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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.
Humanitarianism and State Security in Africa. By DON MICHAEL ADENIJI
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Results from the fifty years of humanitarianism recorded ODA and aid inflow of over $1trillion into African states economy have revealed actually a regression in economic performance making calls for... More > more aid to shore up the weakened states structures from the current “poverty Trap”. The United Nations insistences on importance of aid to stimulate economic growth remain debatable given current economic realities in most African states. Hence, there exists an acute need for a reanalysis of the nature, pattern, quality and directions of foreign aid to African states in the light of current realities. There is a need to understand the factors responsible for failure of states and economic in Africa given the aid culture. The theory of quantity of aid and “poverty trap” needed to be properly analysed given a new interpretation.< 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
North of Darkness By Elaine Poulin
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North of Darkness goes beyond a memoir. It is a rich source of information for (and questions to be asked by) those who wish to leave familiar lands in a quest to help those in less fortunate... More > countries and circumstances. A book filled with hope, North of Darkness offers up a variety of healing elements which can be personalized for those who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder and for those who simply wish to live more fully despite physical or mental health concerns.< 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.