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Venezuela

Seven million people require some form of humanitarian or protection assistance in Venezuela.

Highlights Last Updated: 13 Sep 2021

  • Las fuertes lluvias de julio y agosto han causado desbordamiento de ríos y deslaves afectando a miles de personas en Mérida, Zulia, Bolívar, Yaracuy y Apure.
  • La ONU y sus socios están apoyando la respuesta incluyendo en Mérida donde fallecieron 22 personas y hay 900 familias afectadas.
  • Hasta el 13 de septiembre se reportan 347.647 casos de COVID-19, 331.727 personas recuperadas y 4.203 fallecidas. Los estados más afectados son Caracas, Miranda, Zulia y Yaracuy.
  • El 7 de septiembre, Venezuela recibió 693.600 dosis de vacunas contra la COVID-19 como parte del primer envío del mecanismo COVAX.
  • El 24 de agosto, Gianluca Rampolla asumió el cargo de Coordinador Residente del Sistema de Naciones Unidas y Coordinador Humanitario para Venezuela
2-Consulta - Credit-OCHA-Héctor Pereira
Julio de 2021. Dos niños toman el almuerzo en la Casa Hogar Domingo Savio, en el estado Miranda. El sitio, perteneciente a la Red de Casas Don Bosco, recibió el apoyo del Fondo Humanitario de Venezuela (FHV) para asistir a niños, niñas y adolescentes con alimentación, asesoría educativa y apoyo psicosocial. La iniciativa también beneficia a decenas de miembros de la comunidad, adultos mayores entre ellos. Foto: OCHA/Héctor Pereira.

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

$708.1 million

Funding to date

$210.4 million

Funding gap

$497.7 million

Top 5 Donors

United States of America $65.9 million (31.3%)
European Commission $36.1 million (17.1%)
Germany $19.8 million (9.4%)
Canada $18.5 million (8.8%)
Sweden $15.5 million (7.3%)

Top Funded Sectors

Not specified $113.5 million
Salud $25.1 million
Agua, saneamiento e higiene $12.1 million
Seguridad alimentaria $11.8 million
Educación $9.3 million

Venezuela Humanitarian Fund

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

$8.8 million

Total Paid Amount

$8.8 million

Total Pledged Amount

Top 5 Donors

Donor Pledged Paid
Germany $4.2 million
Canada $2.9 million
Korea, Republic of $800 thousand
Switzerland $548.8 thousand
Norway $400.1 thousand

Donors

5

Funding for OCHA Venezuela

The following donors contributed earmarked funding for this year.

Total Requirement

$3,435,325

Earmarked Contributions

$2,953,609

Opening Balance

$433,694

Total (Contributions + Opening Balance)

$3,387,303

Earmarked Donors

Donors USD
Canada 328,832
European Commission (DG-ECHO) 1,210,654
Sweden (Sida) 149,012
Switzerland (FDFA) 265,111
United States (USAID-BHA) 1,000,000

Unearmarked Donors

OCHA received unearmarked contributions from the following donors:

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Luxembourg
  • Monaco
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Russian Federation
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Singapore
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom (FCDO
  • United States
  • ex DFID)

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