Quotes of the Day

United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos visits a makeshift school for flood affected children on higher ground in southern Sindh province's flood-hit Kandkot on September 8, 2010
Thursday, Sep. 16, 2010

Open quoteWe can't just go back to business as usual in terms of how we tackle these large, complex emergencies.Close quote

  • the new U.N. humanitarian chief, on the need for updated disaster responses in light of the recent calamities in Haiti and Pakistan
Photo: AAMIR QURESHI / AP | Source: AFP