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341.233: Right to interfere. Responsibiliy to protect. Human intervention (with use of force)

341.33: Humanitarian law. Geneva conventions. ICRC

342.7: Human rights

342.701: Women's rights. Violences to women

342.702: Children's rights

361: Hunger. Famine. Food aid

362: Humanitarian assistance

502.5: Disasters

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