People in need
    250.2m
    People targeted
    174m
    Overall funding requirements
    $37.72bn
    Total Funding
    $17.57bn
    Countries affected
    60

    Humanitarian needs and requirements

    At the time of the Global Humanitarian Overview 2021 launch in December 2020, 235 million people needed humanitarian assistance and protection. This number meant that 1 in 33 people worldwide needed humanitarian assistance - a significant increase from 1 in 45 at the launch of the Global Humanitarian Overview 2020, which was already the highest figure in decades. The UN and partner organisations aimed to assist 160 million people most in need across 56 countries and will require a total of $35 billion to do so. These figures have since evolved to the ones presented above.

    The GHO 2021 looks more holistically at the effects of COVID-19. Amid ongoing violent conflict, rising hunger and the effects of climate change, the pandemic will continue to have an impact in 2021. As the health and non-health effects of COVID-19 merge with other shocks, humanitarian programming is also adjusting to treat it in a more integrated manner.

    Interagency Response Plans in 2021

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    Interagency Response PlansIn NeedTargetedEstimated ReachFundingFunding CoverageRequirements
    Afghanistan (published)HRP18.4m17.7m
     
    17.5m
    729.1m83.9%
     
    $868.7m
    Burkina Faso (published)HRP3.5m2.9m
     
    1.6m
    248.8m40.9%
     
    $607.9m
    Burundi (published)HRP2.3m1.1m
     
    354k
    67.3m34.5%
     
    $194.7m
    Cameroon (published)HRP4.4m3m
     
    1.6m
    164m45.4%
     
    $361.6m
    Central African Republic (published)HRP2.8m1.8m
     
    1.7m
    364.1m81.9%
     
    $444.8m
    Chad (published)HRP5.5m4m
     
    2m
    185.7m30.1%
     
    $617.5m
    Colombia (published)HRP6.7m1.4m
     
    1.1m
    57.4m33.0%
     
    $174m
    Democratic Republic of Congo (published)HRP19.6m9.6m
     
    7.1m
    742.1m37.4%
     
    $1.98bn
    El Salvador (published)HRP1.7m0.9m
     
    47.7k
    21.5m51.0%
     
    $42.2m
    Ethiopia (published)HRP19m14.8m
     
    7.7m
    652.5m43.8%
     
    $1.49bn
    Guatemala (published)HRP3.8m1.7m
     
    136.1k
    26.2m46.6%
     
    $56.3m
    Haiti (published)HRP4.4m1.5m
     
    1.6m
    65m27.6%
     
    $235.6m
    Honduras (published)HRP2.8m1.8m
     
    28k
    29.7m37.6%
     
    $78.9m
    Iraq (published)HRP4.1m1.5m
     
    1.2m
    339.8m56.0%
     
    $607.2m
    Libya (published)HRP1.3m451k
     
    0.5m
    138m73.0%
     
    $189.1m
    Mali (published)HRP5.9m4.7m
     
    2.5m
    214.8m38.1%
     
    $563.3m
    Mozambique (published)HRP1.3m1m
     
    1.2m
    161.5m63.5%
     
    $254.1m
    Myanmar (published)HRP1m0.9m
     
    0.7m
    202.6m73.3%
     
    $276.5m
    Niger (published)HRP3.8m2.1m
     
    1.7m
    214.2m40.9%
     
    $523.2m
    Nigeria (published)HRP8.7m6.4m
     
    4.8m
    655.1m65.1%
     
    $1.01bninfo
    occupied Palestinian territory (published)HRP2.4m1.8m
     
    1.2m
    318.1m76.2%
     
    $417.6m
    Pakistan (published)HRP11m4.3m
     
    2.6m
    91m27.4%
     
    $332m
    Somalia (published)HRP5.9m4m
     
    3m
    766.2m70.2%
     
    $1.09bn
    South Sudan (published)HRP8.3m6.6m
     
    5.7m
    1.1bn67.5%
     
    $1.68bn
    Sudan (published)HRP13.4m8.9m
     
    7.4m
    705.5m36.4%
     
    $1.94bn
    Syria (published)HRP13.4m11.1m
     
    6.7m
    1.9bn45.1%
     
    $4.22bn
    Ukraine (published)HRP3.4m1.9m
     
    1.4m
    92.3m54.9%
     
    $168m
    Venezuela (published)HRP7m4.5m
     
    4m
    260.5m36.8%
     
    $708.1m
    Yemen (published)HRP20.7m16m
     
    10.9m
    2.2bn57.4%
     
    $3.85bn
    Zimbabwe (published)HRP6.8m4.5m
     
    2.9m
    93.9m18.5%
     
    $507m
    Afghanistan Flash Appeal (Published)FA-info-
     
    info
    -info
    676.5m112%
     
    $606.3m
    Haiti Flash Appeal (published)FA39.2kinfo271.2k
     
    info
    166.8kinfo
    81.3m43.4%
     
    $187.3m
    Honduras Flash Appeal (published)FA-info-
     
    info
    0.7m
    71.5m79.3%
     
    $90.1m
    Kenya Drought Flash Appeal (published)FA2.9m1.3m
     
    0.8m
    26.6m19.1%
     
    $139.5m
    Madagascar Flash Appeal (published)FA1.6m1.3m
     
    0.9m
    121.1m72.8%
     
    $166.2m
    oPt Flash Appeal (published)FA-info-
     
    info
    -info
    44.4m46.7%
     
    $95.1m
    Burundi (RRP) (Published)RRP490.5kinfo490.5k
     
    info
    No data
    15.3m8.0%
     
    $190.7minfo
    Democratic Republic of Congo (RRP) (Published)RRP1.8minfo1.8m
     
    info
    No data
    16.7m3.1%
     
    $534.3minfo
    Rohingyas (JRP) (published)RRP1.4m1.4m
     
    No data
    629.6m66.8%
     
    $943.1minfo
    South Sudan (RRP) (published)RRP3.1minfo3.1m
     
    info
    No data
    139.8m16.1%
     
    $866.9minfo
    Syria (3RP) (published)RRP10.3m10.3m
     
    No data
    1.6bn27.3%
     
    $5.83bninfo
    The Horn of Africa and Yemen (MRP)RRP0.6minfo311k
     
    info
    No data
    9.6m14.0%
     
    $68.2minfo
    Venezuela (RMRP) (published)RRP7.2m3.3m
     
    No data
    631.8m43.9%
     
    $1.44bninfo
    Myanmar Interim (published)Other2.1minfo2.1m
     
    info
    1.5minfo
    16.8m15.4%
     
    $109.2m
    Northern Ethiopia (published)Other5.2m5.2m
     
    1.7m
    643.3m67.2%
     
    $957m
    Lebanon ERP (published)Non-HRP1.9m1.1m
     
    No data
    22.3m13.3%
     
    $168m
    Nepal Covid-19 Response Plan 2021 (published)Non-HRP4.9m0.8m
     
    No data
    5.6m6.6%
     
    $83.6m

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