Here’s another picture: local workers, on the front lines of care in the communities where they grew up, providing humanitarian services every single day.
Amid Humanitarian Crises, Remember Local Aid Workers
Michelle Korte
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Local aid workers are crucial. Not only do they know the language and the culture, but they know these communities better than anyone. They are well equipped to create a sense of trust and connection to the people we serve. Whether it’s Hafiza the program officer in Bangladesh, or Hanifa the community health worker in Tanzania, or Carlos the logistician in El Salvador, these humanitarians are the backbone of aid organizations!

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