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Famine Relief

Chŏng Yagyong

in Admonitions on Governing the People: Manual for All Administrators

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520260917
eISBN:
9780520947702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260917.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

The English translation of six chapters in Book XI of Mongmin simsŏ on administration for district magistrates is shown here. The chapters discuss the following: preparation of relief supplies, ... More


Andrew's First Cavalry: State Officials Respond

David K. Twigg

in The Politics of Disaster: Tracking the Impact of Hurricane Andrew

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041889
eISBN:
9780813043890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041889.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

As announced in chapter 4, three cabinet members, the governor, and the lieutenant governor were in office and about to seek reelection when Andrew struck. In the wake of the hurricane, incumbent ... More


War

Bridget Ford

in Bonds of Union: "Religion, Race, and Politics in a Civil War Borderland"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626222
eISBN:
9781469628028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626222.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The Civil War presented Cincinnatians and Louisvillians with formidable tests of loyalty. Allegiances remained precarious in both places as the challenges of rapid mobilization, political dissent, ... More


Images from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita: A Photo Essay

Dave Spizale, Barry Jean Ancelet, Mary Perrin, Sharon Suire, and Rebecca Broussard

in Second Line Rescue: Improvised Responses to Katrina and Rita

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037962
eISBN:
9781621039518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037962.003.0008
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter presents photographs of volunteer rescue and relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.


What We Have, We Share: Solidarity Undergirds Rescue and Relief

Beverly Bell

in Fault Lines: Views across Haiti's Divide

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452123
eISBN:
9780801468322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452123.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes how solidarity reinforced search-and-rescue operations as well as emergency relief activities during and after the Haitian earthquake. It shows how Haitians engaged in every ... More


“You Can Do It, Japan!”: Social Networks and Natural Disasters

Pamela L. Runestad

in At Home and in the Field: Ethnographic Encounters in Asia and the Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847593
eISBN:
9780824868215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847593.003.0027
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes what it meant, in the aftermath of the 9.0 earthquake that struck off the east coast of northern Japan on March 11, 2011, to belong to a family, a particular community, a ... More


Between New York and Washington

Felix L. Armfield

in Eugene Kinckle Jones: The National Urban League and Black Social Work, 1910-1940

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036583
eISBN:
9780252093623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036583.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter covers Eugene Kinckle Jones's involvement with the federal government, as he had political ties to the two presidents in office during his tenure with the NUL, Woodrow Wilson and ... More


Hurricane Gumbo

Mike Davis and Anthony Fontenot

in Second Line Rescue: Improvised Responses to Katrina and Rita

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037962
eISBN:
9781621039518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037962.003.0005
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter describes how the residents of Ville Platte—a poor Cajun and black Creole community in Evangeline Parish, Louisiana—opened their doors to over 5,000 displaced people they call “company” ... More


Balancing Humanitarian Priorities

Alex J. Bellamy

in The Responsibility to Protect: A Defense

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198704119
eISBN:
9780191773266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704119.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Noting that humanitarian organizations are often on the ground when mass atrocities strike, this chapter examines the dilemmas they confront in trying to balance humanitarian principles with R2P ... More


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