Humanitarian needs vs. resources: How do we fill the gap?

Kristalina Georgieva, European Commission vice president for budget and human resources. Lieven Creemers / European Union

When Kristalina Georgieva first came to the European Commission in 2010, the budget for humanitarian action was at 840 million euros ($933.2 million).

When she left last year, the funding has shot up to 1.4 billion euros.

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    Jenny Lei Ravelo is a Devex Senior Reporter based in Manila. She covers global health, with a particular focus on the World Health Organization, and other development and humanitarian aid trends in Asia Pacific. Prior to Devex, she wrote for ABS-CBN, one of the largest broadcasting networks in the Philippines, and was a copy editor for various international scientific journals. She received her journalism degree from the University of Santo Tomas.