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The Humanitarian Voice Index combines thousands of conversations with people affected by crisis worldwide.

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Latest policy briefs

16 Dec 2019

Trust in humanitarian action

Aid cannot succeed without the trust of everyone involved, argues Hugo Slim, head of policy at the International Committee of the Red Cross. But what does trust in humanitarian action really mean, and how can we do a better job of fostering trust in the field?

04 Dec 2019

Changing the perspective: what recipients think of cash and voucher assistance

In 2018, humanitarian cash and voucher assistance (CVA) totalled $4.7bn, and it continues to grow as humanitarian agencies increasingly begin their interventions with the question “Why not cash?”1 Expectations are high that cash will allow for more effective humanitarian action. But how do people affected by crisis view cash-based aid and its recent scale-up?