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Nigeria

Now in its ninth year, the crisis shows no sign of abating and is adding to the long history of marginalization, chronic under-development and poverty.

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 this year are outlined below.

Total Requirement

$1 billion

Funding to date

$481.8 million

Funding gap

$566 million

Top 5 Donors

United States of America $89.2 million (18.5%)
United Kingdom $75.2 million (15.6%)
European Commission $32.9 million (6.8%)
Sweden $18.6 million (3.9%)
Canada $18.3 million (3.8%)

Top Funded Sectors

Food Security $195.7 million
Not specified $106.3 million
Nutrition $69.3 million
Health $25.1 million
Logistics $21.5 million

Nigeria Humanitarian Fund

Humanitarian Funds are set up for complex emergencies and support the highest-priority projects of the best-placed responders (including internation 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

$9 million

Total Paid Amount

$7.2 million

Total Pledged Amount

$1.8 million

Top 5 Donors

Donor Pledged Paid
Sweden  $2.5 million
Belgium  $2.5 million
Norway  $1.8 million
Switzerland  $1.5 million
Luxembourg  $370.4 thousand

Donors

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Funding for OCHA Nigeria

The following donors contributed earmarked funding for this year.

Total Requirement

$8,253,640

Earmarked Contributions

$2,414,843

Opening Balance

$0

Total (Contributions + Opening Balance)

$2,414,843

Earmarked Donors

Donors USD
European Commission (DG-ECHO)987,654
Germany580,720
Spain362,319
Sweden (Sida)484,150

Unearmarked Donors

OCHA received unearmarked contributions from the following donors:

  • Australia
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Japan
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Luxembourg
  • Monaco
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • 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

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