Searching with a thematic focus on Questioning development, Conflict and security

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    Risk-informed development: From crisis to resilience

    Overseas Development Institute, 2019
    ver the past decade, important progress has been made on poverty reduction, disease control and access to healthcare, education and services.
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    International development: ideas, experience, and prospects

    Development Ideas, 2014
    Thinking on development informs and inspires the actions of people, organizations, and states in their continuous effort to invent a better world. Produced by Devlopment Ideas and published by IDRC, this volume examines the ideas behind development: their origins, how they have changed and spread over time, and how they may evolve over the coming decades.
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    Fear and want: obstacles to human security

    Social Watch, 2004
    Acknowledging that it is impossibe to answer many specific questions on current events, this report aims to make its own contribution to the debate by examining which grassroots organisations around the world are engaged in the frontline of the battle against poverty and discrimination.
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    Mortality before and after the 2003 invasion of Iraq: cluster sample survey

    The Lancet, 2004
    This survey compares civilian mortality rates Iraq during the period of before the invasion and compares this with the rates after the invasion.
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    9/11 – Three Years Later

    The South Asia Analysis Group, 2004
    Since the events of September 11, 2001 (9/11), the world has changed irrevocably. Attacks on civilian populations have since increased in number and ferocity.
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    Aid and conflict: the policy coherence challenge

    WIDER Conference on Making Peace Work, 2004
    This paper explores the security dimensions of policy coherence for development (PCD) work, arguing that the future of aid lies in the intersection between security and development. Illustrating the interlinkages between security and development, the paper reports that there is growing evidence of a two-way causality.
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    Iraq: humanitarian and reconstruction assistance

    US Agency for International Development, 2003
    This factsheet lists the background humanitarian situation in Iraq before the 2003 war and recent assessments by area and sector. Areas include:Umm QasrAl BasrahNorthern IraqSectors assessed are:Food SecurityInternally Displaced Persons (IDPs)RefugeesHealthU.S. Government ResponsePre-PositioningEmergency ReliefReconstruction
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    War with Iraq: costs,consequences,and alternatives

    American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2002
    Starting from the premises that this paper does not and cannot either measure the extent to which military action today may reduce the threat of Iraqi weapons of mass destruction in the future or estimate the increase or decrease in risk of terrorist acts, the authors try to balance advantages and disadvantages of war by considering the benefits of the disarmament of Iraq.In particular, this pa
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    Impact of war on Iraq

    Eldis Questioning Development Resource Guide, 2003
    Collection of documents forecasting the humanitarian consequences of the current war on Iraq.Common to these are assertions that: as a result of 12 years of sanctions, the Iraqi population is far more vulnerable to war than it was before the last Gulf warwar will likely cause the collapse of the oil-for-food programme on which 60% of Iraqis are dependentdestruction or disablemen
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    Tearing up the rules: the illegality of invading Iraq

    Center for Economic and Social Rights, USA, 2003
    The central question that this report seeks to answer is: can the U.S. and U.K lawfully attack Iraq—either with Security Council approval or, in the absence of such approval, on the basis of previous Council resolutions or under the principle of self-defense?