The IASC Humanitarian Financing Task Team (HFTT) brings IASC members together to collectively define guidance to improve financing for humanitarian action. The HFTT contributes to the research on new approaches and formulates joint positions on specific technical issues related to humanitarian financing. The 2018-2019 HFTT work plan focuses on the following objectives: Output 1: Promote system-wide approaches to closing the funding gap.Output 2: More effective, efficient and accessible humanitarian funding
Written by Development Initiatives (with the support of the IATI Secretariat) and the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), on behalf of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Humanitarian Financing Task Team (HFTT).This paper introduces the purpose and functionality of both IATI and FTS and respond to questions that have previously been raised by humanitarian stakeholders. It should be read alongside other resources that provide more technical detail on how to publish to IATI, report to FTS and access IATI and other data.