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Iraq

Ongoing violence between armed groups and government forces has resulted to over 3 million internally displaced persons across Iraq and left 8.7 million people in need of humanitarian assistance.

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

$568.7 million

Funding to date

$308.2 million

Funding gap

$260.5 million

Top 5 Donors

Germany $39.9 million (12.9%)
European Commission $38.9 million (12.6%)
Canada $35.7 million (11.6%)
Japan $31 million (10.1%)
United States of America $28 million (9.1%)

Top Funded Sectors

Not specified $97.6 million
WASH $36.9 million
Health $32.3 million
Shelter - NFI $26 million
Education $22.9 million

Iraq Humanitarian Fund

Humanitarian Funds are set up for complex emergencies and support the highest-priority projects of the best-placed responders (including internation and national NGOs and UN agencies) through an inclusive and tranparent process that supports priorities set out in Humanitarian Response Plans (HRPs). Figures below are for this year.

Total Amount

$28.2 million

Total Paid Amount

$17.8 million

Total Pledged Amount

$10.4 million

Top 5 Donors

Donor Pledged Paid
United States  $10 million
Netherlands  $8.3 million
Belgium  $3.7 million
Ireland  $2.5 million
Sweden  $1.9 million

Donors

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Funding for OCHA Iraq

The following donors contributed earmarked funding for this year.

Total Requirement

$8,304,792

Earmarked Contributions

$3,656,258

Opening Balance

$2,669,843

Total (Contributions + Opening Balance)

$6,326,101

Earmarked Donors

Donors USD
Canada (DFATD)373,692
Estonia181,159
European Commission (DG-ECHO)580,888
Germany1,157,407
Japan1,000,000
Sweden (Sida)363,112

Unearmarked Donors

OCHA received unearmarked contributions from the following donors:

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

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

Media Centre

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WHD 2015: Message from Humanitarian Chief Stephen O'Brien [Arabic]