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The crisis caravan whats wrong with humanitarian aid by linda polman 240 pp metropolitan books polman a dutch journalist has covered civilian victims in war zones for 15 years and in the crisis caravan she summarizes the reality of such donations at the receiving end in afghanistan bosnia congo iraq kosovo . In the book the crisis caravan she also talks about the challenges faced by a humanitarian aid worker at the ground level linda also highlights the adverse effects of foreign aid on developing countries and the reality of such donations listen to the summary at blinkist or listen to the book at audible. Buy the crisis caravan whats wrong with humanitarian aid by polman linda isbn 9780312610586 from amazons book store everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. A no holds barred controversial expos of the financial profiteering and ambiguous ethics that pervade the world of humanitarian aida vast industry has grown up around humanitarian aid a cavalcade of organizations some 37000 compete for a share of the 160 billion annual prize with fact inflation sometimes ramping up disaster coverage to draw in more funds. Aid organizations have neither the power nor the resources to prevent abuse p 108 and to prevent military interference or infiltration they dont want it to affect funding so they ignore it causing harm to the victims and often lengthening the war or strengthening the