humanitarian aid

Ongoing humanitarian crises

Updated: 29 March 2018

Sida has a record humanitarian budget of over SEK 4 billion in 2018. At the beginning of the year, more than 2.1 billion are distributed to 15 major humanitarian crises, and 228 million to 15 minor crises. Just over SEK 1.3 billion remains in a reserve fund for rapidly emerging or worsened crises later this year. 

Never before have so many people been in need of humanitarian assistance. The number has increased dramatically from 53 million people in 2010 to close to 129 million in 2018. Humanitarian needs are on the increase primarily due to wars and protracted and complex armed conflicts.

Below we list the crises and disasters in the world that receive humanitarian aid channelled through Sida. You will find a link to an article on the work of Sida in each country, as well as pdf files with humanitarian crisis analysis. The list is not complete and the information from some countries will soon be updated.

Sida's humanitarian crises analyses are carried out every year before the allocation of the humanitarian aid is decided. The crises analyses describe the current state of the crisis, assess the humanitarian needs, and identify the priorities of Sida and its cooperation partners in the region.

Syria
Crisis Analysis Syria 2018
Crisis Analysis Syria 2017

Our humanitarian support in Syria
Our development cooperation in Syria

Yemen
Crisis Analysis Yemen 2018
Crisis Analysis Yemen 2017
Our humanitarian support in Yemen

DR Congo
Crisis Analysis DR Congo 2018
Crisis Analysis DR Congo 2017

Our humanitarian support in DR Congo
Our development cooperation in DR Congo

South Sudan
Crisis Analysis South Sudan 2018
Crisis Analysis South Sudan 2017
Our humanitarian support in South Sudan
Our development cooperation in South Sudan

Afghanistan
Crisis Analysis Afghanistan 2018
Crisis Analysis Afghanistan 2017
Our work in Afghanistan

Somalia
Crisis Analysis Somalia 2018
Crisis Analysis Somalia 2017
Our work in Somalia

Palestine
Crisis Analysis Palestina 2018
Crisis Analysis Palestine 2017
Our work in Palestine

Sudan
Crisis Analysis Sudan 2018
Crisis Analysis Sudan 2017
Our work in Sudan

Myanmar (Burma)
Crisis Analysis Myanmar 2017
Crisis Analysis Myanmar 2016
Our work in Myanmar

Central African Republic
Crisis Analysis CAR 2018
Crisis Analysis CAR 2017

Iraq
Crisis Analysis Iraq 2018
Crisis Analysis Iraq 2017
Our work in Iraq

Ethiopia
Crisis Analysis Ethiopia 2018
Crisis Analysis Ethiopia 2017

Our work in Ethiopia

Lake Chad Basin
Crisis Analysis Lake Chad Basin 2018

Mali
Crisis Analysis Mali 2018
Our work in Mali

Ukraine
Crisis Analysis Ukraine 2018
Our work in Ukraine

Burundi
Crisis Analysis Burundi 2018

North Corea
Crisis Analysis North Corea 2018


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