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07 Oct 2015 description

1. Key points

  • According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)’s Financial Tracking Service (FTS), donors have committed/contributed US$342.8 million of humanitarian assistance to the Central African Republic (CAR) since the start of 2015.

  • An additional US$26 million is reported in the media to have been recently pledged, but this has not yet been reported to FTS.

  • The United States (US) is the largest donor, contributing 25% of funding to CAR in 2015 (US$84.8 million).

15 Sep 2015 description


Crises in the Middle East (Syria and Iraq), disasters caused by natural hazards in Asia, and Ebola in West Africa have recently dominated the international headlines. This paper looks at the numbers behind what has happened with often less reported humanitarian needs and funding in East and Central Africa.

17 Feb 2015 description

Donors have committed or contributed US$50.1 million in response to the humanitarian needs in Nigeria and surrounding countries in relation to the Boko Haram insurgency since January 2014. Since the start of 2015, there has been no funding reported to Nigeria; Niger and Cameroon have received a combined total of US$1.5 million in 2015 in response to the emergency needs of Nigerian refugees in their host countries.

04 Nov 2014 description
  • According to the UN OCHA Financial Tracking Service (FTS), by 30 October 2014 overall humanitarian funding to the affected region (Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria) was US$580 million, compared to US$886 million in 2012.

  • Between 2012 and 2014 humanitarian funding to Nigeria increased from US$16 million to US$38 million. This was mainly due to the United States (US) contributing US$12 million in 2014, its first contribution in this period.