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Venezuela

Seven million people require some form of humanitarian or protection assistance in Venezuela.

Highlights Last Updated: 31 Mar 2022

  • La respuesta humanitaria alcanzó en 2021 a 4,5 millones de personas con algún tipo de asistencia y se movilizaron $374,4 millones, un aumento del 43 por ciento comparado al 2020.
  • En 2022, hasta el 28 de febrero, la respuesta humanitaria alcanzó a 503.000 personas con algún tipo de asistencia en todos los estados de Venezuela.
  • La frontera de Venezuela con Brasil ha sido reabierta luego de dos años. De los cruces terrestres internacionales con Colombia, solo están cerrados en el estado de Zulia.
  • Enfrentamientos entre grupos armados no estatales en Apure han generado nuevas necesidades humanitarias.
  • La transmisión y letalidad de la COVID-19 ha disminuido significativamente en el país, lo que ha permitido levantar restricciones de movilidad.
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Amazonas, marzo de 2022. Un estudiante lee un texto frente a sus compañeros en el aula de una escuela del estado Amazonas que se beneficia de un programa de apoyo de alimentación escolar implementado por un socio humanitario. Foto: OCHA/Héctor Pereira.

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

$708.1 million

Funding to date

$0

Funding gap

$708.1 million

Top 5 Donors

Top Funded Sectors

Venezuela Humanitarian Fund

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 transparent process that supports priorities set out in Humanitarian Response Plans (HRPs). Figures below are for this year.

Total Amount

$2.3 million

Total Paid Amount

$1.7 million

Total Pledged Amount

$543.5 thousand

Top 3 Donors

Donor Pledged Paid
Canada $1.2 million
Switzerland $543.5 thousand
Norway $512.9 thousand

Donors

3

Funding for OCHA Venezuela

The following donors contributed earmarked funding for this year.

Total Requirement

$3,648,612

Earmarked Contributions

$1,378,308

Opening Balance

$537,890

Total (Contributions + Opening Balance)

$1,916,198

Earmarked Donors

Donors USD
Canada 558,121
Germany 337,079
Sweden (Sida) 213,711
Switzerland (DEZA/SDC) 269,397

Unearmarked Donors

OCHA received unearmarked contributions from the following donors:

  • Australia
  • Belgium
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • Germany
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Luxembourg
  • Monaco
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland

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