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Why do we need to fix the humanitarian aid system?

135 million people worldwide rely on humanitarian aid to help them cope with war, natural disasters, and poverty. But the current system for providing this aid can’t keep up with a demand that is growing every year due to climate change and its consequences. In this lecture, Thea Hilhorst (Erasmus University) will explain how and why our system for humanitarian aid needs to be fixed.

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prof. dr. Thea Hilhorst

Thea Hilhorst (Erasmus University) wil als hoogleraar humanitaire rampen en wederopbouw één ding voorop stellen: noodhulp is tegenwoordig sneller ter plaatse dan ooit, al zeuren we daar soms nog wel over! Liever focust Thea op de hulp die ná de noodhulp nodig is. Die laat namelijk te wensen over.

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