A humanitarian corridor is a type of temporary demilitarized zone intended to allow the safe transit of humanitarian aid in, and/or refugees out of a crisis region. Such a corridor can also be associated with a no-fly zone or no-drive zone.[1]

Various types of "humanitarian corridors" have been proposed in the post–Cold War era, put forward either by one or more of the warring parties, or by the international community in the case of a humanitarian intervention. Humanitarian corridors were used frequently during the Syrian Civil War.

United Nations Safe Areas edit

United Nations Safe Areas (UN Safe Areas) were humanitarian corridors established in 1993 in the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina during the Bosnian War by several resolutions of the United Nations Security Council.

List of proposed humanitarian corridors edit

References edit

  1. ^ "Security Council hears conflicting Russian, Georgian views of worsening crisis". United Nations Security Council. Archived from the original on 12 September 2013. Retrieved 14 March 2012.

Further reading edit