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Heike Wieters

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9781526117212

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2018

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9781526117212.001.0001

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In search of a new mission in Korea

In search of a new mission in Korea

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(p.92) 3 In search of a new mission in Korea
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The NGO Care and Food Aid from America 1945-80
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Heike Wieters

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Manchester University Press
DOI:10.7228/manchester/9781526117212.003.0004

Chapter 3 is a case study on CARE’s work in Korea during and after the Korean War. It traces CARE’s response to a presidential aid appeal in the United States, shows how American NGOs competed for donor dollars and media attention. In addition, it depicts the difficulties private humanitarian players encountered in a foreign setting involving a refugee crisis and a tight web of players with different stakes, meaning military players, Korean and United States government agencies, United Nations organizations as well as diverse foreign aid agencies.

Keywords:   Korean war, American Korean Foundation, Nation building, Community building, Humanitarianism during war

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