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Ben Parker
Co-founder of , watching the aid business, Syria, Horn of Africa. Have a confidential tipoff? Use open DM / ben@irinnews.org / WhatsApp: + 447808791267
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Ben Parker 9h
So three C17s/approx 200 tons is what the US is dropping off? Those are barely symbolic quantities.
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Ben Parker 15h
I've added SHARKA LLC to 'Google' group on
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Ben Parker 19h
The European Court of Auditors () drew attention to over €60 m in indirect overhead costs on a big project supporting refugees in Turkey. Now the grant is up for renewal:
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IRIN News 21h
Tigrayans comprise just six percent of Ethiopia’s population but are perceived as a powerful minority because of their ethnic affinity with the old autocratic regime
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Josje Feb 14
If you are like; Why do I keep seeing Palentir, WFP and a lot of humanitarian jargon on my twitter feed? Read this piece by for a well written overview of the discussion, and why the partnership has been criticized
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Paula Gil Feb 16
Hey do you know who they are subcontracting to deliver the aid?
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Patricia Swahn McIlreavy Feb 16
Does that €500m cash grant with low overheard desires from the donor also require intensive accountability and compliance controls? How does the get paid? Asking for a friend.
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Aron Lund Feb 15
PSA: I wrote a whole article about how northeast Syria's humanitarian infrastructure is, for convoluted reasons, structurally rigged to self-destruct if SDF rule ends without a smooth handover. It remains relevant and willing to take on additional readers.
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Ben Parker Feb 15
New from : the and are among those bidding to win a €500m cash for refugees project in Turkey:
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Centre for Humanitarian Data Feb 15
in action: building trust through dialogue. Read our latest blog + join the conversation over the coming months to help our sector move from principles to practice in management.
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Rezaul K Chowdhury Feb 14
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Rezaul K Chowdhury Feb 14
JRP 2019 which is prepared by ISCG led by UN and INGOs, CCNF (Coxsbazar CSO NGO Forum) position, it is not conflict and security sensitive, very little way forward toward localization and aid transparency. see
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Verah Vashti Okeyo,Science&Society🇰🇪 Feb 14
I find the article problematic... THREAD Assuming journalists operate in a vaccum there's no editor(many of them) who'd allow the reporter to do as he pleases.What she describes happens in smaller newsrooms&freelancers. Otherwise you'd have to bribe maany people
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Francisca Vigaud-Walsh Feb 14
Am at the OAS for the first-ever Global Conference the Crisis in . Spanglish tweets to come. The agenda:
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footnoted Feb 14
Just a friendly reminder that Valentine’s Day is also usually the biggest day for SEC filings. Just counted 1,000 filings made in the past hour.
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Ben Parker Feb 14
Replying to @kenyanpundit
It is also notable that he is promoting his camera trap company.
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Ben Parker Feb 13
Unfortunate choice of child labour photo?
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Jonn Elledge Feb 13
RT if you'd like to know who funds the TPA
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Jorieke Feb 12
Experienced mappers, once more we need your help! Our MSF teams in are about to do an explo in this area and need to know where to go!
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