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How does piling more bombs on top an already incendiary situation help?
So what are the daily needs that most Syrians face?
What is the humanitarian situation in Raqqa as we speak, you are operational in Raqqa and do you have contact with Daesh?
The full medical implications of the nuclear disaster at Fukushima have yet to be realised, but here at Minamisoma 23 kilometres from the plant, Dr Tomoyoshi Oikawa has some interesting ideas.
This is Koikenaganuma a temporary housing complex, which was built to shelter families that were living in and around Fukushima at the time of the tsunami. The nuclear plant is 36 kilometres away along the coastline. Ordinary people live here shopkeepers, farmers, but since 2011 their lives have changed completely.
Where is the drive for developing new technology related to humanitarian relief coming from? Is it from within the humanitarian sector itself, investing in innovation, or does it come from outside agencies keen to get a foothold in what is an emerging and potentially lucrative market?
Let's move to a more controversial and complex arena. What are the pros and cons of drone technology in disaster response?
Patrick, what opportunities does this new era of human connectivity, mobile phones, social networking sites offer humanitarian agencies and the communities threatened by natural disasters and violence?
Can we speak about two other recent developments: the speedy delivery of electronic money and biometric identification? Both now play a key role in a humanitarian response. What advantages do they offer those hit by catastrophe?