We are Elrha, a force for change in the humanitarian community. The research and innovation we support equips the humanitarian community with the knowledge of what works, so people affected by crises get the right help when they need it most.
Our purpose is clear: to empower the humanitarian community to improve humanitarian response. We make this happen by supporting and championing the outcomes of robust research and proven innovations.
We empower the humanitarian community. Find out how we can support you...

New R2HC funding call announced for 2021


UK Aid spending cut a serious error in judgement


Event: Pragmatism and innovation – collecting data in fragile situations during COVID-19


Ten innovation projects shortlisted for Humanitarian Innovation Fund’s Journey to Scale


Introducing our interim CEO: Lyndall Stein


Researching Violence Against Health Care


Innovative Responses to Intimate Partner Violence in Humanitarian Settings – Funding opening soon


Including people with disabilities and older people in humanitarian action – Funding opening soon


Eight research studies funded through R2HC annual call 2019


15 research studies awarded to support COVID-19 response


DFID merger: ability to help world’s most vulnerable in jeopardy


Thank you to our HIF Funding Committee

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