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Title:
Evaluation of the strategy for Danish humanitarian action 2010-2015 – Synthesis report

Subtitle:
Evaluation 2015.01

Summary:
Between 2010 and 2014 Denmark provided almost DKK 9.2 billion in humanitarian assistance. During this period annual humanitarian funding increased by 47%, from DKK 1.5 billion in 2010 to DKK 2.2 billion in 2014. The Strategy for Danish Humanitarian Action 2010–2015 sets out the overall objectives, key directions and priorities underpinning this assistance, and the instruments used to implement the Strategy.

In 2014 Danida commissioned Itad to conduct the first comprehensive evaluation of Danida’s humanitarian action since 1999. The evaluation has two specific objectives: to inform Danida’s decision making and strategic direction when formulating its new Strategy for humanitarian action after 2015; and to document the results achieved under the Strategy.

The synthesis report presents the findings of the evaluation against six overarching evaluation questions, drawing on case study interviews and data collection in South Sudan, Syria and Afghanistan, as well as interviews with Danida and its partners at headquarters level.

The evaluation shows that Denmark’s humanitarian endeavours have been a relevant response to the many crises of the past five years and recommends that further efforts are done in order to ensure reporting on effects and results.

Notes:
This report can be downloaded through the homepage of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs www.um.dk or directly from the homepage of the Evaluation Department http://evaluation.um.dk.
Suggested citation: Mowjee, T., Fleming, D. and Toft, E. (2015)
Evaluation of the Strategy for Danish Humanitarian Action 2010-2015. Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Publisher:
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark

Responsible institution:
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark

Copyright:
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark

Author:
itad

Disclaimer:
Responsibility for content and presentations of findings and recommendations rests with the authors.

Contributors:
Rosendahls - Schultz Grafisk (HTML version)
BGRAPHIC (Graphic Production)
Tasneem Mowjee (Cover photo)

Language:
English

URL:
http://www.netpublikationer.dk/um/15_evaluation_2015_01/index.html

ISBN HTML:
978-87-90656-33-1

ISBN PDF:
978-87-90656-32-4

Version:
1.0

Version date:
2015-05-13

Publication standard no.:
2.0

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Publisher category:
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Version no. 1.0, 2015-05-13
Publication may be found at the address http://www.netpublikationer.dk/um/15_evaluation_2015_01/index.html