The security of local aid agency workers on the front line hasn't been prioritised.
Virtual reality, augmented reality and serious games can help train people to respond to terrorism and kidnappings.
To stop sexual exploitation in the aid sector, more self-regulation by NGOs isn't the answer.
Most overseas aid workers remain largely cut off from the people they are in emergency settings to help.
Shocking allegations of abuse by Oxfam aid workers in Haiti are testament to how badly the aid sector needs deep, systemic reform.
A huge majority of humanitarian employees are local to the country of intervention, but their motivations and pressures are often misunderstood.
Last month South Sudan announced a dramatic increase in the cost of aid-worker permits from $100 to $10,000. It's now backtracked on the decision.