125 MILLION PEOPLE NEED
In 2015, OCHA and its partners estimated that 125 million people
HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE WORLDWIDE:
WHAT DOES THIS MEAN?
needed humanitarian assistance.
What if these 125 million people were a single country in need?
The estimates show that access to basic services, education and economic development of these 125 million people has plateaued or deteriorated.
Snapshot of a country in need
People in need
Annual GDP funding received
Number of IDPS
Number of refugees
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* in a country in need
WHAT DOES THIS GRIM PICTURE MEAN
Alleviate Suffering - Reduce Risk - Lessen Vulnerability
FOR HUMANITARIAN ACTION?
The core of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s Agenda for Humanity is a five-point plan that outlines the changes needed to finally place people’s safety, dignity and the right to thrive at the heart of global decision-making.
ONE HUMANITY, SHARED RESPONSIBILITYThere are five Core Responsibilities that all global leaders and humanitarian actors must prioritize
to reduce suffering, needs, risk and vulnerability.
At the World Humanitarian Summit in May 2016, more than 3,000 representatives from across the humanitarian sector made a solid commitment to the core responsibilities called for in the Agenda.
But now the hard work begins to deliver these transformations and make lasting improvements for people caught in crises.