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30 December 2011 - 2:11pm2011 has been a deeply challenging year for millions of people around the world - and stretched the capacity of humanitarian aid organisations to the limit. An earthquake and tsunami in Japan, drought and famine in the Horn of Africa, and flooding in Central America, Pakistan and Southeast Asia,...
28 December 2011 - 4:00pmMore than sixty leading experts called for a global ramp-up of research efforts to tackle the rising challenges facing humanitarian workers, at an inaugural Policy and Research Conference in New York. Participants warned that climate change, rising populations, environmental degradation, water shortages...