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With 6.2 million people in need of assistance according to the revised HRP 2020, Cameroon is affected by complex humanitarian crises in nine of its ten regions.

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 2020 are outlined below.

Total Requirement

$390.9 million

Funding to date

$170.2 million

Funding gap

$220.8 million

Top 5 Donors

United States of America $59 million (34.7%)
European Commission $25.8 million (15.1%)
Germany $18.5 million (10.9%)
United Kingdom $10.9 million (6.4%)
Central Emergency Response Fund $9.8 million (5.7%)

Top Funded Sectors

Not specified $43.2 million
Food Security $33.4 million
Refugee Response $17.2 million
Health COVID-19 $13.5 million
Food Security COVID-19 $7 million

Funding for OCHA Cameroon

The following donors contributed earmarked funding for 2020.

Total Requirement


Earmarked Contributions


Opening Balance


Total (Contributions + Opening Balance)


Earmarked Donors

Donors USD
Canada (DFATD) 115,264
European Commission (DG-ECHO) 706,273
Germany 551,268
Sweden (Sida) 533,069
Switzerland (FDFA) 513,875
United States (USAID-OFDA) 750,000

Unearmarked Donors

OCHA received unearmarked contributions from the following donors:

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