ACAPS Humanitarian Access Overview provides a snapshot of the contexts where humanitarian action faces the biggest constraints
ACAPS analysts scored each context on nine variables in order to rank and compare humanitarian access worldwide. Crisis affected populations in about 60 countries are not getting the humanitarian assistance they need due to access constraints.
Eight new countries were included in the ranking since the last ACAPS Humanitarian Access report released in May 2019. Among the indicators, Physical constraints and Restrictions and obstruction to services and assistance are the most common challenges.
This report presents the score boards for all the countries assessed. Narratives are provided only for countries with high, very high, or extreme constraints.
Our methodology groups 9 indicators under 3 dimensions:
• Restriction of access to services and assistance
• Restriction of movement
• Interference with humanitarian activities
• Violence against personnel, facilities and assets