, legal, and political dimensions of military intervention for humanitarian reasons.

Author: Kevin Cahill
Publisher: Fordham University Press
Keywords: humanitarian, affairs, international, action, technology
Number of Pages: 334
Published: 2004-12-01
List price: $25.00
ISBN-10: 0823223949
ISBN-13: 9780823223947

Humanitarian workers around the world struggle under dangerous conditions. Yet many do not have the technological tools readily available elsewhere to help them realize their mission to provide essential services and save lives.This book, the fruit of a historic conference, is a practical guide to current technologies that can help relief and humanitarian aid workers succeed. Designed to facilitate needed technology transfer to the humanitarian sector, the essays focus on areas where technology is underused and predict where new technological advances may be applied to relief efforts.The essa

Author: Kevin Cahill
Publisher: Fordham University Pre
Keywords: humanitarian, affairs, international, action, traditions, values
Number of Pages: 488
Published: 2003-01-01
List price: unknow
ISBN-10: 082322287X
ISBN-13: 9780823222872

This third volume in the pioneering series, International Humanitarian Affairs, goes beyond the practical to address fundamental questions at the heart of humanitarian actions. How do different religious, cultural, and social systems—and the values they support—shape humanitarian action? What are the bases of caring societies? Are there universal values for human well-being? International experts come face to face with the assumptions about human dignity and social justice that guide efforts to rescue and repair communities in crisis. The original essays explore mandates for humanitarian act

Author: Yves Beigbeder
Publisher: Springer
Keywords: humanitarian, legal, assistance, aspects, inte, duty, organizations, status, international, volunteers, role, right
Number of Pages: 432
Published: 1991-09-26
List price: $223.00
ISBN-10: 0792311906
ISBN-13: 9780792311904

Author: Kevin Cahill
Publisher: Fordham University Pre
Keywords: international, humanitarian, affairs, mission, basics
Number of Pages: 200
Published: 2002-11-21
List price: unknow
ISBN-10: 082322242X
ISBN-13: 9780823222421

A necessary companion volume to Emergency Relief Operations, this book is a primer on designing, building, funding, and managing humanitarian action programs. Drawing their experience in such groups as Medecins sans Frontières, the World Health Organization, and the International Red Cross, the distinguished contributors explore the political, legal, ethical, cultural, and logistical aspects of effective relief work—from funding and team building to working with local NGOs.

Author: Humanitarian Accountability Partnership
Publisher: Oxfam Publishing
Keywords: quality, management, accountability, humanitarian, hap, standard, guide
Number of Pages: 250
Published: 2008-05
List price: $20.75
ISBN-10: 085598600X
ISBN-13: 9780855986001

The HAP Standard is the first certifiable standard to be developed which measures humanitarian accountability and quality management. This official Standard has been developed by the sector, for the sector, and enables the creation of a management system to implement relevant practices, codes, humanitarian principles, and internal missions.This guide and its accompanying CD-ROM will provide managers working in development with everything they need to know about the Standard, the certification process, and implementing the Standard. Practical and accessible, the guide will help ensure that achi
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