collective outcomes

Innovative financing for refugee situations

Humanitarian

How can the world better fund its response to humanitarian crises? This question is critical because humanitarian financing currently falls short in supporting people facing imminent, new or ongoing crises. The post-hoc, grant-based mainstay is well known to be too small, too slow, too short-term, too unpredictable and too reliant on the discretionary contributions of […]


From withdrawal to adaptation: How can development actors shift towards sustaining engagement and financing at scale during a crisis?

Humanitarian

The role of development actors and financing mechanisms when a crisis occurs is both a critical aspect of the humanitarian–development–peace nexus and a pressing gap in existing evidence. A point of consensus emerging from the discussion between panellists at our recent webinar is that development responses must adapt and remain sustained when a crisis occurs. In […]


Factsheet: Key trends in global humanitarian assistance 2019

Humanitarian

The Global Humanitarian Assistance Report 2019 (published by Development Initiatives in September) built on this, presenting the most comprehensive assessment of the complex and evolving humanitarian and crisis financing landscape. This year’s report contains new and detailed analysis of financing to protracted crisis situations. To hear crisis finance experts discuss current and emerging trends, view our webinar, […]


Briefing: Key trends in global humanitarian assistance 2019

Humanitarian

Our briefing on key trends in global humanitarian assistance focuses on: how much is given, who provides it, where it goes and how it is delivered. Additional information on international financing at work in humanitarian situations (including sources and notes for the graphic below) can be found in our accompanying factsheet. Please sign up to our mailing list to receive […]


What people want: building resilience and stability in conflict and crises

Humanitarian

Over the last 25 years, more than one billion people lifted themselves out of extreme poverty.[1] But this tremendous progress has not benefited all equally. People living in low-income countries, and in countries affected by conflict and fragility, are least likely to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Between 2004 and 2014, 58% of deaths […]


Building greater coherence across development, crisis and peace sectors

Humanitarian

Current trends indicate that the link between poverty, vulnerability and crises is likely to strengthen in the future. By 2030, a larger proportion of the world’s poor are set to reside in fragile and protracted crisis contexts. Crises are becoming increasingly protracted and complex in nature, with humanitarian assistance often going to the same crisis […]