The humanitarian economy: Where is all the money going?

by Christian Els and Nils Carstensen

Over the years, Europe and the USA have been the largest donors to the formal aid industry – press the play button below the graphic to see them take turns claiming the biggest share. Public generosity sometimes tops that of governments (think Haiti and the tsunami), while other donors, especially from the Gulf, are recently contributing more.

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