How to solve the aid sector crisis? Don’t employ expats | Emma Nicholson

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My charity is locally built, managed and sustainable, but most small organisations like us receive no government support

I can guarantee that the charity I have been running in Iraq for the past 26 years will not be embarrassed by the shocking behaviour of our expat staff, as recently highlighted in the press. We don’t have any expat staff.

I founded Amar International to help the many thousands of Iraqis maimed by chemical weapons, the Marsh Arabs forced into tented exile in Iran, and the countless other victims of Saddam Hussein’s genocidal regime.

Related: I saw aid for starving people spent on staff salaries through inept planning | The Secret Aid Worker

It’s not how much you give, it’s how wisely and how well that money is spent.

Related: The Oxfam scandal does not justify demonising the entire aid sector | Megan Nobert

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