Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Humanitarian Aid or Developmental Assistance?

By Richard Sollom
on April 15, 2009

In a recent letter to the New York Times, I suggested that donor governments maintain targeted sanctions against a small cohort of Zimbabwe’s power elite, but that they should also now provide targeted humanitarian support to the struggling country in transition. Newspaper editors so value brevity but here in the blogosphere, where the real estate is cheap, I’ll elaborate for some added clarity.
Chaos abounds in most news references to humanitarian aid and developmental assistance. Imprecisions in terminology breed poor policy.
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