Denmark Overall Performance
Denmark ranked 2nd in the HRI 2011, dropping one position from 2010. Based on the pattern of its scores, Denmark is classified as a Group 1 donor. Donors in this group tend to perform above average in all pillars. Other Group 1 donors are Finland, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland.
Denmark’s overall score was above the OECD/DAC and Group 1 averages. Denmark scored above the OECD/DAC and Group 1 averages in all pillars, with the exception of Pillars 2 and 3. In Pillar 2 (Prevention, risk reduction and recovery) Denmark scored above the OECD/DAC average, yet below the Group 1 average. Similarly, in Pillar 3 (Working with humanitarian partners) Denmark scored above the OECD/DAC and slightly below the Group 1 average. Denmark’s performance stands out in Pillar 5 (Learning and accountability), where it scored well above both the OECD/DAC and Group 1 average scores. Denmark did best compared to its peers in the indicators on Funding accountability initiatives, Participating in accountability initiatives, Funding NGOs, Funding and commissioning evaluations and Funding UN and RC/RC appeals – all quantitative indicators. Its scores were relatively the lowest in Funding reconstruction and prevention, Timely funding to sudden onset emergencies, Facilitating safe access, Adapting to changing needs and Appropriate reporting requirements.