Becoming an International Humanitarian Aid Worker

Written By Chen Reis
Becoming an International Humanitarian Aid Worker
  • Publsiher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 16 October 2016
  • ISBN : 0128043857
  • Pages : 142 pages
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Download or read book entitled Becoming an International Humanitarian Aid Worker by author: Chen Reis which was release on 16 October 2016 and published by Butterworth-Heinemann with total page 142 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Becoming an International Humanitarian Aid Worker draws on the experiences of those currently working and those hiring people to work in humanitarian aid today, and an analysis of job postings over a 9-month period. It provides relevant information and advice to help jobseekers make more informed decisions about what steps to take. It first pushes prospective job seekers to reflect on whether this is the right career path for them. It then provides tried and tested strategies for preparing for a humanitarian career and being competitive in the humanitarian job market, serving as a comprehensive guide for those thinking about a career in international humanitarian aid. Features advice drawn from an analysis of humanitarian jobs, a survey of aid workers, and interviews with human resource staff and humanitarian professionals Written in a conversational style with anecdotes, advice and stories from people working in the industry today Features useful tips and exercises in every chapter to help you put your best foot forward Provides links to useful and relevant internet resources through a dedicated web page

Becoming an International Humanitarian Aid Worker

Becoming an International Humanitarian Aid Worker
  • Author : Chen Reis,Tania Bernath
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2016-10-16
  • Total pages : 142
  • ISBN : 0128043857
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Summary : Becoming an International Humanitarian Aid Worker draws on the experiences of those currently working and those hiring people to work in humanitarian aid today, and an analysis of job postings over a 9-month period. It provides relevant information and advice to help jobseekers make more informed decisions about what steps ...

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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-01-02
  • Total pages : 175
  • ISBN : 0128043857
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Summary : Attacks on humanitarian aid operations are both a symptom and a weapon of modern warfare, and as armed groups increasingly target aid workers for violence, relief operations are curtailed in places where civilians are most in need. This book provides an in-depth analysis of the challenges to humanitarian action in ...

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  • Publisher : The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
  • Release Date : 2015-07-15
  • Total pages : 32
  • ISBN : 0128043857
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Summary : Humanitarian aid workers dedicate their lives to helping people in need. They bring medicine, emergency supplies, and other kinds of disaster relief to countries affected by war, natural disasters, and poverty. Aid workers help refugees and also build infrastructure, hospitals, and schools in struggling nations. Readers will determine if this ...

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-03-13
  • Total pages : 136
  • ISBN : 0128043857
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Summary : Humanitarian aid workers are trying to make a difference in an increasingly dangerous world. Psychosocial Support for Humanitarian Aid Workers: A Roadmap of Trauma and Critical Incident Care highlights the risks of such work, educates professionals responsible for their duty of care, and brings together current thinking to promote collaborative ...

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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2014-09-20
  • Total pages : 394
  • ISBN : 0128043857
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Summary : This is an indispensable career guide for everyone wanting to work in or already working in the international development and humanitarian emergencies sector. It provides a general introduction and insight into the sector, for those exploring it as a potential career, and offers students up-to-date advice when choosing a course, ...

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  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2010-09-02
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 0128043857
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Summary : During my career as a military peace-keeper and foreign aid worker I've faced many life-threatening situations. In this book I've drawn on my experiences to create a unique compilation of 'survival solutions' for people who work abroad, for adventure travellers, for those contemplating going to remoter parts of the world, ...

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  • Publisher : Crown
  • Release Date : 2013-10-15
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 0128043857
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Summary : Jessica Alexander arrived in Rwanda in the aftermath of the 1994 genocide as an idealistic intern, eager to contribute to the work of the international humanitarian aid community. But the world that she encountered in the field was dramatically different than anything she could have imagined. It was messy, chaotic, and ...

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-03-16
  • Total pages : 286
  • ISBN : 0128043857
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Summary : This book includes contributions from academics, practitioners and policy-makers connected with the Network on Humanitarian Action (NOHA), an international association of universities that is committed to interdisciplinary education and research on humanitarian action. Celebrating the twentieth anniversary of NOHA, this book highlights some of the most pressing issues and challenges ...

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  • Publisher : Center for Strategic & International Studies
  • Release Date : 2019-11-18
  • Total pages : 68
  • ISBN : 0128043857
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Summary : Principled humanitarian action is under attack around the world. Globally, 70.8 million people are considered forcibly displaced by armed conflict and nearly 132 million people need emergency humanitarian assistance. At the same time, there has been a steep escalation in the deliberate, willful obstruction of humanitarian access, impeding the ability of humanitarian ...

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-02-05
  • Total pages : 230
  • ISBN : 0128043857
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Summary : Humanitarianism as a moral concept and an organized practice has become a major factor in world society. It channels an enormous amount of resources and serves as an argument for different kinds of interference into the "internal affairs" of countries and regions. At the same time, and for these very ...

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  • Publisher : Zed Books Ltd.
  • Release Date : 2018-05-15
  • Total pages : 264
  • ISBN : 0128043857
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Summary : In 2004, the UN’s Humanitarian Coordinator for Sudan called Darfur the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. A comprehensive food aid programme soon followed, at the time the largest in the world. Yet by 2014, while the crisis continued, international agencies found they had limited access to much of the population, with ...

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  • Publisher : Grosvenor House Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-02-18
  • Total pages : 390
  • ISBN : 0128043857
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Summary : If you have ever donated money to international aid and wondered what it takes to deliver the aid on the ground then this is the book for you. The dangers and high risk that sometimes accompany the humanitarian aid workers in conflict and disaster zones. Follow one man’s journey ...

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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2011-01-11
  • Total pages : 141
  • ISBN : 0128043857
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Summary : It is becoming increasingly apparent that there are major gaps in International Humanitarian Law and Public International Law in the area of humanitarian assistance. In response international organizations such as the UN and the EU are developing their own legal frameworks for humanitarian assistance and the body of customary law ...

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Total pages : 429
  • ISBN : 0128043857
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  • Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Release Date : 2008-09-24
  • Total pages : 195
  • ISBN : 0128043857
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Summary : "Drawing on over a decade of field experiences in Latin America as well as a burgeoning literature about the psychological and social effects of war and disasters, Martín Beristain developed this volume at the interface of theory and practice as one response to these complex social and political realities. ...