Five Ways Aid Agencies Can Better Communicate With Those They Help

July 21, 2015

International aid agencies have historically been criticized for failing to seek the views of those they are trying to help, providing them assistance without properly consulting or them about what they need or involving them in the crisis response. In recent years, aid agencies have made many strides in opening up channels of communication, by setting up community radio stations, Facebook pages and newspapers; providing centralized information centers or hotlines during natural disasters; and holding grassroots consultations with communities, all of which provide improved feedback loops and accountability. More at http://allafrica.com/stories/201507211312.html

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