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Enhancing the quality of humanitarian assistance

Enhancing the Quality of Humanitarian Assistance (International Working Conference) (2001 The Hague, Netherlands)

Enhancing the quality of humanitarian assistance

proceedings of the international working conference, 12 October 2001.

by Enhancing the Quality of Humanitarian Assistance (International Working Conference) (2001 The Hague, Netherlands)

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Published by Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Hague .
Written in English


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ContributionsNetherlands. Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken.
The Physical Object
Pagination41, [13]p.
Number of Pages41
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18632996M

  ### The Sphere Project Those affected by catastrophe and conflicts often lose basic human rights. Recognising this, a group of humanitarian non-governmental organisations and the Red Cross movement launched the Sphere Project in The aim of this project was to improve the quality of assistance and enhance the accountability of the humanitarian system in disaster response by .   Humanitarian assistance: standards, skills, training, and experience a group of humanitarian non-governmental organisations and the Red Cross movement launched the Sphere Project in The aim of this project was to improve the quality of assistance and enhance the accountability of the humanitarian system in disaster response by.

  Humanitarian Assistance. Humanitarian action is a process undertaken to save lives, alleviate suffering, and maintain human dignity during and after CEs and natural disasters, as well as to prevent and prepare for them. From: International Encyclopedia of Public Health (Second Edition), Related terms: Logistics; Sanitation. International humanitarian assistance 16 Humanitarian assistance vs. global redistribution of resources 20 Humanitarian assistance and the ‘consequentialist’ challenge 28 Relief vs. development 35 Humanitarian assistance vs. humanitarian intervention 40 Culture 43 Chapter structure 46 1. Humanity and Impartiality: The Contemporary Normative

s when practitioners identified a funding gap between humanitarian assistance, relief, and development activities. Since then, agencies, academics and practitioners have attempted to find ways of. Side-event, ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment 21 July “Enhancing the Effectiveness and Quality of International Disaster Assistance: International and Regional Initiatives to Support Affected States” Panelists Beat von Däniken, Chief of Staff, Deputy Head of Humanitarian Aid, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.


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Enhancing the Quality of Humanitarian Assistance: Taking Stock and Future Initiatives Andre Griekspoor, MD, MPH;1 Egbert Sondorp, MD, MPH2 cal Officer, Departmen of t Emergency and Humanitarian Action, World Health Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland 2.

Senior Lecturer Public Healt andh Humanitarian Aid, Health Policy Unit. VolIssue 4 (Complex Emergencies) Decemberpp. Enhancing the Quality of Humanitarian Assistance: Taking Stock and Future Initiatives. Andre Griekspoor(a1)and Egbert Sondorp(a2) (a1) 1Technical Officer, Department of Emergency and Humanitarian Action, World Health Organisation, Geneva, by: Quality enhancement of humanitarian assistance is far from a technical task.

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