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The objective of this annual record is to advance an index of excellent humanitarian donorship that may degree donors' effectiveness opposed to their dedication to the rules and stable training of Humanitarian Donorship. The index is meant to assist the overseas donor group to higher comprehend its strengths and weaknesses in an effort to enhance the potency and caliber of its donor actions and projects. The index can also be anticipated to elevate know-how in regards to the more and more very important position of humanitarian motion and linked solid practices past its present middle constituencies. We think that this file deals major power to enhance the standard of humanitarian relief, reaping rewards these most influenced by means of either man-made and ordinary disasters.

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The other side of the coin is that France ranked 22nd in funding to strengthen local capacity and 19th in generosity of humanitarian assistance. Overall France is poorly perceived by operational actors in the field. It only scored above the average in questions relating to support to ongoing crises. It has poor scores across the board, but is especially perceived to be performing badly in the questions relating to the respect for the humanitarian principles of humanity, impartiality, neutrality and independence and the respect of human rights and international law, longer-term funding and also in involving beneficiaries in design and Finland Finland is ranked 12th in the 2008 HRI.

Given its reputation in the past as a champion for international principles, its low scores for neutrality and impartiality are unexpected. The Humanitarian Response Index 2008 31 The Humanitarian Response Index 2008 32 Denmark Denmark is ranked third in the 2008 HRI, with first place rankings in both Pillar 2 and 5, 7th place in Pillar 1 and 8th in Pillar 3. Denmark did well on timely funding to sudden onset disasters and IFRC emergency appeals, funding to international disaster risk mitigation mechanisms, and implementing human rights and refugee law, as well as promoting learning and accountability by participating in and funding accountability initiatives and by requesting a significant number of evaluations.

23 Although humanitarian assistance has traditionally been isolated from development cooperation at both strategic and operational levels both sectors could benefit from a rethink as to how the two could work together more closely. An encouraging sign is that many donors have begun to frame their humanitarian action policies within a broader development context that includes conflict prevention, conflict management, conflict reduction, peace-building, and post-conflict rehabilitation and recovery programmes.

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