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Social and economic policies to prevent complex humanitarian emergencies

Jeni Klugman

Social and economic policies to prevent complex humanitarian emergencies

lessons from experience

by Jeni Klugman

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Published by United Nations University, World Institute for Development Economics Research in Helsinki .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries,
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Disasters -- Developing countries -- Prevention.,
    • Humanitarian assistance -- Developing countries.,
    • Disaster relief -- Developing countries.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJeni Klugman.
      SeriesPolicy brief / World Institute for Development Economics Research ;, no. 2, Policy brief (World Institute for Development Economics Research) ;, no. 2.
      ContributionsWorld Institute for Development Economics Research.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV553 .K58 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 30 p. :
      Number of Pages30
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6838818M
      ISBN 109529520794
      LC Control Number00336733

        Volume 1. The Origins of Humanitarian Emergencies: War and Displacement in Developing Countries 1. The Root Causes of Humanitarian Emergencies, Frances Stewart 2. Complex Humanitarian Emergencies: Concepts and Issues, Raimo V yrynen 3. The Economic Causes of Humanitarian Emergencies, E. Wayne Nafziger and Juha Auvinen : Oxford University Press, USA. A Humanitarian and Emergency Relief Coordinator manages all incoming information, and cluster leads with relevant expertise and capacity are appointed to facilitate the work of each cluster that includes (I)NGOs and UN agencies and other stakeholders.

        Damon P. Coppola, in Introduction to International Disaster Management (Third Edition), Aid Worker Safety and Security. Humanitarian aid workers, especially those responding to complex humanitarian emergencies and other incidents involving conflict or a breakdown in rule of law, place themselves at increased risk to carry out their work. This chapter and the preceding one use the conceptual model presented in Chapter 1 (see Figure ) as a guide to understanding societal response to hazards and specified in that model, Chapter 3 discusses three sets of pre-disaster activities that have the potential to reduce disaster losses: hazard mitigation practices, emergency preparedness practices, and pre-disaster .

      Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Risk Reduction. September 1 in lives and the social, economic and environmental assets of communities and countries.” Defence Assets to Support United Nations Humanitarian Activities in Complex Emergencies and the Oslo. Responding to disasters Disasters impact on entire communities. The immediate effects include loss of life and damage to property and infrastructure, with the survivors (some of whom may have been injured in the disaster) traumatized by the experience, uncertain of the future and less able to provide for their own welfare, at least in the short.


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OCHA coordinates the global emergency response to save lives and protect people in humanitarian crises. We advocate for effective and principled humanitarian action. Economic Development, Inequality and War shows how economic decline, income inequality, pervasive rent seeking by ruling elites, political authoritarianism, military centrality and competition for mineral exports contribute to war and humanitarian emergencies.

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The Prevention of Humanitarian EmergenciesCited by: 7. Policy Brief Social and Economic Policies to Prevent Complex Humanitarian Emergencies Lessons from Experience.

In simple language and with numerous concrete examples, this policy brief analyses the impact - among others - of key ex-ante factors such as acute 'horizontal inequality' between social groups in the distribution of assets, state jobs.

Economic Development, Inequality and War shows how economic decline, income inequality, pervasive rent seeking by ruling elites, political authoritarianism, military centrality and competition for mineral exports contribute to war and humanitarian emergencies.

This book provides a toolbox for donors, international agencies, and developing countries to prevent humanitarian emergencies. The emphasis is on long-term development policies rather than mediation or reconstruction after the conflict ensues.

Jeni Klugman, “Social and Economic Policies to Prevent Complex Humanitarian Emergencies: Lessons from Experience”, WIDER, Policy Brief No. 2 The paper explores the lessons of different approaches to addressing complex humanitarian emergencies.

In particular, it seeks to separate out “root causes, triggers and manifestations” the CHEs. In book: Handbook of Bioterrorism and Disaster Medicine, Chapter: Complex Humanitarian Emergencies, Publisher: Springer, Editors: Antosi and Cahill, pp Cite this publication Frederick M Burkle.

Broadly speaking, humanitarian disasters fall into the categories of natural, human-made, technological, or complex; here, however, the focus is on human-made crises. Attempts at greater regulation, national and international organization and multilateralism to prevent violent conflicts, as well as enhanced responses to humanitarian emergencies.

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Posted by Angela Raven-Roberts. David Keen has written a very readable and approachable book tackling a complex subject and tracing its multiple representations, interpretations and modes of analyses. I read it from the point of view of an insider of the “˜humanitarian enterprise’ that he skillfully critiques and as one who is frequently engaged in.

critical need.(8) Additionally, aid organizations responding to complex emergencies must always. bear in mind that relief work is intended to relieve suffering and to save lives among affected. populations and that it will never be a substitute for a political solution to the underlying crisis.

Relief operations are intended to respond to the immediate need to save lives, limit extraordinary suffering, prevent further injury to the population or damage to the society. Normally, these are operations of short duration. However, in complex emergencies when states are. In book: Disasters, Chapter: Complex Emergencies Chap pp commonly referred to as complex humanitarian emergencies (CHEs).

to reevaluate what humanitarian. Furthermore, the emergence of a global economy makes it increasingly difficult to contain the consequences of any disaster within one country’s borders.

This chapter examines basic concepts of disaster management and expands upon those concepts to specifically address the management of international disasters.

While the booming humanitarian sector faces daunting challenges, humanitarian economics emerges as a new field of study and practice--one that encompasses the economics and political economy of war, disaster, terrorism and humanitarianism.

Carbonnier's book is the first to present humanitarian economics to a wide readership, defining its parameters, explaining its.

Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

Since the end of the cold war, civil wars and state violence have escalated, resulting in thousands of deaths. This book provides a toolbox for donors, international agencies and developing countries to prevent humanitarian emergencies.

The emphasis is on long-term rather than mediation or reconstruction after the conflict ensues. show more. The international community, including UNICEF, is faced with increasingly complex humanitarian crises brought about as a result of chronic conflict, sudden and large-scale natural disasters such as earthquakes and droughts as well as existing and potential new pandemics (e.g.

HIV/AIDS and Avian influenza). The “complexity” refers to the “multi–mandate” nature of the response as well as the multi–causal nature of the emergency. Operation Lifeline Sudan (OLS), the UN humanitarian assistance programme in Sudan, has been described as history’s largest humanitarian intervention in an active civil war.

Sudden-onset natural and technological disasters impose a substantial health burden, either directly on the population or indirectly on the capacity of the health services to address primary health care needs. The relationship between communicable diseases and disasters merits special attention.

This chapter does not address epidemics of emerging or reemerging diseases, Cited by: Complex humanitarian emergencies have become more frequent and affect more people than ever before: 4 Inmillion people worldwide were affected by emergencies. 5 At the end ofmore than million people were displaced from their homes.Interstate wars are not common today, but complex humanitarian emergencies (CHE) still cause death, suffering and prolonged underdevelopment.

What are the root causes of CHEs? This introductory chapter to a book from the United Nations University / Oxford University Press presents an overview of the causes and policy implications of CHEs.

CHEs have four main [ ].