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Widespread conflict, severe economic decline, food insecurity and collapse of essential services continue to take an enormous toll on the population, exacerbating existing vulnerabilities.

Highlights Last Updated: 14 Aug 2022

  • Extensive flooding affects hundreds of thousands
  • Inter-agency evaluation urges strengthening of humanitarian response in Yemen
  • Funding gap impedes aid agencies’ ability to scale-up response amid worsening needs
  • YHF allocates US$44 million for life-saving response
Yemen Humanitarian Update No. 7, July 2022
Al Tarbaih and Al Tahseen IDP site in Dhamar Governorate was impacted by recent heavy rains and flooding. Photo: UNHCR/SDF

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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

$4.3 billion

Funding to date

$1.8 billion

Funding gap

$2.5 billion

Top 5 Donors

United States of America $1 billion (57.2%)
European Commission $126.5 million (7.1%)
Germany $94.8 million (5.3%)
Saudi Arabia (Kingdom of) $93.9 million (5.2%)
World Bank $85.7 million (4.8%)

Top Funded Sectors

Food Security and Agriculture $888.3 million
Health $191.6 million
Not specified $132.9 million
Nutrition $97 million
Shelter and NFI $40 million

Yemen 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

$59.2 million

Total Paid Amount

$59.2 million

Total Pledged Amount

$31.7 thousand

Top 5 Donors

Donor Pledged Paid
Netherlands $14.5 million
Sweden $7.7 million
Canada $7.5 million
Belgium $5.6 million
Ireland $5.6 million

Donors

21

Funding for OCHA Yemen

The following donors contributed earmarked funding for this year.

Total Requirement

$14,224,000

Earmarked Contributions

$5,927,520

Opening Balance

$4,742,294

Total (Contributions + Opening Balance)

$10,669,814

Earmarked Donors

Donors USD
Canada 398,658
Germany 1,284,915
Norway 410,340
Sweden (Sida) 833,607
United States (USAID-BHA) 3,000,000

Unearmarked Donors

OCHA received unearmarked contributions from the following donors:

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Luxembourg
  • Monaco
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom (FCDO
  • ex DFID)

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