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Preparing for the humanitarian consquences of possible military action against Iraq

Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. International Development Committee.

Preparing for the humanitarian consquences of possible military action against Iraq

fourth report of session 2002-03.

by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. International Development Committee.

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Published by Stationery Office in London .
Written in English


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Series[HC]. [2002-2003] -- 444-I
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Open LibraryOL19686717M
ISBN 100215008723
OCLC/WorldCa316368700

Iraq Humanitarian Response Plan The ongoing conflict within Iraq has had profound humanitarian consequences. Nearly one third of Iraq’s population – 10 million people – need help, and almost half (over million) are children. Three million Iraqis have fled their homes and 3 million more live in areas no longer under government.   On Novem , the U.N. Security Council authorized the use of “all necessary means” of force against Iraq if it did not withdraw from Kuwait by the following January

Despite our belief that military action is unjustified at this time, Oxfam, like other humanitarian agencies, is preparing to address the potential humanitarian consequences of any war in Iraq.   The withdrawal of troops could take months, and the Pentagon has started preparing for the possibility of losing access to Iraqi military bases nearly 17 years after President George W. Bush.

  Troops prepare for assault on Iraq Updated / Wednesday, 19 Mar As tension increases tonight in the Persian Gulf, US and British warplanes have been attacking artillery systems in . “A superb critique of the U.S.-led sanctions against Iraq, which were imposed for twelve years, with disastrous humanitarian consequences for the civilian population. This wonderfully researched and written book has profound implications for ongoing assessments of American foreign policy, and deserves to be widely read, its argument absorbed Reviews: 8.


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Preparing for the humanitarian consquences of possible military action against Iraq by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. International Development Committee. Download PDF EPUB FB2

PREPARING FOR THE HUMANITARIAN CONSEQUENCES OF POSSIBLE MILITARY ACTION AGAINST IRAQ SUMMARY This report examines the likely humanitarian consequences of military action against Iraq and the adequacy of the preparations for dealing with them.

The wide range of scenarios as to how a conflict might develop greatly complicates the task of planners. House of Commons International Development Committee PREPARING FOR THE HUMANITARIAN CONSEQUENCES OF POSSIBLE MILITARY ACTION AGAINST IRAQ Fourth Report of.

preparing for the humanitarian consequences of possible MILITARY ACTION AGAINST IRAQ: GOVERNMENT RESPONSE TO THE COMMITTEE’S FOURTH REPORT OF SESSION – Iraq – The Humanitarian Consequences of Military Action Save the Children UK (SC UK) is one of the longest-serving international humanitarian agencies in Iraq, with programmes in a variety of sectors since SC UK is deeply concerned at the possibility of renewed and intensified armed conflict in Iraq.

Iraq and the crisis of humanitarian action. The Iraq crisis has contributed to a deep malaise in the humanitarian community.

Agencies are confronted with major policy quandaries, including a contested environment, a security crisis and a host of issues arising from interaction with coalition forces whose intervention is seen as illegitimate by significant segments of the population.

Potential Humanitarian Issues in Post-War Iraq: An Overview for Congress Summary Sincethe Oil For Food Program (OFFP) has alleviated some of the worst effects of the Gulf-War international sanctions regime, but the humanitarian situation in Iraq (defined as an urgent need for food, shelter and basic health care) remains serious.

While some improvements have been seen in nutrition. Humanitarian aid to Iraq can improve U.S. national security Improving conditions for those living in poverty around the world is a key part of the United States National Security Strategy.

The Pentagon’s “3Ds” for ensuring the security of the United States. This article assesses whether the invasion of Iraq can be justified as a humanitarian intervention. Because of the potential loss of life inherent in any military action, the author contends.

Humanitarian Crisis. With close to 4 million displaced people in and outside of Iraq, an average of about people killed daily, and a third of the population living in poverty, Iraq 's humanitarian emergency has reached a crisis level that compares with some of the world's most urgent catastrophes.

Bush announces U.S and coalition forces have begun military action against Iraq Saddam Hussein and his sons asked to surrender/leave Iraq within 48 hours (DIDN'T) Ma Bombing of Baghdad Aug Obama declares end of war Troops would return home by the end of the year.

This webpage is part of a project which attempted to bring together information about the possible humanitarian and economic consequences of war on Iraq, with annotated links to the various relevant reports and assessments which have been published recently.

Was the Iraq War a Humanitarian Military action on humanitarian grounds should be countenanced only to stop mass sufficient to disqualify the invasion of Iraq as a humanitarian intervention.

Military intervention can also have the disadvantage of hindering the efforts of humanitarian aid workers and NGOs. Military intervention further politicises their work in the eyes of local people by associating it with foreign troops, and NGOs can become targets, which endangers their lives (Seybolt, 17).

Washington's reluctance to undertake humanitarian interventions in Africa, or indeed any place else, in the near future is deepened by two other U.S.

realities, one relating to the U.S. military and the other to the consequences of the Iraq War, that have recently come into being. While much has been made of the impact of the surge on Iraq, very little has been discussed about the humanitarian catastrophe in Iraq.

Even. Humanitarian Intervention and the War in Iraq: Norms, Discourse, and State Practice ERIC A. HEINZE well-intended humanitarian interventions—has consequences, and we are the Anfal campaign against the Kurds—humanitarian intervention is not a tool forpost factopunishment, as.

War In Iraq: Managing Humanitarian Relief ICG Middle East Report N°12, 27 March Page 2 II. WAR SCENARIOS AND HUMANITARIAN CONSEQUENCES A. ASSESSMENT OF THE POTENTIAL HUMANITARIAN IMPACT Over the past several months, with uncertainty and controversy surrounding the possibility of war, preparations for its possible humanitarian impact.

possible and concrete parameters of such interventions have been widely debated.4 Although the United States has advocated the doctrine of humanitarian intervention, a majority of European international lawyers remains suspicious of unilateral military actions for humanitarian purposes a few days to go: We’re raising £25, to keep TheyWorkForYou running and make sure people across the UK can hold their elected representatives to account.

In Darfur, advocacy by NGOs of military action against the Sudanese government has led that government to refuse to grant those NGOs access to Darfuri refugees.

This article assesses whether the invasion of Iraq can be justified as a humanitarian intervention. Because of the potential loss of life inherent in any military action, the author contends that a threshold test of a humanitarian intervention is whether it is necessary to stop ongoing or imminent mass slaughter.This past Sunday, Dec.

29, U.S. military forces conducted airstrikes against five facilities in Iraq and Syria controlled by Kata’ib Hezbollah, an influential Iraqi militia with close ties to Iran and an official status as part of Iraq’s security forces.

The Defense Department later confirmed that the airstrikes—which reportedly resulted in more than 25 fatalities—were in response to a.Iraq Sanctions: Humanitarian Implications and Options for the Future.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY. 1. Introduction The United Nations Security Council has maintained compre-hensive economic sanctions on Iraq since August 6, The international community increasingly views the sanctions as illegitimate and punitive, because of well-documented humanitarian suffering in Iraq and widespread doubts .