Outreach

Philip Tamminga's response to the GHA Report 2011

Humanitarian

Development Initiatives has just published its latest Global Humanitarian Assistance (GHA) Report for 2011. As expected, the GHA Report provides a wealth of data on humanitarian financing:  who has given, what amounts, and for which crises.  The report itself is a valuable reference tool for anyone interested in trying to discover how OECD/DAC governments allocate […]


John Mitchell's response to the GHA Report 2011

Humanitarian

A few days ago Justin Forsyth, CEO of Save the Children, wrote a blog lamenting the failure of the international humanitarian system to prevent the food security crisis in the Horn of Africa.  He argued that our humanitarian system is ‘broken’ and is wrongly focused on responding to disasters rather than preventing them. And when […]


GHA Report 2011 – coming soon! Data and analysis of the humanitarian year

Humanitarian

The humanitarian financing community has had a challenging 12 months, faced as it has been with a range of significant demands. Natural disasters such as the Pakistan floods of July 2010 have caused devastation and required substantial international financial response; political turmoil has swept across the Middle East and North Africa in particular, leaving in […]


GHA for you and with you!

Humanitarian

We asked you back in February to give us your feedback on the GHA programme. As part of the programme’s evaluation we wanted to know what we have been doing right and where we could do better or differently, from the point of view of you, our users. Through an online survey, we asked you […]


We need your feedback...

Humanitarian

Here at the GHA programme we work to provide a service that meets the needs of its users, and to extend our reach to individuals and groups who may not have heard of us or used us before. We work to engage, inform and empower in the belief that increasing access to reliable, transparent and […]


GHA presenting to IFRC

Humanitarian

As part of our ongoing outreach strategy, Jan Kellett presented to staff from a variety of departments at the International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC) in Geneva last week.  The presentation highlighted findings from the 2010 GHA Report , discussed the usefulness and nuances of the data we use, and also focused on sector […]