Private humanitarian responses to disaster vulnerabilities: The Chernobyl children from Belarus in Italy

Forskningsoutput: TidskriftsbidragArtikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift

Abstract

This article aims to understand how children’s vulnerabilities function in humanitarian aid programmes. Different types of vulnerabilities that emerged as a result of and in response to the consequences of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster (1986) during recuperation of the affected children from Belarus in their Italian host families are examined. It is shown that while the initiation of aid was based on directly disaster-related vulnerabilities (radiation-related vulnerabilities), the outcomes of this aid were influenced by indirectly disaster-related vulnerabilities (social vulnerabilities).

Detaljer

Författare
Enheter & grupper
Forskningsområden

Ämnesklassifikation (UKÄ) – OBLIGATORISK

  • Tvärvetenskapliga studier
Originalspråkengelska
TidskriftChildhood
StatusE-pub ahead of print - 2020 jan 21
PublikationskategoriForskning
Peer review utfördJa