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The future of aid: will international NGOs survive?

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Deborah Doane

Amid new challenges such as climate change and the rise of digital campaigners, the sector must urgently reinvent itself

My first job in the international NGO (INGO) sector was working with the British Red Cross on a project to improve accountability of humanitarian action to beneficiaries. It was the mid 1990s, and humanitarian NGOs were reeling in the aftermath of the Rwandan genocide, concerned about their failure to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe.

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