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Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

With 12.8 million people in dire need of assistance, the DRC continues to witness one of the most complex and long-standing humanitarian crises.

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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 2020 are outlined below.

Total Requirement

$2.1 billion

Funding to date

$745.8 million

Funding gap

$1.3 billion

Top 5 Donors

United States of America $387 million (51.9%)
United Kingdom $57.4 million (7.7%)
Germany $50.8 million (6.8%)
European Commission $46.6 million (6.2%)
Central Emergency Response Fund $30 million (4.0%)

Top Funded Sectors

Sécurité Alimentaire $209.8 million
Not specified $208.8 million
Nutrition $79.5 million
Santé COVID-19 $28.4 million
Eau Hygiène et Assainissement $23.6 million

DRC 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 2020.

Total Amount

$57.1 million

Total Paid Amount

$57.1 million

Total Pledged Amount

Top 5 Donors

Donor Pledged Paid
Germany $13.1 million
Netherlands $10.3 million
Belgium $10 million
Sweden $9.9 million
Canada $4.6 million



Funding for OCHA Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

The following donors contributed earmarked funding for 2020.

Total Requirement


Earmarked Contributions


Opening Balance


Total (Contributions + Opening Balance)


Earmarked Donors

Donors USD
Canada (DFATD) 711,420
European Commission (DG-ECHO) 1,094,113
Germany 1,094,156
Japan 400,000
Norway 713,463
Spain 716,846
Sweden (Sida) 319,841
United States (USAID-OFDA) 1,000,000

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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Member States Briefing March 2020