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John Telford has worked in human rights, humanitarian and development programmes since 1979.
Continuing our series on what has changed in humanitarian responses since the 2004 tsunami, Dr Jemilah Mahmood shares her personal experience of the response to the disaster. Ahead of the 2016 World Humanitarian Summit, Dr Mahmood believes that we should be working towards humanitarian responses that are more inclusive and sensitive to context as well as remembering that local responses to crises are crucial.
Dr Jemilah Mahmood is the Chief of the World Humanitarian Summit secretariat at the United Nations.
Following the new 'Financing the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals: a rough roadmap', Andrew Rogerson blogs on what can realistically be achieved at the development finance conference in Addis Ababa next year.
Simon Levine is a Research Fellow in ODI's Humanitarian Policy Group.