Norway ranked as top humanitarian donor. Sweden drops to Nr 2

Three Nordic governments dominate the top spots in the Humanitarian Response Index for 2009, which measures the generosity, neutrality and timeliness of humanitarian aid funding.

Sweden has been ranked Nr 1 for two years, but now drops to second place, replaced by Norway. Denmark slips from third place last year to fourth place in the 2009 report. Finland trails at 12th out of 23 OECD donors.

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