Starting a Land War in Asia: the Five Classic Aid Worker Blunders

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1. Thinking you’re the only one who’s ever tried to do what you’re doing.
2. Brushing your teeth with tap water.
3. Believing all problems have solutions.
4. Mistaking the capital city for the country as a whole.
5. Building a lot of technical capacity without making sure that someone is ready to use that capacity.

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