20 July 2012

Where and How Aid is Spent



 AlertNet shares the latest info from Global Humanitarian assistance on top donor and recipient countries.
Here are the preliminary estimates of the top 10 government donors and recipients of international humanitarian aid in 2011.
Top government donors:
  • U.S. - $4.6 billion  
  • EU institutions - $1.7 billion 
  • UK - $1.1 billion
  • Japan - $812 million 
  • Sweden - $715 million 
  • Germany - $685 million 
  • Norway - $472 million 
  • Canada - $464 million 
  • Australia - $439 million 
  • Spain­­ - $408 million
Top recipient countries:
  • Somalia - $1.14 billion
  • Sudan - $858 million
  • Ethiopia - $762 million
  • Afghanistan - $687 million
  • Kenya - $550 million
  • Pakistan - $460 million
  • Haiti - $459 million
  • Democratic Republic of Congo - $431 million
  • Palestine/Occupied Palestinian Territories - $405 million
  • Chad - $335 million
Graphic from Al Jazeera 

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