The Relationship between Local Councils & NGOs:
A clear definition of a local council (local authority) surveyed in this report should be mentioned first:
A local council (local authority) is a civilian and independent authority that has been chosen by the virtue of various method such as direct election or by mutual consent or agreement.
It is not connected to any military or political body neither in structure nor adminstration dependency.
Its mission is to adminstrate the civil affairs over the area it represents by providing basic services for residents whether directly or in association with NGOs and\or donors.