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Public calls for better data and traceability in response to Nepal earthquake

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To date, a total of US$156 million in international humanitarian funding has been allocated to the Nepal earthquake crisis according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)’s Financial Tracking Service (FTS). See our recent humanitarian funding analysis for the Nepal earthquake crisis. Development Initiative’s partner in Nepal through the Open Nepal […]


Mapping and navigating the humanitarian system: an interactive guide

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Today we have launched our brand new interactive guide to humanitarian financing to help people navigate and understand what can be a very complex system. Humanitarian aid network: who’s who? Our new illustrative guide to humanitarian response clearly maps out who is involved and incorporates those working in the areas of financing, coordinating, delivering or reporting. The guide explains […]


International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction: Tracking international investments in disaster risk reduction in Pakistan

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Today is the official International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, organised every year to raise awareness about what we can all do to reduce our risk to disasters. The current situation in Pakistan has once again highlighted the consequences of insufficient investment and priority given to disaster risk reduction (DRR). For the second consecutive year, floods […]


GHA reflections on the UN Consolidated Appeal 2011 mid-year review

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Last week, we published our annual Global Humanitarian Assistance report. A few hours after our report was launched, two floors up in the UN Palais des Nations in Geneva, the UN’s Emergency Response Coordinator Baroness Valerie Amos launched the mid-year review of the UN Consolidated Appeal Process (CAP), which struck a chord with several of […]


Tracking humanitarian aid remains far too difficult

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In the Global Humanitarian Assistance programme we like to think we know as much as anyone about humanitarian financing. In the reports we write, the blogs and articles that are read by thousands in more than a hundred countries each and every month, we write with authority. We like to think we are telling exactly […]