EMEMERGENCY RELIEF: At a Crossroads - Humanitarianism for the next decade

This report examines some of the most pressing issues facing the humanitarian system and identifies how they are affecting the nature of humanitarian emergencies.

Earthquakes. Floods. War. Disasters and emergencies are rarely out of the headlines.

But the world system for responding to disasters and emergencies is being challenged as never before. Huge environmental and political changes are threatening agencies’ ability to help people affected by emergencies. Meanwhile, critics are raising doubts about how effective the whole humanitarian system is.

With humanitarianism standing At a Crossroads, this report examines the pressing issues the sector faces and puts forward concrete recommendations for action by senior humanitarian leaders.

Owner: Benedict dempsey and amelia bookstein kyazzepdf: http://www.crin.org/docs/At_a_Crossroads_low_res.pdf