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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: 20 Oct 2020

  • Myanmar: UN Country Taskforce on Grave Violations against Children expresses grave concern over circumstances of two children killed in Buthidaung, Rakhine State
  • Vietnam: 5 million people affected by floods and landslides
  • Afghanistan: More than 200,000 people newly displaced by conflict and floods in 2020.
  • International donor conference on 22 October 2020 to call for urgent humanitarian support for Rohingya refugees.
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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 2018 are outlined below.

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

Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Korea, Democratic People's Republic of, Myanmar

Funding for OCHA Asia and the Pacific (ROAP)

The following donors contributed earmarked funding for 2019.

Total Requirement

$4,974,607

Earmarked Contributions

$3,043,672

Opening Balance

$100,664

Total (Contributions + Opening Balance)

$3,144,336

Earmarked Donors

Donors USD
Australia (DFAT) 573,166
Canada (DFATD) 385,036
Japan 320,000
Norway 234,473
Sweden (Sida) 430,997
United States (US-USAID-OFDA) 1,100,000

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

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