Respond to threatening donor funding and stay resilient

The international humanitarian and development sector is facing rapid threats from the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet, the community has a considerable part to play, both

The international humanitarian and development sector is facing rapid threats from the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet, the community has a considerable part to play, both responding to immediate needs and in helping with recovery in the medium to longer term. The pandemic has hit international donors the worst, especially Europe and America. This creates lots of pressure back home in the donor countries to fix their current looming health crisis. The funding constraints risk forcing the humanitarian sector to downsize and lay off staff at the precise moment when its work has become vitally important. And your NGO is no exception!

Taken together, the NGO sector is under visible and immense financial pressure. Projects have been postponed, deliverables delayed, and energies diverted to making alternative plans. Funds from the major donors have been (rightly) redirected from planned activities to COVID-19 responses. Reserves – when they exist – are limited and will soon be depleted. As an Executive in the NGO sector, you must act with agility to respond to the emerging threats in donor funding, and shift in the humanitarian sector to development activities. You must seize the opportunity while it lasts.

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