Humanitarian Futures Programme Director, Randolph Kent, argues that the United Nations needs to play a greater role in anticipating and preparing for more diverse humanitarian hazards of the future, making better use of important actors such as the military and corporate sectors. According to Kent, the humanitarian community must reinvent itself if lives are to be saved in more complex and diverse disasters threatening humankind in the near future. Broadcast just a month after the Haiti earthquake, Kent argues in this interview on BBC World TV that the worst effects of Haiti could have been avoided if the humanitarian community as a whole was oriented toward more long-term perspectives. To see the full interview click here.