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This document provides a two-page summary of the research undertaken as part of the R2HC-funded study Ethical Challenges In Humanitarian Health In Situations Of Extreme Violence.

This project explored the ethical challenges humanitarian health organizations face in situations of violence against civilians, particularly when healthcare facilities are targeted. The findings indicate that humanitarian actors can better face the challenge of ethical challenges in humanitarian response through whole-of-organizational, systematic approaches.

This Snapshot summarises:

  • Background to the research and how the research was conducted,
  • Key findings,
  • Implications for humanitarian practitioners and policymakers,
  • Recommendations,
  • Further reading.

 

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Ethical Challenges Among Humanitarian Organisations: Insights from the Response to the Syrian Conflict

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Reality Makes Our Decisions: Ethical Challenges in Humanitarian Health in Situations of Extreme Violence

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Challenges to ethical obligations and humanitarian principles in conflict settings: a systematic review

Guidance Ethics Related

Ethical Decision-Making in Humanitarian Health in Situations of Extreme Violence

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