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Humanitarian Aid

(see also Foreign Aid)

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On the Web: Articles

The Lost American. PBS special on Fred Cuny (10/97).

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Campaign for Innocent Victims in Conflict (CIVIC Worldwide). Founder Marla Ruzicka (1977-2005), killed by car bomb in Iraq.

Emergency (Italy). Founder Dr. Gino Strada.

Medecins sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders).


In the Library: Articles

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Andersen, Scott. The Man Who Tried to Save the World: The Dangerous Life of Fred Cuny (NY: Doubleday, 1999).

Anderson, Mary. Do No Harm: How Aid Can Support Peace – or War (Boulder CO: Lynne Rienner, 1999).

Bergman, Carol (ed.) Another Day in Paradise: International Humanitarian Workers Tell Their Stories (Maryknoll NY: Orbis, 2003).

Deng, Francis Mading & Larry Minear. The Challenges of Famine Relief: Emergency Operations in the Sudan (Washington: Brookings Institution, 1992).

Duffield, Mark. Global Governance & the New Wars: The Merging of Development & Security London: Zed, 2001).

Holzgrefe, J.L. & Robert O. Keohane (eds.) Humanitarian Intervention: Ethical, Legal, & Political Dilemmas (NY: Cambridge, 2003).

Minear, Larry & Thomas G. Weiss. Humanitarian Action in Times of War: A Handbook for Practitioners (Boulder CO: Lynne Rienner, 1993).

__________ & Thomas G. Weiss (eds.) Humanitarianism Across Borders: Sustaining Civilians in Times of War (Boulder CO: Lynne Rienner, 1993).

__________ & Thomas G. Weiss. Humanitarian Politics (Ithaca NY: Foreign Policy Association, 1995).

__________ & Thomas G. Weiss. Mercy Under Fire: War & the Global Humanitarian Community (Boulder: Westview, 1995).

__________ ; Colin Scott & Thomas G. Weiss. The News Media, Civil War & Humanitarian Action (Boulder CO: Lynne Rienner, 1996).

__________ & Philippe Guillot. Soldiers to the Rescue: Humanitarian Lessons from Rwanda (Paris: OECD Development Center, 1996).

__________. The Humanitarian Enterprise: Dilemma & Discoveries (Bloomfield CT: Kumarian, 2002).

Roberts, David Lloyd. Staying Alive: Safety and Security Guidelines for Humanitarian Volunteers in Conflict Areas (Geneva: ICRC, 1999).

Smillie, Ian & Larry Minear. The Charity of Nations: Humanitarian Action in a Calculating World (Bloomfield CT: Kumarian, 2004).

Strada, Gino. Green Parrots: A War Surgeon's Diary (Milan: Charta, 2004).

Terry, Fiona. Condemned to Repeat? The Paradox of Humanitarian Action (Ithaca NY: Cornell U., 2002).

UN High Commission for Refugees. Handbook for Emergencies (2nd ed.; ?, 2003).

Weissman, Fabrice (ed.). In the Shadow of “Just Wars”: Violence, Politics, & Humanitarian Action (Ithaca NY: Cornell U. & Medecins sans Frontières, 2004).

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