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Introduction to International Humanitarian Law By Curtis FJ Doebbler
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This book provides an introduction to the study of international humanitarian law for students, practitioners and anyone seeking to understand this area of law. It is written by an expert in... More > international law who has had to depend on the functioning of the law in the heat of ongoing armed conflicts for his own protection and to protect other civilian victims of war. It does this through tools that include a basic summary of the history of international humanitarian law; a concise and easy to understand description of the most important principles of international humanitarian law; and exercises to help you understand the law and to assist teachers in conveying the meaning of the law in practice. ISBN: 978-0-97435-706-5, US$10.99< Less
The Government Assistance Center: A Vehicle for Transitioning to the Host Government By Raymond A. Millen et al.
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The international community needs to take a new approach regarding assistance and development ventures for fragile states. Few would quarrel with the view that current methods are incredibly... More > expensive, wasteful, susceptible to corruption and less than effective in the long run. Much is written about the necessity of Security Sector Reform, Disaster Response, and Humanitarian Assistance as the means to lifting struggling states out of the pit of despair. However, the vast majority of the literature only numbs the reader with laundry lists of goals, considerations, and requirements; little is written on how to organize the assistance effort. There is also a large assumption, not borne out by practice, that cooperation and coordination among states, among organizations, and even among domestic agencies are frictionless if they all share a common goal.< Less
Textbook of Global Mental Health: Trauma and Recovery, A Companion Guide for Field and Clinical Care of Traumatized People Worldwide By Richard F. Mollica
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Over 1 billion persons worldwide are affected by the psychological and physical impact of violence and natural disaster. In many societies today, torture and other forms of cruel and degrading abuse... More > still exist. Domestic violence remains a scourge of our planet. The world’s leading experts in medicine, psychiatry, humanitarian efforts, medical anthropology, human rights, economic development and research and evaluation have worked together to create this first ever scientific and culturally sensitive health/mental health textbook. The textbook has been produced in a digital format (and a paperback edition as well) so that it can be readily used in the field and clinics in the developing world, in refugee camps and other resource poor environments. An interdisciplinary and innovative Global Mental Health Action Plan is united with best practices in a usable and effective approach for the care of traumatized communities worldwide.< Less
Orphanage Proposal BW By Daniel Weins
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Journeyman International is a non profit that assists in the construction of international humanitarian facilities. This proposal was created for Enfoque Ciudad Inc as they prepare to build an... More > orphanage in Guadalajara, Mexico.< Less
The Bach Mai Hospital Project By Carl E. Bartecchi, MD
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Merriam Press Modern History 1. First Edition (March 2013). Dr. Bartecchi served in the U.S. Army as a Flight Surgeon during the Vietnam War and in addition to caring for wounded troops, he organized... More > medical forays by helicopter to towns throughout the Mekong Delta. During his tour in Vietnam, working so closely with the civilian population, he developed an admiration and respect for the resilient and proud Vietnamese people. In the mid-1990s, Bartecchi became involved with assisting the Bach Mai Hospital improve their facility and providing training for the doctors, nurses and staff there, including exchanges of medical personnel between Bach Mai Hospital and American hospitals, as well as arranging for assistance in the area of medical equipment and supplies, donated by organizations and corporations. This book provides the background to this story. 77 photos.< Less
OPERATION H1N1: Vaccine Liberty or Death By Deborah Dupre'
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Questioning whether to vaccinate or not? Deborah Dupré sheds light on media blacked-out information about vaccines, using the manufactured H1N1 'swine' flu and vaccine as an example in her... More > uniquely interactive, edutaining Ebook. With over 150 live-linked references, learn critically important information to protect self, family and other loved ones during today's "pandemic" and those to come. Learn about real threats in economic and military context through a historical framework, including non-consensual human experimentation and legislation. Be edutained. Interactive, live links to prime short videos are throughout the book for easy learning from medical doctors and other health experts of integrity plus vaccine injured victims, heroes battling to prevent a humanitarian disaster: unprecedented suffering by a sophisticated corporate-military manoeuvre.< Less
Germany By karsten Friedrich
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Syrian refugees are citizens and permanent residents of Syria who have fled the country since the onset of the Syrian Civil War in 2011. As of February 2016, the United Nations (UN) has identified... More > 13.5 million Syrians requiring humanitarian assistance, of< Less
Decade of Death By Wayne Madsen
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The decade 1993 to 2003 saw millions of people die as a result of African civil wars and foreign intervention in a major grab for the vast natural resources of the continent. This book describes in... More > detail the major players who subjected Africa to a new form of colonialism masked as "peacekeeping operations" and "humanitarian assistance."< Less
FM 13-19.40 By DoD/US Army
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Field Manual (FM) 3-19.40 depicts the doctrinal foundation, principles, and processes that MP will employ when dealing with enemy prisoners of war (EPWs), civilian internees (CIs), US military... More > prisoner operations, and MP support to civil-military operations (populace and resource control [PRC], humanitarian assistance [HA], and emergency services [ES]).< Less
Cyber Infrastructure Protection [Enlarged Edition] By Tarek Saadawi et al.
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This book provides an integrated view and a comprehensive framework of the various issues relating to cyber infrastructure protection. It provides the foundation for a long-term policy and roadmap... More > for cyber security as well as technology challenges. The book is divided into three main parts. The first part deals with strategy and policy issues related to cyber security. It provides a cyber power theory, discussion of Internet survivability as well as large scale data breaches and the role of cyber power in humanitarian assistance. The second part covers social and legal aspects and discusses the attack dynamics of political and religiously motivated hackers. The third part discusses the technical aspects including the resilience of data centers, intrusion detection, and with strong focus on IP-networks.< Less