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close this bookDisaster Management Ethics - Trainer's Guide - 1st Edition (Disaster Management Training Programme, 104 p.)
close this folderTOPIC 3: The relationship of disaster response to on-going economic and social development
View the document36. Introduction
View the document37. Ethical Questions
View the document38. Ethical Question #1
View the document39. Ethical Question #2
View the document40. Ethical Question #3
View the document41. Ethical dilemmas from traditional approaches to emergency assistance
View the document42. Conceptual assumptions underlying traditional emergency disaster response
View the document43. New conceptualization
View the document44. Operational change #1
View the document45. Operational change #2
View the document46. Summary

39. Ethical Question #2


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To what extent is the heroic act of disaster response undertaken as a one-time, dramatic gesture which is satisfying for the giver of assistance in its apparent measurable success (lives saved, hungry people fed), while the more dogged and less clear work of long-term poverty alleviation is avoided precisely because it is not so satisfying?


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