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The Syrian refugee crisis in Türkiye. What are we missing? Episode 2
Türkiye hosts around 3.6 million Syrian refugees. They face many challenges, exacerbated by powerful 2023 earthquakes. What is the situation today? What support is needed? And what might the future hold?
Conflict and crisis in Sudan. What are we missing? Episode 1
This episode discusses the latest crisis in Sudan and rising humanitarian need, with millions displaced, widespread violence against women and girls, and deteriorating food security
The failure to fund refugee-led organisations
This report, produced by ODI’s Humanitarian Policy Group, in collaboration with Development Initiatives, asks why the current system is not working, and what potential there is for change.
Global humanitarian assistance: crisis, funding and need
Four interactive charts let you explore global levels of crisis, vulnerability and need, the largest donors of international humanitarian assistance and how humanitarian financing is delivered.
Global Humanitarian Assistance Report 2023
The Global Humanitarian Assistance Report 2023 assesses the international financing response to crisis. Development Initiatives finds that more needs went unmet in 2022 than ever before.
Still too important to fail: Addressing the humanitarian financing gap in an era of escalating climate impacts
The humanitarian funding gap continues to widen as the impacts of climate change exacerbate humanitarian need. This Oxfam discussion paper, with contributions from DI, sets out the need for renewed reform of humanitarian finance and the wider aid system.
Leaving no crisis behind with assistance for the triple nexus: Humanitarian, development and peace funding in crisis contexts
This report, produced by Development Initiatives and SIDA, finds that protracted crisis countries increasingly rely on humanitarian assistance over funding for development and peace objectives.
Donor approaches to overheads for local and national partners
This paper, produced by DI in partnership with UNICEF, summarises donors’ current indirect cost policies and perspectives on the issue of overhead allocation to local actors, and sets out opportunities and barriers to change.
Food insecurity in South Sudan: Funding to local actors
The Catholic Agency for Overseas Development (CAFOD) commissioned DI to conduct research into the role of local and national actors in the response to the current hunger crisis in South Sudan.