Spain Overall Performance
Spain ranked 15th in the HRI 2011, improving two positions from last year. Based on the patterns of its quantitative scores, Spain is classified as a Group 3 donor. Donors in this group tend to perform below average in all pillars, with the exception of Pillar 1 (Responding to needs) and Pillar 2 (Prevention, risk reduction and recovery), where they score close to average. Other donors in the group include Australia, Belgium, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, New Zealand and Portugal. Spain’s overall score fell below the OECD/DAC and Group 3 averages. Spain scored below the OECD/DAC and Group 3 average in all pillars, with the exception of Pillar 1, where it was above both averages, and Pillar 4 (Protection and international law), where Spain scored below the OECD/DAC average, but above the Group 3 average.
Spain did best compared to its OECD/DAC peers in the indicators on Funding vulnerable and forgotten emergencies and Timely funding to complex emergencies. Its scores were relatively the lowest in indicators on Funding NGOs, Reducing climate-related vulnerability, Funding international risk mitigation, Implementing evaluation recommendations and Donor capacity and expertise.