John Holmes on saving lives today and tomorrow

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In the run-up to the launch of OCHA’s and DARA’s report, Saving Lives Today and Tomorrow, John Holmes talks about the need for greater leadership and decision-making when investing in disaster risk reduction and prevention; how the development and humanitarian sectors can best work together; and improving local capacity.

John Holmes is former UN Emergency Relief Coordinator, Chair of the International Rescue Committee — UK, and author of ‘The Politics of Humanity’ (Head of Zeus, 2013)’.