At a crossroads : humanitarianism for the next decade
Save the Children
London : Save the Children, 2010
VIII, 36 p. : photogr. ; 30 cm
The humanitarian system is facing a number of significant challenges - both environmental and political. The confluence of these challenges threatens the ability of humanitarian agencies to help those affected by emergencies. At the same time, critics of the system are arising doubts about the integrity and effectiveness of humanitarianism. This report examines some of the most pressing issues facing the humanitarian system and identifies how they are affecting the nature of humanitarian emergencies. It recommends actions that should be taken by senior humanitarian leaders to respond to these challenges.