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26 October 2010 13:00-14:30 (GMT+01 (BST)) – Public event, Overseas Development Institute and screened live online This event launches Issue 48 of the Humanitarian Exchange magazine ‘Lessons Learned from the Haitian Earthquake Response’ published by the Humanitarian Practice Network. In the lead article, Sir John Holmes highlights both the achievements and the shortcomings of the response, reminding us that the lessons learned must not just be reflected on but also applied. Speakers; Sir John Holmes – Director of the Ditchley Foundation and former Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator. Ross Mountain – Director General of DARA and Director of DFID’s Humanitarian Emergency Response Review. Linda Poteat – Director of Disaster Response, Interaction Chair: Wendy Fenton – Coordinator, Humanitarian Practice Network To register to attend this event in person or to view online, please visit