Why does the humanitarian system need so much money?

In 2022, the UN and humanitarian agencies appealed for a record $47 billion to meet the needs of the 183 million people. This equates to a staggering increase of 223% in funding needed in just the last five years. At the same time humanitarian aid has stalled, increasing the funding gap. What accounts for this […]

2022 Forecasts: Year Ahead for Humanitarian Sectors

Launching a website that forecasts humanitarian funding in 2021 was slightly tricky, to say the least. The coronavirus pandemic created disruption in the global economy, and donors were by no means immune from the effects of this. The model we created to forecast funding in 2021 was based on a system of humanitarian funding that […]

The Humanitarian Year Ahead: 2022 in 5 Charts

How many pages is too many for a report? 304 pages? That’s the length of the 2022 Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO) that outlines humanitarian needs going into the next year. It’s full of data and trends, and hints at what the year ahead will bring. What we’ve done is read the report, pulled out the […]