Wasting emergency aid in Africa

Wakabi, Wairagala
January 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/16/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 2, p161
Academic Journal
The article presents a report by aid organization CARE International on the wastage of funds to aid the hunger-stricken people in Africa. The article mentions that the emphasis must be on long-term projects to help the poor in emergencies. The article suggests that emergency assistance be provided in cash and that issues including HIV treatment are addressed. The article also mentions that providing cash assistance to the hungry enables them to buy food locally and boosts the economy.


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