CWS Vietnam Team Members ‘Meet’ EMMA!

CWS Vietnam | May 11, 2017

Yen (first from left) and Ty (fourth from left) in a group work at OXFAM EMMA workshop.

Vietnam’s two Program Officers and Finance/Administration Manager have joined a five-day course about an Emergency Market Mapping and Analysis (EMMA) toolkit, which includes 10 steps, including market mapping, gap/ market/response analysis  selection, work preparation, field work, etc. EMMA is new to the Vietnam team, which is pleased that this training gives them insight to combine their knowledge and experience with EMMA toolkit to help CWS and ACT Alliance partners, especially, in identify support needs, possibilities, etc. to direct and indirect target population in emergency situations. Educational oopportunities to build up staff capacity in emergency preparedness, response and recovery management, and for networking with other NGOs working in both the humanitarian and disaster risk reduction sectors in Vietnam is a priority in CWS Vietnam 2017-2018 country strategy, so this OXFAM-hosted workshop was especially welcome and useful.

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