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Aid & relief programmes books

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Recently Published

Managing Humanitarian Innovation The cutting edge of aid by Eric James Managing Humanitarian Innovation The cutting edge of aid


Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

Managing Humanitarian Innovation The cutting edge of aid by Eric (Leadership for Humanitarians) James Managing Humanitarian Innovation The cutting edge of aid


Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017

Disaster Risk Governance in India and Cross Cutting Issues by Rajib Shaw Disaster Risk Governance in India and Cross Cutting Issues

This book provides an analytical discussion of the status of disaster risk reduction and governance in an Indian context, drawing examples and lessons from the output of the national and regional level programs and projects and from other relevant experiences...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2017

Healthcare, Frugal Innovation, and Professional Voluntarism A Cost-Benefit Analysis by Helen Louise Ackers, James Ackers-Johnson, John Chatwin, Natasha Tyler Healthcare, Frugal Innovation, and Professional Voluntarism A Cost-Benefit Analysis
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This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.This book investigates what international placements of healthcare employees in low resource settings add to the UK workforce and the efficacy of its national health system. The authors present empirical...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/04/2017

Putting Knowledge to Work Collaborating, influencing and learning for international development by Luc Mougeot Putting Knowledge to Work Collaborating, influencing and learning for international development


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/02/2017

Putting Knowledge to Work Collaborating, influencing and learning for international development by Luc Mougeot Putting Knowledge to Work Collaborating, influencing and learning for international development


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/02/2017

Managing Humanitarian Relief 2nd Edition by Eric James Managing Humanitarian Relief 2nd Edition


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/01/2017

Managing Humanitarian Relief 2nd Edition by Eric James Managing Humanitarian Relief 2nd Edition


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/01/2017

Coming Soon

Community Engagement in Post-Disaster Recovery by Graham L. J. Marsh Community Engagement in Post-Disaster Recovery

Community Engagement in Post-Disaster Recovery reflects a wide array of practical experiences in working with disaster-affected communities internationally. It demonstrates that widely held assumptions about the benefits of community consultation and engagement in disaster recovery work need to be examined...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/09/2017

Community Engagement in Post-Disaster Recovery by Graham L. J. Marsh Community Engagement in Post-Disaster Recovery

Community Engagement in Post-Disaster Recovery reflects a wide array of practical experiences in working with disaster-affected communities internationally. It demonstrates that widely held assumptions about the benefits of community consultation and engagement in disaster recovery work need to be examined...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/09/2017

International Humanitarian Action NOHA Textbook by Hans-Joachim Heintze International Humanitarian Action NOHA Textbook

This textbook examines a wide range of humanitarian action issues in five parts, presented by specialists from different academic fields. The respective parts reflect the five core modules of the International NOHA Joint Master's Programme International Humanitarian Action : a)...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/10/2017

Sharing the Front Line and the Back Hills International Protectors and Providers - Peacekeepers, Humanitarian Aid Workers and the Media in the Midst of Crisis by Yael Danieli Sharing the Front Line and the Back Hills International Protectors and Providers - Peacekeepers, Humanitarian Aid Workers and the Media in the Midst of Crisis

Sharing the Front Line and the Back Hills points to a crisis facing international institutions and the media who seek to alleviate and report human suffering throughout the world. The goals of the editor are to tell the story of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

Other books in this genre

Humanitarian Intervention by Thomas G. Weiss Humanitarian Intervention

A singular development in the post-Cold War era is the use of military force to protect human beings. From Rwanda to Kosovo, Sierra Leone to East Timor, and Libya to Cote d'Ivoire, soldiers have rescued civilians in some of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 00/12/2016

Corporations, Global Governance and Post-Conflict Reconstruction by Peter Davis Corporations, Global Governance and Post-Conflict Reconstruction

In the past two decades, the international community has shown an increased proclivity to engage in programmes of post-conflict reconstruction in the aftermath of wars. During the same period, increased globalisation has meant that multinational companies have grown greatly in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/11/2016

Humanitarian Intelligence A Practitioner's Guide to Crisis Analysis and Project Design by Andrej Zwitter Humanitarian Intelligence A Practitioner's Guide to Crisis Analysis and Project Design

This book is the first to provide an overview and a practical guide to the tools and methods of data gathering and assessment, standards of measurement in humanitarian action, interpretation strategies, and operational planning tools. Short hypothetical cases and practical...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/10/2016

The Good Drone by Kristin Bergtora (Norwegian Centre for Humanitarian Studies, Norway) Sandvik, Maria Gabrielsen (Peace Research Institu Jumbert The Good Drone
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While the military use of drones has been the subject of much scrutiny, the use of drones for humanitarian purposes has so far received little attention. As the starting point for this study, it is argued that the prospect of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2016

Donors, Technical Assistance and Public Administration in Kosovo by Mary Venner Donors, Technical Assistance and Public Administration in Kosovo

The reconstruction of Kosovo after 1999 was one of the largest and most ambitious international interventions in a post-conflict country. The United Nations, other major multinational organisations and many large bilateral aid donors all played a role in restoring stability...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/08/2016

American Dunkirk The Waterborne Evacuation of Manhattan on 9/11 by James M. Kendra, Tricia Wachtendorf American Dunkirk The Waterborne Evacuation of Manhattan on 9/11
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When the terrorist attacks struck New York City on September 11, 2001, boat operators and waterfront workers quickly realized that they had the skills, the equipment, and the opportunity to take definite, immediate action in responding to the most significant...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/07/2016

American Dunkirk The Waterborne Evacuation of Manhattan on 9/11 by James M. Kendra, Tricia Wachtendorf American Dunkirk The Waterborne Evacuation of Manhattan on 9/11
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When the terrorist attacks struck New York City on September 11, 2001, boat operators and waterfront workers quickly realized that they had the skills, the equipment, and the opportunity to take definite, immediate action in responding to the most significant...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/06/2016

The Paradoxes of Aid Work Passionate Professionals by Silke (University of Southampton, UK) Roth The Paradoxes of Aid Work Passionate Professionals
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This book explores what attracts people to aidwork and to what extent the promises of aidwork are fulfilled. 'Aidland' is a highly complex and heterogeneous context which includes many different occupations, forms of employment and organizations. Analysing the processes that...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/06/2016

Dilemmas of Humanitarian Aid in the Twentieth Century by Johannes (Leibniz Institute of European History (IEG) in Mainz) Paulmann Dilemmas of Humanitarian Aid in the Twentieth Century

This volume explores the history of humanitarian aid revealing fundamental dilemmas inherent in humanitarian practice for more than a century. The contemporary structure and challenges of humanitarianism were established during specific conjunctures at the global intersection of colonialism, two world...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/06/2016

The Handbook of Disaster and Emergency Policies and Institutions by John Handmer, Stephen Dovers The Handbook of Disaster and Emergency Policies and Institutions
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Disasters both natural and human-induced are leading to spiralling costs in terms of human lives, lost livelihoods and damaged assets and businesses. Yet these consequences and the financial and human crises that follow catastrophes can often be traced to policies...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/05/2016

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