- John Holmes: Entrepreneurs, humanitarian groups must work together more effectively
- He says financial investment needed to make humanitarian system high-tech, nimble
John Holmes is a former under secretary-general at the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and is patron of Enhanced Learning and Research for Humanitarian Assistance. The views expressed are his own.
(CNN)The world we live in faces humanitarian need on a scale we have never seen before. And yet humanitarian workers and donors find themselves stretched beyond their capacity to manage the ever-growing demands with which they are confronted.