Humanitarian system: Just broke, or also broken?

Humanitarian operations have nowhere near enough money to address the needs. But a growing number of attendees to the World Humanitarian Summit say the relief system itself is also fundamentally in need of retooling.

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  • Elizabeth Dickinson

    Elizabeth Dickinson is a former associate editor at Devex. Based in the Middle East, she has previously served as Gulf correspondent for The National, assistant managing editor at Foreign Policy, and Nigeria correspondent at The Economist. Her writing also appeared in The New Yorker, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Politico Magazine, and Newsweek, among others.