The Humanitarian Policy Group (HPG) takes an in depth look into the systematic flaws and weaknesses of the humanitarian response to the Ebola epidemic rather than operational issues.
A week after the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, the dust is settling. Some did better out of the two-day meeting than others.
For most people caught up in today’s humanitarian maelstrom, life is nasty and brutish – and next week’s two-day World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul is probably too short for the far-reaching overhaul the system requires.
The West African state of Mali is in the grip of a humanitarian crisis fuelled by insecurity, creeping desertification and economic deterioration.
In my last post, I said that lack of competition is a flaw in the humanitarian system.