Q&A with OCHA humanitarian coordinator for the Sahel on providing relief in a cross-border crisis

Toby Lanzer, OCHA regional humanitarian coordinator for the Sahel, chats with Devex about the difficulties faced during responses to multi-nation humanitarian crises and trying to change how people think about providing assistance for crises that cross national boundaries.

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  • Christin Roby

    Christin Roby worked as the West Africa Correspondent for Devex, covering global development trends, health, technology, and policy. Before relocating to West Africa, Christin spent several years working in local newsrooms and earned her master of science in videography and global affairs reporting from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. Her informed insight into the region stems from her diverse coverage of more than a dozen African nations.