Aid agencies in Somalia faced an impossible choice between breaking the law or letting people die in 2011, finds a new report. Many ended up paying Al Shabaab money to access parts of Somalia during the famine.
Emergency preparedness has the potential to be truly transformative, reshaping how the aid system approaches crisis. However, financing is largely nonexistent finds a new ODI report.
This ODI Briefing outlines how emerging democracies can deliver for developing countries – despite the messy, complex, and uncertain processes involved in their consolidation.