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How to become successful and Humanitarian Aid Vision By Lino Benza
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Your life will not be the same again, due this great book. The author worked for United Nations, and had financial responsability and discovered the secret to become successful.
Disastrous Passion: A Humanitarian Romance Novel By J.
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“They sacrificed everything for the poor… but was there enough left for their love?” Mary-Anne and Jean-Philippe come from different worlds. She’s a simple girl from... More > America’s conservative deep south, trying to break free of the societal bonds that hold her back. He’s a hardened, cynical man of the world haunted by a dark past. Both are thrown together in the chaos of a disaster response after a massive earthquake in Haiti. Can Mary-Anne ever love a man like him? Can Jean-Philippe ever find a soul-mate in a woman like her? Will stress and the danger of a disaster zone ultimately keep them apart? Or will their love smolder into a white-hot flame of passion? Follow the journeys of Mary-Anne and Jean-Philippe, along with those of their other aid worker friends and colleagues. Laugh, cry, and question all you've ever known about humanitarian aid. Disastrous Passion is a satirical romance novel set in post-earthquake Haiti. By humanitarian aid worker, blogger, and indie author, J.< Less
Disastrous Passion: A Humanitarian Romance Novel (Print Version) By J.
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“They sacrificed everything for the poor… but was there enough left for their love?” Mary-Anne and Jean-Philippe come from different worlds. She’s a simple girl from... More > America’s conservative deep south, trying to break free of the societal bonds that hold her back. He’s a hardened, cynical man of the world haunted by a dark past. Both are thrown together in the chaos of a disaster response after a massive earthquake in Haiti. Can Mary-Anne ever love a man like him? Can Jean-Philippe ever find a soul-mate in a woman like her? Will stress and the danger of a disaster zone ultimately keep them apart? Or will their love smolder into a white-hot flame of passion? A rollicking, thought-provoking, hilarious, and sometimes somber story of humanitarian workers trying to make sense of work and life (and maybe get a little action) in the aftermath of a massive natural catastrophe.< Less
Mercenary Air, A Humanitarian Pilot in Afghanistan & Iraq By Brian Childs
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In an effort to do something meaningful with his skill, Brian Childs applied for a humanitarian organization, hoping to fly medical relief to refugees in Africa. Instead, he was sent to Afghanistan.... More > As the war returned to the country in 2005 after a few years of calm, he flew less and less aid, and more guns and money. It wasn't a regular airline. Whether dodging donkeys on a remote runway in the Hindu Kush, or flying money to warlords in exchange for peace, climb inside the cockpit, and follow a mercenary trying to save the world.< Less
Mercenary Air: A Humanitarian Pilot in Afghanistan & Iraq By Brian Childs
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In an effort to do something meaningful with his skill, Brian Childs applied for a humanitarian organization, hoping to fly medical relief to refugees in Africa. Instead, he was sent to Afghanistan.... More > As the war returned to the country in 2005 after a few years of calm, he flew less and less aid, and more guns and money. It wasn't a regular airline. Whether dodging donkeys on a remote runway in the Hindu Kush, or flying money to warlords in exchange for peace, climb inside the cockpit, and follow a mercenary trying to save the world.< Less
Avoiding The Slippery Slope: Conducting Effective Interventions By Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, Thomas R. Mockaitis
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This Letort Paper covers U.S. military interventions in civil conflicts since the end of the Cold War. It defines intervention as the use of military force to achieve a specific objective (i.e.,... More > deliver humanitarian aid, support revolutionaries or insurgents, protect a threatened population, etc.) and focuses on the phase of the intervention in which kinetic operations occurred. The analysis considers five conflicts in which the United States intervened: Somalia (1992-93), Haiti (1994), Bosnia (1995), Kosovo (1999), and Libya (2011). It also reviews two crises in which Washington might have intervened but chose not to: Rwanda (1994) and Syria (2011-12). The author examines each case using five broad analytical questions: 1. Could the intervention have achieved its objective at an acceptable cost in blood and treasure? 2. What policy considerations prompted the intervention? 3. How did the United States intervene 4. Was the intervention followed by a Phase 4 stability operation? and 5. Did Washington...< Less
The importance of HR management in supporting staff working in hazardous environments By Christine Williamson
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With statistics showing that nearly one third of deaths of humanitarian aid workers occur in the first three months of duty, it is vital that organisations place the utmost importance on ensuring the... More > physical and emotional well-being of staff before, during and on completion of their assignment. As an area where security management and legislation ultimately converge, People In Aid recognises the critical role which HR management plays in emphasising the importance of duty of care. Maintaining a high standard of staff care is an essential duty for any HR department, therefore it is vital that human resource professionals in the humanitarian aid and security sector are involved in the design and implementation of risk management policies and practices. The report makes a highly important contribution to reducing the costs to which NGOs and their staff are regularly affected by and is essential reading for HR Managers within the humanitarian and development sector.< Less
To Russia with Love By Gabrielle Dolphin
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1989 the Berlin Wall fell and Gabrielle Dolphin found her background in anthropology of help to the Heart to Heart International Medical Association and Division of Neonatology at Children's Hospital... More > Oakland in coordinating the logistics transferring a state-of-the-art neonatal intensive care nursery. She later organized her own non-profit humanitarian aid group and traveled with a film crew to document the famous miniature lacquer artists of Palekh Russia, and to provide educational and medical aid to this village.< Less
I Am Only One Person? By Raymond Polaine
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The diary of ten years of delivering Humanitarian Aid to Romania and Eastern Europe.
I Am Only One Person? By Raymond Polaine
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The diary of ten years of delivering Humanitarian Aid to Romania and Eastern Europe.