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War, Hunger, and Displacement: VOLUME 1$
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E. Wayne Nafziger, Frances Stewart, and Raimo Väyrynen

Print publication date: 2000

Print ISBN-13: 9780198297390

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297390.001.0001

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Complex Humanitarian Emergencies: Concepts and Issues

Complex Humanitarian Emergencies: Concepts and Issues

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This chapter examines the concepts and issues related to the so-called complex humanitarian emergencies. It explains that complex humanitarian emergencies are the ultimate manifestation of the economic fragmentation, political turmoil, and human suffering that are spreading in the less developed parts of the world. It analyses various cases of complex humanitarian emergencies during the 1990s, which were mostly in Central Asia, the Horn of Africa, and West Africa.

Keywords:   humanitarian emergencies, economic fragmentation, political turmoil, human suffering, Central Asia, Horn of Africa, West Africa

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