Humanitarian Health Seminar Series Session One
September 13, 2017 at 12:00pm - 1:20pm
LECTURE: The humanitarian system is not just broke, but broken: recommendations for future action
With Paul Spiegel
Location: JHSPH Sheldon Hall W1214 | Watch via Webcast
An unprecedented number of humanitarian emergencies of large magnitude and duration is causing the largest number of people in a generation to be forcibly displaced. Yet the existing humanitarian system was created for a different time and is no longer fit for purpose.
- Spiegel PB. The humanitarian system is not just broke, but broken: recommendations for future humanitarian action. Lancet 2017; (Series: Health in Humanitarian Crises): 45-52.
- ODI/HPG. Time to let go: remaking humanitarian action for the modern era. April 2016. Chapters 1 and 2.