“The lofty ideals contained in political declarations are not enough — concerted action must follow — and these efforts must be monitored vigilantly so that governments do not slip in their commitments. This is why the Humanitarian Response Index is so important.”
Archbishop Desmond Tutu – Chairman of the Elders

“The HRI helps guarantee that every dollar of humanitarian assistance is used to provide the right kind of aid, to the right people, at the right time. The millions of people affected by crises and emergencies deserve as much.”
Kofi Annan – Former UN Secretary-General and President of the Global Humanitarian Forum

“I share the vision of DARA, which has wisely stated that affected populations should be placed at the centre of efforts to improve their own situation.”
Antonio GuterresUnited Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

“The Humanitarian Response Index is important because…. It joins together principle and efficiency and helps make people confident that their efforts are of value and aid really reaches the victims.”
Emma BoninoFormer Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid, European Commission