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Second edition of "State of the World's Emergencies" published: A briefing for new UK parliamentarians

This September 2017 briefing is designed to give new and returning members of parliament a rapid overview of some of the world’s most complex and protracted emergencies. It highlights actions which parliamentarians can take to ensure the UK most effectively delivers on its moral and political responsibilities as a key actor on the global stage. It begins with summaries of key issues across humanitarian crisis and conflict settings, followed by short summaries of ten of the world’s most complex emergencies.

Over many decades, the UK has been at the forefront of humanitarian relief operations and work on conflict issues. It has used its considerable financial and political influence, as well as intellectual leadership, to help support those trapped in crisis situations.This report serves to outline these crisis situations for parliamentarians, with the direct intention of informing debate and political action on pressing issues.

 

For more information, please see the source website here.

You can access the full report here.

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