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Managing complex situations

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Mary B. Anderson is an economist and author of the book Do no harm: how aid can support peace – or war.

In this video interview, Anderson explores the subtle difference between “connectors” and “dividers”.

Negotiating access is one of the most difficult and recurrent objectives for humanitarian field work. Think about how healthcare workers can accidentally focus on the “dividers” more than the “connectors” in a conflict setting.

What are the dividers and connectors that could help Dr Samoe’s healthcare team enter the community?
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Global Health, Conflict and Violence

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