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Widespread conflict, severe economic decline, food insecurity and collapse of essential services continue to take an enormous toll on the population, exacerbating existing vulnerabilities.

Highlights Last Updated: 05 Sep 2022

  • From severe drought to intense flooding, Yemen teeters on the brink
  • An unstable economy worsens an already alarming food insecurity situation
  • Aid agencies continue to deliver
  • Critical health care programme faces closure
  • Empowering displaced families via cash assistance
Yemen Humanitarian Update No. 8, August 2022
Emergency relief for flood-affected IDPs in Al Jawf. Photo: YARD, UNFPA Yemen

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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 this year are outlined below.

Total Requirement

$4.3 billion

Funding to date

$2.3 billion

Funding gap

$1.9 billion

Top 5 Donors

United States of America $1.1 billion (46.5%)
Germany $284.3 million (12.1%)
Saudi Arabia (Kingdom of) $211.7 million (9.0%)
European Commission $152.5 million (6.5%)
World Bank $85.7 million (3.7%)

Top Funded Sectors

Food Security and Agriculture $1.1 billion
Health $263.7 million
Not specified $257 million
Nutrition $164.5 million
Protection $114.5 million

Yemen 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

$75.9 million

Total Paid Amount

$75.9 million

Total Pledged Amount


Top 5 Donors

Donor Pledged Paid
Netherlands $14.5 million
Germany $11 million
Sweden $7.7 million
Canada $7.5 million
Belgium $5.6 million



Funding for OCHA Yemen

The following donors contributed earmarked funding for this year.

Total Requirement


Earmarked Contributions


Opening Balance **


Total (Contributions + Opening Balance)


Earmarked Donors

Donors USD
Canada 398,658
Germany 1,284,915
Norway 410,340
Sweden (Sida) 833,607
United States (USAID-BHA) 3,000,000

Unearmarked Donors

OCHA received unearmarked contributions from the following donors:

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • China
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Luxembourg
  • Monaco
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Singapore
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • 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