2011 Humanitarian Response Index
Description - Since 2007, DARA’s Humanitarian Response Index (HRI) has provided an independent assessment on how well donor governments apply the GHD Principles with the aim of improving the quality, effectiveness, transparency and accountability of governments’ aid. The HRI 2011 report indicates that government’s humanitarian aid budgets are not being maximised effectively to the detriment of vulnerable populations. The fact that most of the crises analysed were predictable reveals the international community’s inability to address chronic vulnerability by strengthening resilience and increasing capacity for prevention and preparedness, as demonstrated by the famine in the Horn of Africa. The HRI 2011 also found that gender remains more of a political commitment than a practical reality.
Tags - Aid and Humanitarian Assistance, Developement Assistance, Gender, Access to Information, Empirical Data Analysis