Ebola crisis should be a wake-up call for aid community

Despite the dedication of several players, some emergencies continue to push us well beyond our ability to respond effectively.

UN Photo: Yubi Hoffmann
Valerie Amos, the UN-under-secretary-general for humanitarian affairs and emergency relief co-ordinator, is scheduled to speak on Dec. 5 at the Canadian Humanitarian Conference in Ottawa.
Nicolas Moyer
Published: Wednesday, 12/03/2014 12:00 am EST

Sometimes, humanitarian assistance can be an impossible job.

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