War and humanitarianism

Des réfugiés somaliens et leurs enfants se rendent dans un nouveau centre Brendan Bannon Interview

When the United Nations cry wolf

08/05/2011 Rony Brauman

The United Nations announces a famine and that 12.4 million people are threatened by drought in the Horn of Africa. Radio and television repeatedly broadcast an appeal for donations to UNICEF, brandishing disturbing figures.

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Camp au Congo Lynsey Addario Opinion

Zones to Protect

03/01/2009 Rony Brauman

Humanitarian law was designed as a normative framework, not as an indictment. With this in mind, Rony Brauman tries to define what constitutes a human shield.

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Analysis

Humanitarian dilemmas in Darfur

07/01/2008 Fabrice Weissman

With 13,000 humanitarian workers and a hundred relief agencies, Darfur hosts the largest humanitarian operation in the world. The aid apparatus started its full deployment in mid-2004 in a context of acutely high mortality among internally displaced persons (IDPs) gathered in camps and civilians remaining in rural areas. 

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Un camp de réfugiés à Yida Yann Libessart Cahier

Humanitarian action in situations of occupation

01/01/2007 Xavier Crombé

This Cahier du CRASH by Xavier Crombé combines a study of the experience and positions of MSF vis-à-vis occupation contexts since the 1980s, and the minutes of a talk organised by the 'Fondation MSF' in January 2006 on "Humanitarian action in situations of occupation". 

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