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close this bookDisaster Management Ethics - Trainer's Guide - 1st Edition (Disaster Management Training Programme, 104 p.)
close this folderTOPIC 2: Providing humanitarian assistance to displaced populations and refugees
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View the document21. Introduction
View the document22. Three types of ethical dilemmas
View the document23. Ethical issues
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23. Ethical issues


Show the list of issues to participants and compare it to the list they developed. Are there any additional issues listed?

OPTIONAL EXERCISE: Review issues from the list that have not been adequately covered by the group. Overheads 24-33 each focus on one issue and excerpts from the module have been inserted below to inform your review. The text of the module provides additional background on each of the issues and may helpfully inform your leadership of discussion on this topic.

1. Negotiating interests of major actors to obtain a compromise that, as far as possible, reflects the needs and aspirations of the displaced people and refugees

2. Trading rights of access to beneficiaries in return for keeping quiet about human rights abuses

3. Maintaining "neutrality" and working on all sides of a conflict or working on only one side

4. Selecting key policies and program priorities