Monday, March 12, 2012

Building resilience and improving responses to humanitarian emergencies through innovation and better use of evidence

With the predicted impact of climate change, rapid and unplanned urbanisation, and conflict means that the frequency and severity of crises will increase and affect more people in the future. In preparation for this uncertain future, there is need to find innovative ways of working and use the best science to help identify the most effective interventions. However, to date there has been relatively little investment to provide this evidence or to promote innovation in a humanitarian system that moves quickly from one disaster to the next. Link to summary of this article available on this link.

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