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Tracking aid flows in light of the Covid-19 crisis

How is Covid-19 impacting aid flows? This data tool is updated monthly to track aid commitments and provide unique real-time analysis based on IATI data.

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Featured work

Factsheet
22 July 2020

How are aid budgets changing due to the Covid-19 crisis?

This unique analysis sheds light on how Covid-19 has impacted aid flows using real-time IATI data on aid commitments in the first 5 months of 2020.

Podcast
11 August 2020

How is aid being impacted by Covid-19, and why is it so hard to find out?

In this podcast DI's Anna Hope, Bill Anderson and Amy Dodd discuss how aid is being impacted by Covid-19, and the opportunities and challenges to tracking changes in development finance in real time.

Report
22 July 2020

Global Humanitarian Assistance Report 2020

The Global Humanitarian Assistance Report 2020 frames the crisis financing landscape. It provides a detailed picture of humanitarian needs and financing in 2019 alongside unique analysis of crisis financing to the Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic response.

Factsheet
24 July 2020

Aid spent on health: ODA data on donors, sectors, recipients

The latest data on trends in ODA to health. Who are the major donors, and where is health ODA expenditure disbursed, at recipient and subsector level?

Factsheet
24 July 2020

Targeting health ODA to need: Spending by country and disease

Is health ODA spent where need is greatest? Our analysis considers aid in countries facing developmental challenges, and diseases that cause the most deaths.

Factsheet
18 September 2020

Trends in international development assistance to combat pneumonia

This factsheet provides an overview of the latest trends in international development assistance related to pneumonia. Where and how is assistance targeted?

Report
12 August 2020

Socioeconomic impact of Covid-19 in Uganda: How has the government allocated public expenditure for FY2020/21?

How will the Covid-19 pandemic affect people living in poverty in Uganda? This report looks at the Ugandan government's response measures in health, food, and water, sanitation and hygiene.

Background paper
19 June 2020

Socioeconomic impacts of Covid-19 in Kenya

How has coronavirus impacted housing, transport, food security and the labour force in Kenya? This paper looks at government measures initiated in these areas.

Briefing
4 June 2020

Covid-19 and financing projections for developing countries

This briefing unpacks projections on the likely impact of Covid-19 on financing for developing countries. How can this inform the response to ensure no one is left behind?