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.
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- 23/09/2010: Haiti: “Expediting” Inter-country Adoptions in the Aftermath of a Natural Disaster … Preventing Future Harm
- 23/09/2010: Supporting Refugee Families: Adapting Family Strengthening Programs that Build on Assets
- 23/09/2010: Children in Pakistan: Every Child’s Right - Responding to the Floods in Pakistan
- 22/09/2010: THAILAND: "Targets of Both Sides" - Violence against students, teachers, and schools in Thailand’s southern border provinces
- 22/09/2010: TURKEY: New Constitution fails to include core child rights principles
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