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Voices from Chernobyl
Van de winnaar van de Nobelprijs voor de literatuur 2015

Engels | Paperback | 2006

"" Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award"" On April 26, 1986, the worst nuclear reactor accident in history occurred in... Meer

The White Man's Burden
Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good

Engels | Paperback | 2007

From one of the world s best-known development economists-an excoriating attack on the tragic hubris of the West s efforts to... Meer

Bottom Billion
Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can be Done About it

Engels | Paperback | 2008

In this elegant and impassioned synthesis from one of the world's leading experts on Africa and poverty, economist Paul Collier... Meer

Earth'S Processes As Hazards, Disasters And Catastrophes

Engels | Paperback | 2007

For professors and students of natural hazards or courses in earthquakes and volcanoes, Edward A. Keller and Robert H. Blodgett's... Meer

The Story of Aid and War in Modern Times

Engels | Paperback | 2011

From Rwanda to Afghanistan, from Sudan to Iraq, this brilliantly written and at times blackly funny work of reportage shows how... Meer

How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster

Engels | Paperback | 2014

On January 12, 2010, the deadliest earthquake in the history of the Western Hemisphere struck the nation least prepared to handle... Meer

Moving From Crisis To Opportunity

Engels | Paperback | 2015

In this fully updated Second Edition, three of today’s most respected crisis/risk communication scholars provide the latest... Meer

Moving from Crisis to Opportunity

Engels | Paperback | 2014

In this fully updated Second Edition, three of today’s most respected crisis/risk communication scholars provide the latest... Meer

An Introduction to International Development

Engels | Paperback | 2009

International development is big business. Official global aid flows from North to South are over $100 billion annually. China and... Meer

An Approach to Emergency Situations

Engels | Paperback | 1997

Relief workers face rapidly changing and complex environments, new disease patterns, enormous humanitarian needs and relatively... Meer

Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good

Engels | Paperback | 2007

From one of the world s best-known development economists-an excoriating attack on the tragic hubris of the West s efforts to... Meer

The MSF Experience

Engels | Paperback | 2011

From international NGOs to UN agencies, from donors to observers of humanitarianism, opinion is unanimous: in a context of the... Meer

Engels | Ebook | 2013

The methods of disaster research are indistinguishable from those used throughout the social sciences. Yet these methods must be... Meer

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A Casebook Approach

Engels | Paperback | 2010

Crisis Communications: A Casebook Approach presents case studies of organizational, corporate, and individual crises, and analyzes... Meer

Why Safety Can Be Dangerous and How Danger Makes Us Safe

Engels | Hardcover | 2015

How the very things we create to protect ourselves, like money market funds or anti-lock brakes, end up being the biggest threats... Meer

How Aid Can Support Peace - or War

Engels | Paperback | 1999

Echoing the words of the Hippocratic Oath, the author challenges aid agency staff to take responsibility for the ways that their... Meer

The Day the World Exploded

Engels | Paperback | 2004

Simon Winchester, New York Times bestselling author of The Professor and the Madman, examines the legendary annihilation in 1883... Meer

The Real Story of China in Africa

Engels | Paperback | 2011

Is China a rogue donor, as some media pundits suggest? Or is China helping the developing world pave a pathway out of poverty, as... Meer

Being a Doctor with No Borders (And Other Ways to Stay Single)

Engels | Paperback | 2014

Damien Brown thinks he's ready when he arrives for his first posting with Medecins Sans Frontieres in Africa. But the town he's... Meer

Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good

Engels | Ebook | 2006

From one of the world"s best-known development economists-an excoriating attack on the tragic hubris of the West"s efforts to... Meer

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My Decade in and Out of Humanitarian Aid

Engels | Paperback | 2013

Jessica Alexander arrived in Rwanda in the aftermath of the 1994 genocide as an idealistic intern, eager to contribute to the... Meer

Visits with Refugees in Africa, Cambodia, Pakistan and Ecuador

Engels | Paperback | 2003

Three years ago, award-winning actress Angelina Jolie took on a radically different role as a Goodwill Ambassador for the UN High... Meer

The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster

Engels | Paperback | 2010

"The freshest, deepest, most optimistic account of human nature I've come across in years."-Bill McKibbenThe most startling thing... Meer

What's Wrong with Humanitarian Aid?

Engels | Paperback | 2011

A vast industry has grown up around humanitarian aid: a cavalcade of organizations--some 37,000--compete for a share of the $160... Meer

The Development Revolution from the Global South

Engels | Paperback | 2010

Amid all the complicated economic theories about the causes and solutions to poverty, one idea is so basic it seems radical: just... Meer

A Manual for International Development Workers

Engels | Paperback | 2012

Strong financial management skills are essential to promote high programme standards in international development organizations.... Meer

Cases from Urban Africa

Engels | Paperback | 2014

Published with ProVention Consortium, UNDP and UN-Habitat 'This excellent book is essential reading for those concerned with urban... Meer

Why the End of Poverty Requires the End of Violence

Engels | Hardcover | 2014

A Washington Post bestseller While the world has made encouraging strides in the fight against global poverty, the hidden plague... Meer

The Piper Alpha Disaster

Engels | Ebook | 2011

The fire was visible seventy miles away as a distant, flickering flame on the horizon. The heat generated was so intense that a... Meer

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A Practical Guide for Relief Workers

Engels | Paperback | 1999

Engineering in Emergencies is a hugely successful practical handbook for all relief workers involved in giving humanitarian... Meer