Donor scores: Finland
Finland is ranked 12th in the 2008 HRI. Its best ranking was 8th in Pillar 1, a lowest ranking of 21st in Pillar 2. Finland ranked first in indicators for commitment to accountability in humanitarian action, second in both saving lives and maintaining dignity and respecting or promoting international humanitarian law, 4th in timely funding to sudden onset disasters and IFRC emergency appeals, and 5th in strengthening preparedness. However, Finland scored less well in issues relating to its work at the local community level. For example, it ranked last in strengthening local capacity for response and mitigation, strengthening community resilience to cope with crises and ensuring rapid recovery of sustainable livelihoods. Furthermore, it ranked 21st in both timely funding and consistent support for implementation of humanitarian action.