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Somalia

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. Requirements for this year are outlined below.

Total Requirement

$1.1 billion

Funding to date

$70.1 million

Funding gap

$1 billion

Top 5 Donors

Germany $22.3 million (31.9%)
Japan $11.8 million (16.8%)
United Kingdom $11.1 million (15.9%)
Sweden $6.1 million (8.7%)
European Commission $5.8 million (8.2%)

Top Funded Sectors

Not specified $36.3 million
Logistics $8.8 million
Health $7.8 million
Protection $7.7 million
Nutrition $3.8 million

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 transparent process that supports priorities set out in Humanitarian Response Plans (HRPs). Figures below are for this year.

Total Amount

$13.7 million

Total Paid Amount

$7 million

Total Pledged Amount

$6.7 million

Top 4 Donors

Donor Pledged Paid
Germany $3.6 million
Sweden $3.5 million
United Kingdom $3.4 million
Norway $3.2 million

Donors

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Funding for OCHA Somalia

The following donors contributed earmarked funding for this year.

Total Requirement

$8,639,766

Earmarked Contributions

$2,340,722

Opening Balance

$110,905

Total (Contributions + Opening Balance)

$2,451,627

Earmarked Donors

Donors USD
Germany 611,995
Japan 500,000
Sweden (Sida) 618,971
United Kingdom (DFID) 609,756

Unearmarked Donors

OCHA received unearmarked contributions from the following donors:

  • Australia
  • Canada
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • Germany
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Korea, Republic of
  • 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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