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Humanitarian Aid/Relief Work



Whether it’s aiding the victims of natural disasters, wars, and famines, or helping refugees seek opportunity and prosperity in a new country, the goal of humanitarian aid is the betterment of those who have found themselves in extremely difficult situations with very little ability to survive without help. It’s not easy to persevere in the face of massive tragedy, but many feel called to alleviate the suffering of others while helping them to maintain a sense of dignity.

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Malala Yousafzai - Helping Refugee Girls with “We Are Displaced” & Malala Fund | The Daily Show

Malala Yousafzai discusses her efforts to humanize refugees by sharing their stories and explains why Malala Fund stresses education.

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Love Without Reason: The Lost Art of Giving a F*ck

If the world’s problems feel overwhelming and making a difference seems impossible, you’re not alone. So many of us wish we could be doing something good and purposeful, but we get stuck.

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Foreign Aid Is Having a Reckoning

Today, a rising African middle class on a continent that is home to nearly two-dozen billionaires is challenging previous assumptions about foreign aid, from who donates money, to who should get paid to deliver aid, to whose metrics ought to be used to determine whether it was a success.

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FindCenterA bird was lying on his back in the road with his feet in the air. A horse saw him and asked, “What’re you doing?” The sparrow said, “I’m helping hold back the darkness.” The horse sneered and said, “Yeah, right,” and the sparrow said, “One does what one can.”

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The Humanitarian Principles

The EU is committed to promoting global respect and compliance with International Humanitarian Law, together with the Humanitarian Principles – humanity, impartiality, neutrality and independence.

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Manifesto for a Moral Revolution: Practices to Build a Better World

An essential shortlist of leadership ideas for everyone who wants to do good in this world, from Jacqueline Novogratz, author of the New York Times bestseller The Blue Sweater and founder and CEO of Acumen.

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Hard-Learned, Successful Lessons in How to Help Humanity: Jacqueline Novogratz

As the saying goes, good intentions are not enough; positive change comes from patience, persistence, a willingness to learn, genuine humility and an immense amount of hard work.

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FindCenterWhat we would like to do is change the world—make it a little simpler for people to feed, clothe, and shelter themselves as God intended them to do.

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Politics Is Killing Humanitarian Aid - Let's Fix It ! - Jan Egeland - TEDxStavanger

Jan Egeland has been Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) since August 2013, leading humanitarian operations with some 14,000 relief workers, serving 9 million people in need across the world.

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We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World

In her powerful new book, Nobel Peace Prize winner and New York Times-bestselling author Malala Yousafzai introduces some of the people behind the statistics and news stories about the millions of people displaced worldwide.

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