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Humanitarian action in times of war

a handbook for practitioners

by Larry Minear

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Published by Lynne Rienner Publishers in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War victims -- Legal status, laws, etc.,
  • International relief.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLarry Minear and Thomas G. Weiss.
    ContributionsWeiss, Thomas George.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJX5136 .M56 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 107 p. ;
    Number of Pages107
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1401904M
    ISBN 101555874371
    LC Control Number93009825

    International humanitarian law (IHL), also referred to as the laws of armed conflict, is the law that regulates the conduct of war (jus in bello). It is a branch of international law which seeks to limit the effects of armed conflict by protecting persons who are not participating in hostilities, and by restricting and regulating the means and methods of warfare available to combatants.   Humanitarian Action in a Dangerous Age Humanitarian action in the present dangerous age necessitates "Humanitarian Intervention" and "Pre-emptive action." Human rights violations have taken place from the medieval times to the present day, throughout the world.

      But according to a new book by the Dutch writer Linda Polman, such positive outcomes are the exception in the field of humanitarian aid. In War Games: the Story of Aid and War in Modern Times. The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is the UN entity responsible for coordinating humanitarian action in conflict and natural disasters.

    For the past decade, humanitarian actors have increasingly sought not only to assist people affected by conflicts and natural disasters, but also to protect them. Humanitarian intervention has been defined as a state's use of military force against another state, with publicly stating its goal is to end human rights violations in that state. This definition may be too narrow as it precludes non-military forms of intervention such as humanitarian aid and international this broader understanding, "Humanitarian intervention should be.


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This textbook offers valuable insights into the nexus between geography, geopolitics, and humanitarian action. It elucidates concepts regarding conflict and power, as well as the role of the state and the international community in mitigating and preventing violence and war.

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Her book A Century of Media: A Century of War won the Alpha Sigma Nu Book Award, the honor society of Jesuit colleges and universities. She helped develop the curriculum for Fordham University’s MA Program on Humanitarian Action.

Purnaka L. de Silva is Director at the Institute for Strategic Studies and Democracy Malta. He was previously. Displacement in times of armed conflict: How international humanitarian law protects in war and why it matters The main purpose of the study is to draw attention to the key role that IHL plays in addressing displacement and to influence law and policymaking among.

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New publications in humanitarian action and the law This selection is based on the new acquisitions of the ICRC Library and Public Archives Air warfare–books Knutsen, Dale E. Strike warfare in the 21st century: an introduction to non-nuclear attack by air and sea.

Annapolis: Naval Institute Press,pp. Arms–books. Throughout history, war, communal violence and persecution have uprooted people. The last fifty years have been no exception. With over a million people recently forced from their homes in places like Kosovo, East Timor and Chechnya, it is clear that the problem of forced human displacementwill remain a major concern of the international community in the next year edition.

Michael Newman’s ‘Humanitarian Intervention: Confronting the Contradictions’ – an in-depth but logical discussion of the problems surrounding humanitarian intervention.

Linda Polman’s ‘War Games: The story of aid and war in modern times’. 36 Minear, and Weiss, Humanitarian Action in Times of War, P.

37 See, for example, Macrae, “The Death of Humanitarianism. An Anatomy of the Attack”; and Cindy Collins, “Critiques of Humanitarianism and Humanitarian Action,” in Humanitarian. It is time for the humanitarian sector to let go of some of the fundamental – but outdated – assumptions, structures and behaviours that prevent it from adapting to meet the needs of people in crises.

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Here are the helpers, quietly working day to day to alleviate the suffering of those caught up in conflict wherever it erupts. Enforcing aid in Myanmar: state responsibility and humanitarian aid provision Andrej Zwitter and Christopher Lamont; The regionalization of humanitarian action: the role of the OAS Abel Knottnerus; Providing relief in times of war: the role of the ICRC in the Colombian conflict during the Uribe administration (–) Sandra Borda; Author: Andrej Zwitter.