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Funding to local actors: evidence from the Syrian refugee response in Türkiye
Türkiye hosts almost 4 million Syrian refugees. In this report, DI and TMK seek to fill the gap in data on funding flows to the local and national actors critical to the response.
Overhead cost allocation in the humanitarian sector
Development Initiatives, in partnership with UNICEF and Oxfam, conducted this research on overhead allocation in the humanitarian sector on behalf of the IASC Results Group 5. This work informed the development of guidance which has now been endorsed and published by the IASC.
Climate adaptation finance to Africa: Key facts
This factsheet summarises climate-related funding flows to African countries, highlighting the major donors and recipients and the mix of financing across countries.
Filling the gap: Addressing climate-driven crises in Pakistan
This briefing demonstrates how critical funding gaps in addressing climate change impacts must be filled to ensure resilience for vulnerable communities and countries.
Climate finance: Accounting and accountability
Inadequate reporting and tracking of climate finance data leads to reduced donor accountability. Ahead of COP27, this briefing examines five major issues.
Multidimensional poverty: Measures and frameworks to leave no one behind
An overview of multidimensional approaches to poverty measurement to help practitioners and policymakers identify who is left behind in their context.
What is multidimensional poverty?
This briefing clarifies the concept of multidimensional poverty, highlighting the value of a person-centred and context-specific understanding of poverty.
Tracking cash and voucher assistance
In this report DI provides a comprehensive and unique assessment of the state of tracking cash and voucher assistance (CVA) used during humanitarian crises.
The Ukraine crisis and diverted aid: What we know so far
DI analyses emerging data on humanitarian and aid funding in 2022, finding that while Ukraine has received unprecedented funding, other crises are behind previous years