Due to ongoing civil conflict, many Colombian civilians experience both financial and physical harm, but those living in rural areas have limited or no access to much-needed medical and economic assistance. In conjunction with governmental and nongovernmental organizations, as well as multi-national corporations, the Polus Center for Social and Economic Development assesses the needs of and provides rehabilitative services to residents in these remote areas.
"Caught in the Crossfire: Challenges to Providing Victim Assistance in Colombia,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 19
, Article 8.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol19/iss3/8