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Libya faces a complex and protracted humanitarian and protection crisis, as a result of armed conflict, the breakdown of public service provision and governance and economic challenges.

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25 Jan 2019

Libya: 5 facts you need to know

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

$129.8 million

Funding to date

$96.9 million

Funding gap

$32.9 million

Top 5 Donors

European Commission $27.5 million (28.4%)
United States of America $10.6 million (10.9%)
Germany $9.2 million (9.5%)
Italy $8.3 million (8.5%)
Netherlands $5.3 million (5.5%)

Top Funded Sectors

Protection $23.1 million
Health $13.1 million
HEALTH - COVID-19 $9.1 million
WASH COVID-19 $8.2 million
Food Security $7.5 million

Funding for OCHA Libya

The following donors contributed earmarked funding for this year.

Total Requirement


Earmarked Contributions


Opening Balance


Total (Contributions + Opening Balance)


Earmarked Donors

Donors USD
European Commission (DG-ECHO) 271,740
Sweden (Sida) 319,841
United States (US-USAID-OFDA) 500,000

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
  • United Arab Emirates
  • 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