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Mariam Nabura Salat, 40 years, Mororo, Ziwani, Tana River
“This rain was too much, the worst I have seen in the last 10 seasons,” Mariam Nabura recounts. “We were caught unawares by the floods in the middle of the night, at times we would receive the warning information but the floods don’t come. But this time round, right after we received an alert about...
As we mark the World Humanitarian Day 2017, we call on governments and world leaders to prioritize and invest in the protection of women, girls, boys, men and aid workers caught in disasters.
Zipporah Kwamboka preparing fish for her business in Mukuru informal settlements, Nairobi, Kenya.  She has benefited from Oxfam Cash transfer for work program. Photo Credit: Allan Gichigi / Oxfam
The last few years has seen a significant change in the way that humanitarian organisations approach response design. Partly spurred on by the growth
in cash transfer programming, market based programming, “the practice of working through and supporting local markets, is now widely considered...
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