Top UN humanitarian official urges greater effort to foresee, prevent crises

Posted on June 23, 2014 in News

While the United Nations and its partners continued over the past year to meet the needs of an ever-increasing number of desperate people – from Syria to the Central African Republic, the Philippines and beyond – the world body’s Emergency Coordinator today called for “a new [humanitarian] business model” – one that manages risks rather than deals with crises. Read more