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Four years after a historic Peace Agreement ended one of the world’s longest civil wars, millions of Colombians affected by conflict and violence, natural disasters and now COVID-19 remain in need of humanitarian assistance. Colombia also hosts 1.8 million Venezuelan migrants and refugees.


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

$209.7 million

Funding to date

$26.9 million

Funding gap

$182.8 million

Top 5 Donors

United States of America $8.4 million (31.2%)
European Commission $7.9 million (29.2%)
Switzerland $3.1 million (11.6%)
Norway $2.9 million (10.8%)
Germany $1.2 million (4.5%)

Top Funded Sectors

Protección $10.2 million
Seguridad Alimentaria Y Nutrición $7.2 million
Not specified $5.9 million
Salud $1.2 million
Recuperación Temprana $498.5 thousand

Funding for OCHA Colombia

The following donors contributed earmarked funding for 2020.

Total Requirement


Earmarked Contributions


Opening Balance


Total (Contributions + Opening Balance)


Earmarked Donors

Donors USD
European Commission (DG-ECHO) 339,366
Spain 238,949
Sweden (Sida) 213,227
United States (USAID-OFDA) 767,000

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