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Myanmar is one of the countries at highest risk of natural disasters in South East Asia. About 241,000 displaced people remain in camps or camp-like situations after fleeing violence in Kachin, Kayin, Shan and Rakhine states.

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 2019 are outlined below.

Total Requirement

$214.4 million

Funding to date

$178.9 million

Funding gap

$35.4 million

Top 5 Donors

United States of America $56.6 million (31.6%)
Japan $21.9 million (12.2%)
United Kingdom $19.5 million (10.9%)
Australia $14.3 million (8.0%)
Germany $11.4 million (6.4%)

Top Funded Sectors

Not specified $52.3 million
Food Security $47.5 million
WASH $14.9 million
Protection $14.7 million
Health $6.8 million

Myanmar 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 2019.

Total Amount

$16.6 million

Total Paid Amount

$16.6 million

Total Pledged Amount

Top 5 Donors

Donor Pledged Paid
United States $4.5 million
Australia $3.5 million
United Kingdom $3.2 million
Germany $1.7 million
New Zealand $962.4 thousand



Funding for OCHA Myanmar

The following donors contributed earmarked funding for 2019.

Total Requirement


Earmarked Contributions


Opening Balance


Total (Contributions + Opening Balance)


Earmarked Donors

Donors USD
Canada (DFATD) 574,662
European Commission (DG-ECHO) 335,203
Sweden (Sida) 215,498
United States (US-USAID-OFDA) 400,000

Unearmarked Donors

OCHA received unearmarked contributions from the following donors:

  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • China
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Japan
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Luxembourg
  • Monaco
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Philippines
  • Portugal
  • Qatar
  • Russian Federation
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Singapore
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Turkey
  • 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