Donor scores: Denmark

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Denmark slipped one position in the HRI ranking, from 3rd to 4th. It ranked consistently well across all pillars, with a first place ranking in Pillar 5 (Learning and accountability), 2nd position in Pillar 2 (Prevention, risk reduction and recovery), and 3rd place in both Pillar 3 (Working with humanitarian partners) and Pillar 4 (Protection and International Law). In Pillar 1 (Responding to needs), it took 6th place. It ranked 6th among the OECD-DAC group in the indicator for generosity and burden sharing. Its overall performance was above average, compared with its peers.

Denmark ranked 1st in several key indicators: funding to CERF and other quick disbursement mechanisms, funding to UN consolidated appeals and funding to IFRC and ICRC appeals, equitable distribution of funding against the level of crisis and vulnerability, beneficiary involvement and building local capacity to work with humanitarian actors. It also ranked 1st in support for protection, for supporting needs of internally displaced people, and for participation and support for accountability initiatives. In terms of overall support for prevention, Denmark also took the top position for funding international disaster risk mitigation mechanisms and mainstreaming risk reduction and prevention in the response, with a 2nd place ranking in strengthening local community capacity for disaster and crisis preparedness. Its lowest rankings were in indicators on support not affected by other crises (17th), timeliness of funding to sudden onset disasters (19th) and equitable distribution of funding in accordance to the needs in the crisis (20th). In the different crises studied, Denmark generally performed above the overall donor average in all crises, helping it to move up one position in the qualitative ranking.

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