Title

The Roles of Humanitarian Assistance Organizations

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

9-1-2009

Journal

War and Public Health

DOI

10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311181.003.0022

Keywords

Humanitarian assistance; Internally displaced persons; Nongovernmental organizations; Refugees

Abstract

© 2008 by Oxford University Press, Inc. All rights reserved. This chapter describes the roles of humanitarian assistance organizations during war and the aftermath of war. It describes specific examples of the ways in which humanitarian assistance organizations have responded to civilian noncombatants affected by war.

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