Saturday, September 5, 2015

We're number one!

In the NY Times noted today...
The United States has long been the world’s largest donor to the international programs that deliver the most direct assistance to refugees, including the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the International Refugee Organization, the World Food Program and others.
But of course we're also the biggest economy on the planet: aggregates always make us look pretty good. How are we doing relative to population, or national income? Here are some numbers on overall humanitarian assistance from governments, for the top 20 donor countries. The per citizen numbers are in dollars per person per year.  Source: Table 10.6.

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