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The new humanitarians : inspiration, innovations, and blueprints for visionaries

Author: Chris E Stout
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2009.
Series: Praeger perspectives.; Social and psychological issues.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From Braille Without Borders and Unite for Sight, to Geekcorps and PeaceWorks, humanitarian groups are working worldwide largely in undeveloped countries to better the lives of the residents. Whether they are empowering people with schools for the blind, prosthetic limbs, the devices to understand and use technology, or the information to work for civil peace, the men and women of these agencies offer tremendous  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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New humanitarians.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2009
(DLC) 2008020797
(OCoLC)226357710
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Chris E Stout
ISBN: 9780275997694 0275997693
OCLC Number: 428541777
Description: 1 online resource (3 volumes) : illustrations.
Contents: v. 1. Changing global health inequities --
v. 2. Changing education and relief --
v. 3. Changing sustainable development and social justice.
Series Title: Praeger perspectives.; Social and psychological issues.
Responsibility: edited by Chris E. Stout ; foreword by Mehmet Oz.

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From Braille Without Borders and Unite for Sight, to Geekcorps and PeaceWorks, humanitarian groups are working worldwide largely in undeveloped countries to better the lives of the residents. This  Read more...

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