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Cash for crises: Who gives, who gets and why it's not enough

Cash for crises: Who gives, who gets and why it's not enough

Governmental institutions and humanitarian aid organizations are pledging to improve delivery of assistance to the world’s most needy and vulnerable people, reduce administrative costs and work to boost funding and its effectiveness.

Through a so-called “Grand Bargain” a group of donors agreed at the recent U.N. World Humanitarian Summit to be more transparent, improve planning for disasters, and ensure that a greater portion of the money gets to local and national responders.

So just how important is money, who gives it, and who gets it?

Last year, the United Nations appealed to donors for some $20 billion in humanitarian...

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