Secret aid worker: Greece has exposed the aid community's failures

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The usual excuses don’t work in an EU country. With funding, infrastructure, and a stable government, why are we failing refugees in Greece?

The aid community has over many years developed a habit of finding reasons for why the school was not built in the Afghan village, why the women’s agricultural businesses never made any profits, why the toilets took three months to set up in the refugee camp.

When it comes to our shortcomings, we have become very comfortable with, and rely upon the shopping list of excuses that we find ourselves using in Haiti, Afghanistan, Iraq, the Democratic Republic of Congo and the other contexts we’re flown into.

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