Sorcha O’Callaghan

Head of Humanitarian Policy

Sorcha O’Callaghan is Head of Humanitarian Policy at the British Red Cross.


  • The relevance of the Fundamental Principles to operations: learning from Lebanon

    Many aid agencies and commentators suggest that humanitarian principles are of little value to the humanitarian crises of today. However, through profiling the experience of the Lebanese Red Cross, this article highlights the enduring value and impact of the application of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Fundamental Principles as effective operational tools for acceptance, access and safety.