International Legal Frameworks for Humanitarian Action

The framework comprise different branches of international law, the most prominent being international humanitarian law (IHL), which governs during armed conflict. The humanitarian principles of humanity and impartiality have a basis in IHL. In addition to regulating the means and methods of warfare, IHL outlines the rights and duties of parties to an armed conflict and the potential role of humanitarian agencies regarding assistance.

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