Protecting the Humanitarian Individual: Mindfulness and Self-Care in Humanitarian Action, by Alessandra Pigni


"I arrived in Nablus in 2008, amid the human and emotional devastation that followed the Second Intifada. As a psychologist with an international NGO, I came to the West Bank to provide therapeutic support to Palestinians who carried the wounds of the ongoing conflict and military occupation: I worked with former prisoners, mothers who had lost their sons in armed operations, families whose livelihood was constantly threatened by expansion of Israeli settlements".

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