Carlos Centeno, Leland Fellow. Published in 2011
Restrictions by the Israeli government and Hamas on beneficiaries’ livelihoods in Gaza are decreasing the long-term impact of US foreign assistance. A close look at humanitarian operations in Gaza shows that the Israeli government and Hamas have cut or are systematically cutting off all livelihood strategies, rendering development assistance futile. This paper uses a Sustainable Livelihoods Framework based on the concept of occupation/Hamas “chokepoints” to support the argument above. It then outlines three policies that are likely to improve the situation.
CHC welcomed the 20th class of Emerson Hunger Fellows to Washington D.C. for their field training in August. These 16… Read more
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