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Ben Parker
Co-founder , humanitarian news and analysis. Also Somalia, Syria, Horn of Africa. Open DMs / ben@irinnews.org Signal/WhatsApp: + 44 7808 791 267
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أرصاد قطر 9h
Latest satellite image shows local convective clouds in central areas with a chance of scattered rain.
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Ben Parker 10h
Trying to stop aid falling into the wrong hands might stop it falling into the right hands.
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Conor Fortune Sep 21
We're recruiting! Exciting new consultancy to create compelling digital content based on 's hard-hitting and innovative work on crisis response and refugees. Based in London, 6 month consultancy. Find out more here:
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Ben Parker 23h
Seven years into the conflict, has redacted grant data on $1.7b of spending, including in datasets. It's not pretty.
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IRIN News Sep 21
The humanitarian sector requires the same scrutiny journalists routinely give to politics, finance, & other multi-billion-dollar businesses. Join us & help make humanitarian aid more effective and accountable. Last chance to apply - today is the deadline!
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IRIN News Sep 21
Getting aid past rebels, checkpoints and extremists is one thing. Getting it past requirements is another.
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Joel Charny Sep 21
. tells us they want us in Idlib, while imposing zero tolerance CT rules. Impossible to square that circle. US tightens counter-terror clampdown on Syria aid: ()
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IRIN News Sep 21
There are 12 pages of guidelines of vetting rules on who gets help in Syrian aid projects. Last week they added another layer.
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IRIN News Sep 21
⏰ Today is the last day to apply for the post of IRIN Investigations Editor. Don't miss your chance to join us and help make humanitarian aid more effective and accountable. More info here:
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Ben Parker Sep 21
NEW: Reeling from a fraud probe, has a new headache in :
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Ben Parker Sep 21
NEW: just made it harder for NGOs to comply with grant conditions
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Lee Crawfurd Sep 20
Wow, why are UN agencies arguing with each other twitter?! UNESCO says UNICEF has "no mandate to publish data" which is a "marketing gimmick"
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Ben Parker Sep 21
UN SG Guterres tells that the is "better organised" and "more effective" in the humanitarian sector than in other areas. faces more difficulties, for example, in peacekeeping, he says in pre- interview.
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Ben Parker Sep 20
Replying to @irinnews
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Heba Aly Sep 20
UN General Assembly madness begins today (for me anyway), with a much-needed discussion on how refugees can break the cycle of aid dependency.
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Jacobo Quintanilla Sep 19
Amazing opportunity with the in - thanks for sharing! is looking for 's first Chief Information Officer, a top tech type committed to developing a user-centric future for the organisation. Deadline: 14 October
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Elijah  Okemwa Sep 20
I like this innovation though. Be like a luggage to pass the police block to welcome
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Zara Rahman Sep 19
I really appreciate this statement from + members on their decision to withdraw from the Amsterdam Privacy Conference due to sponsorship from abuser Palantir
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Annie Slemrod Sep 19
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Ben Parker Sep 20
Getting aid agencies and donors to come clean about problems in
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