Global Humanitarian Assistance report

Factsheet: Key trends in global humanitarian assistance 2019

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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

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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 […]


Intrinsic links between poverty and crisis: What the data tells us

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There has been increased recognition in recent years on the need to build collective humanitarian, development and peacebuilding outcomes to effectively tackle poverty, vulnerability and crisis. The Grand Bargain, which emerged out of the World Humanitarian Summit in 2016, includes a commitment to enhance engagement between humanitarian and development actors, and the Addis Ababa Action […]


Humanitarian funding: What were 2016’s key trends?

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Global spending in response to humanitarian crises reached an estimated US$27.3 billion in 2016. Our Global Humanitarian Assistance Report 2017 provides detailed and comprehensive analysis of what’s behind this. Here are four key trends in where the money comes from and how and where it is delivered – and what this means for current and […]


Private donors increase humanitarian funding for fourth consecutive year but pace of growth slows

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New analysis published today by Development Initiatives (DI) shows that although 2016 saw a fourth successive increase in private donations of international humanitarian assistance, the rate of growth slowed significantly. DI’s Global Humanitarian Assistance Report 2017 finds that private donations reached an estimated US$6.9 billion in 2016, just 6% higher than in 2015, following a […]


Global Humanitarian Assistance Report 2014

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How much is spent on humanitarian assistance? Is it enough? Where does it go? How does it get there and what is it spent on? Knowing who is spending what, where, and how is an essential first step in ensuring that resources can best meet the needs of people living in crises – yet this […]


The GHA Report 2013: helping us to understand what we do and don't know

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Some time ago, the American comic Josh Billings said: ‘It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble.  It’s what you think you know that just ain’t so’. For this reason I am delighted to see the publication of the GHA Report 2013, not only for what it tells us about what we […]


Carsten Völz from Oxfam International on the launch of the GHA Report 2013

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The GHA report is eagerly anticipated by some of us in the humanitarian field, as it provides us with hard data and trends required for strategic analysis and decisions. As humanitarian managers, high quality data is very important because it supports good management. As such, this report is a useful tool for many decision makers […]