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Humanitarian Aid

Negative Case Resolved: Placing political conditions on humanitarian aid to foreign countries is unjust. Core Value: Consequentialism Value Criterion: Preserving Global Stability Humanitarian aid to foreign countries has been product to many consequences, and it is with this that I must stand in firm negation to the resolved. As such, I present my core value of consequentialism, defined as the doctrine that morality is to be determined only by the consequences of an action. I present my value...

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Humanitarian Aid

Humanitarian aid is material or logistical assistance provided for humanitarian purposes, typically in response to humanitarian crises including natural disaster and man-made disaster. The primary objective of humanitarian aid is to save lives the most lethal year in the history of humanitarianism was 2008, in which 122 aid workers were murdered and 260 assaulted. Those countries deemed least safe were Somalia and Afghanistan. Eg; JAPAN HAITI TSUNAMI Pakistan World Trade Centre FINANCIAL...

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Humanitarian Aid

Humanitarian Aid as a Strategic Response Humanitarian Aid as a Strategic Response Abstract Many governments and intergovernmental organizations rely on nongovernmental organizations to implement their decisions in areas such as humanitarian relief and economic development. Humanitarian aid and cash donations for Haiti's earthquake victims have been pouring in after the disaster took place. Though useless goods can clog the humanitarian chain of supplying the affected populations with the necessities...

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Information Sharing and Humanitarian

INFORMATION SHARING AND HUMANITARIAN EFFORTS BY September 27, 2012 Introduction In today’s information sharing data has been a critical piece of the puzzle for the success of businesses, governments and non-government organizations. The purpose behind information sharing is to provide information to others, proactively or upon request which can aid in effective decision making. The article chosen discusses information sharing problems within Humanitarian organizations. It asks the...

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geopolitics in humanitarian affairs

Geopolitics in humanitarian action 2013 Course Syllabus Dr. Luz Paula Parra Rosales, luzpaulap@hotmail.com Lecture: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays Hours: 10 to 12 Introduction The analysis of how political decisions are conditioned by geographical settings is the subject matter of geopolitics. In purely spatial terms, geopolitics is the study of boundaries and areas. In conceptual terms, geopolitics comprises the study of international relations and the outcome of power struggles, at local...

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Humanitarian Intervention

POLS 1501 HUMANITARIAN INTERVENTION Essay Question: Humanitarian Intervention is one of the key features of post-Cold war international politics. What exactly is it? What are the arguments for and against it? Discuss your answers in the context of a recent case, such as Bosnia, Kosovo, Afghanistan or East Timor. Hypothesis: That despite the incidents where humanitarian interventions have proved seemingly unsuccessful, they are, nonetheless, a vital tool in alleviating the human suffering...

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Essay

The deaths of tens of thousands of people during the drought in east Africa could have been avoided if the international community, donor governments and humanitarian agencies had responded earlier and more swiftly to clear warning signs that a disaster was in the making, according to a new report. Figures compiled by the Department for International Development (DfID) suggest that between 50,000 and 100,000 people, more than half of them children under five, died in the 2011 Horn of Africa crisis...

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Mercy Malaysia

significant fundraising and donations from external parties as it responded to the needs in Palestine. In 2003, MERCY Malaysia responded to the needs in Baghdad, Iraq and sent its first team in January. In February, MERCY Malaysia launched its China Humanitarian Fund and sent a team in response to the 6.8-magnitude earthquake which struck a remote area of Xinjiang province in northwest China, near the border with Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. In April 2003, the MERCY Malaysia team were mistaken for hostile...

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Humanitarianism

that we have to help the oppressed are hidden within our own corruption and greed. According to Costas Dozinas humanitarianism "refers to the efforts by orginizations and governments to alleviate mass suffering after natural catastrophes and to aid populations caught in war or civil strife." The birth of the humanitarianism movement started in the 19th century. In the beggining there were no distinctions made between "good and bad wars, just and unjust causes or, even, between agressors and innocents"...

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Humanitarianism

and people in need, need more than just short term help, they need more long term. Humanitarianism is short-term compared to development but without humanitarianism people would not want to stay long term to help with the development side of humanitarian aid. My personal view of humanitarianism was people helping people in need. Do whatever job needed to be done. After reading more information on the subject I learned that there is more involved than just people helping people. Whenever I thought...

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