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QUIZ: The Country That Gives The Most Humanitarian Aid Is ...

Sudanese dockworkers unload bags of grain from a U.S. ship at Port Sudan on the Red Sea.
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Sudanese dockworkers unload bags of grain from a U.S. ship at Port Sudan on the Red Sea.

A new report looks at the state of humanitarian aid.

The world was generous, says the Global Humanitarian Assistance Report 2018. A record amount of funds went to crises that range from the ongoing Syrian civil war to the drought in the Horn of Africa.

Do you know how much the world spent on emergency relief? Which countries gave the most money? And which countries received the most?

Take this quiz to test your knowledge.

The report is from a London- and Nairobi-based nonprofit organization called Development Initiatives and uses data from the OECD and UNOCHA.

A note on the quiz answers: To learn more about the two new countries added to the list of top 10 aid recipients, go here. To learn more about private giving to humanitarian aid, go here.

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Malaka Gharib is the deputy editor and digital strategist on NPR's global health and development team. She covers topics such as the refugee crisis, gender equality and women's health. Her work as part of NPR's reporting teams has been recognized with two Gracie Awards: in 2019 for How To Raise A Human, a series on global parenting, and in 2015 for #15Girls, a series that profiled teen girls around the world.
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