International, Foreign Affairs, and National Security

DARA INC

aka DARA

Washington, DC

Mission

DARA is an independent, non-profit organization that works to improve the quality and effectiveness of aid for people affected by conflicts and disasters. Our aim is to transform the humanitarian system so that it is more accountable to affected people, and to help build resilience and capacity to prevent future crises. We work with local and international humanitarian and development organizations, governments, private institutions and foundations to achieve maximum results and lasting impact from aid efforts. We provide innovative, evidence-based research and analysis. Our flagship programs are the Refugee Response Index (RRI) and the Humanitarian Response Index (HRI).

Ruling Year

2011

Principal Officer

Silvia Hidalgo

Main Address

4805 Van Ness Street

Washington, DC 20016 USA

Keywords

Indepent research, evaluations, conflicts, disasters, fragile states, climate change, aid effectiveness, accountability, good donor practices, aid transparency

EIN

27-1203106

 Number

7426892325

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis (Q05)

Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis (M05)

Philanthropy / Charity / Voluntarism Promotion (General) (T50)

IRS Filing Requirement

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Humanitarian Response Index (HRI)

Refugee Response Index (RRI)

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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