From a Crisis of Management to Humanitarian Crisis Management

  title={From a Crisis of Management to Humanitarian Crisis Management},
  author={Giorgos Maniatis},
  journal={South Atlantic Quarterly},
  • G. Maniatis
  • Published 1 October 2018
  • Political Science
  • South Atlantic Quarterly
In late June 2015, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) declared a refugee emergency situation in the Eastern Aegean Islands. At the time, the number of arrivals to the islands amounted to one thousand per day, and the “reception”/detention system had completely collapsed. In the absence of state-organized reception, the passage to the islands of the Eastern Aegean Sea was developing, according to the UN, into a potential humanitarian crisis. Amid the dense political… 

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