The purpose of humanitarian assistance is to save lives, alleviate suffering and maintain human dignity in response to man-made crises and natural disasters. Brookings experts discuss how to best deliver assistance through an increasingly complex system of NGOs, international organizations, governments and individuals.
Malian soldier Ousmane Cisse stands guard on an open road outside Sevare, Mali (REUTERS/Joe Penney).
After 50 Years of the OAU-AU: Time to Strengthen the Conflict Intervention Framework
May 22, 2013, Julius Agbor and Tatah Mentan
Julius Agbor and Tatah Mentan argue that the African Union has been ineffective at mitigating humanitarian crisis in Africa and that it is now time to revise its conflict intervention framework.
Opinion | Human Rights and Democracy
May 22, 2013, Jane McAdam
Article | The Journal of Strategic Studies
May 14, 2013, Daniel L. Byman
May 14, 2013
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May 13, 2013, Chaloka Beyani
May 10, 2013
May 2013, Jibum Chung
Opinion | The National Interest
May 7, 2013, Bruce Riedel
May 7, 2013
Opinion | New York Times
May 4, 2013, Daniel L. Byman
May 2, 2013, Elizabeth Ferris
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Co-Director, Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy
Fellow, Foreign Policy, Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement
Director, Center for Universal Education
Senior Fellow, Global Economy and Development
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