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Development actors at the nexus: Lessons from crises in Bangladesh, Cameroon and Somalia

This synthesis report summarises learnings from studies in Cameroon, Somalia and Bangladesh about operationalising the HDP nexus for longer term resilience in crisis settings.

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Report
1 April 2021

Supporting longer term development in crises at the nexus: Lessons from Bangladesh

This Bangladesh country report is the third in a series examining the role of development actors in addressing people’s longer term needs, risks and vulnerabilities, and supporting operationalisation of the humanitarian–development–peace (HDP) nexus.

Report
16 February 2021

Supporting longer term development in crises at the nexus: Lessons from Somalia

This Somalia country report is the second in a series examining the role of development actors in addressing people’s longer term needs, risks and vulnerabilities, and supporting operationalisation of the humanitarian–development–peace (HDP) nexus.

Report
18 November 2020

Supporting longer term development in crises at the nexus: Lessons from Cameroon

This Cameroon country report is the first in a series examining the role of development actors in addressing people’s longer term needs, risks and vulnerabilities, and supporting operationalisation of the humanitarian–development–peace (HDP) nexus.

News
14 April 2021

DI’s response to the DAC 2020 aid spending release

DI highlights promising action from key donors but a concerning lack of focus on the poorest countries, according to new aid spending figures from the DAC

Briefing
8 February 2021

Aid data 2019–2020: Analysis of trends before and during Covid

What key shifts in donors, sectors, targeting and loans during the Covid pandemic are highlighted by new DAC data on 2019 ODA and 2020 aid figures from IATI?

Briefing
11 February 2021

Cuts to the UK 2020 aid budget: What IATI data tells us

This briefing compares data published by the UK's FCDO and DFID in 2019 and 2020, showing where aid budget cuts fell among recipients, countries and sectors

Report
5 March 2021

Our ten-year strategy: 2021–2030

DI’s ambition, focus and approach to help deliver a more equitable and resilient world.

Blog
11 March 2021

Blended finance and ODA: the best use of a limited resource?

ODA to blended finance is increasing, but does this use of a scarce resource deliver impact for the poorest people and places?

Written by

Amy Dodd, Hilary Jeune, Sam Ashby

Blog
4 March 2021

Localisation is here to stay: Lessons from Kenya

As part of a DI research team, Martha Getachew Bekele heard from over 30 humanitarian actors working in Kenya. Here she reveals what localisation means to them.

Written by Martha Getachew Bekele

Lead Analyst, East Africa