Partnering with the private sector for humanitarian response

The needs of vulnerable populations surviving a catastrophe must be the driver of any partnership between an NGO and a corporate entity.

UNMEER Photo: Martine Perret
In Tieni, Grand Cape Mount, Liberia on Jan. 28, UNICEF is conducting a campaign to help wipe out Ebola by keeping track of visited houses through writing on the house wall. The aim of the Ebola Private Sector Mobilization Group was lauded by the UN, argues Nicolas Moyer of the Humanitarian Coalition.
Nicolas Moyer
Published: Monday, 02/23/2015 11:26 pm EST
Last Updated: Tuesday, 02/24/2015 7:52 pm EST

When the earth starts shaking under your feet, or when rising flood waters breach window sills, it is not long before you need urgent assistance to deal with the sudden exposure to imminent danger. But who is best positioned to provide that emergency help? 

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