Types of Market-Based Programming to Strengthen Emergency Responses

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01 Jun 2018


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Market-based programming in emergencies which uses, supports or develops local market systems is increasingly used by humanitarian agencies to meet the needs of crisis-affected communities. This briefing in the WASH and Markets in Crisis series describes different types of WASH market-based programming used in pre-crisis, emergency or post-crisis contexts, giving examples from Oxfam's experiences in Bangladesh, Indonesia and Zimbabwe.