People in need
    237.2m
    People targeted
    159.4m
    Overall funding requirements
    $36bn
    FUNDING OVERALL COVERAGE
    14.1%
    Countries affected
    56

    Humanitarian needs and requirements

    In 2021, 235 million people will need humanitarian assistance and protection. This number has risen to 1 in 33 people worldwide - a significant increase from 1 in 45 at the launch of the Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO) 2020, which was already the highest figure in decades. The UN and partner organisations aim to assist 160 million people most in need across 56 countries and will require a total of $35 billion to do so.

    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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    groupPeopleattach_moneyFunding progress (USD)
    Interagency Response PlansIn NeedTargetedFundingFunding CoverageRequirements
    Afghanistan (Published)HRP18.4m15.7m
     
    162.2m12.7%
     
    $1.28bn
    Burkina Faso (published)HRP3.5m2.9m
     
    89.9m14.8%
     
    $607.9m
    Burundi (published)HRP2.3m1.1m
     
    29.9m15.3%
     
    $194.7m
    Cameroon (published)HRP4.4m3m
     
    65.6m18.1%
     
    $361.6m
    Central African Republic (published)HRP2.8m1.8m
     
    124.5m28.0%
     
    $444.8m
    Chad (published)HRP5.5m4m
     
    46.1m7.5%
     
    $617.5m
    Colombia (published)HRP6.7m1.4m
     
    18.4m10.6%
     
    $174m
    Democratic Republic of Congo (published)HRP19.6m9.6m
     
    213.2m10.7%
     
    $1.98bn
    EthiopiaHRPNo dataNo data
     
    00.0%
     
    $0
    Haiti (published)HRP4.4m1.5m
     
    12m5.1%
     
    $235.6m
    Iraq (published)HRP4.1m1.5m
     
    118.9m19.6%
     
    $607.2m
    Libya (published)HRP1.3m451k
     
    36.1m19.1%
     
    $189.1m
    Mali (published)HRP5.9m4.7m
     
    77.9m13.8%
     
    $563.3m
    Mozambique (published)HRP1.3m1m
     
    15.5m6.1%
     
    $254.1m
    Myanmar (published)HRP1m0.9m
     
    38.6m14.0%
     
    $276.5m
    Niger (published)HRP3.8m2.1m
     
    38.3m7.3%
     
    $523.2m
    Nigeria (published)HRP8.7m6.4m
     
    154.2m15.3%
     
    $1.01bninfo
    occupied Palestinian territory (published)HRP2.4m1.8m
     
    121.7m29.2%
     
    $417.6m
    PakistanHRP11m3.3m
     
    8.8m3.1%
     
    $286.1m
    Somalia (published)HRP5.9m4m
     
    207.6m19.0%
     
    $1.09bn
    South Sudan (published)HRP8.3m6.6m
     
    317.2m18.9%
     
    $1.68bn
    Sudan (published)HRP13.4m8.9m
     
    202.7m10.5%
     
    $1.94bn
    SyriaHRP13m10.5m
     
    514.9m12.3%
     
    $4.20bn
    Ukraine (published)HRP3.4m1.9m
     
    23.3m13.9%
     
    $168m
    VenezuelaHRP7m4.5m
     
    19.8m2.6%
     
    $762.5m
    Yemen (published)HRP20.7m16m
     
    1.3bn34.2%
     
    $3.85bn
    Zimbabwe (published)HRP6.8m4.5m
     
    9.7m1.9%
     
    $507m
    Honduras Flash Appeal (published)FA2.3m450k
     
    51.1m56.8%
     
    $90.1m
    Madagascar Flash Appeal (published)FA1.3m1.1m
     
    16.9m22.3%
     
    $75.9m
    Rohingyas (JRP)RRP1.3m1.3m
     
    143.6m15.1%
     
    $954minfo
    Burundi (RRP)RRP488.5k488.5k
     
    00.0%
     
    $208.9minfo
    Democratic Republic of Congo (RRP)RRP1.5m1.5m
     
    00.0%
     
    $544.6minfo
    Venezuela (RMRP)RRP7.2m3.3m
     
    38m2.6%
     
    $1.44bninfo
    The Horn of Africa and Yemen (MRP)RRP0.6m311k
     
    5.6m8.2%
     
    $68.2minfo
    South Sudan (RRP)RRP3.1m3.1m
     
    5.9m0.7%
     
    $868.7minfo
    Syria Refugee Response and Resilience Plan (3RP) RRP10.1m10.1m
     
    542m9.3%
     
    $5.84bninfo

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