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Shade and shelter - an intern's experience of the Middle East

My recent field research in Jordan and the Occupied Palestinian Territories was my first trip to the Middle East proper, though not to the MENA region in general. 519 more words


Reflections from the field

We are now coming to the end of the 2014 food distribution project in Rakhine State, Myanmar. We have distributed 2,600 family food packages to 15 villages in and around the Sittwe township on behalf of a number of clients (INGOs) who were themselves unable to access the region. 1,206 more words


OC successfully completes food distribution project in Myanmar

As the ODI highlighted earlier this month, “businesses are increasingly at the forefront of humanitarian response, whether as a partner, donor or producer of goods and services for people in need.” OC has successfully illustrated that this month by implementing a food distribution project in Myanmar on behalf of a number of clients, more specifically in the conflict affected region of Rakhine. 343 more words


Hot Summer, Winter Ready

I can’t believe that Gyeongbokgung Palace will be snowfilled in December, Spring and Summer will soon pass and my next trip North East Asia will be in December. 175 more words


Philippine Bamboo Tapped for Innovative Resilient Housing

Four representatives from Samahang Urban ng Maralitang Mamamayan (SUMAMA, Local Association of Urban Poor Communities) – Home Owners Association Inc. (HOAI) in Estancia travelled to Iloilo City with the UN-Habitat team on 10 July to see a model typhoon-resistant shelter built from bamboo. 130 more words

Food distribution - what's so hard about that?

At Osman Consulting I am quickly learning that to work in the humanitarian sector means to be adaptable and ready for things to change very quickly especially when you’re in the field. 1,096 more words


SOLO's annual Geo Medic course open for 2015. Enroll now!

SOLO’s Geo Medic course dates are now set for February 25- March 6, 2015.  We’d love to have you join this year’s class if you have a minimum of a Basic EMT prerequisite. 309 more words