Trends in Humanitarian Financing

September 2022

Humanitarian financing in the context of rising global need

In 2021, the Covid-19 pandemic continued to overlay other preexisting and emerging crisis risks, driving need and complicating response. Following the rapid rise in demand for humanitarian assistance in 2020, needs remained at historically high levels in 2021. As multiple drivers of crisis increasingly intersect, crises are becoming more complex and protracted.