This section of the site provides access to our key data sources and provides insight into our methodology.
Defining humanitarian assistance
Find out how we define ‘humanitarian assistance’ and what its characteristics are.
Access the data that drives our analysis. Drawn from a wide variety of sources, it has been streamlined to form seven core datasets.
Find out how we work to provide objective and reliable analysis
Individuals, governments, NGOs, UN agencies and international organisations all provide assistance in response to humanitarian crises.