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Basics of International Humanitarian Missions Kevin M. Cahill

Basics of International Humanitarian Missions von Kevin M. Cahill

Basics of International Humanitarian Missions Kevin M. Cahill


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Zusammenfassung

This work covers topics such as the history of humanitarian action, the scope of international humanitarian crises, developing a professional corps, team building, developing a common language, and funding international humanitarian action.

Basics of International Humanitarian Missions Zusammenfassung

Basics of International Humanitarian Missions Kevin M. Cahill

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.
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

Über Kevin M. Cahill

Kevin M. Cahill, M.D., is University Professor and Director at the Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs at Fordham University and the President of the Center for International Humanitarian Cooperation in New York City. He is also a Professor of Clinical Tropical Medicine and Molecular Parasitology at New York University and Director of the Tropical Disease Center at Lenox Hill Hospital. He has served as the Chief Advisor on Humanitarian and Public Health Issues for three Presidents of the United Nations General Assembly and for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations. His career in tropical medicine and humanitarian operations began in Calcutta in 1959; he has carried out medical, relief, and epidemiological research in 70 countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. He has written or edited 33 books, translated into many languages, and more than 200 articles in peer-reviewed journals on subjects ranging from public health and tropical diseases to humanitarian assistance, foreign affairs, Irish literature, and history. He holds numerous Honorary Doctorates from universities around the world.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

History of Humanitarian Action by Paul Grossrieder Scope of International Humanitarian Crises by Ibrahim Osman Developing a Professional Corps by Kevin M. Cahill, M.D. Team Building by Pamela Lupton-Bowers Ethical and Legal Standards by Michel Veuthey Funding International Humanitarian Action by Joelle Tanguy Rules of Engagement by Roy Williams Dealing with Local Populations and Indigenous NGOs by Abdulrahim Abby Farah Developing a Common Language by William Gunn Dealing with the Media by Joshua Friedman

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Basics of International Humanitarian Missions Kevin M. Cahill
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Fordham University Press
20031101
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