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The myth of “the field”
A few months ago I wrote a little rant about “the field.” Continuing that…
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A month in, more or less, and we’re now to the point in the Typhoon Haiyan response when the initial surges of various kinds are over. Fundraising has slowed. Major donors like OFDA and the EC have mostly spent what they have to spend. The initial relief effort—certainly the majority of what anyone could honestly describe as “life-saving”—is basically over, and cluster meeting rhetoric has shifted to “early recovery.”
Per what has become the norm following large, high-visibility…Continue
There is an excellent new site up that you all need to know about.
A whole repository of links, sub-sites, commentary and analyses dedicated to one of the most important and also rant-worthy subjects in all of aid: Poverty P0rn.
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