|Humanitarian therapeutics of war and the politics of trauma and violence in Lebanon||Lamia Moghnieh||January, 2015||
This paper focuses on the July 2006 war on Lebanon and the humanitarian trouble in locating trauma, arguing that trauma takes many material, political and ideological values for different stakeholders and communities in Lebanon. This multi-faceted meaning of trauma in Lebanon, sometimes intersecting, other times clashing, provides us with an understanding of the contemporary politics of suffering from violence in Lebanon.
|Politics of Trauma, Humanitarian Psychology, Lebanon, July 2006 War, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Israel|
|Enhancing Municipal Capacities: From Emergency Response to Planning||Marwa Boustani||July, 2014||
The paper explores the capacities and roles of Municipalities and Unions of Municipalities (UoMs) as actors and contributors to regional planning in Lebanon, and their role in addressing needs caused by the Syrian refugee crisis, especially related to service provision and shelter.
|Unions of Municipalities, Local Authorities, Planning & Emergency Response, Local Governance|
|Challenges of aid coordination in a complex crisis: An overview of funding policies and conditions regarding aid provision to Syrian refugees in Lebanon||Dalya Mitri||May, 2014||
This paper examines the existing funding structures and policies towards aid provision to Syrian refugees in Lebanon, it looks into institutional and operational differences of donor states and communities and their impact on the management of the crisis.
|Syrian Refugees, funding policies, non-traditional aid actors, politicization of humanitarian aid, Coordination in Complex Emergencies|
|Regional differences in the conditions of Syrian refugees in Lebanon||Sam van Vliet, Guita Hourani||April, 2014||
This paper examines the different political and legal environments of Lebanon’s regions and how these contexts affect Syrian refugees’ needs, and contribute to shaping aid design and delivery.
|Syrian Refugees, Lebanon, host-refugee relations, regional differences, Governance, Aid|
|The Everyday Experience of Humanitarianism in Akkar Villages||Estella Carpi||March, 2014||
This paper aims to understand the way everyday practices are changing in response to humanitarian programs currently in place in North Lebanon, through the use of a bottom-up ethnographic approach.
|Syrian Refugees, Ethnicization, Chronic Neglect, Humanitarianism, Politicization, Emergency relief|
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