|Disaster Management Ethics - Trainer's Guide - 1st Edition (Disaster Management Training Programme, 104 p.)|
|TOPIC 3: The relationship of disaster response to on-going economic and social development|
Review the points listed and ask participants for others. Remind them that accountability makes it possible to hold humanitarian assistance providers responsible for the consequences of their work and thus more responsive to the ethical issues involved.
Develop systems of accountability that allow monitoring the long-term impacts of disaster response programs.
· Adequate resource allocation tracking
· Financial records that support operational reports
For disaster survivors:
· Assistance that decreases dependency
· Support for local markets and stable economies
· Community equity
Are humanitarian assistance organizations focused on the needs of the community or on enhancement of their own image?