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The humanitarian situation in Sudan remains complex, with acute humanitarian needs across the Darfur region, Blue Nile and South Kordofan states, eastern Sudan and other areas.

Highlights Last Updated: 13 Feb 2020

  • 6,000 vulnerable IDPs in Central/North Jebel Marra locality, Central Darfur receive food and nutrition assistance
  • Humanitarian partners continue to assist some 41,700 IDPs in El Geneina town, West Darfur
  • Estimated 14,000 people affected by violence in El Geneina have reportedly crossed into neighbouring Chad
Food distribution in Aja and Boulay, North/Central Jebel Marra locality (IA Mission, February 2020)
Food distribution in Aja and Boulay, North/Central Jebel Marra locality (IA Mission, February 2020)

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

$1.1 billion

Funding to date

$603.2 million

Funding gap

$546.1 million

Top 5 Donors

United States of America $328.5 million (54.5%)
United Kingdom $49 million (8.1%)
Central Emergency Response Fund $43.4 million (7.2%)
European Commission $41.3 million (6.8%)
Germany $17.4 million (2.9%)

Top Funded Sectors

Food Security and Livelihoods $143.9 million
Not specified $96.9 million
Refugee Response $87.7 million
Health $28.9 million
Logistics and Emergency Telecommunications $26 million

Sudan 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

$59 million

Total Paid Amount

$58 million

Total Pledged Amount

$1 million

Top 5 Donors

Donor Pledged Paid
United Kingdom $29 million
United States $8 million
Sweden $7.6 million
Switzerland $1 million $3 million
Ireland $3.4 million



Funding for OCHA Sudan

The following donors contributed earmarked funding for 2019.

Total Requirement


Earmarked Contributions


Opening Balance


Total (Contributions + Opening Balance)


Earmarked Donors

Donors USD
European Commission (DG-ECHO) 910,125
Germany 556,174
Sweden (Sida) 966,074
United States (US-USAID-OFDA) 2,000,000

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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