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Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

With 12.8 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 2019 are outlined below.

Total Requirement

$1.7 billion

Funding to date

$762.2 million

Funding gap

$891.5 million

Top 5 Donors

United States of America $334.1 million (43.8%)
United Kingdom $101.4 million (13.3%)
Germany $55.3 million (7.3%)
European Commission $51 million (6.7%)
Sweden $35.3 million (4.6%)

Top Funded Sectors

Food Security $270.7 million
Not specified $226 million
Nutrition $57.4 million
Health $45.4 million
Protection $22.8 million

DRC 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

$73.8 million

Total Paid Amount

$73.8 million

Total Pledged Amount

Top 5 Donors

Donor Pledged Paid
United Kingdom $30.1 million
Germany $11.2 million
Sweden $10.8 million
Netherlands $7.8 million
Belgium $6.2 million



Funding for OCHA Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

The following donors contributed earmarked funding for 2019.

Total Requirement


Earmarked Contributions


Opening Balance


Total (Contributions + Opening Balance)


Earmarked Donors

Donors USD
Belgium 888,889
Canada (DFATD) 1,576,620
European Commission (DG-ECHO) 1,663,609
Germany 1,674,163
Jersey (Jersey Overseas Aid Commission) 121,951
Norway 565,797
Sweden (Sida) 1,289,322
Switzerland (FDFA) 501,002
United States (US-USAID-OFDA) 8,561,713

Unearmarked Donors

OCHA received unearmarked contributions from the following donors:

  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • China
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Japan
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Luxembourg
  • Monaco
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Philippines
  • Portugal
  • Qatar
  • Russian Federation
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Singapore
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Turkey
  • United Arab Emirates
  • 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

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