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Asia and the Pacific (ROAP)

Every year, millions of people in Asia and the Pacific region are affected by conflict and natural disasters such as earthquakes, tropical storms, tsunamis, drought, and volcanic eruptions.

Highlights Last Updated: 10 May 2021

  • PHILIPPINES: Civilians flee rising violence in Mindanao
  • TIMOR-LESTE Humanitarian partners provide relief assistance worth over USD 10.7 million for assistance to people affected by devastating floods
  • MYANMAR: UN Reiterates Call for Health Workers and Facilities to be Protected
  • PAKISTAN: First consignment of COVID-19 vaccines via COVAX Facility
  • AFGHANISTAN: Increase in violence and projected humanitarian needs.
COVAX Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea: Buka General Hospital staff in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville (AROB), got their #SleevesUp today. First in line to get vaccinated was Nursing Officer, Luanne Tumark, who is the Sister-in-charge of the COVID-19 Center at Buka General Hospital. "I am happy to get vaccinated because I am in the very high risk group as a frontline worker and as a vulnerable person because I have hypertension,” she said. (Photo: WHO Papua New Guinea)

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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.

The chart refers to countries within the region that have a Hum Response Plan

Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Pakistan

Funding for OCHA Asia and the Pacific (ROAP)

The following donors contributed earmarked funding for this year.

Total Requirement

$6,957,957

Earmarked Contributions

$2,012,220

Opening Balance

$1

Total (Contributions + Opening Balance)

$2,012,221

Earmarked Donors

Donors USD
Australia (DFAT) 629,491
Canada 553,797
Japan 320,000
Sweden (Sida) 508,932

Unearmarked Donors

OCHA received unearmarked contributions from the following donors:

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

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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