U.N. Official Calls For Greater Risk Management To Prevent Humanitarian Crises

U.N. News Centre: Top U.N. humanitarian official urges greater effort to foresee, prevent crises
“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…” (6/23).