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For decades, poverty, marginalization, armed violence, insecurity, political instability, natural hazards and lack of development have driven up humanitarian needs in Somalia

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.

Total Requirement

$1.5 billion

Funding to date

$282 million

Funding gap

$1.3 billion

Top 5 Donors

United States of America $126.2 million (44.7%)
United Kingdom $65.5 million (23.2%)
Germany $13.1 million (4.7%)
Denmark $7 million (2.5%)
Canada $6.3 million (2.3%)

Donations from national governments only.

Top Funded Sectors

Not specified $112.6 million
Food Security $103.1 million
Nutrition $33 million
Enabling Programmes $5.2 million
Health $3.4 million

Somalia Humanitarian Fund

Somalia Humanitarian Fund (HF)

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 tranparent process that supports priorities set out in Humanitarian Response Plans (HRPs).

Total Amount

$19.4 million

Total Paid Amount

$15.7 million

Total Pledged Amount

$ 3.7 million

Top 5 Donors

Donor Pledged Paid
Sweden  4.2 million4.3 million
Denmark  4.1 million4.1 million
Ireland  3.7 million0
Norway  3.1 million3.1 million
Australia  2.3 million2.3 million



Funding for OCHA Somalia

The following donors contributed earmarked funding

Total Requirement


Earmarked Contributions


Opening Balance


Total (Contributions + Opening Balance)


Earmarked Donors

European Commission (DG-ECHO)615,022
Sweden (Sida)605,187
Switzerland (FDFA)535,906

Unearmarked Donors

OCHA received unearmarked contributions from the following donors:

  • Australia
  • Canada
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • Germany
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Luxembourg
  • Monaco
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Qatar
  • Russian Federation
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • 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

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