Being good at doing good? Quality and accountability of humanitarian NGOs.

@article{Hilhorst2002BeingGA,
  title={Being good at doing good? Quality and accountability of humanitarian NGOs.},
  author={D. Hilhorst},
  journal={Disasters},
  year={2002},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={
          193-212
        }
}
Quality enhancement of humanitarian assistance is far from a technical task. It is interwoven with debates on politics of principles and people are intensely committed to the various outcomes these debates might have. It is a field of strongly competing truths, each with their own rationale and appeal. The last few years have seen a rapid increase in discussions, policy paper and organisational initiatives regarding the quality of humanitarian assistance. This paper takes stock of the present… CONTINUE READING
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