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Summary of the crisis

Review of International Humanitarian Law and the Do No Harm framework

Both International Humanitarian Law and the Do No Harm framework are designed to safeguard population health during armed conflict.

The Do No Harm framework is a tool for positive action that helps health and humanitarian workers understand the “dividers” and “connectors” in a population. It also shows how assistance programs can shape a conflict in a negative way. The framework helps identify options for action as the circumstances of the conflict change.

Primum non nocere! (First, do no harm).

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Global Health, Conflict and Violence

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