Saturday, August 18, 2018

Donor cash to local NGOs stalled, despite Grand Bargain promise to step up funding

Donors gave only 3 per cent of humanitarian aid directly to local and national responders last year, according to new figures from Development Initiatives. This means that humanitarian actors are on a steady path to break their Grand Bargain promise to direct one-fourth of funding to local organisations by 2020. Instead, resources continue to go mainly to UN agencies and Western NGOs.

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