Launch: Underfunded Crisis Index

Humanitarian Funding Forecast is launching its first yearly index: the Underfunded Crisis Index. The index, based on this story from 2021, aims to measure which recurring humanitarian crises are consistently underfunded. The 2022 index shows that 5 contexts are chronically underfunded (<40%). This includes three regional refugee response plans (DR Congo, Burundi, and South Sudan), […]

Haiti – Funding Briefing

Before August 2021, over 40% of the Haiti population required humanitarian assistance (4.4 million to be precise). The 2021 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) (published in March) responds to acute food insecurity and reduced access to services, such as health and water, hygiene and sanitation – but that was even before the events that were to […]

Underfunded Crises: A Look at the Last 5 Years

If you were to ask me, “Are humanitarian crises underfunded?”, I’d probably say “Sure, that’s like asking me, do you check Twitter as soon as you open your eyes in the morning? Or will there be another Fast and Furious movie? The answer is obviously yes, and it’s unhealthy”. But if you asked me which […]