Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Country: Afghanistan, Egypt, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, occupied Palestinian territory, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Syrian Arab Republic (the), Turkey, United Arab Emirates (the), Yemen
Consolidated and Flash appeals in the MENA region received US$1.07 billion. The largest recipient was Yemen, with US$317 million, followed by oPt with US$276 million. In total, the appeals are 45% funded with a short fall of 55%.
The requirements for the Syria Regional Response Plan have been revised to US$488 million. The plan includes Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq and is currently 29% funded.
Eleven countries from the MENA region contributed funds in 2012 for humanitarian appeals worldwide. The amount totaled US$75 million and went to 29 countries. The largest donors were UAE and Saudi Arabia, with contributions of over US$49 million combined. The largest recipients were Somalia, Yemen and Lebanon, all three receiving over US$39 million combined.The main recipient agencies were the UAE Red Crescent, WFP, UNRWA, CERF and UNHCR.
The Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) distributed funds to eight countries in the MENA region in 2012. The largest recipient was Pakistan with US$36.7 million, followed by Syria with US$36.5 million. Nine countries from the MENA region made contributions or pledges to the CERF in 2012. These include Afghanistan, Egypt, Kuwait, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey,Israel and UAE.