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Inside Disaster

Resources: A History of Humanitarian Aid

Roots of Humanitarianism

“The white man’s burden”

Neutral aid to all in need

The Red Cross

Nobel Prize

Millions in need

The Limits of Neutrality

Never again

The rights of refugees

Fundamental principles


MSF founded

Ethiopia & Live Aid

“Containment through charity”

Aid, not intervention

Pooled funding

Famine Crimes

Famine Crimes is published and distributed by Indiana University Press and James Currey Publishers.  We thank them for permission to use the book’s cover image.

Sphere project

“Do No Harm”

MSF wins Nobel Prize

“Humanitarian war”

The Responsibility to Protect

Blurring the Lines

Aid workers targeted

Certifying accountability

Tsunami chaos

Cluster system

Prepositioning aid