Coverage, Operational Reach, and Effectiveness (CORE)

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19 Jul 2022
Data, Development & humanitarian aid

Humanitarian Outcomes' programme on Coverage, Operational Reach, and Effectiveness (CORE) is a data-intensive study that probes the size and scope of global humanitarian response, with a particular focus on conflict-affected countries that pose challenges to humanitarian access.

CORE’s first pillar is the Global Database of Humanitarian Organisations (GDHO), which tracks information on the programme expenditure, staff size, countries of operation and other key information on humanitarian providers worldwide. This data, combined with our methodology for calculating rigorous estimates, is helping to fill a critical gap in the empirical evidence base in the humanitarian sector.