Sunday, November 29, 2020

Tag: Zoe’s Ark And The Blurred Lines Between Humanitarian Aid And Exploitation

Zoe’s Ark And The Blurred Lines Between Humanitarian Aid And Exploitation

0

by Elizabeth Vos, Disobedient Media:
Where is the line between humanitarian aid and exploitation? Cases like the Zoe’s Ark scandal, the Silsby scandal, and others provide a troubling picture of war torn or disaster stricken areas creating situations ripe for abuse by NGO’s and other “charitable” groups that severely lack public or governmental accountability to be able to exploit vulnerable areas without proper oversight. These cases raise the question of transparency in aid work, and suggest that issues in this area have been ongoing in different regions for some time.