Aurora Humanitarian Index 2017

Waning Compassion, Lack of Competent Leadership and Skepticism in One’s Ability to Make a Difference Drive Decline in Humanitarian Support.
Waning Compassion, Lack of Competent Leadership and Skepticism in One’s Ability to Make a Difference Drive Decline in Humanitarian Support.
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Aurora Humanitarian Index 2016

Global study of top humanitarian issues, their causes, and intervention strategy reveals stark “compassion gap.”

“Compassion Gap” Arises between Desire to Help Syrian Refugees and Willingness to Take Action

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What is the Aurora Humanitarian Index?

The Aurora Humanitarian Index is a special survey that examines public perceptions of major humanitarian issues. It explores the international public’s attitudes toward both responsibility and effectiveness of humanitarian intervention, as well as the motivations that urge people to intervene on behalf of others.
A special survey that examines public perceptions of major humanitarian issues and explores the international public’s attitudes toward both responsibility and effectiveness of humanitarian intervention.
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Aurora Humanitarian Index 2016: Where Refugees Come From

On April 23, 2016 the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative unveiled the results of the first annual Humanitarian Index, a global study of the top humanitarian issues, their causes and who is best positioned to address them. According to the findings, the public disproportionately associates the global refugee crisis with the situation in Syria, demonstrating ignorance of other refugee crises including Myanmar, Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The public mostly associates the global refugee crisis with the situation in Syria, ignoring similar crises in other countries.
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First Aurora Humanitarian Index results revealed

The Aurora Humanitarian Initiative unveiled the results of the first annual Humanitarian Index, a global study of the top humanitarian issues, their causes and who is best positioned to address them. The 4,600 respondents in the U.S., U.K., France, Germany, Lebanon and Iran all cited terrorism as the number one most pressing humanitarian challenge now and for the next five years, followed by forced migration.
The global study was presented at the 2016 Aurora Dialogues.
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Aurora Humanitarian Index 2016: Leadership Vacuum

On April 23, 2016 the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative unveiled the results of the first annual Humanitarian Index, a global study of the top humanitarian issues, their causes and who is best positioned to address them. According to the findings, there is general agreement across all those surveyed that the top three leaders deemed most capable of addressing the crisis are Angela Merkel, Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin, but overall the public has expressed serious concerns about the leadership vacuum.
According to respondents, world leaders are failing to adequately address the Syrian crisis.
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Aurora Humanitarian Index 2016: Who can make a difference?

On April 23, 2016 the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative unveiled the results of the first annual Humanitarian Index, a global study of the top humanitarian issues, their causes and who is best positioned to address them. According to the findings, the majority of respondents believe that international institutions are best placed to solve the refugee crisis, yet half feel refugees have been abandoned by the international community.
The majority of respondents believe that international institutions are best placed to solve the refugee crisis.
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Humanitarian Index 2016: Compassion Gap

On April 23, 2016 the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative unveiled the results of the first annual Humanitarian Index, a global study of the top humanitarian issues, their causes and who is best positioned to address them. According to the findings, the public feels compassion for refugees, but only half would help Syrian refugees if they could, and most question their ability to make a real difference.
Public feels compassion for refugees, but only half would help Syrian refugees if they could.
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