Tough choices: moral challenges experienced by aid workers during the Covid-19 pandemic

Art der Veröffentlichung: 
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Alternatives Humanitaires n°14 Juli 2020
In: 
Humanitarian Alternatives
andere Autoren: 
Françoise Duroch
date: 
23/07/2020
Erscheinungsdatum: 
2020
Edition: 
N°14 – Juli 2020, p. 71-83

The truly unprecedented nature of the pandemic has mobilised and confused humanitarian NGOs and their staff as much. Forced inaction mixed with setting up programmes within a context of high uncertainty has resulted in strong, sometimes painful, moral experiences. The research project initiated within Médecins Sans Frontières Switzerland has already made it possible to collect useful data both for the present crisis and for others to come.