TITLE

PITCH THE TENTS

AUTHOR(S)
Harrell-Bond, Barbara
PUB. DATE
September 1994
SOURCE
New Republic;9/19/94-9/26/94, Vol. 211 Issue 12/13, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Criticizes international humanitarian agencies that force refugees to live in camps as the precondition for receiving relief. Impact of forcing refugees into camps on social life; Assessment of the environmental impact of refugee encampment; Reasons for the persistence of humanitarian organizations in establishing refugee camps.
ACCESSION #
9409167539

 

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