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Humanitarian

A person who helps others or believes people ought to be helped, regardless of their race, class, religion, sex, or other aspects of their identity. Humanitarians send money, food or other necessities to those in need. The term is often associated with charitable organizations. Critics claim that humanitarians have limited impact, while supporters argue that everyone should give what they can to make a larger, aggregate impact.
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Classical, or purist, humanitarians see the solution to their current problems in drastically reduced interaction between military and humanitarian organizations.
The so-called new humanitarians, such as CARE, argue that "humanitarianism is a political ideology and always has been.
Broadly speaking, there are three models that describe the relationship between humanitarian action and the political framework that is applied to complex emergencies.
As a part of SUPERVALU's retail network of 2,500 stores and a commitment to the Boise community dating back to its first store in 1939, Albertsons brings a trusted consumer brand and strong community values to the World Sports Humanitarian Hall of Fame and its 2006 induction ceremonies.
Humanitarian partners in Sudan continue to ensure the continuity of cost-effective humanitarian interventions that have an impact on addressing the urgent needs of people in Sudan.
Globally, there are 108 million people right now in need of humanitarian assistance.
In the lead up to World Humanitarian Day on August 19, thousands of engaged individuals are being recruited by OCHA online, asking them "to take action in the name of humanity.
World Humanitarian Day marks the anniversary of the UN Headquarters bombing in Baghdad in 2003 when 22 people, including UN humanitarian veteran Sergio Vieria de Mello, lost their lives.
She added that the ability of European solidarity to reach out to the victims in crises and disasters is also hurt by the violence against humanitarians.
Over the same period there has been a three-fold increase in security incidents where humanitarians have been targeted.
Many communities and organizations try to increase the importance of humanitarians by distributing publicity and information material.
At the same, she has underscored her concern about the growing number of abductions of humanitarian workers worldwide.

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