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Humanitarian Aid, Genocide and Mass Killings : Médecins Sans Frontières, the Rwandan

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Throughout the 1990s, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) was forced to face the challenges posed by the genocide of Rwandan Tutsis and a succession of outbreaks of political violence in Rwanda and its neighbouring countries. Humanitarian workers were confronted with the execution of almost one million people, tens of thousands of casualties pouring into health centres, the flight of millions of people who had sought refuge in camps and a series of deadly epidemics. Drawing on various hitherto unpublished private and public archives, this book recounts the experiences of the MSF teams working in the field. It is intended for humanitarian aid practitioners, students, journalists and researchers with an interest in genocide and humanitarian studies and the political sociology of international organisations.
Number of Pages: 146
Genre: Political Science, History, Social Science
Sub-Genre: History
Series Title: Humanitarianism Key Debates and New Approaches
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Manchester Univ Pr
Author: Jean-hervu00e9 Bradol & Marc Le Pape
Language: English
Street Date: February 6, 2017
TCIN: 52369252
UPC: 9781784993054
Item Number (DPCI): 248-45-1134
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