An excellent resource for charities and NGOs working in the developing world. It covers topics from working in armed conflict zones to drought and famine with comprehensible detail. Its an ideal guide for operations at a field level including practical solutions for planning, logistics and many unexpected and difficult scenarios that may arise in the field. It also includes essential aspects such as personnal effectiveness, colleague relationships and stress which are essential to a successful operation. Finally, there is an extremely clear section detailing the international relief system, management issues, planning and logistics.