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    direct state interaction (the principal focus of regime theory) and operational activities (the traditional focus of IO studies). The advantages of joining in IOs are as follows: an established organization provides a stable negotiating forum, enhancing reputational effects. Such a stable forum also allows for a fast response to sudden development. For example, after the tsunami struck, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement mobilized thousands of staff and volunteers across the affected region to carry out search and rescue, relief distribution and a range of health activities, from first aid to psychological support. Moreover, IOs provide neutral, depoliticized, or specialized forums more effectively than almost any informal or decentralized arrangement. IOs also serve as partisan forums for political coalitions, for example, The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development…

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    National Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation also stepped in and began distributing water purification tablets and targeted specific piped water supply with chlorination treatments.7 The Haitian government tried very hard to help alleviate the suffering, but preexisting problems and lack of funds presented an insurmountable challenge on their own. Luckily nations and relief organizations from all over the world came to aide Haiti during this trying time. Organizations like the World…

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    American Red Cross Origin and Purpose In 1863, Switzerland adopted the International Red Cross (Rosenberg, n.d., para, 2). Going off of that idea, Clara Barton, a military nurse of the Civil War, founded the American Red Cross (ARC) in 1881, originally named American Association of the Red Cross (Rosenberg, n.d., para. 1). ARC is a nonprofit, tax-exempt, charitable organization (Bancuk, n.d., para 1). “The American Red Cross jumped into its first disaster relief operation when they responded…

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    American Red Cross Beginnings The American Red Cross is known as a humanitarian organization that provides aid to victims of war and natural disasters in the United States and around the world together with other country’s Red Cross societies. The American Red Cross work is similar to the International Red Cross. Contributions of time, blood, tissue, and money from the public support these services and programs. One cannot talk about the American Red Cross without also paying homage to the…

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    to recover. After she recovered she became a volunteer for the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. She educated herself about the Treaty of Geneva and learned that the United States did not follow the treaty. In 1873, Clara returned home again when she was notified that her sister was ill. Her sister died in 1874 and Clara had a nervous breakdown. She was unable to function. In 1876, she voluntarily admitted herself into a sanitarium located in Dansville, New York. It was three…

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    PART 1: The Introduction to Red Cross of Vietnam Society Healthcare is essential not only in America but also around the world, including in my country, Vietnam. As we know, healthcare is the maintenance or improvement of health through the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in human beings. These acts usually delivered by health professions such as doctors, dentists, physicians, etc. Acknowledged the importance of…

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    United States Military and the Red Cross have a special bond, but to a service man or women, this bond is much more. Throughout the history of the International Red Cross Society and the American Red Cross, the need to help military members in a time of need has always been one of its major mission and vision statements. Although there are many ugly faces to war, the birth of the Red Cross came from the need to help those during these times or struggle and sacrifice. The American Red Cross…

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    Mondelez International Incorporated (MDLZ) Q: What does Mondelez International do? A: Mondelez International, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets snack food and beverage products worldwide. The company offers biscuits, including cookies, crackers, and salted snacks; chocolates, and gums and candies; powdered beverages and coffee; and cheese and grocery products. Its primary brand portfolio includes LU, Nabisco and Oreo biscuits; Cadbury, Cadbury Dairy Milk, and Milka…

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    Clara Barton's Analysis

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    to make a trip in order to repair her health. During her stay in Switzerland she first read about the International Red Cross. Naturally, her trip did not remain as relaxing and rejuvenating as intended. Barton made friends and connections that would last until the day she died. Antoinette Margot was the first real colleague that Barton ever had to help with her efforts; she had some assistance provided through the Department of War during the Civil War, but nothing like this partnership…

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    Protocol III is an amendment protocol to the Geneva Conventions relating to the adoption of an Additional Distinctive Emblem which was enacted in 2005. Under this new protocol, the protective sign of the Red Crystal can be displayed by medical and religious personnel during times of conflict and war. This means that it can be used in the place of the traditional Red Cross, or Red Crescent symbols. Persons who choose to display this symbol are performing humanitarian duties and therefore must be…

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