‘Things can turn on a dime’: Six global development leaders on lessons learned in 2021

INGOs tackled numerous complex humanitarian situations around the world amid the climate crisis and a global pandemic.

Why It Matters

2022 will bring more intense climate catastrophes and a spike in global COVID-19 cases, among other disasters. In order to effectively manage both disasters and their effect on existing humanitarian emergencies, INGOs need to reflect on their performance this year.

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