4 edition of The humanitarian decade found in the catalog.
by United Nations, Office for the Coordination of Humaniatarian Affairs in New York
Written in English
|Contributions||United Nations. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.|
|LC Classifications||JZ6369 .H84 2004|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||2 v. :|
|LC Control Number||2004400809|
A decade later, there were operating during the Yugoslavian war. By , there were 2, involved in Afghanistan. All too frequently, according to Polman, the result is not what it . Chasing Chaos (Paperback) My Decade In and Out of Humanitarian Aid. By Jessica Alexander. Broadway Books, , pp. Publication Date: Octo
Get this from a library! Chasing chaos: my decade in and out of humanitarian aid. [Jessica Alexander] -- Jessica Alexander arrived in Rwanda in the aftermath of the genocide as an idealistic intern, eager to contribute to the work of the international humanitarian aid community. But the world that. “This book breaks new ground, as Patrick Meier charts the optimism, the possibilities, and the dilemmas of a new Digital Humanitarianism from his own first hand experience. For anyone in the Humanitarian sector - ignore this book at your peril.” Tarun Sarwal, Innovation Advisor, .
History Origins. The beginnings of organized international humanitarian aid can be traced to the late 19th century. The most well known origin story of formalized humanitarian aid is that of Henri Dunant, a Swiss business man and social activist, who upon seeing the sheer destruction and inhumane abandonment of wounded soldiers from the Battle of Solferino in June , cancelled his plans and. An early work of feminist Utopian fiction and proto-science fiction, The Blazing World tells the story of a woman from our earth who travels to another world via a portal at the North Pole, where she becomes empress of a society made up of fantastical half-animal half-human species. The book, published in , reflects Enlightenment-era theoretical science, with Cavendish imagining submarines.
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In telling the story of her decade as a young and passionate humanitarian aid worker, Jessica Alexander also manages to tell us the best and the worst of what this work is like and to speculate on the aid establishment—how it has changed, where it works and what its limits are/5(). The book is an extremely readable and engaging personal memoir that charts one young woman's education in the challenging, maddening, and ultimately heartbreaking world of humanitarian aid/5().
“A fresh, very readable, highly personal account of the trials and tribulations of a young aid worker as she confronts the daily realities— the good, the bad and the very uncomfortable—of life dealing with some of the most important humanitarian challenges of the last decade.” —Ross Mountain, Former Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General and Humanitarian Coordinator, United Nations.
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Jessica Alexander is in the latter category, and this book is an account of her experiences, aptly entitled, since she, along with numerous other aid workers, seem to chase disasters, sometimes human-caused, sometimes natural, across the globe, and often bring their own form of chaos in their wake/5().
The Next Decade is a book by George Friedman, who addresses the United States' relationships with other countries and the state of the world in general throughout the s. The main theme of the book is how the American administrations of the s will need to create regional power balances, some of which have been : George Friedman.
In the last decade there have been ten crises that have attracted the most significant amount of humanitarian aid in this period. The latest statistics were revealed by the UN OCHA’S Financial Tracking Service and OECD DAC data and indicate the total humanitarian assistance provided to these countries.
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Get this from a library. The humanitarian decade: challenges for humanitarian assistance in the last decade and into the future. [United Nations. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.;]. ChIDg Chaos: My Decade In and Out of Humanitarian Aid, by Jessica Alexander, is a mixed bag.
A good part of the book (not THE good part), rightly so for a memoir, is about her friendships, shack ups, fears, vacations, assignments, complaints, and victories.
Synopsis The issue of humanitarian intervention has generated one of the most heated debates in International Relations over the past decade - among both theorists and practitioners. At the heart of the debate is the alleged tension between the principle of state sovereignty. The compelling quality of this book is Alexander’s honesty, sharp observations, and conversational prose.
With humor and insight, she shares the intimate details of her everyday life. Even if you’re a seasoned traveler, this entry into the world of humanitarian aid organizations—the good, the bad, and the frustrating—is fascinating.”. Jessica Alexander arrived in Rwanda in the aftermath of the genocide as an idealistic intern, eager to contribute to the work of the international humanitarian aid community.
But the world that she encountered in the field was dramatically different than anything she could have imagined. It was messy, chaotic, and difficult—but she was hooked.4/5(12). The humanitarian decade: challenges for humanitarian assistance in the last decade and into the future United Nations New York Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.
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* Epilogue discussing the international response to the terrorist attacks of and the war in Afghanistan * A fundamental text about the future of humanitarianism in the twenty-first century International humanitarian activities have grown enormously in scale over the past decade, and the complex links between humanitarian work and the worlds of politics and military engagement have.
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