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12 June 2020

Tracking funding to the Covid-19 response: Improving multilateral targeting

Part two of a blog from the Centre for Disaster Protection looking at tracking global humanitarian and development flows to the Covid-19 response, and if these are meeting crisis needs.

Written by

Ruth Hill, Dillan Patel, Yi Yang, Jon Gascoigne

11 June 2020

Tracking funding to the Covid-19 response: Multilateral commitments and disbursements

Part one of a blog from the Centre for Disaster Protection looking at tracking global humanitarian and development flows to the Covid-19 response, and if these are meeting crisis needs.

Written by

Ruth Hill, Dillan Patel, Yi Yang, Jon Gascoigne

23 April 2020

How visible are the vulnerable in the data on coronavirus?

Claudia Wells argues that we need better data infrastructure to understand how the Covid-19 pandemic affects the most vulnerable and poorest people, what help is needed and whether support is working.

Written by Claudia Wells

Director of Data Use

27 March 2020

What actions are required to mitigate the impacts of coronavirus on the poorest and most vulnerable people?

We highlight three key areas of action needed to provide an effective global response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Written by Harpinder Collacott

Executive Director

18 July 2019

From review to delivery on the Global Goals – what should the immediate priorities be for the UK government?

On 26 June, the UK government published its Voluntary National Review measuring delivery against the Global Goals - but does it accurately capture progress?

Written by Harpinder Collacott

Executive Director

10 July 2019

Three priorities for the High-level Political Forum 2019

DI Director of Partnerships & Engagement Carolyn Culey sets out three key priorities for closing the gap between the poorest and the rest at HLPF 2019

Written by Carolyn Culey

Director of Partnerships & Engagement

19 June 2019

How resource allocation for climate change and DRR by Kenya's county governments has the potential to support the progress of people out of poverty

How investments to mitigate and prevent climate change and disasters might ensure sustainable development and reach the poorest and most vulnerable people

Written by Henry Odhiambo

Engagement & Partnerships Manager

4 June 2019

What people want: building resilience and stability in conflict and crises

DFID’s Matthew Wyatt and Barbara Lecq talk about efforts to make our development, humanitarian and peacebuilding investments coherent

Written by

Matthew Wyatt, Barbara Lecq

5 October 2018

What does new World Bank data tell us about progress on poverty?

Zach Christensen analyses the new World Bank data release, its largest since 2016, and shares the key messages for progress on poverty.

Written by Zach Christensen

Senior Analyst