Report launch on 13 December: How to ensure humanitarian aid in Somalia reaches those most in need

Issued by Transparency International Secretariat



Transparency International, the anti-corruption organisation, together with Humanitarian Outcomes will publish a report on 13 December examining the main corruption risks in humanitarian operations in southern Somalia.

At a time when the scale and complexity of humanitarian emergencies around the world is increasing, often in fragile states with inefficient public institutions, there is an ever growing need to ensure that committed resources reach those most in need.

The report contains key recommendations for the Somali government, donor agencies and humanitarian aid agencies on how to strengthen their corruption prevention measures to ensure accountability and transparency in the delivery of aid.

Collective Resolution for Enhanced Accountability and Transparency in Emergencies:
Southern Somalia case study

13 December 2016
10:00am GMT+1
Available online
at
www.transparency.org

Funded by the European Commission's humanitarian aid department, this report is the first of a series of four case studies looking at corruption risks in the delivery of humanitarian assistance in complex emergencies. Case studies on Afghanistan, Guinea (Ebola) and Lebanon (Syrian refugees) will be published in 2017.

Embargo copies of the report are available on request from press@transparency.org.


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