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Syrian Arab Republic

The scale, severity, and complexity of needs across Syria remain overwhelming. Civilians continue to bear the brunt of a conflict marked by unparalleled suffering, destruction and disregard for human life.

Interactive: Syria 2019 Humanitarian Needs Overview

Regional Response to the Syria Crisis: Where we work

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Voices from Idleb - Tasneem

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.

Total Requirement

$3.4 billion

Funding to date

$2.1 billion

Funding gap

$1.3 billion

Top 5 Donors

United States of America $631.5 million (30.1%)
Germany $297 million (14.2%)
United Kingdom $250.3 million (11.9%)
European Commission $166.3 million (7.9%)
Norway $109.6 million (5.2%)

Top Funded Sectors

Not specified $586.4 million
Food Security $543.8 million
Health $187.1 million
Shelter / NFI $166.6 million
WASH $144.9 million

Syria 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

$71.9 million

Total Paid Amount

$71.9 million

Total Pledged Amount

Top 5 Donors

Donor Pledged Paid
United Kingdom $19.9 million
Norway $9.8 million
Belgium $8 million
Sweden $6.9 million
Netherlands $5.4 million