Reflections on the Annual Lecture: Saving Lives, Building Resilience and the UK
Words by Rose Beale, Photos by Elizabeth Wagemann
Chris Austin MP -Head of Conflict, Humanitarian and Security Department – began by emphasising the deep roots of the UK’s approach to humanitarian relief: built on our ‘collective humanity’. In response to the Portuguese earthquake and tsunami of 1755 parliament voted £100,000 and despatched ships ‘forthwith’. As Vattel – the author (more...)
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