‘If we get it wrong, we put our staff at risk.’ The challenges of working in fragile contexts | Oxfam GB | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it

What are the biggest challenges in engaging with fragile and conflict-affected contexts? When we launched the Within and Without the State programme almost a year and a half ago, we certainly gave a lot of attention to risks and risk management. We thought hard about specific events or conditions that might have a negative impact on our work, and made our assumptions explicit in order to make informed decisions that balanced risk with likely outcomes.