Next Tuesday, I am scheduled to speak on a panel at the GEO conference on the subject of more effective... Read more »
I recently took a remarkable 10-day trip to Uganda, which helped to inform my understanding of vulnerable populations and gave... Read more »
Join us Tuesday, March 18, 2014 1:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time for a webinar on the recovery efforts following Typhoon Haiyan... Read more »
The rains have started in the Horn but several consecutive seasons of drought have left millions of people requiring food... Read more »
Once the immediacy of a disaster has passed—once the media attention has abated—it can be easy for the general public to move on, believing that all needs have been met, and all systems restored. But for the people of disaster-affected communities, the realities can continue for longer than anyone could have imagined. Our recommendations for philanthropists include:
Monumental disasters require monumental efforts in recovery—but they also offer an invaluable opportunity for challenging the status quo and reducing future risk. Strategic investment always pays off.