crisis

Resilience and vulnerability in the Somalia crisis: three key findings

Humanitarian

Since 2011, Somalia has faced recurrent crises that have been complex and protracted, combining conflict and natural disasters and exacerbated by climate change. The latest humanitarian assistance figures – as documented in our Key trends in global humanitarian assistance factsheet – demonstrate that humanitarian aid to the Somalia crisis has more than doubled in the […]


One week on from the Cairo International Conference on Palestine

Humanitarian

A staggering US$5.4 billion was pledged at the Cairo International Conference on Palestine, themed “Reconstructing Gaza”, on 12 October 2014. This amount far exceeded the US$4.0 billion requested by the Palestinian authorities and came despite concerns of donor fatigue following three major conflicts in Gaza in five years. Qatar’s US$1 billion pledge during the conference […]