Humanitarianisme dalam Hub...
Humanitarian action has expanded significantly following the end of cold war. Broadly speaking, humanitarianism is a tendency or 'commitment to improve human condition' (Minear and Weiss 1993, 7). Humanitarianism has long been discussed as any action driven by moral obligations called humanity which highlighted the obligations to addressed human suffering wherever it is found with attention to the most vulnerable people such as children women and the elderly (NOHA Course Reader p 31). More specifically it is an impulse to save life, to alleviate suffering and to maintain human dignity. Humanity never reckons boundaries on nationality, religion, ethnic origin, gender, race and political associations on their work. In the traditional point of view, human solidarity builds on ‘something within each of us – our essential humanity – which resonates to the presence of this same thing in other human beings (Wheeler p 10).
Humanitarianism no longer projected as a moral