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A combination of protracted crises, violence, displacement, disasters and loss of livelihoods from COVID-19 is increasing vulnerabilities for millions of Cameroonians. As many as 4.4 million people need humanitarian assistance in Cameroon.

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

$361.6 million

Funding to date

$107.4 million

Funding gap

$254.1 million

Top 5 Donors

United States of America $36.9 million (34.3%)
European Commission $19.6 million (18.2%)
Germany $8.8 million (8.1%)
Sweden $8.2 million (7.6%)
Japan $6 million (5.6%)

Top Funded Sectors

Food Security $24.7 million
Not specified $24.2 million
Refugee Response $10.1 million
Protection $9 million
Coordination and Support Services $8.3 million

Funding for OCHA Cameroon

The following donors contributed earmarked funding for this year.

Total Requirement


Earmarked Contributions


Opening Balance


Total (Contributions + Opening Balance)


Earmarked Donors

Donors USD
Canada 164,416
European Commission (DG-ECHO) 726,392
Germany 611,995
Norway 52,139
Sweden (Sida) 298,023
Switzerland (FDFA) 318,134
United States (USAID-BHA) 700,000

Unearmarked Donors

OCHA received unearmarked contributions from the following donors:

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Luxembourg
  • Monaco
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Russian Federation
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Singapore
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom (FCDO
  • United States
  • 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

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