Title

Raging Rivers and Propaganda Weevils: Transnational Disaster Relief, Cold War Politics, and the 1954 Danube and Elbe Floods

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

11-2016

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

https://doi.org/10.1093/dh/dhv053

Abstract

This article analyzes disaster relief efforts for the 1954 Danube and Elbe River floods. Carried out jointly by the U.S. government and the Geneva-based League of Red Cross Societies, this food aid program affected Western and Eastern Europe, and marked an important moment in Cold War political and humanitarian history.

Was this content written or created while at USF?

Yes

Citation / Publisher Attribution

Diplomatic History, v. 40, issue 5, p. 893-921

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