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Bridging Humanitarian Aid and Development

January 30, 2014

Victims of Haiti’s 2010 earthquake. “We save lives, but don’t think about the [future of the] child whose life we saved,” says Georgieva (Photo: Reynold Mainsie/Corbis)

Traditionally, humanitarian workers and development specialists were seen as inhabiting two different worlds, but one expert calls for some joined up thinking to help the people of fragile states.

Kristalina Georgieva European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response