07 March 2012

Humanitarian Response Index 2011

The Humanitarian Response Index 2011: Addressing the Gender Challenge was launched in Geneva today. Here's part of the blurb:

While international aid and the ability to deliver to populations in need has improved over time, substantial barriers remain to providing the most needed relief to victims of natural disasters and conflicts, as well as helping them to become less vulnerable to future threats, according to the 2011 Humanitarian Response Index (HRI), released today by DARA. Based on an analysis of the work of 23 donor governments over nine major crises, the Index rates each individual country along five categories, then presents an overall ranking and donor classification... .

To learn more, download the Executive Summary or the full report. More information about the report is available on the DARA web site.

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