Rebel Without Borders: Frontline Missions in Africa and the Gulf [NOOK Book]

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A biting and fascinating review of humanitarian aid, this account of volunteer life working for Doctors Without Borders illuminates the logistics of building camps for refugees and delivering clean water to towns amid the violence, abuse, and injustice in developing countries. From a Malawi refugee camp to truck smuggling over the Kurdish border, Marc Vachon has seen the power struggles behind the scenes throughout the world and he gives rare insight into the problems of trying to help the displaced, sick, ...
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Rebel Without Borders: Frontline Missions in Africa and the Gulf

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Overview

A biting and fascinating review of humanitarian aid, this account of volunteer life working for Doctors Without Borders illuminates the logistics of building camps for refugees and delivering clean water to towns amid the violence, abuse, and injustice in developing countries. From a Malawi refugee camp to truck smuggling over the Kurdish border, Marc Vachon has seen the power struggles behind the scenes throughout the world and he gives rare insight into the problems of trying to help the displaced, sick, or less fortunate.
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Editorial Reviews

Chronicle of Philanthropy
Vachon discusses his opinions on international politics, the current war and rebuilding efforts in Iraq, and humanitarian work and the groups that employed him.
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"This is a fascinating memoir of one man’s redemption through humanitarian efforts."  —Booklist

"Vachon discusses his opinions on international politics, the current war and rebuilding efforts in Iraq, and humanitarian work and the groups that employed him."  —Chronicle of Philanthropy

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781554902965
  • Publisher: ECW Press
  • Publication date: 4/1/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 350
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author


Marc Vachon is a humanitarian worker from Montreal, Canada, with 17 years experience in the field. He works for the UN and various NGOs as a consultant. François Bugingo is the host of the geopolitical program "Points Chauds" on Télé-Québec. He is the founder of Reporters Without Borders Canada and has completed numerous missions in countries across the world to defend and promote press freedom and advocate for increased security for journalists.
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