The State of the Humanitarian System | Assessing Performance and Progress (2010)

o The ability to monitor and report on performance is increasingly important for any successful sector. Individuals, organisations or systems cannot improve unless their shortcomings are identified and practical and creative solutions for improvements are put forward. This report aims to provide a system-level mapping and assessment of international humanitarian assistance. To this end, the report defines key criteria for assessing system performance and progress, assesses the system’s performance over the past two years against these criteria, presents new, previously unavailable descriptive statistics and highlights some new initiatives in policy and practice.

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