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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/30602

Title: Mitigating Natural Disaster: Conceptualization and Implementation of an International Responsibility to Protect
Authors: Gamble, Jennifer Lauren McCulloch
Advisor: Brunnee, Jutta
Department: Law
Keywords: natural disaster
responsibility to protect
Issue Date: 7-Dec-2011
Abstract: This Note asserts that natural disaster-affected populations have a right to call on the international community to protect basic subsistence interests where their sovereign government is unable or unwilling to do so in the wake of a catastrophic natural disaster. First, this Note situates the right to international humanitarian assistance following a natural disaster as a legitimate right under modern international human rights law, using the normative framework set out by renowned political theorist Charles Beitz. This Note then illustrates how the international humanitarian law doctrine of the Responsibility to Protect provides a clear and coherent way to operationalize the right to post-natural disaster humanitarian assistance, by providing a previously-determined structure for a definitive, yet circumstantially-flexible, determination of first- and second-level responsibilities for eligible international actors to take action in defence of this right.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/30602
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