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.Read Online Downloads Request a hard copy
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The Covid-19 pandemic is disproportionately impacting people already living in poverty and in fragile or crisis contexts. It is exposing existing vulnerabilities in national and global systems, structures and leadership.Read the foreword
The humanitarian system is under strain. International humanitarian assistance declined in 2019, UN appeals require more funding than ever and the Covid-19 pandemic is compounding existing crises.Read the executive summary Download data for the executive summary XLSX 804.4kB
People and crisis
Learn who is affected by crisis, where they are located and what makes them vulnerable. Explore connections between poverty and protracted crises, and read about trends for displacement in 2019.Read chapter one Download data for chapter one XLSX 804.4kB
International humanitarian assistance
Understand the latest trends for international humanitarian assistance – including analysis on total volumes and how these compare with appeal requirements, as well as the largest donors and recipient countries.Read chapter two Download data for chapter two XLSX 804.4kB
- Introduction: International humanitarian assistance
- International humanitarian assistance
- How did assistance compare with requirements set out in appeals?
- International government funding: largest donors
- International government funding: donor regions
- Private donors
- Which countries did humanitarian assistance go to?
- ODA for disaster risk reduction
Funding for effectiveness and efficiency
Learn about progress on key Grand Bargain commitments, such as direct funding to local and national actors, cash and voucher assistance and flexible funding.Read chapter three Download data for chapter three XLSX 804.4kB
Crisis financing to the Covid-19 pandemic response
Read about crisis financing to the Covid-19 pandemic response, including in-depth analysis of appeal requirements, volumes of assistance provided, top donors and recipients, and channels of delivery.Read chapter four Download data for chapter four XLSX 804.4kB
- Introduction: Crisis financing to the Covid-19 pandemic response
- Resource flows for Covid-19 pandemic response
- Which countries are receiving international funding for response to Covid-19, and in what volumes?
- Requirements and funding: how do responses to the Covid-19 pandemic and other humanitarian crises compare?
- Who is providing funding for Covid-19 pandemic response?
- Channels of delivery for funding the Covid-19 pandemic response
Methodology and definitions
Details of the methodology and definitions used in this report – including data sources, acronyms and abbreviations.Read chapter five Download data for chapter five XLSX 804.4kB
Thank you to those who contributed to and supported the publication of this report.Read appendix one
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