Supporting local leadership in Sulawesi

The Central Sulawesi earthquake and tsunami response has been a highly visible test case of how the global community is tracking against World Humanitarian Summit commitments to truly respect, empower and resource national and local actors.

This report highlights how the Indonesian government policy influenced the response from the Dutch Relief Alliance and to some extent the Cooperating Aid Agencies (Samenwerkende Hulporganisaties), and the broader humanitarian sector from an operational perspective, drawing upon reflections from different stakeholders.