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A heartfelt blog from Syed Harir, member from JAD Foundation, Pakistan, on the forgotten humanitarian crisi in Chitral, Pakistan, and the failure of the government and the humanitarian sector to ensure that aid and reconstruction plans do not ignore the same communities, again and again.
  The World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) was meant to be about commitments. Two days of commitments to change the way we address humanitarian need. We were told strictly by UNOCHA that “The roundtables are not a time to discuss the issues”. A strange thing to be told when there are as many issues as there are in the humanitarian system. UNOCHA argued that the past two years of consultations was…
GNDR’s position paper for the WHS.
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