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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

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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.

Total Requirement

$3.4 billion

Funding to date

$2.1 billion

Funding gap

$1.3 billion

Top 5 Donors

United States of America $629.5 million (29.9%)
Germany $297 million (14.1%)
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 $589.4 million
Food Security $546 million
Health $186.5 million
Shelter / NFI $168.5 million
WASH $145.8 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 this year.

Total Amount

Total Paid Amount

Total Pledged Amount

Funding for OCHA Syrian Arab Republic

The following donors contributed earmarked funding for this year.

Total Requirement

$6,506,068

Earmarked Contributions

$2,876,746

Opening Balance

$1,367,247

Total (Contributions + Opening Balance)

$4,243,993

Earmarked Donors

Donors USD
Canada (DFATD) 129,732
Estonia 110,375
Japan 236,090
Norway 194,785
Sweden (Sida) 205,764
United States (US-USAID-OFDA) 2,000,000

Unearmarked Donors

OCHA received unearmarked contributions from the following donors:

  • Australia
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • Germany
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Japan
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Luxembourg
  • Monaco
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Qatar
  • Russian Federation
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Sweden
  • 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