Gerald Martone is American director of humanitarian affairs at the International Rescue Committee’s headquarters in New York. He works on humanitarian advocacy initiatives to influence policy and on generating public support for people affected by political oppression, disasters and violent conflict.
During the previous 10 years at IRC, Marone was director of emergency response, overseeing emergency operations Liberia, Rwanda, Iraq, and tsunami-affected areas of Indonesia, among many other places. He served two elected terms as co-chair of the Disaster Response Committee of InterAction and has been a member of the Sphere Project Management Committee.
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