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Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

With 27 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 this year are outlined below.

Total Requirement

$1.9 billion

Funding to date

$689.4 million

Funding gap

$1.2 billion

Top 5 Donors

United States of America $469.3 million (68.1%)
Central Emergency Response Fund $45.3 million (6.6%)
European Commission $37.5 million (5.4%)
Canada $35.6 million (5.2%)
Sweden $23.9 million (3.5%)

Top Funded Sectors

Not specified $170.6 million
Sécurité alimentaire $138.5 million
Nutrition $40.8 million
Santé $23 million
Cash à usage multiple $22.8 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 this year.

Total Amount

$41.1 million

Total Paid Amount

$41.1 million

Total Pledged Amount


Top 5 Donors

Donor Pledged Paid
Germany $12.2 million
Belgium $9.4 million
Netherlands $7.6 million
Canada $4.4 million
Sweden $-0.01 $4.2 million



Funding for OCHA Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

The following donors contributed earmarked funding for this year.

Total Requirement


Earmarked Contributions


Opening Balance


Total (Contributions + Opening Balance)


Earmarked Donors

Donors USD
Canada 398,658
Germany 1,004,016
Sweden (Sida) 1,190,678
United States (USAID-BHA) 1,000,000

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
  • United States

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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