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Maya Mailer

Maya Mailer

Maya is Head of Humanitarian Policy & Campaignsat Oxfam GB. She and her team work with programme and policy colleagues and partners in countries around the world to help ensure that people caught up in conflicts and disasters have their voices heard, access the services and assistance they need, stand up for their rights and rebuild their lives.

The day after ISIS in Iraq

Conflict, Emergency, Fragile contexts, Humanitarian 0 Comments

Maya Mailer, Head of Humanitarian Policy & Campaigns, argues that the challenges facing Iraq go beyond Isis’ presence and that we must plan beyond short-term militarism to create a new, peaceful environment.  “Isis is like a mushroom. It was able to grow here, in Iraq, because there is a fertile environment. It didn’t just come from nowhere.” That is what …