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Humanitarian crises and intervention

Walter C. Soderlund

Humanitarian crises and intervention

reassessing the impact of mass media

by Walter C. Soderlund

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Published by Kumarian Press, Inc. in Bloomfield, CT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Humanitarian intervention,
  • Mass media -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Walter C. Soderlund and E. Donald Briggs.
    ContributionsBriggs, E. Donald.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJZ6369 .S63 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16819836M
    ISBN 109781565492615, 9781565492622
    LC Control Number2008018073


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humanitarian response: The Sphere Handbook. The aim of the Handbook is to improve the quality of humanitarian response in situations of disaster and conflict, and to enhance the accountability of humanitarian action to crisis-affected people.

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The Endless Humanitarian Crisis The humanitarian crisis of this world is at a level never seen in the history of man.

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Humanitarian intervention — Armed attack — Armed conflict — Conduct of hostilities — Civil and political rights — Gross violations. Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum.

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What may be acceptable in the non-emergency situation may have to be adapted and evaluated in humanitarian emergency conditions. 1 A humanitarian emergency is a crisis which requires immediate attention and response.

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It would have been prudent to fully consider the consequences of military intervention before implementing it. The Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre brings together over researchers of different backgrounds from all three LSHTM faculties. We focus on improving the health of populations affected by humanitarian crises through quality research, teaching, training and dissemination of objective, evidence-based information.

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But to suggest that humanitarian intervention does more harm than good overlooks the numerous cases where it has done more good than harm.

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The topic of this session is who should intervene in humanitarian crises. When it comes to delivering assistance in permissive environments, the answer is clear. The lead belongs with humanitarian actors, including international relief agencies, NGOs, and the aid arms of national governments and regional organizations.

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