From the Ground Up: Taking a needs based approach to humanitarian transparency At the 2016 World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, the Grand Bargain was launched, with the aim of tackling the humanitarian financing gap and improving the effectiveness and efficiency of humanitarian action. One of the commitments made during the meeting was to increase transparency […]
Our regular news update, including details of our humanitarian transparency webinar, a gender data blog prepared for World Humanitarian Day, plus news on corruption, accountability, ODA gender funding, US aid transparency and blended finance.
Disasters such as droughts, floods and storms kill more women than men. Women form a crucial, but often overlooked contingent of first responders in humanitarian crises. This year’s World Humanitarian Day focuses on the work being done by women in today’s crises. We thought it timely to share a new blog on the need for gender disaggregated data and greater understanding of the information needs of local actors in humanitarian crises. Charlotte Smith examines why having proper information at both a global macro level and local micro level is crucial to tailoring our responses to those most in need, and fulfilling our promise to Leave No One Behind
Monday 9th September
10-11am BST and 4-5pm BST
What are the information needs of humanitarian actors on the ground and how can they be met? Join our interactive webinar to find out more about our work to understand information needs on the ground, what we’ve learned so far, what we’re doing next and how you can help
Our latest review of blogs and reports, including a paper examining the effectiveness of the Aid Transparency Index, a new database of ‘humanitarian voices’, a focus on SDG 16 and the use of blockchain technology in service delivery
Our latest round up of news, blogs and reports, featuring the challenges of tracking humanitarian spending, a job opportunity and news from the UK National Audit Office, Luminate, Development Initiatives and Staffordshire University.