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Ethiopia

Acute food insecurity is affecting up to 7 million people, combined with malnutrition and water shortages in the pastoralist and agro-pastoralist southern and south-eastern lowlands.

Key figures

Humanitarian Response Plan: Funding Update

HRPs are the result of OCHA’s work with humanitarian partners around the world to identify the most critical humanitarian needs, plan responses and determine the budgets needed to address them. Requirements for 2017 are outlined below.

Total Requirement

$1.4 billion

Funding to date

$651.1 million

Funding gap

$766.3 million

Top 5 Donors

United States of America $350.2 million (53.8%)
European Commission $72.2 million (11.1%)
United Kingdom $63.5 million (9.8%)
Germany $53.3 million (8.2%)
Central Emergency Response Fund $28.5 million (4.4%)

Top Funded Sectors

Food $376.3 million
Nutrition $78.3 million
WASH $60.2 million
Not specified $45.2 million
Health $19 million

Ethiopia Humanitarian Fund

Humanitarian Fund (HF)

Humanitarian Funds are set up for complex emergencies and support the highest-priority projects of the best-placed responders (including international and national NGOs and UN agencies) through an inclusive and tranparent process that supports priorities set out in Humanitarian Response Plans (HRPs). Figures below are for this year.

Total Amount

$7.8 million

Total Paid Amount

$7.8 million

Total Pledged Amount

Top 2 Donors

Donor Pledged Paid
Sweden  $4.4 million
Ireland  $3.4 million

Donors

2

Funding for OCHA Ethiopia

The following donors contributed earmarked funding for this year.

Total Requirement

$5,516,630

Earmarked Contributions

$1,416,531

Opening Balance

$3,771,141

Total (Contributions + Opening Balance)

$5,187,672

Earmarked Donors

DonorsUSD
European Commission (DG-ECHO)308,642
Ireland333,333
Sweden (Sida)242,075
Switzerland (FDFA)532,481

Unearmarked Donors

OCHA received unearmarked contributions from the following donors:

  • Australia
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • Germany
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Japan
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Luxembourg
  • Monaco
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Qatar
  • Russian Federation
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom

Unearmarked contributions (or commitments) are those for which the donor does not require the funds to be used for a specific project, sector, crisis or country, leaving OCHA to decide how to allocate the funds.

** May include unearmarked and earmarked funding with implementation dates beyond the calendar year

*** Excludes miscellaneous income (e.g. adjustments, gain/losses on exchange rate etc.)

Funding information from the OCHA Contributions Tracking System

News and media

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