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Part 1: The Congestion of Humanitarian Space

By S. Harris

Abstract

Yes¿Part 1: The congestion of humanitarian space¿, assesses what affect the rapid proliferation\ud of the international aid community¿s presence in Sri Lanka has had on local level\ud relationships and emergency response capacities. It contends that the burgeoning presence\ud of aid agencies resulted in humanitarian assistance becoming a hotly contested and\ud competitive activity. It goes on to identify the possible factors that have contributed to the\ud rapid congestion of this space in suggesting an explanation of why the humanitarian\ud communities¿ normative standards appear to have failed

Topics: Disaster Response, Disaster Recovery, Peace, Conflict, Tsunami, Sri Lanka, Natural Disasters, International Aid
Year: 2006
OAI identifier: oai:bradscholars.brad.ac.uk:10454/931
Provided by: Bradford Scholars

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