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Acute food insecurity is affecting up to 7 million people, combined with malnutrition and water shortages in the pastoralist and agro-pastoralist southern and south-eastern lowlands.

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


Funding to date

$1.1 billion

Funding gap


Top 5 Donors

United States of America $804 million (71.3%)
Central Emergency Response Fund $66 million (5.9%)
European Commission $52.4 million (4.7%)
Germany $45.1 million (4.0%)
Canada $34 million (3.0%)

Top Funded Sectors

Food $579.6 million
Not specified $160.8 million
Nutrition $112.3 million
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene $35.2 million
Health $33.8 million

Ethiopia 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

$64.2 million

Total Paid Amount

$64.2 million

Total Pledged Amount

Top 5 Donors

Donor Pledged Paid
Germany $22.5 million
United States $12 million
United Kingdom $8.9 million
Canada $6.5 million
Sweden $5.4 million



Funding for OCHA Ethiopia

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
Canada (DFATD) 79,438
European Commission (DG-ECHO) 954,654
Germany 1,787,434
Japan 600,000
Norway 349,967
Poland 251,004
Sweden (Sida) 435,572
Switzerland (FDFA) 371,156
United States (USAID-BHA) 2,500,000

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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