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Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

With 27 million people in dire need of assistance, the DRC continues to witness one of the most complex and long-standing humanitarian crises.

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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

$2.3 billion

Funding to date

$749.1 million

Funding gap

$1.5 billion

Top 5 Donors

United States of America $477.2 million (63.7%)
European Commission $70.6 million (9.4%)
Central Emergency Response Fund $33.5 million (4.5%)
Sweden $27.4 million (3.7%)
Canada $24.2 million (3.2%)

Top Funded Sectors

Sécurité alimentaire $357.3 million
Eau, hygiène & assainissement $61.1 million
Protection $45.1 million
Not specified $44.2 million
Nutrition $43.9 million

DRC 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

$38.4 million

Total Paid Amount

$38.4 million

Total Pledged Amount


Top 5 Donors

Donor Pledged Paid
Netherlands $13 million
Belgium $9.2 million
Germany $4.5 million
Sweden $3.8 million
Ireland $3 million



Funding for OCHA Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

The following donors contributed earmarked funding for this year.

Total Requirement


Earmarked Contributions


Opening Balance **


Total (Contributions + Opening Balance)


Earmarked Donors

Donors USD
Canada 297,830
European Commission (DG-ECHO) 1,612,075
Germany 1,639,379
Sweden (Sida) 1,056,650

Unearmarked Donors

OCHA received unearmarked contributions from the following donors:

  • Australia
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Japan
  • Luxembourg
  • Monaco
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Private Contributions
  • Russian Federation
  • Singapore
  • South Africa
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom

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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