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Neglect and Failures of Human Security in Humanitarian Settings: Challenges and Recommendations.
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PMID:  23351996     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
The lack of attention to basic safety and security standards by the humanitarian community is endemic. The tragic bombing and loss of life of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq in 2003 is but one of many unfortunate examples; these incidents are increasing in number. Tools for establishing an organizational security framework are readily available. Capacity to implement this framework requires understanding the culture of safety and security and individual and organizational leadership. This report outlines the essential steps and components necessary to meet this requirement. Macpherson R , Burkle FM Jr. Neglect and failures of human security in humanitarian settings: challenges and recommendations. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2013;28(2):1-5 .
Robert Macpherson; Frederick M Burkle
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Prehospital and disaster medicine     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1049-023X     ISO Abbreviation:  Prehosp Disaster Med     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-1-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8918173     Medline TA:  Prehosp Disaster Med     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  1-5     Citation Subset:  -    
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